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How to Start and Run a Used Bookstore

eBook (PDF), 118 Pages
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If you have ever considered opening a used bookstore, here is your chance to learn from someone who knows first-hand what it takes. Author Stephanie Chandler is the founder of Book Lovers Bookstore in Sacramento, CA. Features in this workbook include: *Worksheets: Budget planning, evaluating competition, forecasting, and more. *Business Basics: What you need to get started. *Inventory: Twelve sources for acquiring used books. *Suppliers: Library supplies, printed goods, retail supplies and more. *Shop Setup: Store layout, book categories, bookseller software and tools. *Operations Procedures: Trade policies, overstock, and a sample operations manual. *Marketing: Low-cost and no-cost tactics for maximizing exposure. *Website: Steps for setting up a website and selling books online. *Resources: Dozens of useful website links. *Business Plan: Sample business plan (actual plan used for Book Lovers Bookstore).
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  • By teesa126
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Excellent!" I'm halfway through this book and completely in love with it. The tips are fantastic, and it answers pretty much any big (and little) question I had so far (the one exception being my expected profit margin, but one does not discuss such things :) ). Definitely recommended if you're at all considering the book business. I love the cost breakdown, Ms. Chandler, definitely a few things that hadn't occurred to me.
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Product Details

Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Stephanie Chandler
Published
October 1, 2011
Language
English
Pages
118
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.5 MB

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