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How to Describe Your Books

When you sell books be careful in your descriptions. You should know your terminology but be careful not to overwhelm your buyers with bookseller jargon. I find verso and quarto not super helpful for the target market I reach. However, if you are a serious antiquarian book dealer I suggest becoming

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Knowledge vs. Technology in Book Selling

What is Your Razor Edge Business Strategy? Today I have some advice for the bookseller but it translates loosely across many seller categories. I talk about book selling because that’s what I happen to have my experience in. To get something out of the article as an online seller just

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Keyword Research for Ebay Sellers

I received a question about listing on eBay.  I thought I would give the question more thought and answer it here.   How do you know which keywords work well when listing on eBay?           Going Deeper with Keyword Research The first response is to always

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Parents Magazine Publishers

 Parent’s Magazine Press Vintage Books One of my favorite publishers of vintage books is Parent’s Press Magazine. These books have many titles that are sure to bring in any where from $15-$70. They aren’t hard to find and the duds will sell easily in lots. Here are the titles of

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Our Top Ten for the Month

Our Top Sellers for the Month FOL stands for the Friends of the Library. These are the organizations that sell the book which were donated to raise funds for various public libraries. If you go to eBay or Amazon and put the title in the search box you will see the

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Three Simple Tweaks to be Efficient in Business

This is the season that many sellers list and cull and reprice. Keep in mind that we still should be attending sales, thrift stores or our favorite scouting places, cleaning, and inventorying books all while packing books to get out the door. This can totally overwhelm the solo bookseller. What’s a

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Local and Regional Hot Books

Don’t overlook your particular region for scarce or collectible books. A scanner comes in handy to find such gems but also having a feel for local touristy or popular authors, illustrators, or memorabilia of your region is a potential gold mine. We live in the upstate NY area. One of

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Jolly Roger Bradfield

A Featured Children’s Books Illustrator A successful creator of children’s books, he has won awards for his writing and illustration in this field and has had his books chosen as Junior Literary Guild selections. Bradfield is perhaps best-known for writing and illustrating the comic strip Dooley’s World, which was syndicated world-wide by

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Our Top Ten List for the Month

Our Top Sellers for August FOL stands for the Friends of the Library. These are the organizations that sell the book which were donated to raise funds for various public libraries. If you go to eBay or Amazon and put the title in the search box you will see the closed

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13 Places to Find Used and New Books to Sell Online

It’s been said books are everywhere. This is very true. We have some ideas of where you can find inventory even if you don’t have what you think is a local source to find books. Here are thirteen suggestions: 1. Your own shelves: what are you and your family ready

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Collectible Author & Illustrator Duo

Gene Zion has authored several titles. His wife illustrated quite a few with him. Their seasonal books also can be worth a bit. We have sold this book three times and each time for about $100! Once for $149! It is scarce but can be found. Gene Zion is an

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Top Ten List for the Month

Our Top Sellers for June FOL stands for the Friends of the Library. These are the organizations that sell the book which were donated to raise funds for various public libraries. If you go to eBay or Amazon and put the title in the search box you will see the

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Charles Harper Collectible Work

  If you know collectible children’s illustrators or illustrators that got their start before fame means you can find value in otherwise mundane paper. Finding their works outside of their genre and means you can not only capitalize on them but have a knowledge advantage over about 90% of the

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In my special report you will get over 300 valuable book titles that sell for $35 or more on eBay or Amazon. Just sign up below. You can be sure this information is relevant and valid. I will periodically email more titles as I come across them but not often. No worries, I hate spam as much as you!

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