Why was Spoolu Created?

Business, Entreprenurship, Motivation

Evander Pierre

April 4, 2019

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One of the most important assets for any student out there is reading the material, or in other words, textbooks. This is a tool that helps students gain knowledge, create references and conduct research. Sometimes getting the required textbook can be challenging; you look everywhere in vain. If you find it in the store, the price is too high; if it is being sold online cheaply, the shipping fee is too high for you to afford. Given the importance of textbooks, they should be easily accessible. Students should not struggle to get knowledge, and at the same time experience difficulties finding the materials which will assist along this line. That’s where Spoolu comes in: to help college students get the textbooks that they need, easily and cheaply. It is a platform where students can sell, trade in, rent or even give away textbooks. With this platform, students are able to find exactly what they need for their specific classes. The platform aims to revolutionize the way textbooks are acquired.

A platform where one can buy, sell, rent or trade in textbooks

Spoolu is an online platform – students will access it through your internet enabled device. This makes it convenient as you do not have to run up and down looking for stores which stock the college textbook that you need. It also means that if you want to trade in, the hassle of searching for somebody who needs what you have and at the same time has what you want is greatly reduced. In economics, when learning about trade in or barter trade, this concept was previously referred to as “the double coincidence of needs”; the principle denotes getting somebody to buy what you have and in return, they have what you need. It can be pretty challenging, but Spoolu has made it easier. You will easily get somebody to trade in your college textbook.

Similar to other online selling platforms but with considerable differences

The platform operates in a similar way as Amazon, one of the most popular online selling sites. With all the online selling platforms, you can sell, buy college textbooks and have them shipped to your location. Sometimes the textbook you are buying might be reasonably cheap, but when you factor in the shipping fee, the price shoots over the roof. This is a major obstacle for many college students. Spoolu is designed to make it easier to acquire the book that you need. It is designed to bypass the high cost of shipping barrier. This is what makes the platform different from other online selling sites. In Spoolu, users can physically contact other users within their college or in the nearby institutions. What this means is that if you happen to buy a college textbook and the seller is in your institution or somewhere nearby, you can pick it up in person. This allows you to bypass the shipping fee since you will collect it from the seller yourself. With these type of arrangements, the cost of acquiring a textbook for your class is greatly reduced. To allow this, users at Spoolu enter details of their ideal location for exchange.

Free services

At Spoolu all the services are offered for free – right from signing up to acquiring the required textbooks. Whether you are in to sell or get textbooks, all you need is to open an account for free and then get down to business.

Get rid of third parties

Brokers and third parties in a deal making the process, not just expensive but also lengthy. Acquiring textbooks would take days, if not weeks, as there are a number of parties involved. With Spoolu, third parties are eliminated from the process. If you are looking to buy, sell, rent or trade in, you will be dealing directly with the seller, buyer or the lender, whichever applies in your case. Spoolu recognizes the hassle that students go through in terms of third parties and aims at removing them from the equation. Of all things, college textbooks should not be left in the hands of brokers or third parties. They should be in the hands of those who need them, those who understand their value. Spoolu encourages students to get textbooks within their vicinity; it does not see the reason why a student should struggle to get the required book while it is readily available at a place near.

Spoolu is a game changer, making it easy for college students to get the required textbooks. With this platform, you will no longer go without the college textbooks – they are just within your reach, all you have to do is open an account and start looking for what you need.

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