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    Best TextBook BuyBack program for your buck? +1 Rep

    Need to clear out space and have too many textbooks. Name the site with the best value and you'll get a rep

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    I don't know which has the best buyback program but if you put your textbook into http://www.bigwords.com/ search bar it will produce several websites where you can sell you books and at what prices they are listed at.

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    Country would play a big part in this. These were the two most useful when I was in uni, but nowadays I'd imagine that social media groups would be more effective.

    http://student2student.com/
    https://studentvip.com.au/textbooks

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    I would think a FB buy and sell in your area would be best. Most companies will pay dirt prices only to jack it up later. But students are willing to sell on buy and sells for much less than the Uni bookstores. And students are happy to make more than what those Unis offer.

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    I sold some textbooks to a site recently and was paid like $5 for 3 books. They were very outdated editions though and not in use in my area any longer. If you have any books like that and just want them gone it was sellbackyourbook.com

    But really, selling to other college classmates who are going to be taking the course is your best bang for your buck I would presume.

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    I've been looking around too and I've just been selling books to other students who might need them. They usually will pay more than websites since it's more convenient to not have to ship out books.

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    I second the FB group idea. I re-sell mine on the Facebook groups for my university and you make more because there aren't shipping costs and people would rather buy from someone who can hand you the book in a few hours rather than waiting several days for a company to ship them.

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    I always sold through amazon and had a lot of luck with that.

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    I always bought used books via Amazon and then sold back through Amazon and was able to break even. Amazon allows you to sell yourself, it takes a very small and reasonable percentage (for allowing you to list through their site), and you get a shipping credit... send it media mail via USPS and you can ship almost any book for a few dollars at most. Of course, this is kind of US specific.

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    For the best return sell them yourself on Amazon marketplace. If you don't want the hassle you can get buyback quotes at http://selltextbooks4more.com

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