Category Archives: Bookselling Tips

The Joys of Spring…during the winter.

With glimpses of spring happening this week…now is the time to get those “spring fever” related books out for reselling. Categories that do well this time of year: 1) DIY Home Improvement books 2) Gardening books 3) Landscaping books 4) … Continue reading

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Dooyahavwun?

This book, Cranberry Thanksgiving,  always seems to  be a good seller.  It was published in 1971 and features a lighthearted story about a Thanksgiving dinner given by a grandmother and her granddaughter.  It even has a recipe for cranberry bread. … Continue reading

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Another successful trip….

I made my fall pilgrimage to The Gainesville Book Sale…and once again….it was amazing!  This makes the 11th time I’ve been and I can truly say I have never come back disappointed.  A three hour drive….a three hour wait…..over million … Continue reading

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Feelin’ the Heat…..

Of Foxfire books, that is. When you are out and about, and spot one of these Foxfire books for a good price….pick it up. The Foxfire series, originally written in the 70’s and early 80’s, is one of the most … Continue reading

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You can’t hide from me……now

I was planning to write this post soon, but after this weekend, I decided to write it now. It’s another book tip. It’s about the “invisible” book. I’m referring to the book that sits on a shelf NEXT to books … Continue reading

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Need a New Treasure Today?

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.  ~Chinese Proverb If you are currently selling books or are trying to break into the market, here’s a GREAT way to get some firsthand knowledge on this subject. While a … Continue reading

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A Link for Think as You Look at a Book…..

Dr. Seuss books are a common staple of just about every thrift store.  Before you walk by those ever-present books, it may pay to take a moment to see if one is a real treasure. Here is a awesome link … Continue reading

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Somebody ate the customers.

Seriously.  I went to three estate sales last week and each time I pulled up…..just one or two cars were out front.  Not that I’m complaining. It was just eery to be one of a few at an estate sale. … Continue reading

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“I don’t think this gum and masking tape are going to work…”

Back in February, I wrote a post about product manuals. This post is about another kind of manual to be on the lookout for in your searches. This is the REPAIR manual. With today’s economy, people are holding onto their … Continue reading

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10 Million? 10 Thousand? 10 cents?

If you stay in the business long enough, at some point you are going to pick up something whose value is a big question mark. You Google, research, ask….to no avail. There is a website now that could possibly help you … Continue reading

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