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How Do You Serve Your Market?

  There are many many marketing strategies and techniques when it comes to selling on the internet. The best way to sell online is to think like your customer. Serve your market. This philosophy or way of thinking is a step up or two from what’s in it for me

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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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How to Communicate with Your Buyers and Retain Customers

Making sure you have great communication with your buyers is important for both good feedback and additional sales. Accordingly, many sellers include a quote similar to the one below in all of their listing descriptions, email correspondence, and as an insert with their shipment. Some companies will do it for

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Keywords and Titles on eBay

The title is your only advertisement that does not cost extra. eBay will charge for every thing else cutting into your profit. The “Completed Search” is an essential tool. Research how the successful seller sold their copy of what you are planning to sell. Many times I add keywords into

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Pers Crowell

A Featured Illustrator Pers Crowell 1910-1965 Pers Crowell was an illustrator specializing mostly in children’s books as a horse book illustrator.  Not all the chapter books hold value but definitely if you list them with the appeal to horse lovers they will bring in a bit of money. Lotting the

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Look for More Under the Covers to Cross Market

The children’s book market is a fun one to sell to. There are so many ways to be creative in your listings. We recommend lots of pictures should you have a book that is known for it’s many wonderful illustrations. A note; we don’t take as many pictures as we

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How to Conduct Research in Your Book Selling Niche

  I have a research audio found in the Gold Membership pages giving my best tips for research and how to quickly conduct it. I highly recommend you listen to that audio. The comments I have received are raving about the content. In the meanwhile, I want to give out

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Common Illustrator to Find

Common vintage books I find over and over are the puppet books and the 3d Golden books by the two Japanese illustrators Izawa and Hijikata. Here’s a link to the completed auctions. You will see that many of them are the 3D hologram type plates on the covers. Those you

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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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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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