The Kno tablet was to be a hardware solution for cheap textbooks. As we reported in January, Kno tablet thought their unique tablet design was the answer; however, it now appears they believe the answers lies in software. They recently secured another $30 million in investment capital led by Intel Capital. As a part of the deal Intel will acquire the Kno tablet designs that it is planning on Continue Reading about Kno decides cheap textbooks answer lies in software
Textbooks.com, a leader in selling college textbooks online, proclaimed it is has added textbook rentals to the options provided to college students. Textbooks.com already offers students the biggest choice of carefully reviewed used textbooks, and now book rentals, bringing unparalleled savings to college students. There is no other online textbook retailer that can match the savings for campus Continue Reading about Textbooks.com Launches Textbook Rental
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
Students on college campuses are saving tons of cash with a textbook rental option. Renting books online permits students to rent their textbooks along with being able to acquire used, new, or ebook textbooks to help try and save on textbook buying costs. In accordance with their stated mission, eCampus.com's rental procedure has been created to be simple, quickly, and inexpensive. Students, Continue Reading about Textbook Rentals Up to 90% Cheaper Than Retail
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