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Anyone reading this should know by now that I constantly discuss the idea of buying and selling books online.
I don’t just do it for fun, I do it because it is THE BEST way for anyone to start a simple business online that MAKES MONEY.
There is no other way to put it.
Everything else people talk about is either:
Way more difficult
Requires more start-up capital
Carries way more risk
Not as beginner friendly
Has a higher chance of failure
I have been asking people for years to find a better side hustle and no one has EVER taken me up on it.
Not to mention, no one else shows actual proof their side hustles make money like I do.
Here are six books that I bought and sold recently, just to give you a little idea of what is possible if you put in the effort.
This is a classic math book that I have sold countless times over the past couple years.
I bought it on eBay and then sold it over on Amazon.
I technically paid $63 for it because I use a 2% cash back credit card on eBay + Rakuten 1% cash back and it sold for $140 pretty quickly.
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That comes out to $47 profit and 75% return on the $63 investment.
Cost Basis: $63.00
Sale Price: $139.95
Profit After Fees: $47.43
This is a book that I got on Amazon and sold right back on Amazon.
Since the book was not listed with Amazon Prime (Fulfilled by Merchant) you can take it and list via Amazon Prime (Fulfilled by Amazon) and collect a premium for doing so.
Yes, people will pay double the price just to get an item faster.
I wouldn’t, but many people do.
I only paid $66.50 for it because I get 5% cash back on Amazon purchases thanks to the Amazon Prime Business Card.
For more about cash back credit cards and how amazing they are, read this post:
The book sold for $150, which means a profit of nearly $53 after fees. This is an ROI of nearly 80%, which is great.
My goal is always to try and get above 50% ROI if possible. It almost always is.
Cost Basis: $66.50
Sale Price: $149.95
Profit After Fees: $52.73
Once again, we have another Amazon to Amazon flip. I paid $58 for this if you account for cash back.
It sold for $149.95, meaning we made over 100% ROI with a profit of just above $61.
How long do the books take to sell you ask?
Roughly 2 weeks on average once they are fully stocked on Amazon and if you follow the guidelines I express in my book flipping guide.
Most sell faster than 2 weeks but there are always a couple stragglers that push 3-4 weeks.
Cost Basis: $58.00
Sale Price: $149.95
Profit After Fees: $61.23
Good old Harry Potter.
We paid $32.46 for this with cash back and it sold for $85.
This was basically 100% ROI after fees.
Not much else to say except that this is so repeatable it’s not even funny.
Cost Basis: $32.46
Sale Price: $85.00
Profit After Fees: $32.20
Here is a Medical Assisting book that I paid $33.52 for and was able to sell for $84.99.
Once again, it was an Amazon to Amazon flip.
It’s really just that simple.
Cost Basis: $33.52
Sale Price: $84.99
Profit After Fees: $29.59
Our last book had a buy cost of $28.50 and we sold it for $79.95.
This is one of those crazy niche subject books you can find, which I always tell people to look for.
Niches bring riches.
Cost Basis: $28.50
Sale Price: $79.95
Profit After Fees: $32.52
Total Cost Basis: $281.98
Total Revenue: $689.79
Profit After Fees: $255.70
Once again, we nearly doubled our money with these 6 books.
I’m not kidding when I say that there is no other side hustle that allows you to take $282 and turn it into $538 by buying 6 single items and re-selling them.
The best part? This took me no more than 30 minutes of work to do.
It took me longer to write this than it took to make the money… think about that.
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