eCampus.com Pays Cash To Students For Renting Textbooks eCampus.com is proud to introduce the eCampus.com Entourage, a brand ambassador program aimed at providing cash rewards to students for doing what they do anyway: renting, buying and selling textbooks. Students sign up for a free account at https://www.ecampusentourage.com and are given a unique code to use at eCampus.com. Each code is Continue Reading about Get paid to rent textbooks
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CollegeBookRenter, a venture-backed textbook rental company, is putting students to work at college campuses all over the country. The company has created a new program known as Team CBR, which is designed to offer college students with an chance to gain marketing experience and earn cash although promoting the newest trend in the college textbook industry, textbook rental. Campus Continue Reading about College Book Renter Introduces Campus Rep Program
According to a 2005 study by the Government Accountability Office, the price of textbooks rose six percent every year from 1986 to 2004. That is twice the rate of inflation. According to College Board, the average U.S. college student spent $ 1,122 on textbooks for the 2009-2010 academic year, a 32 percent boost from five years earlier. In recent years numerous options have emerged to address Continue Reading about Textbook Debate: Buy or Rent? Online or in Store?
eCampus.com Textbook Giant Announces Daily Student Sweepstakes For The Upcoming Back To School Season Lexington, KY (Vocus) August 10, 2010 eCampus.com, a leading web textbook retailer, launches a Student Sweepstakes giving away every day prizes to customers and students this fall to consumers renting or purchasing textbooks on the web. As the leading textbook on the web company for college Continue Reading about eCampus.com Textbook Giant Announces Daily “Student Sweepstakes” For The Upcoming Back To School Season
On August 8th, CNN interviews tech guru, Mario Armstrong, on his recent post "How to save money on college essentials" in which talks about ways find cheap textbooks, possibly with a textbook rental. In the short video, he talks about how the average college student is spending $1,122 dollars per year on textbooks alone. He goes on to mention that renting textbooks online might be a great way Continue Reading about RentScouter.com recommended on CNN for Textbook Rentals
On August 4th, 2010 the Wall Street Journal published an online article, "Consumer Finance: Textbook Rentals Save College Students Money", by Jonathon Burton, a writer for MarketWatch. It talks about how renting college textbooks online can potentially save college students lots of money and says the following: "One of the best ways to search the Internet for textbooks is with Continue Reading about Wall Street Journal talks about renting books online, references RentScouter
Textbook rentals are a fast growing trend for today's college students. The opportunity to rent textbooks can offer substantial savings, however, renting a textbook may not always be the best option. It is important for students to understand their options when choosing to rent or buy a textbook to maximize savings. Approximately 500,000 textbook titles are actively used each year at colleges Continue Reading about Textbook Rentals – Know When to Rent and When to Buy
In honor of the upcoming 40th Earth Day on April 22, we are exploring the question of the whether renting books is earth friendly. Here is some food for thought and we welcome your questions and comments: 1) Renting books has been happening for years in the form of buying textbooks from your local university bookstore and (hopefully) selling used textbooks after finals. However, the Continue Reading about Is renting textbooks green and eco-friendly?