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Subject: Question about selling book credits on PBS
Date Posted: 7/27/2015 2:24 PM ET
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I read that, in theory, its possible to sell surplus credits.   How does one arrange for payment when selling books?  The only possibility that occurs to me is paypal.  Are there other ways?   What's the best way to handle this?

Thanks.

Claudia

Date Posted: 7/27/2015 2:34 PM ET
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Some people ask for amazon gift cards (the e-gift cards).

I've sold credits and asked for a money order. With repeat buyers I've accepted checks. I've not had a problem.

Date Posted: 7/27/2015 4:40 PM ET
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When I've sold credits, I asked for either Paypal payment or an Amazon GC.

Date Posted: 7/27/2015 9:18 PM ET
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Look around the Book Bazaar Forum (that is where selling must be done) and you will see some of the posts by people selling and how they handle it.

Date Posted: 7/27/2015 11:16 PM ET
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In addition, check to see how long they have been a member. Protect yourself.

I'm moving. Been cleaning off my bookshelf with deals and donating to the FOL. Just sold some credits to a long term member who walked me through it.

Date Posted: 7/28/2015 6:43 PM ET
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I accept paypal and then use the money to buy pbs postage, lol

Date Posted: 7/28/2015 7:20 PM ET
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I have done that too Adrienne - it's helpful

Date Posted: 7/29/2015 6:39 AM ET
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Last Edited on: 5/1/16 9:20 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/5/2015 8:25 PM ET
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Of course I meant credits.