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Subject: Help me interpret Help Center on boxed sets?
Date Posted: 3/26/2009 11:08 PM ET
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According to the Help Center:

If each of the books bears a unique ISBN, you can Post each as a separate entity

  • this way, you will earn a credit for each.

If the "box" holding the boxed set bears an ISBN, you can post with that number, BUT

  • this way, you will earn only ONE credit for the SET.

I understand all of this, but what if each book AND the "box" each have a different number?  So I have a boxed set with three books and a box, with 4 different ISBN numbers.  Does this mean I can either post them separately or as a "box"?  Not sure what to do here.  Thanks in advance for your help!

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 11:23 PM ET
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I think you can post them seperately.  THey may not all be ordered by the same person though.

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 11:34 PM ET
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You can either use the ISBN on the box and post them as a set in which case you would get one credit for all 3 books in the box or you can use the ISBN numbers on the 3 books and post them individually. This way you would get 3 credits for the 3 books.  You could also try offering the entire set in the Book Bazaar for 3 credits and see if anyone is looking for the set.

Date Posted: 3/27/2009 12:16 PM ET
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OK, thanks!  That's what I'll do.

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 8:54 AM ET
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I had a boxed set like that and I listed the books separately, as each one was a WL book.  If I'd  used the box ISBN, the entire set would have gone for 1 credit. 

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 10:49 AM ET
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I tend to offer box sets in the book bazaar.  Most go very quickly, and I think all were taken. I usually knock one credit off the price--so a 4 book set I offered for 3 and a 6 book set for 5. 

I just don't like the idea of splitting up a box set.  Nor do I want to send multiple books for one credit.

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 11:07 AM ET
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I'd defnitely post in the Book Bazzar and look for someone that wants all 3 in the box for 3 credits.