From the avid reader to strapped-for-cash college students, buying books can get expensive. And what do you do with the books once you’ve read them or your college course is over? With BookScouter and the BookScouter App you can search 59 book buyback and textbook buyback vendors, compare prices and seller feedback, ship for free, and get paid for your books!
This is a great website that helps you to sell your books for the highest price. Log onto their website or use the BookScouter app when your on the go to see who is paying the most for your books. They cross compare over 50 book-buying websites in order to inform you how much your book is potentially worth. Because book prices change often, this website is the quickest way to compare vendor prices. And you can compare your book across various criteria (book condition, wear, hardback/paperback, etc.) to help you figure out where to sell your book for the best price.
This website is extremely beneficial for college students. College textbooks depreciate quickly as new editions come out annually or bi-annually. Use the textbook buyback on BookScouter to either sell your used textbook or buy one cheaper for your upcoming course.
The BookScouter app is a free service. However, a monthly subscription to the premium version might be advantageous to frequent users. The premium version costs $29.99. Your first 30 days are free, so you can try it without obligations. The Pro version includes:
Bulk Price Lookups – View more details/screenshots on thousands of books on one screen.
Notifications – Enter a list of ISMN’s and minimum prices and get notified when a vendor will buy your books for the minimum price specified.
Buyback Tracking – Keep track of your textbook buyback/book buyback transactions.
Uninterrupted Usage – Pro version users avoid the CAPTCHA that is displayed occasionally on the site for non members.
Additional Vendors – View pricing from some additional vendors targetted towards book resellers.