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Subject: too many books!
Date Posted: 4/29/2014 5:45 PM ET
Member Since: 4/2/2010
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I have so many stacks of books that no one in the system seems to want. Is there a way I can check how popular a book is so I can only post the books people might actually want?

Date Posted: 4/29/2014 6:04 PM ET
Member Since: 9/8/2009
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Personally, I only post books that have 50 copies available or less.  The rest I donate to our local women's shelter.

Take one of your books and put it on your reminder list.  Then look at it on your reminder list... it will tell you how many copies are available. 

Date Posted: 4/29/2014 6:13 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2010
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Nica, if you offer multiple credit deals in the Book Bazaar forum, you will probably get some of those books moving.  The key is to only offer deals for 2 credits or more to cover the cost of shipping.

Subject: Android App works well
Date Posted: 5/3/2014 10:55 AM ET
Member Since: 9/30/2008
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I use the Android PaperBackSwap app to see if a book I'm about to purchase at a yard sale or library sale is on somebody's wait list or if it is already posted. If u already have the book, I think it's worth posting.

Another thought. Your copy may jump the queue if a member purchases another book & then decides to "Order More from Member." Is that right?

zeke68 -
Date Posted: 5/3/2014 2:02 PM ET
Member Since: 10/30/2008
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That's exactly right, Ayman.  If someone chooses to order more and selects your copy, no matter where it is in the First In, First Out queue, it is requested. This helps save postage for the senders.