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Find a Way to Sell Your Genealogy Books


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Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Nearly everyone is interested in learning more about their ancestors and the stories associated with them. If you are into genealogy, you have no doubt accumulated quite a collection of genealogy books. Some books continue to be very useful, while others have outlasted their useful life to you and are just taking up space. One option is to sell your genealogy books so that you can free up some space and make a little extra cash. There are several places you can sell your genealogy books.

Garage Sale

A great place to sell your genealogy books is at a garage sale. Make sure you advertise your garage sale so that you get as much exposures as you can. If you are selling an extensive collection of genealogy books, you may want to specifically advertise that you are selling a large supply of genealogy books. This way, people interested in genealogy will become more interested in your garage sale and know that they can get genealogy books at the sale.

Used Book Stores

Another great place to sell your genealogy books is to used book stores. There are likely several used books stores in your city. You may want try and contact a few used book sales and see what they will pay for your books. Many used book stores do not offer a lot of money for used books, so you should shop around and see which store will offer you the best price.

If any of your genealogy books are rare and valuable old books, you may be able to sell them to a rare book dealer or store. If this is the case, you may be able to receive quite a bit for your books.


Ebay is a great place to sell your genealogy books. You can list all your books and people interested in buying genealogy books will bid on them. The advantage of placing your genealogy books on Ebay is that people from all over the world can bid on your books, potentially giving you several interested customers. When you do list an item on Ebay, there is a listing fee. The fee is usually a percentage of the price of the item, so you will want to take that into account.


Craigslist is another Internet site that can help you sell your genealogy books. On Craigslist, you can list your genealogy books and people in your city can contact you and let you know that they are interested in buying the books. Craigslist is convenient because there is no listing fee and since people in your city will be looking to buy the items, there is no need to ship the books, because the buyer will just come by and pick the books up and take them.

Get Some Cash

So use the above resources and sell your genealogy books, which will help you save space and make some money.

Gary Pearson is an accomplished niche website developer and author.

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