Selling Books Online

The Impact of Online Bookstores to Offline Bookstores

The Impact of Online Bookstores to Offline Bookstores

The significant increase in popularity of online bookstores over the last decade has had a monumental impact on offline bookstores, covering all facets of their business. Online bookstores offer a number of advantages over physical stores; these physical stores have tried to counteract these advantages by capitalising on areas in[Read More…]

How to Market Your Book

How to Market Your Book

Congratulations on crossing “Print My Book” off of your bucket list! However, the self-publishing community often faces trials and tribulations after the book has been printed. If the first group of printed books did well, but you’re struggling to keep selling them, we’ve got some fresh ideas that anyone can[Read More…]

by October 31, 2013 Self Publishing, Selling Books Online
Selling Easton Books For Profit

Selling Easton Books For Profit

Craig Stark of Bookthink.com has put together a nice post on buying and selling books by Easton Press, here’s a sample.   So, let’s say you’ve gotten in too deep on some Easton’s, maybe paid $10 apiece for a box of ho-hum titles from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written[Read More…]

Finding an Audience for Second-hand Books in a Digital Marketplace

Finding an Audience for Second-hand Books in a Digital Marketplace

This is a guest post by Steve Logan of World of Books * information on becoming a contributor   The Internet and second hand books appear to make for uneasy bedfellows. After all, the Internet represents the digitisation of content and the free market for ideas. A reader can easily[Read More…]

by June 24, 2013 Selling Books Online
Little Davids Take On Amazon Giant

Little Davids Take On Amazon Giant

So a few independent bookstores decided to sue Amazon and the major publishers who made a devil’s deal to control e-books. From the Huffington Post: “Three independent bookstores are taking Amazon and the so-called Big Six publishers (Random House, Penguin, Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan) to court in[Read More…]

Parts of a Book

The Anatomy of a Book

by Carrie Bailey At some point early in our lives, most people are told to be careful not to damage a book’s spine or to “Look at that cover!” It is at that precise moment, these young readers are introduced, by their a teacher, librarian, or bookseller, to the idea[Read More…]

Best book feeling No. 1

That Best Book Feeling

There’s nothing like the excitement and anticipation when a long sought book arrives in the mail. I had two gems stuffed in the mailbox within days, and a third as a bonus. When the books are vintage children’s illustrated ones, the thrill of cutting loose the tape (usually with anything[Read More…]

The Wonder Of the Computer

The Wonder Of the Computer

As I sit staring at my screen, it occurred to me how for granted I take the advent of the computer in my life. Up until the late 90s, I didn’t own a computer. I couldn’t type, still can’t, but I fake it. I don’t understand how a computer works,[Read More…]