How to Market Your Notes

Blog Post 6.16.2016

It is easy to sell your notes but you can market your notes too. Below are a few suggestions on how to ensure that your notes sell quick and repeatedly.

  1. Social Media-Tell your friends that you are selling your notes. Whenever you post notes to the site, share your listing with your networks. This ensures that your notes get the most attention. One of your Facebook friends may want those Chem notes.
  2. Tag your notes appropriately-Tagging your notes with the right words can help dramatically. Try to tag the notes with phrases or terms that are relevant to your class. For example, don’t just sell bio notes. Sell Bio 204 Exam 3 Study Guide. The more keywords you use, the more likely your notes will be seen by others.
  3. Have sellable notes-List notes that are good notes. Try to have notes that have lots of graphics, are legible and detailed. Good notes will give you a good reputation and thus good reviews. Buyers will buy notes from a seller with a 5 star rating before they will buy notes from a 1 star seller.
  4. Post more-The more you post, the greater the chance is your notes will sell. Plus, more listings provide more credibility to you as a seller. More notes mean more profit.
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How To Create Valuable Notes

While college brings you many memories and experiences that are priceless, no student can deny the price of higher education. We pay tuition, meal plan, activity fees, and room and board all in an effort to further our future. It’s vital that we make the most of what we pay for. Part of this is to take your academics seriously. Show up to class, listen, and of course take excellent notes. However, what if we can get paid back a little for doing this?

Omega Notes allows you to do this. You can receive money for the value you create in your notes by selling them online to other students. Here are five major tips on how to create valuable notes:

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1. Personalize Them

Make the notes different from what the professor said and try to put them in real world terms. Break down the lesson into easy-to-understand points and concepts. You can provide relatable examples that relate to campus that will make it much easier for students to learn. For example, you can talk about econominc concepts with the food in Bruno’s. The chicken tenders may be an extremely popular item in high demand, which explains their low supply and high price.

2. Elaborate

Make sure everything is explained in full capacity. Don’t use brief bullets on a hard and heavy topic. Explain what the concept it and why it is important to a learning objective. Relate it to the class overall and to the career that this lesson can connect to.

3. Organize Your Notes

Make sure everything is organized and orderly. Bold and underline headings. Highlight vocabulary words. It will chunk information together in your mind, which makes it easier to retain. Put stars next to the most important information. If you keep it organized, it’s easier to understand and remember.

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4. Combine Book and Lecture Material

Most students will focus on either the material in the book or what is in the lecture. You can give your notes the most value if you take notes on both types of material. You can even specify in your notes where the material is from.

5. Use Them

If you actually use your notes, you’ll know what helped you from the notes on the exam. After taking the exam or course, you can modify your notes a bit before selling them. You’ll know what information was completely unnecessary and what information is absolutely vital to sucess in the class.