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8 edition of How to be successful in the antique business found in the catalog.

How to be successful in the antique business

a survival handbook

by Ronald S. Barlow

  • 355 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Windmill Pub. Co. in El Cajon, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Secondhand trade -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Selling -- Antiques -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 182-185.

      Statementby Ronald S. Barlow
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5482 .B37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4430554M
      ISBN 100933846002
      LC Control Number79063492

        These are the kind of books that are considered the “long tail”. Many of these books will only sell a few copies a month total, and if there are 50 sellers all trying to sell a used copy of the same book, well you do the math. You might have to wait a year or longer before the book will sell. 4. Collectibles and Antique BooksAuthor: Spencer Haws.   Writing a book can give you and your company cachet. It is something to give to your boss, customers and investors, and it can get you onto the Author: My Say.

      Vic Zoschak Jr. Tavistock Books. As both an ABAA and IOBA member, bookshop owner and bookseller of 21 years standing, I am occasionally approached by a book lover, book collector, and/or bibliophilic aficionado who has the romantic notion of turning his or her avocation into a vocation, and wishes to discuss with me the practicality of starting their own book business.   --Eric Yaverbaum, president and CEO of Ericho Communications, as well as best-selling author of seven books, including PR for Dummies and Leadership Secrets of the World's Most Successful CEOs. 9 Author: Christina Desmarais.

        A working life: The rare-book dealer before fetching up like a prodigal son in the family business he initially wanted to avoid. The equivalent in the antique book trade is the "trophy book".   Christophe Loiron. Owner, Mister Freedom, Los Angeles "The entire business of antiques, clothing or otherwise, is based on who has the most knowledge and .


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How to Start a Home-Based Antiques Business by Bob Brooke. MY OTHER BOOK. Have you ever thought about starting your own antiques business in your home. It's not as hard as you might think. However, it does take some planning and a little bit of business acumen to become successful.

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If you love beautiful things from the past, an antique dealership business may be a good business for you. As an antique dealer, you will find, appraise, purchase and sell antiques either from your home, through a warehouse, a catalog, or a small shop, and now even through the Internet/5(6).

Marian Parsons Aug buying & selling antiques, Running a Business 17 Comments Many readers have asked, through comments or e-mails, if I could share some of my tips and “secrets” to being successful at an antique market, so I thought I would write a post and share my answers with the whole group.

In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the antiques business. The authors of this guide have decades of experience in the antiques business.

Lead author Susan Pennell is former editor of an antiques and collectibles magazine, while contributing authors Nancy Benson and Gillian Hobbs are long-time antiques dealers. Antiques are becoming increasingly difficult to find, and prices are getting higher, so this is an expensive and time consuming business to set up.

Joking aside, there are more similarities in the trade to the TV series Lovejoy than you may think. Start an antique store by following these 9 steps: You have found the perfect business idea, and now you are ready to take the next step.

There is more to starting a business than just registering it with the state. We have put together this simple guide to starting your antique store. I am sure that the antique business can be very profitable. Starting or in your case purchasing a business takes motivation, desire and talent.

it also takes research and planning. To increase your chances for success, take the time up front to explore and evaluate your personal goals. Use this info to write a business plan that will help you reach these goals. Finding stuff is in Fortenberry’s forte, and it’s in her blood.

Her mother is an antiques dealer, and all of her brothers and sisters have had turns in the business—from selling their finds on eBay and Etsy or in booths at antique malls or festivals and crafts fairs. Fortenberry grew. Most antique dealers are open to sharing their experiences and knowledge.

Buy and read books on antiques. You should use a price book for accurate market prices. However, antique books can help you recognize authentic products from frauds. Find reputable book publishers and producers that have been churning out works on antiques for years%(53). Maybe you have an antique or rare book, or a library of antique books, and you’re wondering what they're worth.

It’s not always obvious whether or not a book will be valuable. Let’s look at a recent Christie’s book auction (saleNew York, J ). Antique Business for Newbies & Seasoned Professionals Malachite and Mexican Silver Centerpiece offered at 31 Gallery & Marketplace.

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A first edition, first printing copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," for example, sold for $37, An first-edition copy of. The great grandson of a successful businessman recently told me about how the family fractured in the '40s when one of his uncles fired a sibling from the family : Sam Prochazka.Antique Pickers search for antiques and negotiate prices for treasured items.

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