I’ve not posted anything on my blog for a while, mainly because I’ve lost a bit of motivation on the record collecting side of things. I haven’t bought a record for ages to be honest!
In fact, in the months before Christmas I decided to sell my collection and stop collecting altogether. What I found was that selling a collection isn’t as easy as you would think – records sell when people want to buy them not necessarily when you want to sell them!
Of course, there are always people who will buy your records if you are happy to accept about half the going rate for them, but if that is the case – I’d rather keep them.
Over the Christmas and New Year period I realised that if they don’t sell straight away that is no hardship – I don’t need the money desperately so I can take my time. So I’ve decided that I’ll list them on my northern soul record sales web site and let them sell when they sell.
However, life is never as easy as you think! I looked at the site and decided it needed some updating to cope with a sudden influx of stock; I needed to display the records in a more user friendly way; I needed a search function; etc. I then realised that I’d have to edit and change all the pages because I put it together ages ago and that is a massive job (well boring anyway!). I also decided that having two websites under the Paul’s Records domain is plain stupid, I don’t give either of them enough attention.
So the upshot of all this is that I’m going to incorporate my record sales into this blog. But first I’m going to change the blog about so that all that is easier to achieve. I reckon that record buying will be on the low side of people’s priorities in January so I’ll do the work over the next few weeks or so.
Anyway that is probably the dullest blog post ever and well worthy of being in the category ramblings!