Here is what all you need to know to use BookMandee:
Know more about how to post a book ad to sell your used, old books here.
All the users who are registering at BookMandee and posting book ads here, are getting verification mails as well as ‘Book Ad Submission’ mails delivered to the email addresses they have given to us while registering.
Generally, a user receives these mails almost instantly or within 3-5 minutes, whichever is earlier. Also, you need to keep in mind the following points:
- Please ensure that you have provided the correct email address.
- Poor Internet network can also result in delay of mails getting delivered to the users.
- If you are still unable to receive these mails, please contact us here.
A good book ad attracts the interested buyers to it. It should have a clear title and its description must contain all the necessary information related to the used books you want to sell through it.
Tips to Create a Great Book Ad That Attracts:
- Choose the appropriate book category and its sub-category while creating a book ad. You can also suggest new book categories to us here.
- Value your used books wisely. In general, we suggest your used books to be given 35-50% value of the price of similar new books.
- Choose a catchy, crisp book ad title with 100 character limit.
- Book ad description should include the edition of the book/books you want to sell, its condition, its author, the year when you bought it and similar other important information related to it. Maximum 200 characters are allowed to be written for the book ad description.
- Use clear photos of your used books to be uploaded in the book ads. Also, you are advised to post at least two photos, one showing the book cover and other showing the page where M.R.P. is printed. Otherwise, your book ads may get rejected.
- Use a place near to your home or office, or a famous landmark nearby as the preferred location where you want to meet the interested book buyers to sell your used books.
- Give your current, working mobile number while creating a book ad, as most of the interested book buyers will try to contact you on phone.
As of now, all the users can post book ads for free as we have only launched our free version till now. We will make paid services also available for our users soon, and all our users will be informed about it.
We are adding more and more cities in our database to allow more and more people to start using BookMandee.
Meanwhile, we suggest you to choose your state, then the nearest city or location in the sub-location field. Also, you can detail out your exact location in the book ad description or in the ‘preferred location’ field. This will make it easier for people to find your used books online here at BookMandee.
- Duplicate Book Ads: You are advised not to post the same book ad, with same title, description and photos more than once. On finding them in your user account, they will be deleted by the BookMandee support team.
- Photos and Pictures: Do not use stock images. Click photos of your used books instantly and upload them online in the book ad. Also, ads will obscene, irrelevant photos will be deleted.
- Inaccurate Book Ad Details: You are advised to add correct, inaccurate details related to the used books you have.
Violation of these guidelines and others can also lead to blocking of your account.
Your Book Ad can get discarded because of one of the following reasons:
- Unclear, objectionable photos
- Inappropriate book ad title
- Very high price of used books
- Duplicate book ad, and similar others
BookMandee only acts as a platform where people who have used, old books can post book ads and get found by those who need the used books at low rates. Finalization of payment and other details like used book price, preferred location to meet for book exchange and similar others are agreed upon by the interested Book Buyer and Book Owner.
You can learn more about the safety tips of using BookMandee platform here.
Users who will be found violating the terms to use BookMandee platform may be subjected to the following actions:
- Their user accounts will get deleted.
- Legal action against them through the concerned authorities.
If you wish to report any fraudulent activity, you can contact us.
a. Interested book buyers and book owners (also known as Book Ad Posters) are responsible for interactions and price negotiations themselves. BookMandee just aim to connect them online. So, it is up to the users to determine where they can meet or the payment method they choose to buy and sell used, old books.
We recommend that you buy used books from and/or sell to a local user in your city. This will help you meet the individual in person.
b. Also, never pay a user/used books owner in advance before checking the condition of used, old books in person.
c. It is best to connect with the book buyer and discuss everything related to the used books, before finalizing to meet him in person. This will help you save your time.
It is best to inform us that the book ads you have created for your used, old books gets sold to an interested buyer or are no longer available. Give us the link of your book ad/ads, and we will delete them from our database.
To contact us for such needs, use the contact form here.