Bookseller Exclusive: Expanding Your Bookselling Business

Session Leader: Joe Waynick

This workshop is specifically designed for online bookselling enterprises with annual revenue under $1,000,000. The goal of this session is to make sure you get started on the right foot and stay on track to grow beyond seven-figure annual book sales.

Topics covered include:

  • Operate your business on a very small budget
  • Find inventory to sell
  • Sell on multiple platforms (Abebooks, Alibris,, and eBay)
  • Buy books, CDs, and DVDs for the right price
  • List your inventory online for sale
  • Handle book returns
  • Ship orders cost effectively around the world
  • Sell your merchandise worldwide
  • Estimate how much time you need to run your business
  • Expand without limit

This session will provide specific examples, and you will be permitted to use your notebook computer to follow along. Any small to medium sized bookseller looking for help in managing and growing revenue would benefit from this session on bookselling expansion and the future of selling books online.