In a previous post I mentioned a Booksellers’ Boot Camp I’d read about where sellers of antiquarian and secondhand books learnt so much about the antiquarian and secondhand book trade. Continue Reading
I wrote about buying books in bulk sometime ago and had a comment on it. I’m not used to getting comments on articles so I don’t come back and check Continue Reading
The topic of finding stock is a never ending one. You’ll find many articles about this topic on this blog and on other blogs worldwide. Each country/region has it’s different Continue Reading
Buying books to sell online is a very exciting process. I seriously enjoy the buying of books and can wax lyrical for days about the joys of going op shopping Continue Reading
Online shops and physical bookshops share some challenges and one is called traffic, getting people to actually come in the door. Physical shops do this by being in a good Continue Reading
The listing was for 2,000+ books and I won it for some ridiculously small amount, totally stunned at that as I kept on reducing my top price before I actually put in my bid. When I got there, with my nephew for muscle, there were more like 4,500 books. I know it’s not a lot compared to some other people’s buys but it was a lot for me at the time, bear in mind I was really only starting out and I used to buy a handful of books at a time at op shops and garage sales. I was floored and unable to deal with them for some time.
Selling online One of the challenges of selling online is the lack of people contact. It’s something I really notice. One of the things I do to combat this is Continue Reading
Op Shops. I’ll be writing more about op shops in future blog posts so I feel I should explain more about them now. If you’re in Australia you won’t need Continue Reading