In this Video: The benefits of buying books cheap. Selling books between $8-12 on FBA. Where to find these books. Finding the occasional $50+ book. What’s the total profit after all fees? Note: All books were scanned first before putting them in the bag. Books were listed in bulk with ScanLister. .
It’s been over two years since I started tracking the stats of library book sales. I thought it would be interesting to the results of a profitable book sale. I will be showing the total profit, percentage of books sold, and impact of storage fees. In June of 2013, I was on vacation in the […]
I’ve recently began sourcing books at yard sales. In the past, I gave up on them because they were too “hit and miss”. It was hard to gauge whether or not the sale had potential. Now, I search on Craigslist and do a little research before I commit to the drive. For example, here is one […]
I’ve done a lot of blog posts on finding books at bookstores, thrift shops, and library sales. While these can be great sources, it can be difficult to establish an ongoing relationship with these sources. You may get a lot of inventory, but you always have to go back for more. In this post, I’m […]
Here are the top ten single sources for used books in 2014. This list includes the exact profits, source, and pictures of the books. The sources include Craigslist, Bookstores, Library Sales, and Thrift Stores. #1 Library Sale – $1085.56 The number one spot of last year goes to a library sale. This was a two-day […]
I’ve been selling books on Amazon since 2006, and I’ve always ignored sourcing at used books stores. Why? Not only are the books priced high, but also I’ve always assumed that the owner would know the exact online value of his/her inventory. Thus (in my mind) the arbitrage opportunities would be slim. A few months […]
I’ve talked about the benefits of unadvertised library book sales many times before. Since there is a less likelihood of other sellers present, you have a much better chance of getting all of the valuable books for yourself. There’s also another element as well. Most library book sales are a yearly event. So, if you […]
For the very first time on this blog, I am excited to have a guest blog post. His name is Peter Valley, and he has been selling used books on Amazon since 2007. He is also the author of several books and writes a blog over at FBAMastery.com. If you get the chance, I would […]