Ad Supported Textbooks

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This is a solid concept with some meat behind it.  Students will access their textbook(s) online many times throughout the semester.  Each time the online text is opened a new impression is created which can then be sold to an advertiser.  This impression or registration information can be customized down to the local level allowing… Read more »

Ok You Sold Your Books Back, Now What?

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Great, you sold your books back to vendors either through your school, friends, an off campus location or through CampusBooks.com, and you have cash in hand.  What are you going to do with it?  Why not give your dorm room a make over on the cheap?  Below is a list of suggestions from DormDelicious.com on… Read more »

Will Free Textbooks ever really exist?

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Can textbooks really be free?  It's a great concept and the topic generates plenty of coverage, but what does it really mean?  If you had asked me back in January 2008 what the buzz would be six months later I would have told you “textbook rental”.   I was pretty sure that the concept of rental… Read more »

Sell Now or Wait Until Later?

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I am always surprised at how many college students feel that they want to hold on to their textbooks and not maximize there value by selling them at buyback.  Textbooks, like cars, are a depreciating asset.  The greatest value for a textbook is seen selling it as early as possible. I remember standing in line… Read more »