Descriptions that Sell

Stop Writing Descriptions and Write Ads Here’s a suggestion for all booksellers. Search for some of your own books on your listing site of choice. Look at your book in a field of 15 or 20 others and ask yourself…

Which Listing Service is Right for You?

In the beginning, there was AB Bookman’s Weekly.  For years the bookselling and buying community awaited its weekly arrival and flipped through the pages of Books for Sale and Books Wanted advertisements and sent off quote cards and phoned or mailed…

Online Fraud Prevention

This compilation of four articles was reprinted from: Sell It!,  edited and published by Paul Lang Online Fraud Prevention (Part 1) Just How Serious is Online Fraud? by Paul Lang As promised, this month I’m going to be focusing on online…

Committee Reports

Membership Committee Report The Membership Committee is seeking those who are interested in developing our member categories, and our screening of new members. This years membership drive will start on May 1, 2001. If you have any ideas to help…

The Pros and Cons of Using Abbreviations

Standard abbreviations have always been used by booksellers to describe out-of-print books. The question is, do we continue using the same standard abbreviations on the internet? The internet has certainly changed the way we do business, and as the internet…