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Amazon vs. Ebay

Of course these aren’t the only two web sites you can sell with, but they are the biggest and will give your books the widest exposure.  In the dawn of online commerce the two companies were quite distinct.  They aren’t as different from each other now, as they both aspire to be all things to all people, but there still are distinctions which may make one or the other a better choice for your group. Continue reading

How do we start? Pt. 2

BFL_shelves

Next, consider what you have to sell.  What kinds of materials are commonly donated, in what condition?  DVDs, audio cds, ephemera (pamphlets, maps, programs, advertising, etc) can be attractive sale possibilities.  As a general rule, current non-fiction sells better than fiction. Clean attractive copies will always sell better than basement refugees.  And no one wants old textbooks. Continue reading