November 2011 – NextWorth

Archives by Month: November 2011

Video: E-Waste is a Real Problem. How Can You Help Reduce it?

Did you know that in 2009, 1.2 billion cell phones were sold throughout the world? Did you also know that on average, those phones were only used for 18 months—and then 90% of them were improperly disposed of in landfills?

E-waste is a real problem, but there are ways you can help. Watch this video to learn more!

What do you do to reduce your e-waste?

Gadget Trade-in Tips Series: Part 6, Think Outside the Phone

We’re back with our sixth, and final, installment of our gadget trade-in tips series. In the first five steps we told you how to protect and evaluate your gadget, as well as a few other secrets for maximizing your trade-in value.

This tip is a bit different. We know that after you’ve followed these steps and made a great trade, you’re going to want to do it again! Which brings us to today’s tip…

Today’s Tip: Think Outside the Phone

We accept lots of electronics other than phones! Do you have a drawer, box or section of a closet devoted to unused electronics? You’re not alone—lots of us do. Instead of letting those devices collect dust, how about you trade them in for cash?

recycle electronics

We accept trades in 12 categories, including DVDs, video games, video game consoles, calculators and laptops. Our Target in-store program recently began accepting cameras and eReaders (which are also available on the website). Visit to see a full list of categories and find out the value of your unused treasures!

Did you enjoy our trade-in tip series? Which tip did you find to be the most helpful?

Get in on our Holiday iPod Trade In Promotion

Black Friday is less than a week away, which means that holiday shopping is in full-swing! If you’re like most people, you’re probably wishing you had a little extra cash to put toward your holiday gift-buying. The truth is that you probably do, and don’t even realize it. Look in your drawers, closets and underRead More

Win an iPad 2 via NextWorth and SoldierKnowsBest!

With the holidays right around the corner, what’s better than a giveaway? YouTuber SoldierKnowsBest agrees with us! In conjunction with him, we’re sponsoring the giveaway of an iPad 2 on his YouTube channel. Check out Soldier’s video to find out how you can win: The contest is only open until November 20, so go enterRead More

The Hottest Video Games for Your Holiday Wish List

With the holidays right around the corner, we’re sharing the hottest video game releases to request from Santa this year. For a video game fanatic, these selections will come as no surprise (That’s why we called them the hottest releases!). The pre-release hype and post-release bragging have played a part in earning these games aRead More

Gadget Trade-in Tips Series: Part 5, Sell Early

Much like a new car, the day you start using a new device, its value begins to decline. It continues this decline throughout its lifetime. This is one of the reasons that our tip about protecting your device is an important one to observe. Another way to get the most out of your device comeRead More

How to End the Battle With Your Battery

Do you have a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Many of you may actually have all three. Regardless of what device type you have, they all have the same issue: battery life. Even the best battery will die eventually, and normally it’s at the most inconvenient time possible. To help fight a midday death of yourRead More

Gadget Trade-in Tips Series: Part 4, Trade In-Store

Our trade-in tips series is back! So far, we’ve talked to you about being honest with your evaluation, protecting your device and removing sensitive data. As you probably know, with NextWorth, you can get quote online, send us your gadgets, and receive a check in the mail. However, did you know you can also doRead More