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Four Ways MBS Direct Makes Marketing Your Buyback Easier

Posted by Liz Schulte on Apr 27, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Buyback is a great way for students and families to save money on the cost of their course materials, which increases their satisfaction with their educational experience. However, a lot is happening at the end of the semester, making it far too easy for buyback to come and go without students being aware it happened. With the hectic end-of-year pace, MBS Direct wants to make it as simple as possible for you and your students to have a great buyback.

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Buyback Is Where Student Savings and Success Start

Posted by Jason Smallheer on Apr 7, 2017 5:30:00 AM

When Googling “the rising cost of education,” more than 63 million articles are available for our reading pleasure. We don’t have the time to comb through articles and whitepapers trying to determine the socio-economic and political root causes. Regardless, the rising costs of education can be attributed to two factors:

  1. The rising cost of tuition
  2. The rising costs of course materials
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6 Steps to a Successful EZ Drop Buyback

Posted by Stephanie Kubas on Mar 28, 2017 5:30:00 AM

Buyback will be here before you know it and MBS Direct offers two options that make selling back books easy for your students. The EZ Drop buyback program, allows students to quickly drop off their books at a designated location and receive a check in the mail or via receive funds via PayPal. Online Buyback is ideal for students who either miss their EZ Drop event or attend a school that does not host one. Regardless of which option you choose, there are a few steps to follow for a successful buyback:

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Nolan Catholic High School Students Get the Right Books, on Time

Posted by Dean Asher on Nov 8, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Student success is one of Nolan Catholic High School's most critical goals. The 9-12 college prep school offers its approximately 850 students a wide range of honors, AP and dual credit courses, and maintains a successful robotics team, an aquaponic greenhouse and the longest-running ecology program of its kind that offers students field study opportunities throughout Texas and Costa Rica.

NCHS also understands the important role course materials play in student success, which led them to begin searching for a new fulfillment solution for this year.

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Don't Let Your Students Miss Out on Guaranteed Buyback!

Posted by Kate Seat on Jul 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

While shopping for course materials may not be the favorite activity for most students, all shoppers appreciate saving money whenever possible. When your students purchase Guaranteed Buyback titles — offered exclusively by MBS Direct — they'll know exactly how much they're spending initially, as well as what they can expect to receive when they sell their books back.

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Are You Ready for Buyback?

Posted by Dean Asher on Apr 19, 2016 10:22:32 AM

Buyback is an important way for students and their families to manage the cost of education, but it can be a hectic time for every school — especially if you don't take the time to prepare early on.

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How to Market an On-site Buyback

Posted by Dean Asher on Apr 12, 2016 4:00:00 AM

You can't have a good sale without buyers, and the same is true in reverse: You can't have a good buy without sellers. At the end of the term, are you getting enough students in your doors or to your sale?

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What You Need to Do to Get Ready for Buyback: Higher Education

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Apr 15, 2015 11:00:00 PM

MBS Direct’s buyback services are one of the things we take the most pride in as a company. Buyback provides our schools and students valuable cost-savings and convenience, thereby helping each student have a successful academic experience. So with your next buyback right around the corner and MBS Direct wants to help make sure your school is ready for the big event. In order to help prepare you, we have created a few simple tips for you to follow as you do your last minute preparations:

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What You Need to Do to Get Ready for Buyback: K-12

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Apr 15, 2015 11:00:00 PM

MBS Direct’s buyback services are one of the things we take the most pride in as a company. Buyback provides our schools’ families and students valuable cost-savings and convenience, thereby helping each student have a successful academic experience. So with your next buyback right around the corner and MBS Direct wants to help make sure your school is ready for the big event, whether you’re doing an online buyback or are a participant in our EZ Drop program. In order to help prepare you, we have created a few simple tips for you to follow as you do your last minute preparations:

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Buyback is Looming — Are You Taking Advantage of Free Marketing?

Posted by Dean Asher on Mar 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Don’t bend over backwards to promote your own buy. Let us do the heavy lifting.

As an MBS Direct partner program, you have dozens of ready-made marketing materials available at your fingertips, including posters, emails and social media posts. You just need to log into the MBS Direct Marketing site. Get everything planned before spring rush and summer break.

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