Selling Assload of Books?

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  1. [M]artin
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    Hey troops, I have a question of massive proportions. A friend of mine came up to me today and the following convo ensued:

    Mr. X: I just published a book and I'm looking to sell 2000 copies of it. You are skilled in the ways of the INTERNETS, help me sell them online and you will be greatly rewarded.

    [M]: Rewarded, eh?

    Mr. X: Yeah, $1 for every book that gets sold.

    [M]'s Brain: *What a rip-off... However, one dollar per book is a lot better than NO dollars per book... and College, it needs to feed on teh munnies to survive!*

    [M]: Ok, I'll do it!

    [M]'s Brain: *Ok, how the fuck am I gonna do this...?!* [​IMG]


    So I call upon the wizards of GBAtemp to help me out! What is the best and most efficient method of selling these books online? They are newly published and have something to do with Motivation and Jebus (the author has a PHDizzle and is a former pastor, I thinx). Ebay? Other site? BarelyLegal.gov? How and where would be the best place to plant these mothers?

    Thank you for all your helps in advance! [​IMG]
     
  2. Spikey

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    Use MAGIC.
     
  3. lagman

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    Go to churches and sell them there.
     
  4. [M]artin
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    He actually plans to do that a separate portion of this book. He wants 2000 copies of his new book to be sold online and has another number of the book that's already set to hit certain bookstores and churches. He wants me to handle the internet sales portion.
     
  5. kellyan95

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    Set up a "shop" on your campus with a lot of them.....that might sell 5% of the books.
     
  6. Sinkhead

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    There are some companies that publish your book online, like CafePress but for books. Hang on and I'll get some links.

    - Sam

    Edit: Ok, so CafePress actually does do books. Clicky. And I'm not sure if I understand you, have I helped you in the right way or are you asking for something completely different?
     
  7. lagman

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    http://online-churches.net/ [​IMG]
     
  8. [M]artin
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    Thanks! He actually already has the books published, he just needs to sell a good number of them. If CafePress can sell books that are already published, then that's great!
     
  9. Sinkhead

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    Unfortunatly it doesn't... [​IMG] Sorry I can't be any more helpful, that's as much as I know about this type of thing...

    - Sam
     
  10. [M]artin
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    You've still helped me! I greatly thank you for that! [​IMG]