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

**last updated February 2017 – check back later for a March 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.   For … Continue reading

one size does not fit all

September 22, 2015
by Caleb Roth
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Used Books: A business model for every lifestyle

You’re probably familiar with the phrase “Different strokes for different folks”.  I’d like to propose a slight tweak to this popular saying to make it relevant for booksellers:  “Different wages for different pages”.  Now before you start rolling your eyes … 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