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Buy, Sell or Barter With Handy iOS Apps

Buy, Sell or Barter With Handy iOS Apps

Want the security of a protected seller’s environment and the convenience of a peer-to-peer buyer’s market right from your iOS device? We've got you covered. Here are the perfect apps for buying and selling in a global market or your own city or neighborhood.

Find the Best Deals in Your Neighborhood

Driving around to a bunch of local garage sales hoping to find a great deal or that perfect item can be a hassle, and having your own can take up your entire weekend. These apps cut out the inconvenience by letting you browse items available right in your town to save you some mileage and trouble. They won't save you from haggling on prices, but that's just part of the process.

OfferUp - Buy. Sell. Simple.

Snap a photo of the item your selling and start getting offers from locals.

OfferUp - Buy. Sell. Simple.

OfferUp - Buy. Sell. Simple.

For those who like to buy and sell items in their own community.

From household goods to electronics to vehicles, you are in a great market to buy and sell with OfferUp. For buyers, browse categories and filter results easily. For sellers, snap a photo and start selling. You can communicate with others, make an offer quickly, add items to your Watchlist, and share items with friends.

Why we love it

OfferUp – Buy. Sell. Simple. really does make buying and selling in your neighborhood easy.

letgo: Buy & Sell Used Stuff

Capture a photo and sell your stuff in seconds.

letgo: Buy & Sell Used Stuff

letgo: Buy & Sell Used Stuff

For those who like to buy and sell items in their own community.

Letgo gives you a super simple way to sell your stuff. Take a photo and wait for the offers to start rolling in from your neighbors. You can browse items that you want to buy by category and then filter the results by price, distance, or recent postings. There is also a convenient search feature if you are looking for something specific.

Why we love it

Letgo is an easy-to-use tool for getting rid of those items you no longer need. And if you are in the market to buy, you can browse for great deals nearby.

5miles: Buy and Sell Locally

Buy, Sell, and Look For Services in Your Town

5miles: Buy and Sell Locally

5miles: Buy and Sell Locally

For people looking to do more than just buy and sell used stuff

5miles is an all-in-one marketplace that lets you quickly list and sell your unwanted items for free. You can also browse other people's offerings to find that perfect thing your house is missing. It also contains additional categories like services, housing, and even job listings to provide just about everything you need.

Why we love it

Plenty of apps can help your old things or buy new (used) treasures, but 5miles goes a little further. Not only is it a marketplace for clothes, furniture, and cars, but it also hosts listings for services like house cleaning, yard work, and home improvement. It's like having all of the classifieds in our phone without the creepy personal ads. We have other apps for that.

Travel the World of Trade

If you've already checked out every garage sale, yard sale, flea market, consignment shop, and classified ad in your immediate vicinity and still haven't found the stuff you need -- or unloaded your old things -- why not expand your range with these apps? They have everything you require to buy and sell anywhere in the world and contact the customers and vendors who have what you want and want what you got.

Etsy – Shop Creative

Shop and sell creative and handmade goods securely and easily.

Etsy – Shop Creative

Browse and shop

For those who like to buy and sell creative and unique goods.

Etsy provides a wonderful mobile and online shopping experience. For out-of-the-ordinary items, unique and handmade products, and a simple way to browse, you may just find that perfect gift or personal item you have been searching for. Those selling vintage and handmade goods can view stats, process orders, and add listings with the companion Sell on Etsy app.

Why we love it

Etsy makes buying and selling fun and simple both online and off with their intuitive apps.

eight TV -  Fun Video Shopping

Create your own commercials and share them to sell your products with this simple-to-use app.

eight TV - Fun Video Shopping

Check out the videos

For those who are interested in selling or buying items with video commercials.

8TV brings a unique concept to selling and shopping. To create your own video, just tap the button to start recording and then attach your product by scanning the bar code. You can share your product episodes on Facebook and Twitter to reach an even bigger audience. So, for something a little different, take a peek at 8TV.

