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, November 28, 2011

book cataloged

Here's another book I neglected to catalog when if first came in:
Keene, Day DEAD DOLLS DON'T TALK / HUNT THE KILLER / TOO HOT TO HOLD: Three Complete Thrillers, Stark House Mystery Classics, 1st thus, 8/11, (pb originals first published in 1951 & 1959; David Laurence Wilson intro), new 23.95
---I've canceled my standing order with Stark House (too many cheaper copies on Amazon), but not without a degree of regret. The link above is to the publisher's description, here's a link to my covershot of the original pb edition of Dead Girls Don't Talk. Also, I see that I have one for Too Hot to Hold as well.

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