Five years ago I decided I wanted to own a used bookstore. Four years ago, I decided it should be both online and “brick and mortar.” Three and a half years ago I purchased my domain name (and have renewed it twice with still nothing worth mentioning on the site.) Two years ago I registered my business name … Read more
Selling online is a fairly solitary occupation, this is something I’ve spoken about before. Last time I spoke about making friends but this time I’m talking about being a sole owner enterprise. It’s challenging to maintain the focus on the business, I’ve got no-one around to remind me of where I started, what I’ve achieved … Read more
Focusing on increasing literacy should be part of every bookstore’s long term business plan. You may see no benefit this month or year, but if you plan to be in business ten years from now, this is one of the best investments you can make.