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Bookbyte: Products & Services

Bookbyte is the perfect place for students on a budget to shop for books. Bookbyte is an online store that offers a excellent selection of new and used textbooks for college and university students at an affordable price. Bookbyte also purchases textbooks for a top price. In addition, Bookbyte also rents textbooks.

On the Bookbyte site, students can find:

Bookbyte: Company Background

Bookbyte is an American based business that was founded in 1998 and was incorporated in December 2002. The President of Bookbyte is Mr Steve Gross. The Better Business Bureau lists Somerset Investments Inc as an alternative business name for Bookbyte.

Bookbyte contact information:

  • Address: 2800 Pringle Rd SE, Ste 100, Salem, OR 97302
  • Phone: (503) 378-1500
  • Fax: (503) 378-7100
Bookbyte: Customer Feedback & Reviews

Customer reviews for Bookbyte are all very positive

Customer reviews commented on:

  • Very affordable
  • Good selection
  • Used books in good condition

Some customer reviews were:

"This book was received in good condition and right on time.

"Love the rental option! It is so good for our wallet, as well as for saving trees!! Super green!! I also love the easy shipping process, no hassles:)"

"i love bookbyte! everything was so much more affordable."

"I discovered BookByte web site while looking for "Dynamics of Evangelistic Preaching." I was able to purchase 3 copies and I was very pleased with the condition of these used books. "

Bookbyte: Business Credibility & Trustworthiness

Bookbyte is accredited with the Better Business Bureau and has a BBB rating of "A+". They have been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 2003. Over the last three years, there has been 102 complaints filed against Bookbyte with the Better Business Bureau; all the complaints have been closed to the Better Business Bureau’s satisfaction. The complaints filed against Bookbyte were:

  • 16 complaints were due to advertising/sales Issues
  • 21 complaints were due to delivery issues
  • 56 complaints were due to problems with product/service
  • 9 complaints were due to billing and collections
Bookbyte: Website Popularity & Google Ranking

Bookbyte website popularity:

  • Bookbyte has a worldwide Alexa traffic rating of 60,684 out of 30 million websites.
  • Bookbyte has an American Alexa traffic rating of 25,628
  • Bookbyte has a Google pagerank of five out of ten.
  • The Bookbyte site receives around 2800 unique visitors daily, which account for 11,894 daily page views.
  • About 82% of the visitors to the Bookbyte site are American.
Bookbyte: Social Media Presence

Bookbyte social media presence:

  • Bookbyte can be followed on Facebook; they have 32,107 likes on Facebook and have 1,098 people talking about them. Bookbyte usually updates their Facebook page daily.
  • Bookbyte can be followed on Twitter; they have 599 followers on Twitter and have posted 2.993 tweets. Bookbyte usually tweets daily.
  • Bookbyte offers an email mailing list that customers can sign up for to keep up to date with all their great sales and new products.
  • Bookbyte is on YouTube
  • Bookbyte is on Pinterest; they have 20 pinned items
  • Bookbyte has a blog customers can follow
Bookbyte: Website Security & Safety

Bookbyte is VeriSign Secured and uses an industry standard SSL certificate to encrypt their customers’ private information to help keep it safe from identity theft. Google Safe Browsing lists the Bookbyte site as "not suspicious" and states that no malicious software or suspicious content has been detected on it in the last ninety days.

Bookbyte: Pricing & Packages

Bookbyte tends to be bit expensive on their textbooks. In a price comparison of three products, Bookbyte was more expensive on all three books than their leading online competitor was.

200 Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills: For Aspiring Art Students (Aspire Series), by Valerie Colston

  • Bookbyte $18.60
  • Leading competitor: $15.08

Art: A World History, by Elke Linda Buchholz

  • Bookbyte $18.90
  • Leading competitor: $15.07

An Introduction to the History of Western Europe, by James Harvey Robinson

  • Bookbyte $59.75
  • Leading competitor: $44.22
Bookbyte: Shipping Rates & Policies

Bookbyte shipping rates and policies:

  • Bookbyte ships throughout the United States and Canada
  • Bookbyte ships to APO/FPO addresses
  • Bookbyte ships to PO boxes
  • Most orders ship within 24 hours of the order being placed. 
  • Bookbyte offers free standard shipping on American orders over $49
  • Bookbyte offers Expedited, 3 Day Air, 2nd Day Air and Next Day Air shipping for an additional cost
  • Exact shipping costs are available at the checkout
  • Canada shipping costs are available at the checkout.
Bookbyte: Payment Methods Accepted

Bookbyte accepts most major credit cards; they accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover Card. Bookbyte also accept payment through PayPal; PayPal is a very secure way to pay for online purchases. Bookbyte does not accept money orders, wire transfers or checks of any kind, nor do they accept Visa gift cards or any other prepaid cards.

Bookbyte: Returns, Refunds & Exchange Policy

Bookbyte return/refund policy:

  • Bookbyte offers a 14 day return policy
  • CDs, DVDs, software & video games can only be returned if they are unopened and unused.
  • Original shipping costs are non-refundable, unless the item is being returned due to Bookbyte's error.
  • Customers are responsible for return shipping costs, unless the item is being returned due to Bookbyte's error.

To make a return:

  • Customers should contact Bookbyte's customer service before making a return.
  • Bookbyte's customer service can be contacted at

Returns should be sent to:

Bookbyte Returns
2800 Pringle Rd. SE
Suite 100
Salem, OR 97302

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