Why we love it

If you have a product you want to sell, what better way to show it off than with a cool video commercial. And, if you enjoy shopping too, this app has products you can browse. The app is called 8TV and it is a fun new way to both display products and shop for them.

eBay: Buy, sell & save today

Set up a store to auction off your goods or browse around for a great deal of your own.

eBay: Buy, sell & save today

Personalized home shopping

For those who like to buy and sell items beyond their local area.

eBay is one of the most popular venues for buyers and sellers from everywhere. Sell your products with a custom store front and use the barcode scanning feature to sell items faster. Browse categories like vehicles, home and garden, and apparel or search for a certain item you want to buy easily. Then, prepare to bid and win that item or buy it instantly when available. For sellers and buyers alike, eBay is worth checking out if you haven’t already.

Why we love it

A leader in the buying and selling market, eBay makes is simple. Look for hard-to-find items, sell products with helpful features, and enjoy a smooth overall experience.

Get Ready for School (or Get Past It) on the Cheap

Whether you are just starting another semester or preparing to graduate, these apps can help. Buying and selling textbooks privately can save you a bundle, and it gives you more control and options than just trading them back in to your university bookstore.

CampusWise: Textbook Buy, Sell + Rent
CampusWise: Textbook Buy, Sell + Rent

CampusWise: Textbook Buy, Sell + Rent

Launch LLC

Why do you keep getting ripped off by your campus bookstore? Seriously, you’re screwed enough during college. Sometimes it’s fun, other times, not so much. Like when a book you’ll only use once cost $500, that’s no fun. Introducing Campus Wise, a smarter way to college. Buy and sell your books, from students near you!

I know what you’re thinking, “what it do tho?” Glad you asked. Our features include:

Search locally and globally for the best deals on your textbooks.
Easily scan barcodes of books you want!
Sell your unwanted books and make that money.
More to come, so stay tuned!

So what are you waiting for? Don’t be campus dumb, get CampusWise!

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LiberWave HD
LiberWave HD

LiberWave HD

Xolero LLC

The completely FREE app to buy and sell USED TEXTBOOKS and class notes directly from your classmates. Simply set your own price and then meet up for the exchange, NEVER carry cash. All payments are electronic and LiberWave takes ZERO COMMISSION. 



So take advantage of YOUR USED TEXTBOOKS AND CLASS NOTES, start networking and making money at the touch of a button.



Download the FREE LiberWave app now and start spreading the word at your university!

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KEEP IN TOUCH
We are here for you! We’ve been in your shoes and we know how tight money can be. Your support and suggestions are important to us. Please contact us with any questions by tweeting @LiberWave, emailing [email protected] or texting (408) 408-8131
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TextbookIt
TextbookIt

TextbookIt

Dana Dance-Schissel

TextbookIt is an app that allows users to buy and/or sell textbooks. This app is designed for students on college or even high school campuses. This app is optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 plus.

Buying: If you are looking to buy a textbook for an upcoming class, just search for the book by its title or 13-digit ISBN. When searching for a book to buy, you can search within a 1 to 15 mile radius. Just adjust the slider to the mileage you prefer. When you add a book to your buying list, contacting the user is a simple slide and tap away. If you swipe left on a book in your buying list you will see multiple options. Just tap the "Text" option and a messaging screen will appear allowing you to text the user. This allows for quick book exchanging. When you're done buying the book, simply swipe left and click "Delete" to remove the book from your "Books I'm Buying" list.

Selling: If you are looking to sell textbooks from your previous classes, all you have to do is either quick-add the book or manually add the book. Quick-add is a feature of Textbook It powered by Open Library's large database of books. Simply enter the 13-digit ISBN of the book you are wishing to sell and the app will search Open Library's database for that book. The app will pull up the title, author, publisher, and an image of the book if it is available. You then enter the price you wish to sell the book at and click "Sell". If Open Library does not have the book you wish to sell stored in its database, you can manually sell the book. This allows you enter the details of the book, add a picture, and then sell the book. When you add a book manually, it is saved so that other users will not have to manually add that book again. TextbookIt requires your cell phone number so interested buyers can contact you. You can add your phone number by going to your account settings. Once you sell a book or decide to not sell the book, simply swipe left and click "Delete" or "Sold" to remove the book from your "Books I'm Selling" list. If you choose "Sold", you can view the books you've sold in your account settings page.

