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A Comparative Overview of Inventory Management Systems for Booksellers

Book arbitrage By June 21, 2022 Last Updated on August 11, 2022 by Crystal Koenig Tags: , , No Comments

Is it important to have good bookseller software? When you are just at the starting point of any retail business, inventory management may not seem so complicated. However, as your business scales and the inventory amount increases, it will become harder and harder to manage everything. 

Inventory management systems help booksellers sell their books on marketplaces and manage inventory fast and efficiently. They track the number of items you have overall (in your warehouse shelves or other retailers and distributors); they keep the prices updated, help avoid overstocking and understocking, take care of shipping and delivery, etc. All in all, book inventory software for booksellers provides total control over your inventory and helps make wiser purchasing and selling decisions.

How to Access Book Information via ISBN: Book Databases Overview

All about books, Book arbitrage By May 18, 2022 Last Updated on August 11, 2022 by Crystal Koenig Tags: , , , No Comments

If you need to pull up book data for millions of books (e.g., from the standard information book title, author, and cover art to less conventional data such as book reviews and price info), where can you get it? By accessing a book database, obviously. In this article, we’ll review and analyze the most popular book databases (both paid and free) with relatively open APIs that can help you retrieve book information by ISBN.

Retail and Book Arbitrage Explained

Book arbitrage, Personal finance By February 24, 2022 Last Updated on August 11, 2022 by Crystal Koenig Tags: , , , No Comments

We’ve already covered the topic of book scouting in detail in our blog and mentioned book arbitrage briefly in one of the articles. Today, we’re going to talk about the entire field of retail arbitrage in general and book arbitrage in particular. Let’s take a closer look at how it works.

The Definitive Guide to Book Scouting

Book arbitrage, Personal finance By January 13, 2022 Last Updated on August 11, 2022 by Crystal Koenig Tags: , No Comments

You’ve definitely heard about sport scouts who are attending junior sport events in hopes of finding a rising basketball or baseball star. You may have heard about talent scouts working for record labels and helping new talents shine. Art galleries have their scouts as well. Similar to art agents, they help match artists and collectors. But book scouting is a wholly different thing.

What’s Cookin’? Selling an Expensive Cookbook Can Heat Up Some Cash

Book arbitrage By November 11, 2020 Last Updated on June 27, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , No Comments

It’s the time of year for a lot of holiday cooking and baking. As you dust off an old cookbook and consider letting it go to make extra space, you might want to first check BookScouter.com to see the current value. If it’s really old, you may want to have it appraised by an antique book dealer.

You might decide to hold on to your vintage cookbooks and then pass them down to a family member. Perhaps you come across a rare find — a really expensive cookbook — and decide to sell it. Or you might decide that a vintage cookbook would make a thoughtful gift for a cook or collector you know. 

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