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By Pat Ditzler, JoAnn Dumas

A tried-and-true solution to increase cash whereas enticing the group, library ebook revenues could be a win-win situation—if performed appropriately. ebook sale veterans Ditzler and Dumas indicate particular how you can run a sale to make sure greatest monetary gain whereas development neighborhood help. Readers will learn

the easiest recommendations for collecting and processing donations through the year

the right way to manage groups of volunteers to solicit, variety, fee, and deal with the actual stock of books, movies, CDs, and records

the significance of creating momentum from one e-book sale to the subsequent via recruiting an enduring group of volunteers

How the web can be utilized to extend sales

utilizing case histories from 3 winning ongoing courses, every little thing from setup to cleanup, on-site cash concerns, and monetary regulate is roofed. the sensible pattern kinds incorporated will make operating a profitable booklet sale that a lot more straightforward.

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Set out some basic rules, particularly about higherpriced books, and then let your volunteers loose. Sorting books, in our opinion, is the most fun part of your book sale project! Selecting book sorting categories appropriate for your book sale is a major start-up consideration. There are as many variations of category setups as there are book sales. Everyone does it differently, and you will need to determine what best suits your sale. We will give you some ideas to help your decision, but ultimately you will need to settle on a category mix that fits your own needs.

They have an old record player in their work corner, and music can be heard as they go about their tasks. Our sales in the records area have quadrupled since we have these three volunteers cleaning, sorting, and fairly pricing these records. They also advertise our sale to their record club members, which may account for some of the increased revenue. In the other electronics areas of our sale, we have two volunteers who price and sort CDs, videos, audiobooks, and DVDs. One of the volunteers is a retired computer analyst who also plays drums in a local jazz band, and the other is a retired RCA engineer.

We recently changed the Children and Teen books into three categories: Children, Early Readers (from first to sixth grade), and Young Adults (seventh grade and up). The response was very positive from our shoppers, and we got more older kids looking in the Young Adult section since we upgraded the age group there. ) Special-priced Books—History, Arts & Lit, Child/ Teen, General Sports, Humor Textbooks Travel Young Adult Potsdam Potsdam started out with just a few categories: Hardback Fiction, Paperback Fiction, Hardback Nonfiction, Paperback Nonfiction, Children’s, and a few others.

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