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5 Platforms That’ll Let You Sell Used Books Online

Full bookshelves are cool — there’s no doubt about that. There’s something about that colorful Instagram-ready aesthetic that screams “I’m educated and I’m not afraid to show it!”

But let’s face it — a lot of those books are just collecting dust.

Whether you’ve got a pile of novels you read once and have no intention of reading again or a stack you’ve never read in the first place, it’s time to look at how you can make money by selling your used books online.

Here’s what you need to know about the most popular platforms to help you sell used books online:

Amazon

The obvious choice for many is Amazon, but selling on this platform is also a little more complicated than the other options on this list.

How to Sell Books on Amazon

First, set up an Amazon seller account. You’ll need the following items on hand: business

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These 2 books will strengthen your command of Python machine learning

Mastering machine learning is not easy, even if you’re a crack programmer. I’ve seen many people come from a solid background of writing software in different domains (gaming, web, multimedia, etc.) thinking that adding machine learning to their roster of skills is another walk in the park. It’s not. And every single one of them has been dismayed.

I see two reasons for why the challenges of machine learning are misunderstood. First, as the name suggests, machine learning is software that learns by itself as opposed to being instructed on every single rule by a developer. This is an oversimplification that many media outlets with little or no knowledge of the actual challenges of writing machine learning algorithms often use when speaking of the ML trade.

[Read: How the Dutch government uses data to predict the weather and prepare for natural disasters]

The second reason, in my opinion, are

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