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How To: Safely Pack & Ship a Book Shipping Books Unfortunately, we all know what it feels like to receive a damaged package. Between rough handling by shipping carriers to packages sitting out in the elements, parcels can take a real beating.  Nobody wants to see this happen when they ship a book. However, proper packaging can greatly increase the …

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Banned Books Week 2016 September 25th – October 1st Banned Books Week is finally here! Hideaway Books is proud to support The Banned Books Week Coalition and to celebrate THE FREEDOM TO READ. The History & Mission So what is Banned Books Week all about & how did this start? Well…Library activist Judith Krug started Banned Books Week in 1982, …

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Increase Sales with Amazing Book Photographs 4 Photography Tips For the Online Bookseller You only get one chance to make a first impression. I’m sure you’ve heard that before. When it comes to selling books online it couldn’t be more true. This article covers 4 steps to take great book photographs and make your pictures drive sales. In this blog …

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Record for Longest Line of Books Established in Southwest England Wimborne, England has a few claims to fame: inventor of the World Wide web, Tim Berners-Lee, was born there, Montague John Druitt, one of the people suspected of being Jack the Ripper was born and buried there, and the southern town boasts the highest life expectancy in the UK. You’d …

Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Selling Used Books Online

A FREE Beginner’s Series for Online Used Book Sellers This series is a guide for entrepreneurs looking to start a business selling used books online. Used booksellers are EVERYWHERE and large online sites, such as Amazon, have made it easy for anybody to sell their books with the click of a button. The difference between the casual seller -who sells a few books a year- and a …

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1.1 Business Pre-Planning: Brainstorming Your Online Used Bookstore Beginners Guide To Selling Books Online: Introduction |  Step 1.1 Brainstorm Your Business This is your first step to start used bookstore online. Even though you’ll be selling online, it is helpful to picture your business in an imaginary world to get a sense of what your ideal business looks like. Try to envision as many details as you can …

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Printed Book Sales Rise For First Time In 4 Years Great News For Booksellers! The introduction of the Kindle in 2007 ushered in a new age for the humble book and many people assumed it would spell the end for the “printed” word, but according to recent figures, the death of the medium may be premature. For the first time …

Free Word Jumble Literary Classics By Hideaway Books 07/2016

Literary Classic: Word Jumble Puzzle CAN YOU UNSCRAMBLE THE TITLES OF THESE 36 CLASSIC BOOKS? Sunday is one of the more exciting days for us at Hideaway Books…Why?? The SUNDAY PAPER has arrived again! Fresh coffee in hand we sit on the deck & jump into the latest crossword, word jumble & word search puzzles. We have been doing these puzzles for years …

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FAMOUS AUTHORS: WORD SEARCH PUZZLE CAN YOU FIND ALL 30 AUTHORS?  Click on the puzzle to open a printable PDF version in a new tab. SEE HOW YOU DID: Solution   Looking for more bookish word games? Check out our Literary Classics Word Jumble We’re working on creating content & would love to here from you. So please put us …