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How to package a book for shipping

Books are shipped to many places across the globe. Have you ever wondered how they are packed to keep them tamper-proof until they reach the destinations, what are the costs involved etc? There are several methods of book packaging. Some of them may be more cost effective than others. But when they are cost effective […]Read More

My experience with packaging books

When we first entered the book selling business we were complete beginners as far as shipping books was concerned. We had a lot of knowledge of shipping other materials bot not books. Luckily we had some of the correct aids and took advatage of those and merely use bubble wrap and large commercial envelopes as […]Read More

Cardboard Boxes Packaging

Cardboard Boxes Packaging, there are two main situations when considering using ready made boxes, like the ones you pick up at the supermarket, or custom packaging. If you sell a buch of smaller items on eBay or Amazon, not neccesarily books but any small item and are considering cardboard boxes packaging then you may want […]Read More

Shipping with Bubble Mailers

I ran a bookstore for four years and received hundreds of books in the mail. The majority of them arrived in bubble mailers, this seems to be the preferred method of packaging for online book dealers. I’ll tell you right now that I’m not a big fan of bubble mailers. I’ve written about book mailers […]Read More

Corrugated Mailing Boxes

Corrugated Mailing Boxes I want to talk to you for  a minute about shipping books. I owned a used bookshop for 4 years and learned a thing or two about shipping books, both from the sender’s end and the receiver’s end. To throw out some numbers, and keep in mind we were a small family […]Read More

Book Packaging, Easy, Safe & Inexpensive

Please, no more cheap Book Mailers. What are your odds of being content with the book packaging that shows up in the mail from books you’ve ordered online? Imagine trying to compare textbooks with a finely bound classic first edition. That’s the range of packaging I’ve had arrive at my door. My odds of being […]Read More