Buyback Is On & It’s Bigger Than Ever!

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Buyback is on and if you don’t have a plan for how to turn your books into cash, you’re running out of time. Every day that passes from here on out puts you at risk for getting less cash (or even none at all) as buyers fill their quotas and amass stock from students who… Read more »

Buyback Triple Play

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It’s almost May and with that comes textbook-buyback time (not to mention getting into the swing of baseball season). Now, more than ever before, you have options about how and where and when to sell back your books. To help you wade through a sea of options and make informed choices so that you get… Read more »

Tax Time: Tuition & Textbook Credits Are Available!

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Several months ago, we wrote a blog entry entitled Money Matters: A Special Edition on Textbooks & Tax Credits. In this entry, we discussed the American Opportunity Credit, a subsection of the Hope and Lifetime Learning Credits. That was a while ago and in the meantime and with your studies coming first, you may have… Read more »

Going Green for Spring!

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle . . . Renew and Rejuvenate for Spring! After a long winter filled with some of the harshest weather we’ve seen in a long time, spring is nearly here! Every time we see a patch of green or hear a bird chirping nearby, things feel a little easier and like we’re about… Read more »

We’re Hiring: Senior PHP Developer Wanted!

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So much of what we read about the current job market is doom and gloom, but that’s not the case across the board. Some industries and some companies are growing, and CampusBooks.com is one of them. Right now we’re looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join our team. Sure, you probably got to know… Read more »

Apple iPad & Textbooks: Preliminary Observations & Questions

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So today was the big day, the day that techies, Apple fans, and book people alike were all waiting for: the big announcement of what had been well leaked as the “Apple tablet” amidst all sorts of rumors of features, price points, and even names. And we did indeed get confirmations and negations (yes, it’s… Read more »

iBookStore for iPhone: Stop the Scam, Start the Scan

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Our entire CampusBooks.com existence is based upon the belief that students and book-lovers need never pay full price for books and that retail bookstores, be they on university campuses or in malls, sell their wares at inflated prices. We believe that consumers have options, often more options than they know about, and that they can… Read more »

The Time to Buy Is Now!

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Welcome to one of the best shopportunities of the year, the time when post-holiday and end-of-year sales promise the biggest bargains available and many retailers hurry to make sales before the January 31 end of the fiscal year. Whether it’s technology and gadgets, clothing and accessories, home furnishings, or media such as music and movies,… Read more »

Buyback Comes to iBookStore for iPhone!

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Recently we announced the first release of iBookStore, our free price-comparison app for iPhone and iPod Touch. From day one, we knew that development would be an ongoing labor of love, one that would see all sorts of cool enhancements that best served students and book-lovers alike. We’ve gotten a great response to iBookStore in… Read more »

iBookStore iPhone App and Design Contest

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Two big announcements coming at you in this installment of the CampusBooks.com Blog, and the good news is related so get ready to double up, especially if you love technology like we do. First off, we’ve added an iPhone app to our suite of beyond-the-website offerings. So now, in addition to the iGoogle Gadget and… Read more »