Gah, I've sold/am selling books on Amazon. I hate how the postage allowance barely covers any of the actual postage cost...
The commission is sky high!
Item: Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World [Paperback] by Ferguson, Niall Condition: Used - Good Condition Note: Obvious wear, but good quality second hand Listing ID: 0811ETOUCO7 SKU: IX-UKHY-0Y23 Quantity: 1 Order Date: 2009-08-18 Buyer's Price: £1.85 Shipping: £2.75 Amazon Fees: £-1.67 Your Earnings: £2.93
I think lots of people don't realise how much Amazon takes. After postage and packaging I made a 'profit' of less than 90p
Gah, I've been working on my Themes & Sources essay all day today but I've only written 276 words out of 3000-5000. Still, the introduction is always the hardest part and I consider that a milestone, so if I'm feeling self-indulgent I might reward myself with a Coast/Desperate Romantics/You Have Been Watching triple bill.
In other news I'm excited about finding out my college children! I'm already thinking about what to cook for them (or, perhaps more accurately, what to learn to cook so I can make it for them).