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Subject: Creating an address label for mailing freebies?
Date Posted: 9/16/2009 1:32 AM ET
Member Since: 11/13/2005
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I thought there used to be a way to do this, but I can't seem to find it anymore. Anyone know?

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 1:38 AM ET
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Nevermind, I found it :)

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 5:24 AM ET
Member Since: 6/13/2009
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I get the other person to 'order' the book from me and then give them back a credit.

Means I can get their address, the book stays in the system and I don't have to rememebr to remove it from my bookshelf.

This has worked well for me

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 3:20 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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There is also the option to mail a book to a friend.  For this, you go to the book page of a book on your shelf.  There is a button.  You need the address.  The person receiving the book does not get a choice to RWAP.  And the sender needs to mark the book received.  But the books keep their passport (footprint). 

I've done it with deals for well traveled books as I want to keep the book history.  It does not work for WL books.  And I don't have to remember to remove the book from my shelf.


Last Edited on: 9/16/09 4:19 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 9/16/2009 3:49 PM ET
Member Since: 4/13/2009
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Oh, thanks for that "mail to a friend" info.  That'll be great for swaps (of non-WL books, at least).

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 3:59 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Tracy, many of us use it on WL books too, we just post a dummy book that we know will have lots of copies in the system and use the mail to a friend option on that one. It won't track the book in the system, but you can get PBS wrapper and use PBS postage or DC if you want to.