Category Archives: Book Biz

Wednesday Work-a-day

What do we do all day in the bookstore?  Here’s a snapshot. Today, we have a new online ordering system with our main book distributor, Baker & Taylor.  Title Source 3 has been retired, and Title Source 360 replaces it.  … Continue reading

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double your market share

I’m a big fan of Instapaper.  Instapaper is a service (program? app?) that allows you to bookmark websites (articles) so that you can explore (read) them later on various other devices.  For instance, you can bookmark interesting newspaper articles that … Continue reading

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Sweet Sixteen

It’s my fault.  I knew that a group of working women who wanted me to talk about my business would gravitate towards the media-saturated subjects.  So I decided to confront these subjects head-on: the internet, Amazon, Borders, eBooks.  Officially, I … Continue reading

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Tired Tuesday

So, the day started out with a merchants meeting and ended with book club group that stayed rather late. In between those times, there were books to buy, books to sell, and cleaning up unexpected paperwork. Now it’s sleeting up … Continue reading

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