#comicbooktiptuesday - Additional Questions to Ask When Buying High Value Books
There's so many factors that go into grading and evaluating a book before buying it. One of the biggest things that can come after the sale is buyer's remorse. So it's a good idea to get into the habit of asking just one additional question about a book. What would that be? I've listed what I would ask in order to make sure I made an educated decision.
Interview Series with Scott Engle - Facebook & eBay Seller
This interview series is with a good friend I met through selling comics and the community. And as he elaborates in the interview it's a good idea to build relationships when you're doing business. This can lead to lifelong friends that can help each other in a multitude of ways. Plus there are not that many people that understand the dynamics of buying/selling, finding a key book and sharing that experience. He's a top notch seller, that knows how to pack books extremely well!
#comicbooktiptuesday - How to Deal with Issues When Buying Books Online
Buying books online is fun, easy, and can be highly addictive as a new and veteran collector. And if you start doing a lot of it, there's a bigger chance or possibility of an issue coming up or something going wrong. Read on to learn more about this touchy subject.
Interview Series with David Basaldua - Owner of Underground Grading & Signature Services
One of the great things about social media is that you can connect with so many great people in a community or niche. And the comic book community has some of the nicest and most kind people of any I've been a part of. In one of the groups I'm in I had the chance to meet David Basaldua who has bought books from me and vice versa. His company is always doing signings and I've heard nothing but great things. So this week we get a chance to learn from an experienced facilitaor!
Interview Series with Instagram Seller - Dom Galluzzo of Gotham Comix
This interview series is based off a few recommendations from some friends about not only the mystery boxes out of Gotham Comix but good overall service. If you don't know what a mystery box is or have never purchased one, they are a bundle of books sold with the chance of winning a high value book in the box. Read on to learn more about Dom Galluzzo, owner of Gotham Comix on Instagram.
Interview Series with Facebook Seller - Blaine Hafner
In this interview series I interview Blaine Hafner who sells custom labels for comic dividers. It's actually how I came to meet him as I found one of his posts on Facebook Marketplace. I was looking for comics and he popped up. He made some custom labels for me and kept in contact with him since. If you need some labeling work done, he's your man!
Interview Series with Underground Hip-Hop Producer/Instructor - J Rawls
If you couldn't tell already, I'm huge into music, especially hip-hop. So it was a treat to be able to interview someone in the world of hip-hop. And someone who is an icon here in the Columbus hip-hop community. JRawls is a man of many talents, a number of degrees, a teacher of various music-based classes, an author, speaker, and a dope producer. He, like myself, enjoy teaching and educating the future generation from experience. And on top of all that a big comic collector growing up as well.
3 Tips for Shipping Comics During the Holidays
It's officially the holiday season this year. What that means is that there will be an additional 8+ million packages going through the USPS daily during the week prior to Christmas. The USPS says they start prepping for the holiday push back in January of the year. But as consumers we all know that with excess packages the law of averages kick in. Meaning that there will be more instances of things getting lost and damaged as they take in the holiday rush. Here are 3 tips to help you make sure your books get to their destination safe and sound.