There are several ways to start your book selling business. However, majority of MLM's focus on childrenís books, so make sure you are comfortable with that before signing up. The first step is to join a book distribution company and sell books through home parties, to schools and libraries, and book fairs. Another option is to invest in a personalized book company.
Joining a distribution company or Multi Level Marketing company to start your book selling business has start up costs ranging from $200 to over $1000, depending on company and what you are required to purchase to start. However, this cost does include everything you need to get started including several products to show, all paperwork and may even include a website.
These companies offer your book selling business training and support. Many of these companies truly want business owners to succeed, because it moves their products. When they offer web sites, you may have to follow their template and they may help you or have already created content that is search engine optimized.
The commission structure can go up to 50% depending on item you sell. Some offer bonuses and specials to their affiliates, and you are not required to keep a large inventory. You should only have an inventory that is large enough to show variety of titles and age groups, but not overwhelm your customers. You place order for books as orders come to you. The parent company then ships you ordered titles and you take them to hostess or client.
Another way to earn income is to sponsor other people who want to start a book selling business. Every sale they make and every person they sponsor adds to your income. You will help them to become successful as your sponsor helped you.
So with this option you can make money several ways. You can hold home parties and book fairs, or sell to libraries, schools and daycare centers in your area, and you can sponsor others. Plus you can usually get a web site through parent company or make one of your own if they donít offer it. This type of book selling business will go as far as you want to take it.