Bibliopolis provides complete e-commerce website design development, technical support, and hosting as well as database services for the used, out-of-print and antiquarian bookseller. We are devoted to connecting discerning buyers to professional booksellers online without middlemen crashing the party.
All of our sites are built with your entire Internet presence in mind. We work hard to generate new customers from search engines such as Google and we help you to build repeat business with tools such as weekly e-mail updates informing customers of new inventory in their categories of interest.
Bibliopolis prides itself in being able to keep your setup costs affordable. We can work within our templated framework to build a personalized website at a very competitive price.Request a Consultation
If you have your own web designer, we can work with third parties as well (please have your designer consult us for cost-saving guidelines before starting a site design). Setup fees can range from $1000 to $5000 for a typical installation.
- Up to 10,000 Books: $115 US
- Up to 20,000 Books: $150 US
- Up to 40,000 Books: $175 US
- Up to 80,000 Books: $200 US
- Over 80,000 Books: By quote
Alan Green worked with William Stout Architectural Books where, after killing time with Mac Paint in the back room, developed an inventory management system which eventually became Bookhound.
Luke Lozier was a buyer and manager at Green Apple Books in San Francisco before setting up their e-commerce website and, ultimately, hundreds of others. He also likes to call himself an occasional poet and even publishes a poem every 20 years or so.
Mat Jones has been our primary engineer since 2001 and has tailored many technologies to the needs of booksellers. The depth and diversity of his skill set is matched only by his love of unusual, cuddly animals, of which there are plenty nearby his new home in Melbourne, Australia.
Foreseeing Solutions has built a reptuation for incorporating high-quality branding and design into effective internet sales venues for antiquarian bookshops and we are thrilled to be able to bring these services to our current, and future, clientele.