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What Type of Books Are Best to Resell?

Book arbitrage By November 28, 2022 Last Updated on November 30, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , No Comments

If you’re anything like us, you have a pile of books sitting around at home—both read and unread—and have found yourself wondering, “Could these be worth anything?”

Depending on what’s on your bookshelf, the answer may be yes! Though not all books are worth the time and effort it takes to resell them, some types of books can earn you a pretty penny.

According to market data from top used booksellers and reselling marketplaces like Amazon, these are the best books to resell—some of them may surprise you!

Top 10 Questions about Starting a Used Book Selling Business in 2023

Book arbitrage By November 22, 2022 Last Updated on November 25, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , , , No Comments

An idea to build a used book selling business in 2023 can be a great start for a fresh year. It’s another source of income that allows you to make more money, and it doesn’t require much work.

It can be fun to find books to sell and even more fun when you make a profit. So here are the top 10 questions about starting a used book selling business or book arbitrage business this year.

Tips on How to Prepare Your Book Business for a Recession

Book arbitrage By November 21, 2022 Last Updated on November 22, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

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It feels like everyone’s been talking about a recession for the past year and a half. Yet, have we really entered a recession? And if we have, what is the best strategy to develop during the worst economic period? In this blog post, we’ll cover the key points about a recession and reflect on the impact of past recessions—from the bookselling industry’s point of view. We’ll also try to understand what booksellers can do to stay ahead of their finances during the recession.

How to Sell Textbooks on Amazon

Book arbitrage By November 21, 2022 Last Updated on November 25, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , No Comments

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Selling textbooks on Amazon is nothing but lucrative and rewarding! But like most profitable ventures, it is no easy feat. Here is your guide to cracking the success code!

Getting Started

Textbooks are distinct from everyday books. For one, they are a crowd-favorite and attract high seasonal demand year in and year out. Millions of college students rely on textbooks to pass exams and accomplish academic/career goals. Hence, the demand for these books is at an all-time high.

In the same vein, books are one of the most sought-after categories on Amazon, with textbooks ranking high on the list. They are extremely easy to source and require minimal financial resources to sell. Though Amazon.com canceled its Amazon textbook buyback program in early 2020 for logical reasons, you can still sell textbooks on Amazon and make a good profit.

Restricted Inventory? BookScouter Help You Sell It with the Bulk Liquidation Tool

Book arbitrage By November 14, 2022 Last Updated on November 16, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , , , , No Comments

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The Amazon Marketplace is a profitable venue for many booksellers. However, selling books on Amazon comes with strings attached. There are so many bottlenecks, and inventory management is one of the biggest problems each bookseller faces. Yet, regardless of how you sell on Amazon (FBM or FBA), it’s very important to handle your restricted and stranded inventory most effectively.

In this blog post, we’ll take a close look at the problem of restricted inventory from the bookseller’s point of view specifically and try to understand if there is a way to take full control over it.

How to Sell Used Books with Maximum Profit

Personal finance, Book arbitrage By September 29, 2022 Last Updated on November 25, 2022 by Olivia Smith Tags: , , , No Comments

Let’s say you’ve decided to clean up a bit of space and decided to get rid of some old popular psychology books, some cookbooks you never really opened, your old Twilight copy (you definitely won’t read it again!), and a few anatomy textbooks that are simply collecting dust on your shelves. Great idea—you can make use of them to earn extra cash! So, where to start? In this guide, we’ve prepared six tips on how you can sell your used books to get the most profit.

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