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January 30, 2017
by Caleb Roth
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The Book Market Monitor – 2017 Edition

**last updated April 30, 2017 – check back later for a May update** February update:  The overall supply of used books dropped dramatically in February as existing sellers shed nearly a third of their existing inventory and some sellers quit altogether.   … Continue reading

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April 7, 2016
by Caleb Roth
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Dealing with “Dead” Inventory

The Situation:  After the recent ASIN limitation debacle, which has thankfully been resolved for now, Amazon decided to free up room in their warehouses in another way.  Fortunately for us as sellers, Amazon has switched courses from using negative incentives to … Continue reading

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September 4, 2015
by Caleb Roth
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Sales Rank Part 2: Implementing an Intelligent Book Scouting Strategy

(If you missed last week’s post where I explained how to interpret a book’s sales rank on Amazon, you may want to read that post first before jumping into this one.) Now that you understand the basics about a book’s sales … Continue reading