Post Tagged with: "book packaging"

The Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore’s Upcoming Author Signings and Events

The Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore’s Upcoming Author Signings and Events

“Mysterious Galaxy is a genre store specializing in science fiction, mystery, fantasy, and horror.’ I like to inform readers, other booksellers etc, of upcoming events from indie bookstores. The Mysterious Galaxy has been a solid source for mysteries and science fiction for quite some time. Author events and signings are[Read More…]

by February 1, 2011 News & Opinions
Should One Person Decide A Schoolbook Should Be Banned?

Should One Person Decide A Schoolbook Should Be Banned?

One woman’s quest to ban a book in a Middle York, PA elementary school library continues on, even though district officials and educators deemed it acceptable reading in March 2010. The book in question is Stolen Children by Peg Kehret. A quick synopsis: A 14 year old and the child she’s[Read More…]

by January 31, 2011 News & Opinions
How to package a book for shipping

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[Read More…]

by June 10, 2010 Miscellaneous, Tools
What's the Best Way to Package Books Sold on Amazon

What's the Best Way to Package Books Sold on Amazon

If you own an online bookstore or just sell books occasionally on eBay or another auction site, you’ll need to ensure they are packaged safely and securely so they reach their destination without being damaged. There are several types of book packaging available and you should ensure that the type[Read More…]

by May 22, 2010 Work Smarter
My experience with packaging books

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[Read More…]

by May 22, 2010 Work Smarter
What do you do to help books age gracefully?

What do you do to help books age gracefully?

Quite often, when entering newly purchased books (used) you come across minor faults that you may gloss over until they get sold. By then, of course, you have forgotten their shortcomings and mail them, warts and all. I try to do mine as I go, it slows things down a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 Books & Mags, Tools
Shipping with Bubble Mailers

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.[Read More…]

Book Packaging, Easy, Safe & Inexpensive

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[Read More…]

by February 3, 2008 Miscellaneous