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Even with the growing popularity of digital books, we are still attached to reading hard copies. Your collection of used books can contain quite a few cheap paperbacks. But what if you have treasures like expensive used textbooks, photo albums, rare books, and encyclopedias? It’s quite a good idea to sell them! Especially when there are so many places to sell books online. 

Selling online is definitely more convenient than driving to a shop with a pile of used books just to learn that this bookstore doesn’t offer any buyback for your collection. But how can you make sure that you’re getting the best deal? Are there any pitfalls to be aware of? Here is our guide for finding the best place to sell books online!

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There are several sustainable ways of getting rid of used stuff: recycling, donating, reusing, sharing. These actions will definitely bring us sustainability karma points but not that much money. But what if you want to sell valuable stuff, like branded clothing, electronics, textbooks? You have several sustainable options, such as to sell locally or use eco-friendly marketplaces. Here is our top-list of 6 awesome apps to sell stuff online.

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Summer is the best time to get equipped with the best productivity apps for college students. These digital tools help you be productive at college, manage your homework and lecture notes, save money, schedule classes, sell textbooks, and much more. Of course, some of these apps can be substituted in an analog way: taking handwritten notes and flashcards, keeping a Filofax agenda, or writing in a good-old Bullet Journal.

But maybe you’ll get seduced by how amazing and life-changing these apps are. In the end, you will opt for a blended system, integrating productivity apps with other analog time-management and studying tools. If you prefer to store all of your study-related information digitally and have instant access to any information from your phone or laptop—you will fall for these apps immediately!

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We love books at BooksRun! And we care about making textbooks affordable for others! We love sharing as well! Every day our data scientists monitor textbooks’ prices on the market to make sure we continue offering the lowest prices on used textbooks for you, our dear readers! Below you will find a list of the top 10 purchased or rented textbooks in this season:

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BooksRun aims to save American students’ money with an option to purchase used textbooks for their studies and sell them to us later. We monitor carefully the most popular college textbooks of the year so that our students start their textbooks’ search as early as possible, and they have their books at hand before the start of the semester. With millions of books in stock, it has never been an easy task to establish top-selling textbooks! Nevertheless, we always try to do it to reveal the books that might be hard to find this year so make sure you start your book hunting process ASAP! 

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As a student, you are strongly aware of the high costs of textbooks. Moreover, you might have noticed that every time you purchase a textbook, you receive a pitch from the publisher to upgrade for some extra add-ons without which, according to the publisher, you will struggle to understand the course and excel in your studies. This has become a trend for the tech industry either: when you buy new software, you receive advice immediately on what you can purchase next. It can be a tech-support subscription (because we live at the era of services), a wider variety of content, customized- templates, etc. Nowadays there are always ways to make us, general customers, pay more and have extra fees… In the publishing industry, this has turned out into a profitable business model when students buying textbooks need to have the code for practicing additional tests associated with these books. Therefore, it puts extra worries on students if they are trying to save money by purchasing second-hand textbooks. Below we will try to demystify certain beliefs about these access codes for students.

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This article uses some of the information provided here: The Biggest Educational Publishers


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Numerous times we’ve covered stories about reselling, donating, or recycling used textbooks. But do you know where do these books come from? What are the education publishing companies? We decided to tell you about the biggest textbook publishers who provide textbooks for university courses all over the country: they are responsible for deciding on the structure of the course, for creating the layout of the textbooks, and for distributing them. In total, there are 310 “General Education” publishers in the USA. Among them, there are 5 most prominent companies that stand out in the publishing industry. Below we will cover them in more detail.

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As a regular student most of the time you are in the position when you need money to cover up your running costs at the college or to save up some money for vacation traveling. One of the simplest options to earn extra cash available to you as a student is to sell your textbooks to marketplaces and buyback companies. Now it is quite a popular service and a lot of students have heard about it.

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We live in a time when forests disappearing in a week and floods destroying towns and villages become the norm of our life. Here at BooksRun, we care about our planet and we want to make sure that we pass our planet to our grandchildren in a decent state — that’s why we partner with ONETREEPLANTED. Bearing this in mind, we launched our BooksRun Loyalty program to support you, our dear readers, in going green since buying, renting or selling used books is a way to minimize the deforestation and carbon footprint. Below you will find information on how to earn points and what you will get if you sign up for our Let’s Go Green Together Initiative.

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