I’ve been doing some research on the best Facebook groups to sell books in the UK.
Facebook Groups can be ‘Public’ which means anyone can see the posts in it, or ‘Private’ which means you have to join the group to either see or create posts there. In both cases you’ll need to be logged in to Facebook to interact with the Group.
Joining a Group is a matter of just clicking the ‘Join’ button, then you’ll usually be asked to answer a couple of simple questions to show you’re a real person. The Group administrator will approve your membership within a few hours and you can then interact and post in the group as long as you abide by their rules.
Here’s my listing of the top private and public UK Facebook groups to sell books. Click the group name to visit.
|Books for sale in the UK
||Books only. Probably the biggest of the UK book selling groups with 26k members. Public group so posts are visible to all.|
|Books for sale or buy UK
||Books only. Members can sell, buy or make 'wanted' posts. Public group with 6.5k members.|
|Books for sale UK
||Books only. This is a private group so you can't sell or see the listings until you join the group. It's a busy group with 7.6k members.|
|Books For Sale UK GB
||Sales of books, comics, magazines and book marks in the UK only. This is a private group so you can't sell or see the listings until you join the group. It's a very busy group with over 8k members. Their rules require that you take payments by Paypal unless meeting your buyer in person.|
|Books of Horror Buy/Sell/Trade
||The name speaks for itself as to the specialist nature of this group. It's public, with a couple of thousand members and you can join instantly with no filtering questions.|
|Buy and Sell Books
||A small UK based public group with only about 1.4k members.|
|Children’s & YA Books for Sale or Swap – UK
||If you've got books for children and young adults to sell, try this group. Private group with about 800 UK members.|
|Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books for Sale/Swap in the UK
||Specialist group for fans of fantasy and sci-fi. It's a small group with only 500 members but if you've got books of this type here are your buyers!|
|The Book Cafe- Buy,Sell Swap (UK ONLY)
||Private group so you need to join to sell your books or see posts. A longstanding group with about 7.6k members.|
|The UK Book Swap
||Despite the name it's for swaps and sales of secondhand books. Private group with about 6k members.|
|UK Book Swap/Selling
||Members can sell or accept book swaps. Private group so you have to join to sell or see the posts. It's a relatively small group with only 3k members at the moment but still quite busy with about 30 new posts per day.|
|UK Observers & Vintage Books, Buying, Selling & Discussion
||Specialist group for your old 'Observer's Book of....' titles and other vintage publications. Private group with 3k members.|
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