The Direct Network


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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Thinking about Expanding Your Cost-Saving Efforts?

Posted by Kate Seat on Feb 19, 2015 3:00:00 AM

You may be feeling hesitant about adding to the cost-saving features and options already offered in your school’s Online Bookstore, and you’re not alone. Some schools aren’t exactly certain what adding Marketplace, digital content or rental options would mean for their students, or for the success of their school store. Let’s clear up some possible misconceptions:

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Ensure students/families know how to recoup some money

Posted by Dean Asher on Nov 19, 2014 10:00:00 PM

The end of term brings hustle and bustle to schools everywhere, and that includes buyback season! If you’re hosting an on-campus buyback event this year, now is the time to start promoting it. If not, don’t fret: just remember to encourage your students to log into their MBS accounts and create a quote to sell their books back online.

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Bishop Kenny High School Completes Buyback in 90 Minutes or Less

Posted by admin on Apr 28, 2014 9:48:00 AM

Tommy Edwards is the Coordinator for Auxiliary Services at Bishop Kenny High School and has been participating in MBS Direct’s EZ Drop Buyback program for eight years. Before MBS Direct, Edwards and Bishop Kenny High School operated an on-site ordering and buyback program for its students. Edwards turned to MBS for a simple solution.

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