Get The Best Price In College Textbooks In Seconds

The idea to start sprung to life in 1999 from a group of college students. Its main goal was to help students get cheap books with less hassle. First off, it was a Java Desktop app from where college students could enter the ISBN of the books they needed and they got connected to the book sellers. With this method, one could get access to new and used books within seconds. However, the method was not effective given that it could only reach a small population of college students. In 2002, was started as a way to make the search for textbooks cheaper and better. Over the years, the number of sellers you can access for cheap textbooks on the site has increased to 50.

Search, Compare, Buy or Rent

Searching for books on the site is easy. The wide plethora of textbooks including Law, Math, Nursing, Teacher and Psychology textbooks among others makes it easy for the searchers to get what they want. The search engine feature on the site takes the textbook’s ISBN, author or title to give you fine results. On entering the search item and pushing the “Get Prices” button, you will be directed to a page where you can access the seller’s link from where you can compare the prices. From the search results, you can choose to either buy used or buy new books or get rental books.

Buyback price finder

If you have old textbooks that you do not use, you can now sell them at a good price through this site. The site allows you to compare prices from different stores and select the best to sell your used textbooks. All you need to do is enter the book’s ISBN (without dashes) and push the “Get Quotes” button to compare the stores. Besides, the site offers a list of links where you can sell your used books with ease.

Get Textbooks Coupons

One way through which has ensured that you get cheap textbooks is through couponing. They offer you an up to date list of coupons from different sellers to enable you get access to offers given by the sellers. The list keeps on being updated as the sellers change their coupons. They show you a list of printable coupons as well as in-store coupons.

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The easy to navigate website and the free services are some of the reasons the website is very popular among students. In fact Cheap-Textbooks have made things even easier for those who want to search and buy textbooks on their smart phones, iPads and tablets. They have a highly usable Android or Apple app available for download at iTunes or Google Play. The ease of searching and comparing the sellers makes this site very popular amongst college students. Simply put, it’s a premium online central hub for getting the best in cheap textbooks.

Guest Blog on

Have an opinion about college textbooks? Love to write?

You might make a great contributor to our college textbook blog network.

The college textbook blog network has two goals for adding guest bloggers: To have you produce outstanding and useful content that reaches a broad expanse of college students. To provide multiple viewpoints on the subject of college textbooks.

We only want and will only syndicate quality insights created by writers who stand behind their work.

1. Choose your topic. Select an area of expertise and write an article  relating to one of the following topics:

a.    How to save money on textbooks.

b.    Information on renting textbooks.

c.    Textbook News.

d.    Technology around textbooks.

e.     Textbook Site Reviews.

3.  Write your Article. Compose your article for the college student that could use help with textbooks! All articles must be original work created by the submitter and can be previously published. The article and about box may contain one link each.

a.    Choose a narrow focus.  We are more likely to accept articles that share in-depth information on a narrow topic, as opposed to shallow tips on a broad topic.

b.      Make it fresh and new. Avoid redundant tips and information we’ve all heard before.  Tell the reader something they didn’t know so that they are likely to ‘share this with a friend!’

c.    Write concise paragraphs.  Use bullets and avoid lengthy paragraphs.  The goal is for a reader to be able to get an overall feel for your entire article in about 5-10 seconds.  Keep articles between 200-800 words in length.  Articles with excessive grammatical, spelling and/or punctuation errors will not be accepted.

d.    Infuse your article with wit and personality.  It is OK to be corny, be relatable, make it personal.  Write in the “I” form.  Include a catchy introduction and loads of creativity to set you apart.

4. Submit the article.  Email your article to where it will be considered for publication. We prefer that you simply paste your article into the body of your email rather than send an attachment. You will receive a response within 7 days.  Include your first name, and city/state so we can include it at the bottom of your post!

5.  Self Promote. Your article will be promoted on our Facebook and Twitter posts but we encourage self promotion. We will send you the URL of your guest post so you can promote it to your Twitter and Facebook followers. This cross promotion will dramatically improve your articles social reach.