After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Monday, January 19, 2004

01/18/04 SUN:
---Almost non-stop Iowa caucus coverage if you channel surf among the six or so broadcast channels we get here. No cable or it could definitely have it be a newsathon here. It is kind of fascinating to watch. I didn't see Dean's supposed gaffes as gaffes. I guess it's that 'gotcha' mentality. It would be a shame to see him get steamrolled by the punditocrats, after having so legitimately built up such a strong base of support. If he does get sidelined, I hope whoever does get it carries the banner and brings Bush to account for his shameful performance. Or, make that shameless, because people have really been taken for complete idiots by those people. Trouble is, that might be what they are. Not Democrats, of course, but all those bamboozled others.

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