San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2012
With the advent of modern technological advances that are constantly changing, and the increasingly educated computer savvy consumer, buying and selling books over the internet has never been more popular. MyBookBuyer, an online book purchasing business based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has increased their catalog of titles they will buy through their online site to accommodate those needs. The number of unique titles they will make offers to purchase now is in excess of one million and growing.
Founder, Michael Der, has been in the book business for more than a decade, and has seen many rapid developments to the ever changing book industry. “Today’s consumer is much more educated now. Armed with their increased base level of knowledge and user experiences, their expectations are well informed, and therefore often more demanding.” To accommodate these changes and to meet these growing needs, the company reevaluated the library of books they specialized in and opened up the list of books they will purchase.
Further analysis of the catalog inventory determined that there was a strong focus on textbooks and the decision was then made to open up this list to include a wide range of other fields. In order to cater to these neglected niche markets, the site algorithm was re-optimized to include them. In the internet book buying business, it’s uncommon to find a site, other than the industry giants such as Amazon, which are open to purchasing a wide catalog of genres. With the revamped system in place, the books now purchased by MyBookBuyer range from textbooks to numerous fiction and non-fiction titles, to children’s picture and chapter books and more. The goal moving forward is to continue to regularly reevaluate the industry and to consistently update and add to this massive list.
The next step was to smoothly integrate this increased workload into the existing system, so the internal catalog tracking processes and nomenclature in place were reconfigured in a new and more streamlined manner. These changes translate to improved order fulfillment efficiencies to better serve their increasing customer base.
Finally, an upgrade to the database and other system requirements were determined to be in order, so a complex re-optimization plan was undertaken and successfully implemented. These upgrades obtained the desired effect and dramatically improved the speed and performance for the customer end user when creating an order. Remember to recognize the importance of customer is still the number one priority says Mr. Der. “The ease of use and the convenience of the internet continues to change the book industry and can now provide one stop service. These are positive evolutions that I openly embrace, however what should never be lost within these advances, is the human element and the end user.”
MyBookBuyer allows anyone with a computer to sell textbooks for cash. MyBookBuyer is the book and textbook buyback service of Beagle Books. In addition to buying and selling new and used books, they also find new homes for thousands of books a month. The books which they are unable to resell are recycled or donated to Resource Area For Teachers (RAFT), a non-profit organization that provides classroom materials to teachers.