Amazon has launched an app specifically focused on college textbooks and students today to complement their Kindle textbook rental store and their textbook buyback program which offers trade-in credit instead of cash for textbooks. Amazon has been making a big push into the college student marketplace this year as we have chronicled in Amazon stories. The new app allows college students to Continue Reading about Amazon launches College Textbooks App for Buying and Trade-in Values
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Amazon enters textbook rental market with Kindle Textbook Rentals
Amazon is entering the textbook rental landscape by launching their Kindle Rental program today. Amazon's textbook buyback credit program is doing very well with their high prices, but they are very late to the online textbook rental market dominated by players like BookRenter and Chegg. However, never discount Amazon which is willing to lose money on items or in a new market to gain market Continue Reading about Amazon enters textbook rental market with Kindle Textbook Rentals
South Korea going all digital textbooks by 2015
South Korea's Education Ministry has announced it wants all school age level educational materials to be delivered in a digitized format by 2015. It hopes that by 2014 all elementary level materials will be read on a variety of computers, smart phones, and tablets. No specific equipment choices have been made, but the Ministry did announce it will spend up to 2.4 billion buying the necessary Continue Reading about South Korea going all digital textbooks by 2015
Suze Orman talks College Finances at Chegg – Textbook Rental HQ!
Check out Suze Orman supplying priceless suggestions on student loans and repayment assistance! Suze - Thanks for visiting Chegg - Textbook Rental HQ ! Chegg saves you time and cash when your rent books online, and now is rewarding you with cool prizes just for renting your textbooks! Rent from Chegg.com this semester and you'll be entered for a chance to win 1 of over 1000 fabulous prizes Continue Reading about Suze Orman talks College Finances at Chegg – Textbook Rental HQ!
Rent Textbooks Online And Save Your Beer Money
How to rent textbooks online is a question many are asking themselves in the quest for cheap textbooks. Renting books online has been a growing trend over the past several years not only because of the rising cost of textbooks, but also with the worsening economy. Anyone that has recently attended college, or knows someone that has, can certainly tell you about the rising costs of getting a Continue Reading about Rent Textbooks Online And Save Your Beer Money
Kno Textbook App releases WTF on iPad
As we reported back in April, it would not be long before Kno provided a solution for cheap textbooks. We didn't have to wait long as they today announced the Kno textbook app for the iPad. In case you forgot, Kno is the run by CEO Osman Rashid, one of the founder's of the textbook rental juggernaut Chegg. Kno originally developed a dual-screen tablet for electronic textbooks, but abandoned that Continue Reading about Kno Textbook App releases WTF on iPad
Monsoon enables more sellers to rent textbooks online
Monsoon helps expand the textbook rental market by allowing more people to rent textbooks online: Unless you have been under a rock you are probably familiar with the huge boom in students who rent textbooks online and save lots of money getting the cheapest textbooks. However, renting textbooks to students was limited to some large players like Chegg, CollegeBookRenter, BookRenter and now more Continue Reading about Monsoon enables more sellers to rent textbooks online
McGraw-Hill Create provides textbook rental alternative
Renting books online has been savings college students thousands of dollars each year, but can a new etextbook alternative, McGraw-Hill's Create, begin to unseat an online textbook rental? Over the last few years online textbook rental companies like Chegg, BookRenter, and CampusBook Rentals have been saving college goers lots of money, and the desire for electronic textbooks has not caught Continue Reading about McGraw-Hill Create provides textbook rental alternative