When I first starting selling books on the Internet I picked Amazon. The reason had nothing to do with the number of sales I wanted to make, how many people I thought bought on the site on a monthly basis or even how much money I thought I would make. The sole reason I did was because it was the only website I knew of that sold books and allowed other people like me to sell books as well. I had bought a few things on eBay here and there but had never really thought of it as a place to actually sell books. In fact, I had a buyer’s mentality; I was going to go where I was most familiar and the site that I associated with books and that was Amazon.
Amazon allowed me to get my feet wet and learn a ton about selling things online in general. I was introduced to the world of ecommerce and I loved it! I was working my full time job and after my personal library sold I would then venture out to yard sales, thrift stores, book sales and just about any other place that I thought may have some cheap books for me to sell online. I was making a few hundred dollars a month which then I thought was amazing. Amazon’s marketplace was the best thing that had happened to me in a long time. However, little did I know that the hole went much, much deeper and by browsing the Amazon seller community forums and by Googling different strategies I could use to sell more books my eyes were thrust wide open by the potential that I saw out there.
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