Best Sellers & Development this month
Circle Software - Bookshop System Specialists

Best Sellers July

Horse Geraldine Brooks

"Horse" by Geraldine Brooks remained the number one seller for July with 1889 sales (+448).  "Where the Crawdads Sing" returned to the top 3 with 1,300 sales (+741).

Third spot and new to the list was "Crash Course (Wolf Girl #7)" with 1299 sales.

See the complete Top 50

Driving Organic Traffic to your Online Bookstore

Share the love of wishlists

Recent research shows that by the end of 2022 ecommerce sales are expected to reach $5.4 trillion, an increase of almost three times in the past six years.

After the Coronavirus pandemic, these figures are surely set to rise, and online bookstore owners should not overlook SEO and website optimisation. This will help your bookstore visitors and shoppers to enjoy a genuine, hassle-free shopping experience. 

Take a look at our latest blog post on Driving Organic Traffic there are some good tips and simple strategies to help grow your sales.


The upwards trend continues for Australia this past month with strong positive figures for July.

New Zealand's stats are still trending downwards with -13.4% for the month.

Year To Date figures are once again tracking positive for AU with 1.2%. NZ hasn't shifted much and is currently sitting at -8.9%.

Sales compared to last year June/July

  • Australia:  +6.48% / +27.7%
  • New Zealand: -5.8% / -13.4%

You can see the full year in Reports > Monthly Sales

Kia ora new stores

Vipa Books

A very warm welcome to all new (and seasoned) bookshop owners. 

Vipa Books
Montmorency VIC, AU

Updates Last Month

July was a busy month.

  • We have added the ability to print a pick list for a selected customer in the new orders by item interface.
  • Improved Credit notes, you are now able to generate cr notes from the POS and apply then to unpaid invoices.
  • Improved the Xero integration and Circle Gift Cards (migration form vi vouchers is now possible). 
  • Added a central group gift card report for groups. 

See all improvements in detail here.

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