Make Money Selling Back Your Books

pile of booksMany of us know that there are several ways to make money online. In some of my older posts, I happened to mention, that another form of making money is by not spending. Receiving back some money from what you already own or if you prefer, from what you have previously spent money on, is a good way to increase your cash flow.

Have you been through your office, garage, or storage area lately? Have you seen what items you have that maybe, just maybe, you no longer need? Well, you might get surprised about the number of things you can find and put up for sale online. One specific item, that I can think of right now are books. Yes, selling books. This is something that we all have, and sometimes get stockpiled all over the place. Not only they occupy space, they might just be on their way of getting damaged, due to the severe natural enemies paper are exposed to.

Selling unused or old books online has been going on for a while. It is no secret that we can sell books online in a lot of places, provided they are in good condition. However, there are but just a few that will give you the fair value for it. Getting paid reasonably well for selling textbooks online, for example, is what I am talking about. You can obviously sell your books anywhere, but most likely, you will just get some pennies out of it.

Before we rush and start cleaning up our garage, storage area, etc, let us first find out more about companies dealing with this kind of stuff. Better Business Bureau or BBB is an accreditation company that ensures proper business ethics and integrity are met. Obviously not every company is eligible. Only businesses that meet their high standards are invited to join BBB. Being an accredited company of BBB is therefore one concern less, when it comes to finding out the credibility of a company.

One such company that is accredited by BBB is You can get an instant price quote, get fast payment via Paypal or Check, free shipping with pre-paid postage label, etc. These are all but interesting arguments to jump in the “sell your book” bandwagon. Now, is the time to clean up. Cash in those unused or old books and free up some space, before they get damaged. All you need is the ISBN number and you are good to go. ISBN is an acronym for International Standard Book Number. It is typically located above or near the bar code that is printed on the back of the dust jacket — and on one of the first few pages of the book – usually where the copyright and publisher information is printed.

Hint: You might even know someone who has plenty of books and do not know what to do with them. Help them out:) Get an instant quote for your book online now at and be sure to read their comprehensive FAQ area, terms of use and availability in your region.


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