Making money with books is very possible and profitable if you know what you are doing,and what you want to achieve. SO…If you want to make money with books/using books then here are a few ideas and suggestions to get you started:
1.Buy and sell used books -Make money by buying and selling used books, you could sell the books on as wholesale or as retail/individually. Sell through word of mouth, networking and in your local press and media.
2.Be a bookfinder – this is whereby you find and source books out for individuals, businesses or both. You find the book or books in question and then earn a sourcing fee for your hard work. How about advertising your services and charges in your local press and media and seeing how it goes.
3.Become freelance bookseller – For example you could work for independent book stores, book shops, small publishers and so on. Earn commission on every order you win or every sale you make . P.S there is nothing stopping you from being a bookseller for more than one company, unless of course you are tied into a deal or arrangement that states otherwise.
4.Become a book publisher – How about making money out of other peoples work. You publish peoples manuscripts, books and so on, and either make money by charging them for this service or you make money by selling the books yourself.
5.Be a book printer – How about making money by printing books for small publishing houses and new authors. You could maybe even offer an all in one service whereby you proofread, edit and print.
TOP TIPS FOR MAKING MONEY WITH BOOKS
1.Always create goals and targets and reach them. Its no good just wanting to sell books, ideally you need to know how many you need to sell to be profitable, so setting targets is essential to being profitable.
2.Know your market. Its no good trying to sell or buy anything in a market that you are unsure of, so make sure you carry out and conduct your research before jumping in at the deep end.
3.Be patient. Making money usually doesn’t happen overnight, so be patient, plan and be prepared. Remember that nothing is certain or guaranteed so seize every opportunity that you can.
4.Dont take on too much – By this I mean stick to what you want to do with books, focus on it, make money with it and then move onto your next idea, for example don’t try to be a book printer, publisher and seller all at once. You will probably end up losing more money than you make.
As you can see there are more than a few ways that you can make money with books, or by using books. Remember to be creative and focused, seize opportunities, and good luck with whatever you decide to do I wish you every success.