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general articles about websites, software, applications and other tradecraft

The Team Behind Books Tell You Why

Back in old Europe, many years ago, Andrea and Joachim Koch started collecting books, well before this fascinating hobby took on a much more significant role in our lives. The house was always filled with books, for everyday reading as…

Biblio Finds Its Way in the Used, Rare, and Out-of-print Book Market

In a world of commoditized physical and online retail offerings, consumers are looking for more diverse shopping experiences. Buyers are again searching for things that meet their needs, and wants, and are favoring quality over price. This is where Biblio.com…

Bibliology, and other smaller book databases

If the following comments sound pessimistic, they are not intended to be. The book trade will survive the present difficulties but I believe a certain measure of realism is in order. Some three years ago there were about half a…

Nevermore – How it Started

Nevermore is a new line of signed limited editions published by Festa Publishing. It will contain books in German language that may be interesting for foreign collectors, too. Why? I will tell a little later. It all started some years…

Trussell’s Books and Book Collecting Site, and EcletiCity

I’ve been invited to talk a little about my website,¬†Books and Book Collecting, which you may be familiar with. It’s probably mostly used by people searching for out-of-print books… there’s a collection of search engines and a hodge-podge of information…

Chrislands Online Bookstores

by Lance Christen Is an online bookstore for you? Have you ever considered setting-up a website to promote your bookselling? Have you started building a website but found the task too time consuming? If you have your own website, would…

Bookseller Monthly

A few years ago I cried “unite” to online booksellers. I believed booksellers, more so than business people in other trades, interact like a brotherhood rather than competitive entities. Through my recent experiences I have found this to be proven…

OP MAGAZINE: A New Book Magazine

By: Dee Stewart, Editor – P. Scott Brown, Publisher OP, a magazine about book culture, collecting and commerce, launched at an interesting time in bookselling history. The word we hear most often about the out-of-print book market these days is…

Pitspopany Press

By: Yaacov Peterseil, Editor In Chief Pitspopany Press opened its doors in 1993 as a niche publisher of books for Jewish children. The problem at that time, and one that still exists today, was that for a publisher of Jewish…