*Instead of spending incredible amounts of time and money buying textbooks for your upcoming classes, buy them from your fellow students using TextbookIt! Instead of having to go online to sell your textbook, sell it using TextbookIt!

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Campus Swap
Campus Swap

Campus Swap

Codelation

Campus Swap is your simple, local, and safe resource for buying and selling college textbooks.



Created by college students for college students, this free app will allow you to by-pass crazy high bookstore costs and the hassle of shipping a book from across the country.



It’s a green initiative in more ways than one. Recycle your books into the hands of those who need them and get a better value at the same time. 



How it works:


It’s simple. Scan the barcode, or search the isbn/title and select your book to sell or the book you want to buy. Built in messaging within the app quickly allows you to agree on a safe “Swap” location to make the sale. You can choose to pay with cash or credit card option through Stripe.

Campus Swap works hard to protect all of your personal information and maintain as easy to use as possible.

Features include:


In-App Messaging: No need to give out your number, address or even your name. Our in-app messaging is just a small part of ensuring that buying and selling textbooks (swapping) is safe and simple.



Barcode Scanner: Post a book in 10 seconds or less with our simple barcode scanner.



Credit Card Transactions: No need to have cash on hand when buying a textbook, and with Stripe your information is kept private and safe. 


Purchasing Options: Every time you search for a book, you will see Campus Swap as well as Amazon results. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on your campus, you can safely purchase from Amazon directly from our app.

Pre-set meeting locations: In an effort to save you time and make the swap process as safe as possible, we have incorporated selected businesses and campus locations for swaps to take place.

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BookGrid

BookGrid

Yaovi Kwasi

BookGrid was designed to help students save on textbooks cost. With BookGrid, students can now easily exchange, buy or sell their textbooks to other students located on the same campus. BookGrid gives you more options when it comes to buying or selling your textbooks. Students can easily post their textbooks for sale by simply using their camera to scan the barcode from their textbooks. If a student is looking for a certain textbook, all he/she has to do is add a request post about that textbook. All students on the campus, who may be potentially willing to sell the same textbook, can then see the post. Students can also get notified when someone posts a textbook that they are looking for, or when someone is looking to buy the textbook they posted for sale. Students can chat directly about textbooks deals with other students right from BookGrid. Posts can also be shared on social media, so that friends and classmates can quickly find good deals and also save money. With BookGrid, there is no more waiting for textbooks to arrive after being bought, and no more hassle with shipping textbooks back at the end of the semester. Just sell, buy or swap with friends or classmates through BookGrid. Download BookGrid and save money on textbooks.

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Book Hop
Book Hop

Book Hop

Newport Gems LLC

******This App is for paper textbooks only. Posts will be deleted if selling electronic versions of books******
Don't waste your time selling your college text book online, or at the bookstore. Let our app make and save you money on your college textbooks. Enjoy a totally new experience to buy and sell your college books! Book Hop connects you with students on your campus buying and selling college textbooks at the best price in town. Find the perfect price for your textbooks nearby. Sell your book in hours. Save your time. Get the most out of your books and then pass them off to the next student. The User- friendly interface and smart app design allows you to post books in three clicks and buy a book in four clicks. Book Hop is the fastest and easiest way to buy and sell college textbooks. Download the #1 app to buy/sell your textbooks.
Book Hop was created to give students the opportunity to buy and sell college textbooks via a unique social app. How often do students pay too much for a textbook, only to sell it back to the bookstore for pennies on the dollar? Book Hop allows students to post their books for sale and allows buyers to search locally for books they need. 
Buyers can chat with sellers about the condition of the book, negotiate the price, and then meet up at a local place to purchase the book. 

This is a win-win for textbook buyers and sellers. The seller gets more than the bookstore will pay and the buyer gets the textbook for less than the bookstore price. 

We hope you enjoy using the app. 
Classes are ending…..Book Hop

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