Tuesday, August 19, 2008


If you're looking to buy (or sell) books and have a bit of a green conscience, why not check out http://www.greenmetropolis.com? It's a simple idea. All paperbacks and hardbacks cost £3-75 (including free delivery on standard sized paperbacks). A small additional postage charge can be levied by the seller for hardbacks and larger books. The seller gets £3 out of the £3-75 and the Woodland Trust gets 5p.

Why not check it out for a bargain, or use it to sell some books - listing is free and I think they last 6 months. All you have to do in most cases is provide the ISBN, and an image and description automatically load. It also knows whether to allow you to charge additional postage. If, for some reason, you don't feel your book is worth £3, there is also a discount option, where you can knock 50p or £1 off the standard price.

Sales go into a credit account that you can use on the site, or you can let it build up and make a withdrawal, much like Paypal. You can also put your holidays in a calendar, so that listings get suspended for a period and people don't get frustrated waiting for a book or for you to respond when you are not actually at home.

Very simple to use and I shall certainly be adding a few books. Take a look.

1 comment:

St said...

Thanks. Will put in CEN.