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A Guide to the Perfect Spring Clean

As the weather warms and flowers begin to bloom, it’s that time of year again when we’re all buzzing with the excitement of spring cleaning! It's the perfect time to shake off the winter blues and…

A guide to Sustainable Decluttering

In today's world, where being eco-conscious is more important than ever, decluttering has taken on a whole new meaning. It's not just about cleaning up; it's about doing it in a way that's kind to the…

The Ultimate Decluttering Showdown

In today's cluttered world, where every corner of our homes seems to be packed with things we no longer need, the task of selling unwanted belongings can feel like a daunting mountain to climb. But…

Top Scanned Books of January 2024

The Ziffit blog is back! After a short hiatus, we’re back with more bookish content. Check out our most scanned books from the past month! Did any of your recent trade-ins make the cut? Or maybe this…

10 Creative ways to save money

We’re all feeling the financial squeeze of rising living costs lately, and we’re all looking for quick ways to cut back on our spending to free up valuable money. At Ziffit we love giving our…

Love your space: How to declutter efficiently and enjoy your home

No need to be overwhelmed, decluttering can be a gradual, ongoing process, and you can make some cash while you do it!

Top Traded Items in 2021

Here it is, the list of the most frequently traded items in 2021! Have a look and see if any books, CDs, DVDs, and games you parted ways with last year are listed below.

Start Your New Year With Sustainable Goals

As it is a new year, we thought we would share some tips on how to keep any goals and resolutions you’ve set in check. By now, the middle of January, you’re either going strong, or have started to…

No-vember Declutter

While we’re all likely to be cosied up inside for the foreseeable, we think it’s the perfect time to get sorting through the things in our home that we haven’t used in a while and be ready to admit…

Virgin Money Giving is closing

In August 2021 Virgin Money announced the closure of its charity subsidiary company - Virgin Money Giving (VMG) after 12 years. As a result, Ziffit’s 19 month long partnership with VMG has sadly come…

5 Things We Find Inside Books

From money, to love letters, to old photographs, we find all sorts of sentimental and random things inside your books. Make sure to check your items before trading them with Ziffit!

A Thank You from Team Ziffit: £100k Raised for UK Charities

We’re thrilled to announce that the partnership has now raised a fantastic £100,000 for charities across the UK! For each and every person who has done their bit to help charities with Ziffit Donate,…

What to do when we can’t take all of your books

We try to accept as many books as we can to save them from going to waste - but admittedly we can’t take everything! So, we have come up with some ideas of what you could do with those leftover books…

The Story of Us

This is the Ziffit and World of Books Group story. Read and get to know a little bit more about what your trades help us to achieve.

How to pack happy for the Earth

How do you currently source the boxes that you send your books to us in? We’ve had a couple of ideas to help encourage reuse and recycling throughout!

Supporting charities through a marathon challenge

On the 4th October, 45,000 people will take to their local parks and pavements to run 26.2 miles as part of a very different London Marathon, organised by our wonderful partners at Virgin Money…

What happens to my books?

You’ve done it! You’ve packed your old books up and sent them off. Pretty easy! But what happens to your books and media after you’ve waved them goodbye? Find out here...

The real value of second-hand items

We all have items that hold sentimental value, but whether you're practising Marie Kondo decluttering or having a general home clear out, sometimes we need to let things go. Let's explore the real…

#DeclutterAndDonate Campaign to Drive Charity Donations

Ziffit and Virgin Money Giving have launched the joint campaign to drive charity donations with a difference.

Top 10 Reasons to Declutter Your Home

Discover our top 10 reasons to declutter, from increasing your bank balance to improving your sleep!

How to Celebrate Earth Day at Home

It's Earth Day 2020! Find our a variety of ways in which you can celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day while staying in.

A New Way to Fundraise with Virgin Money Giving

Ziffit has partnered with Virgin Money Giving to provide an innovative fundraising opportunity to UK charities, by recycling unwanted books, DVDs, and video games for cash using our free trade-in…

A Year in Review: 2019

Check out the Top 10 items traded with Ziffit in 2019

52 money making hacks you need in your life right now

​​Here at Ziffit we know how far a little extra money can go. So we've come up with 52 simple money making tips (one for every week of the year) that could help you earn some extra cash. Whether…

Fresher’s Week Survival Guide

Fresher’s week – the week you’ve flown the parental nest and you’re out in the big, wide world. This first week is one that will go down in history as one of the most eventful in your academic career.…

Take A Trip Down Memory Lane

We're feeling nostalgic this week so we've taken a little trip down memory lane here at Ziffit HQ. We’ve guaranteed the prices on some classic CDS, films, games and books from the eighties, nineties…

