Thinking about selling books online internationally? This guide will tell you everything about types of books to sell and the procedure to sell books online on Amazon international marketplaces.
With the increasing use of ecommerce among customers across the world, product categories like books have increasingly gained demand. There is an undoubted shift in the buying habits of customers – from visiting a store to purchase a book to buying it online – sometimes, even with access to the first few pages. Even with all of today’s digital entertainment channels, books continue to have its loyal customer base not just in India but internationally as well. For Indian exporters and sellers, this has opened up many opportunities to expand their businesses and sell books internationally across the world. You can sell common book formats such as hardcovers, paperbacks, or e-books on Amazon international marketplaces.
Whether you’re looking to sell new books of different types, a set of genres or e-books, this blog will help you understand how to sell books online internationally in a step-by-step process.
Where to export: Amazon international marketplaces to sell books
With Amazon Global Selling, you can sell books online across 18 international marketplaces in 200+ countries and territories.
• Americas: The USA, Canada, and Mexico • Europe: The UK, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Poland, Turkey, and the Netherlands • Middle East: The UAE and Saudi Arabia • Asia-Pacific: Singapore, Japan, and Australia
Types of books to sell globally
How to sell books online internationally?
Selling books online has become easy and simple with Amazon Global Selling – an e-commerce exports program that helps exporters take their businesses from India to international markets. With millions of customers across the world on Amazon, sellers can reach and make their products available to this increasing customer base. From simple registration, attractive listing to easy shipping, Amazon makes selling books online hassle-free for sellers like you.
Register your business
First, you must register your export business with Amazon Global Selling to sell books online. You don’t have to be an existing Amazon India seller. The registration can be done online on Seller Central. You’ll need the following documents to register: • ID proof (Aadhar, driving license or passport) • Business address proof (Bank statement) • Credit or debit card (international transaction enabled)
List your products
Once you have successfully registered to sell globally on Amazon, you can list your products. Remember to follow tips on how to list your products include attractive pictures and descriptions that’s clear to international customers. You can also seek help from third party service providers.
Ship and receive payments
Once a customer places an order, you can choose to deliver by yourself or you can opt for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Under FBA, Amazon takes care of shipping, delivery, returns and customer concerns. Once a customer purchases your product, Amazon credits the money in your bank account in the currency of your choice.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I sell books on Amazon?
Yes, Amazon marketplaces is a great platform to sell books online of different kinds. Register with Amazon Global Selling and sell books internationally.
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