August 2012 – NextWorth

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Date Extension for iPhone Trade-in Quotes!

To make it easier for you to upgrade to the anticipated new iPhone (tentatively scheduled to be announced on September 12), online quotes for all iPhone models received after August 20 are now guaranteed through at least October 1.

We want you to get the highest available value for your old iPhone–without trading in your old devices early–so we extended our usual 21-day price lock.

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Rumored Look of the new iPhone - Photo Via Mashable

With the rumored September 12 announcement date looming, iPhone trade-in volume is up over 2,500% compared to the same period before the iPhone 4S launch. However, values are expected to decrease as the announcement approaches. By taking advantage of the value lock-in now can ensure you receive the best possible trade-in value.

Our CMO, Jeff, said it like this: “We are seeing an unprecedented amount of trade-ins, and we want to make sure our customers are getting the best prices. The best time to trade-in is now, so extending the lock-in period helps consumers get the best value for their old iPhones and not be without a device before the new iPhone is available.”

To get started on your iPhone trade-in quote, simply go to, select the appropriate iPhone model and answer a few questions about its condition. Print and save the free and fully insured UPS shipping label provided by NextWorth, and drop it off with UPS before October 1.

Did you know we’re giving away the new iPhone? You can enter here!


4 Steps to Reducing Your E-waste Impact

As technology moves forward, so does the abundance of “must-have” gadgets and electronics. But what happens when the next round of “must-haves” show up? The old gadgets get tossed to the side, creating an abundance of e-waste.

Here’s how you can reduce your e-waste impact:

Be Informed

Did you know that the US disposes 400 million electronic items every year? It’s true—and sadly only 20% of them are properly recycled. Researchers estimate that 75% of old electronics that could be recycled aren’t—because they’re stuck in storage. Do you know where your old electronics are?

Reduce Your Usage

Maybe you don’t need one of every device available. Perhaps it isn’t necessary to update your digital camera every time a new version is released. Think about the number of electronics you actually need and cut back where you can. If you don’t have a device, it won’t turn into your e-waste.

Recycle Your Electronics

When it’s time to upgrade, replace an old device or try something new, don’t just throw away your old device. You can trade it in for cash, donate it to a charity or use it in a new, creative way.

Prevent Future E-Waste

Extend the productivity of your devices by taking better care of them. This can include using protective cases, staying up-to-date with new operating systems and avoiding memory overload.

There’s no denying the growth of e-waste in our highly gadget-centric world. By doing your part, you can help to reduce the epidemic.

How do you reduce your e-waste impact?

Maximize Your iPhone’s Value by Selling Now!

Two weeks. That’s all that stands between us and the first look at the brand new iPhone. If you’re planning to get your paws on the new smartphone, but currently own an older model, it’s time to sell! The graph below shows the average eBay selling price for iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G in relationRead More

4 Things you Didn’t Know You Could Sell Online (via NextWorth)

There are two things you might not know about us here at NextWorth: We offer both online and in-store trade options Our list of accepted devices is much longer than just smartphones, laptops and tablets. We’ve written about our in-store trades (via Target) before, but we don’t always talk about the large array of devicesRead More

Getting the new iPhone 5? CNN Money Suggests Nextworth for Selling Now

As the suspected Apple iPhone announcement date looms, consumers are hunting for cash to fuel their upgrades. With all the rumored new features of the latest and greatest version, Apple fans are looking to offload their old iPhones. As the trade-in flurry begins, trade-in values can decrease, so trading in now in-store or locking inRead More

How to: Trade-in a Calculator

Algebra class. Financial courses. Accountant jobs. These are all reasons you might need a calculator. Once you’re done with those classes and courses, though, what will you do with your calculator? We know it isn’t a cheap accessory—so don’t let it go to waste when you’re finished with it. Whether you’re a Casio, HP orRead More

We’re Giving Away the new iPhone!

It’s true! To thank all our wonderful customers, we’re giving away the new iPhone this month. From now until September 12 (the alleged day of the iPhone announcement), you can enter to win the new phone on our Facebook Page. It’s easy to enter. Simply visit our Page, click Like, provide a few details aboutRead More

Where to Find Back-to-School Electronics Deals

There are a few ways to save when it comes to back-to-school shopping: reuse last year’s stuff, sell last year’s stuff to afford this year’s, or find great deals on this year’s stuff. Actually, when it comes to buying new electronics for school, we recommend a careful combination of the three! Selling old electronics isRead More

Back-to-School Money Crunch: Gadgets to Trade for Fast Cash

The time has come to head back to school—and we all know what that means: Back-to-School shopping. From new clothes and shoes to school supplies and laptops, there’s a seemingly endless list of things your kid (or you) will need to get back into the swing of things. If that list has your wallet stretchedRead More

Show Your Olympic Spirit with These iPhone Cases

You know who makes a great cheering partner during the Olympics? Your iPhone! Think about it, you take it everywhere, use it to check the medal counts and tweet your favorite moments from it. So why not dress your iPhone in Olympic gear, too? We’ve found some gold medal-worthy ways to protect the value ofRead More