Most people who hold yard sales just want to get rid of their stuff and simply aren't willing to put in the time and effort to research and sell old books, even valuable textbooks.
In fact, most people wouldn't even know where to sell college books let alone know how to do it.
Colleges and Universities
When most people think of the campus bookstore they think of new text books.
A little known secret when it comes to buying used textbooks for profit is to know the local college buy back schedule. Head down to your campus bookstore a month before the buy back starts and pickup their "buy back list" of cheap text books.
The buy back list contains the titles of new text book announcements of books necessary for the next quarter that the campus bookstore is planning to buy back during their new and used college book sales.
Next, take that list and shop online sites like Amazon and eBay to buy cheap textbooks that are on the buy back list, and then get ready to sell them, the perfect way to eventually earn bit profits.
Here Are A Few More Tips!
Additional resources range from half price book stores that often have cheap text books at exceptional prices.
Used book stores can also be a good source where you can buy used textbooks for just a few dollars.
Public libraries will often sell textbooks in library book sales that aren’t being checked out as frequently anymore.
Once you have a steady supply of like new and used text books you can start selling them to students who need them for their next semester of classes.
Think about that for a moment.
Every three months or so you have a ready-made market clamoring to buy your products at incredible prices. How sweet it is!
How Much Can You Make?
On average, new college books easily cost from $100 to $300. Used copies are almost always more than $50 and often fetch $100 or more.
This means that even if you find cheap used textbooks for $30, chances are good that you'll double your money when you sell.
When you begin to sell used text books online sales can be a bit slow while you learn the ropes. But before you know it you’ll have a selling system in place and you'll see your money double and triple as you gain more experience.
As long as there are college students there will always be a need for cheap text books. In addition, prices will always be unusually high for resellers because new college text books are even higher -- much higher at the local campus bookstore.
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