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.
There is a great channel to sell your book inventory with profit and diversify your reselling efforts you probably didn’t know about. No, it’s not Amazon. It’s BookScouter Bulk Liquidation Tool.
Some of our Pro users might have known its earlier version—Bulk Lookup, but now, it definitely deserves a separate review.
Book information in the form of book metadata is usually provided by publishers upon requesting for ISBN. Adding book metadata is essential for a number of reasons: it makes a book easy to categorize and find—for readers, librarians, and booksellers—and it’s a key element of a successful book marketing and sales strategy.
Is it important to have good bookseller software? When you are just at the starting point of any retail business, inventory management for books 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 software 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.
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.
It is no secret you can make money selling books online. BookScouter is a great platform for finding the most profitable deals to sell books. However, for high-volume users, we have an ace in the hole — BookScouter Pro Tools. They help track the best deals and books currently in demand and manage books in bulk. Want to maximize your profit from selling books online? Let’s unpack how these pro tools work.