Money making potential - If you buy a used book for 25 cents, and we offer $5.25, then you have just profited $5.00, as long as the book meets our condition requirements. View an example of prices we pay, on our example 500 list.
A BIG buy list - Our book scouting buy list consists of 300,000 to 350,000 titles at any given time.
Fast Payment - We pay you via PayPal, or check within one business day of processing and inspecting your books.
Be your own boss - You decide when and where to do your book scouting.
Free - Registration is free, and we pay the shipping to mail the books to our facility, using our pre-paid labels. There is also no fee to use our services.
No commitment - There is no minimum number of books required. Scout as much or as little as you wish.
Book Scout Scanner - Our apps are FREE to download and simple to use. Our iPhone app and Android app both have a barcode scanner. Our goal is to provide this free software to give our scouts the needed tools to be successful at book scouting. Use the in-app barcode scanner to instantly price books from anyplace you receive an internet connection.
Buddy System - If you don't have an iPhone or Android, consider using the buddy system. One person stays at home signed in to Cash4Books, and the scout calls in ISBN numbers.
Mobile Page for your phone or PDA - Use an Internet-enabled PDA and the cash4books.net mobile page available at cash4books.net/mobile. Many cell phones are also compatible: check with your cell phone provider for details. If you use a cell phone, be advised that you may be charged minutes: check with your cell phone provider. Also: we recommend setting your phone to "123" mode for easy entry.
We try very hard to make selling your books as simple as possible.
Following the three step process on our homepage, you start by simply entering the ISBNs of the books you want to sell into the form. Ship your books to us for FREE, and then collect your money via PayPal or check.
On average, it takes 13 days from the time you click "sell my books" to when payment is issued. It can be shorter or longer depending on what shipping method is used, and your proximity to Hillsboro, Oregon. After your books are received, inspected and marked as 'processed', payment will be made. Payment is sent within one business day of 'processed' status.
We buy mostly college textbooks, but sometimes other books as well. View our example 500 list page, which shows
examples of books that we commonly purchase.
Most of the books we purchase have a publication date within the past three years. What we buy can change day by day or week by week depending on resale values, our current inventory, demand, and other factors.
Shipping is always FREE with our pre-paid mailing label that you print right from your computer.
If you do not have a printer, simply contact us to request US Post Office shipping labels to be mailed to you.
Further instructions on FedEx or the US Post Office are provided after you submit your books to be sold. Also, if you need to know where to get a box to mail your books, please read our frequently asked questions.