Most Wanted Books

With so many excellent books being published over the last 12 months, you'd be forgiven for hoarding hardbacks of late, we're guilty of it ourselves. Why not make some cash by trading in your books…

Superhero Price Fix

Holy smokes - we've got a super offer for you to unmask this week. Are you a fan of superhero stories? Want to get your hands on some extra cash? We can help! We’ve guaranteed the prices on some…

Win The Ultimate Movie Night In

Calling all film fanatics and movie buffs we have a fantastic prize draw happening this week! To get your hands on the following, you must share our "Win the ultimate movie night in" Facebook post…

We Have Exciting News Weve Won A Queens Award For Enterprise

Here at, we're proud of our achievements and have been very lucky to have been shortlisted for a number of awards over the years - and we've won a few too! Today it was announced that we’ve…

Books To Blockbusters That Dont Disappoint

When a movie release is announced and it’s been adapted from a book, there’s always a lot of conversation about it. Who will play the lead character(s)? How will they film *that* scene? And…

Disney – Most Wanted

You'd have to have been living under a rock for the last few weeks for you not to notice that a new real-life Disney adaptation has been released this weekend. Beauty and the Beast, starring Harry…

#Januaryblitz | Your Chance To Win 50

Fancy winning an extra £50? We can make it happen! With payday so far away, there’s no better time to start trading in your unwanted CDs, DVDs, games and books with us.

Win an iPhone 7 with

Fancy getting your hands on a shiny new iPhone 7? Well, we can make it happen. Submit a trade via our app before midnight Christmas Eve and you could be the lucky winner!

The Great British Christmas Declutter

Wasteful Brits purge homes of 66 million bin-bags of stuff in preparation for Christmas  Our research finds a third of Brits clear out at Christmas to create space for new gifts The UK receives…

Scan in Your Books and Media with the Brand New Ziffit App

Ziffit app! Following a successful soft launch, we’re going public for Ziffit 1.1. Like all other aspects of our service, the app is entirely free. It features a handy barcode scanner, allowing you…

Your chance to DOUBLE YOUR CASH #DoubleUp

Fancy doubling the cash you earn on your next trade? We can make it happen! With Christmas looming over us, there's no better time to start trading in your unwanted CDs, DVDs, games and books with us.…

Sell Your Harry Potter Cds Dvds Games And Books

Unless you’re a muggle who’s been living under a rock for the past few months, you may have noticed that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is back on the big screen this week. That’s right, J. K.…

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

It’s really important to ensure that you review our quality checks before you submit any of your items to us, as we cannot return anything that comes in and is then rejected. Below is a handy guide…

Hitting the Target for Tokyo 2020

Here at we’re proud and incredibly pleased to announce that we are now sponsoring employee and athlete, Katie Gleeson, on her journey to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.

Ziffit – #LookWhatIFound Competition Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully prior to participating in World of Buzz trading as Ziffit Prize Draw (the "Prize Draw"). By participating in the Prize Draw each participant fully and…

It’s our birthday and you’re all invited to celebrate

This Saturday we turn 3 years old; to celebrate we are launching a week full of competitions and giveaways. To start we’re looking to find the weirdest item on your bookshelf or CD/DVD collection. It…

Getting your cash

Here at we’re proud of our fast-service and simple payment methods. Trade in your unwanted CDs, DVDs, books and games online or by using our app and choose from 3 quick and easy ways to…

Storage Wars

Having storage wars of your own? For those items you just can’t trade in, here are some excellent storage ideas to keep your home clutter free. Here at we appreciate a good de-clutter of…

Our Most Wanted

With summer just around the corner (hopefully!) we know that this time of year can get a little pricey. So clear out those cupboards, dust off those bookshelves and make yourself some money with us.…

Blur Vs Oasis Battle Of The Bands

The nineties saw the surge in BritPop acts dominating the airwaves. This led to a number of high-profile rivalries between bands, desperate to make their mark on the British music scene. We’ve…

Win 10 Times Your Trade Value!

We are giving you the chance to win 10x your trade value! That means you could be walking away with a huge cash bonus if you trade before March 8th. The great thing is, the size of the prize is down…

Autumn Triple Cash Bonus

The schools are out and there's no better time to start clearing out those old books, CDs, DVDs & games. But that's not the only reason why it's a great time to trade. If you trade with…

Spring Clean with Ziffit and get an Extra 10% on Your Next Trade

March is here, spring is just around the corner and things are warming up nicely. But if you’re preparing for a little spring cleaning and want to make some extra cash – has the solution.…

Our New Mystery Box Competition!

It's competition time, and here's your chance to win a mystery box full of DVDs!
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