With today's economic climate and shrinking family budgets, it's paramount that students have the tools they need to help guarantee their success in the classroom. We are really pleased to offer students even more options to ensure they are getting the books they need for school at a price they are able to afford
La Canada, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2009
Best Book Buys, a leading online comparison shopping service for books and textbooks, announced today that college students can now compare the price of renting textbooks against the price of purchasing new and used textbooks across thousands of online sellers and stores at BestBookBuys.com.
"With today's economic climate and shrinking family budgets, it's paramount that students have the tools they need to help guarantee their success in the classroom. We are really pleased to offer students even more options to ensure they are getting the books they need for school at a price they are able to afford," said Steve Loyola, president and founder of Best Book Buys.
Today's announcement comes in conjunction with Best Book Buys now also enabling students to search for and compare the price of six million textbook and book titles instantly across thousands of online sellers and stores using their cell phones at m.bestbookbuys.com by simply entering in a textbook or book's 10 or 13 digit ISBN number and immediately see a breakdown of new and used textbook prices including shipping costs.
Price Comparisons Demonstrate Dramatic Savings
A search for three college textbooks titled "Human Anatomy & Physiology" (ISBN 9780805359091), "Marketing Management" (ISBN 9780136009986), and "Exploring Lifespan Development" (ISBN 9780205522682) illustrate the savings that Best Book Buys offers. These three books have a combined list price of $444.00. A search today at Best Book Buys finds these same books selling for $60.98 for used purchase, for $134.82 for rental and for $243.88 for new purchase. This amounts to an 86% savings for used, 70% savings for rentals and a 45% savings for new off the list price.
About Best Web Buys
Best Web Buys™ first made a name for itself twelve years ago with the launch of one of the first online price comparison sites- Best Book Buys®. Best Book Buys has been helping college students from more than 1500 colleges across the nation find the best prices for their new and used textbooks since 1997. Best Web Buys' five product specific sites -- Best Book Buys, Best Music Buys, Best Video Buys, Best Bike Buys and Best Electronic Buys -- compare prices, shipping and availability of more than six million titles and items at hundreds of online stores and thousands of Alibris, eBay, half.com and Amazon marketplace sellers. Steve Loyola, a former Jet Propulsion Laboratory computer scientist, founded the company.
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