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.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

I know. I know. I know.

I've been horrid about answering emails, posting to blog, etc. etc. etc. It's not advertant that's for sure. Me getting old and lazy? No excuse. I'm just good at putting things off. And putting them off. Seemingly forever. But I am trying to mend my ways. Problem is everything doesn't happen all at once. I can take care of one thing but that still leaves 99 more things I'm still leaving let slide. I don't like to be proclaiming intentions -- rather be just getting things done. Too often I don't follow through on things I say will do. I know this makes me kind of crumby person to deal with. But like I say, I'm trying to mend my ways. If you are someone who thinks I've totally forgotten about them, you are probably wrong, despite how it seems. I'm trying to work toward getting to you, but you can still send me a message to let me know you are still waiting on me -- it might even get me stirring in the right direction.

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