A guide to selling your unwanted stuff

Apr 25, 2022

We are all getting better at recycling these days, and with so many ways to pass on something we no longer want, there are often financial benefits to selling your old stuff. Books can take up a lot of valuable storage space, so they are an ideal item to sell on, particularly if you have […]

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20 Tips to Save Money

Feb 14, 2022
Saving money can be a struggle. Life is expensive and often gets in the way of your saving goals. But a few quick tips can really kickstart the process by helping you create lasting habits and make a few extra bucks to boost your bank account. Our 20 tips to save money will help you
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How to recycle books

Jan 20, 2022
Ever stopped to think what you might be able to do with your books when you no longer want them? Well, the possibilities are endless! We understand you haven’t got the time to read about every possible use for your old books, and we haven’t the time to tell you, so we’ve selected some of our favourites just for you. Don’t forget to check out the links to see exactly how you can use these techniques at home!
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Best Household Items to Sell to Make Money

Dec 21, 2021
So, you’ve decided it’s high time to declutter, but this raises the question; what to do with all the stuff you are getting rid of? Of course, if it’s either too old or too damaged to reuse then recycling or upcycling is always an option, but what about all those things that would just be a waste to throw away?
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A Parent’s Guide to Making Some Extra Cash the Easy Way

Sep 01, 2021

It’s always nice to get a new job or a salary increase, but these things take time, and they usually aren’t that much!  Or maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent that needs to make a little extra cash on the side for a day-to-day house running or a holiday and need something that won’t take you […]

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Top 5 Money-Making Apps for Students

Jun 25, 2021

One of the main challenges students face when trying to obtain a degree is managing finances.  We imagine there are a fair few people that have blown their student loan on Asos or a brand new PS5, only to realise they have to live on Aldi’s brand of Pot Noodle for the foreseeable future. And […]

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Our Top 10 Best Graphic Novels of All Time

Jun 11, 2021

The popularity of graphic novels has exploded with new titles and new additions being released all the time so, we have decided to hit the drawing board and come up with a list of our top 10 favourites. Your choices may differ from ours slightly, but we have tried to include a bit of everything […]

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Top 10 Ways to Be Money Smart In 2022

Apr 13, 2021

As we deal with the fallout of Covid, it seems that just about everything is going up in price. But being money savvy with a couple of lifestyle changes can help you adapt to these new economic norms a little easier.[…]

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The Beginners Guide to Manga

Apr 08, 2021

If you’re thinking about starting a manga collection, or you’ve already bought a few and are a little confused about what you’ve purchased or where to go next, we can help you with our manga guide. What is manga? Manga is a term for a variety of comic books and graphic novels that originate from […]

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Charity Shops Won’t Take Your Books? Here’s What to Do!

Mar 04, 2021

Spending more time at home means people have more items coming into the house and less leaving, so people are having clear-outs and decluttering more often than they would usually. Since we went into lockdown last March, charity shops received unwanted goods to the point where they couldn’t accept them anymore. Unfortunately, this isn’t particularly […]

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How to Sell a Lot of Used Books Fast? Get the We Buy Books App

Dec 11, 2020

If you’ve been staring at a massive pile of books while scratching your head and wondering how you’re going to sell them all without investing too much time into it, we can help you. We’ve already paid out over £20,000,000 to the great British public, and we’ve been recommended by Money Saving Expert, Good Housekeeping […]

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What Are Folio Books & Are They Worth Anything?

Jun 18, 2020

If you’re an avid reader or book collector, you may have come across the word ‘folio’; then you’ve either walked away confused or Googled the term and ended up on this page. Folio books are a specific type of book that date back hundreds of years, but there’s also an organisation called ‘The Folio Society’ […]

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Students! We Pay More for Your Textbooks

Jun 13, 2018

As those of us who have been to university will know, being cash-strapped is an inevitable part of the experience. With tuition fees now higher than ever, accommodation costs soaring, and the cost of books leaving a dent in your pockets, it’s no wonder you could be feeling slightly poor. But now there’s a great […]

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National Spring Cleaning Week – Time for a clear out!

Feb 14, 2018

The snowdrops are out, and the nights are getting lighter, which can only mean one thing: It’s nearly spring! Spring is a fantastic time of the year to have a big sort out, and what better time than National Spring Cleaning Week? It runs from 5th to 11th March and gives you the perfect excuse […]

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Don’t use it? Then Flog it!

Oct 25, 2017

Hip-hip hooray, Christmas is on the way! Give yourself the best gift this year – some extra cash for all the stuff you don’t want. Your purse or wallet will definitely be jingling. Sell your old stuff online, so you can treat yourself to some new stuff.  

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How to decide what books to keep and what to sell

Aug 18, 2015

Is your bookcase bulging? Do stacks of books surround you? This might sound like heaven, but if you answered yes to both questions then the likelihood is you’re a book hoarder, but don’t worry you’re not alone! We’re all guilty of keeping books we’ve either not finished or will never read again! Sat collecting dust […]

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Best kept secrets & how to get the most money for your books

Jul 27, 2015

Most homes are full of books, ranging from contemporary novels to well-thumbed academic texts from undergraduate days. Selling your books can be lucrative, particularly if you can offer unusual or rare editions. However, you’ll fetch higher prices if your books are presented in the best possible condition, so taking steps to protect them now will […]

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Use our App as a Barcode Scanner!

Jun 19, 2014

So, you’ve downloaded the We Buy Books mobile app, saved yourself hours using the clever scanning software and finalised your transaction by boxing up all your unwanted items ready for collection. A quick and easy process but now the app has no purpose, or does it? What if we told you there was more to […]

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Ingenious ways to make (and save!) money in 2014

Jan 13, 2014

A new year makes a lot of people think about making a new start, and the post-Christmas hangover may lead to a lot of households looking at new ways of making and saving some extra cash. While these individual hints and tips may not be a real substitute for full-time work, they offer a way […]

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Spring Clean with WeBuyBooks!

Jan 13, 2014

If you’re looking around your home, and wondering where to start for your annual (or bi-annual) spring clean, you may be the sort of person that needs an extra incentive to start tidying up and getting everything in order. If the extra shelf and storage space isn’t enough motivation to reach for the packing boxes […]

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