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Have you stumbled upon any good marketing ideas lately?

Have you stumbled upon any good marketing ideas lately?

We’ll start by asking you if you’ve found any great ideas that have helped bring more traffic to your blog? Feel free to share. Here’s one for you. Have you tried Stumble Upon yet? Our more experienced readers will tell you that it’s one of the best places to show[Read More…]

by July 18, 2007 Marketing Ideas

Want to join a blog on the fine art of bookselling?

Here’s what we want to offer. A permanent spot on our front page under a list of a few ‘Contributing Writers’ with a link to your own blog or website. Also within each post another link back to your web presence. We will be aggressively marketing this blog and will[Read More…]

by July 17, 2007 Miscellaneous

Showing off a domain called www.isntthisacoolsoundingdomain.com

Are you starting a new website or blog? As most of the terrific one word domians have already been bought up more and more people are buying multiple word domains. Multiple word domains are great, the more domains you can efficiently run the better but when it comes time to[Read More…]

by July 17, 2007 Marketing Ideas

Would you like to add some more time to your day?

As anyone who has described his first few hundred books knows the chore of creating a nice listing comes down to a few book specific notes followed by a handful of stock phrases used over and over again. There are some quite simple tools that can turn “solid binding, text[Read More…]

by July 17, 2007 Tools, Work Smarter
Give away your books on Facebook

Give away your books on Facebook

Here’s a tip for getting a little exposure in your community. I hope your store is listed on Facebook, it’s a great place to get some free exposure. We’ll be doing an article on them shortly but for now let’s assume you have a free account there. What you can[Read More…]

by July 15, 2007 Marketing Ideas
Controlling a mixed Online and In-Store book inventory

Controlling a mixed Online and In-Store book inventory

We often read the question, “I keep my online books mixed together with my in-store only inventory and often misplace books”. It can be frustrating selling a nice book online only to not find it anywhere in your store, and not only frustrating but downright expensive, especially if you fall[Read More…]

by July 13, 2007 Inventory Management

Phone Numbers for Abe.com and eBay

This list was put together by Joyce Godsey at The BiblioPhile Bullpen. Joyce also sells superior products for book dealers at Sic Press – worth a visit. *********************** Useful phone numbers for booksellers and online retailers: Abebooks.com Phone number – USA and Canada 800-315-5335 / other 250-475-6013 / 250-475-7575 /[Read More…]

by July 13, 2007 Miscellaneous

Free bookseller's resources at the Bookshop Blog

Welcome to the Bookshop Blog. Our purpose is simply to help you be a better bookseller. We hope to become the place you refer to when in need of book selling information, be it breaking news on our industry, a free review of your website or blog, or a simple[Read More…]

by July 12, 2007 Miscellaneous