Wistero rankings of the Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books traffic data collected from Alexa.com, Similarweb.com, Quantcast.com, and Compete.com. Our data for Estimated Visitors & Unique Visitors is also collected from these sources. All data is updated once a month. Updated : January, 15th 2015

1) Amazon.com

Site Description

Online retailer of books, movies, music and games along with electronics, toys, apparel, sports, tools, groceries and general home and garden items.

  • Estimated Visits | 1,088,000,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 7
  • Compete US Rank | 5
  • Quantcast US Rank | 5
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 12
  • Unique Visitors | 144,000,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

2) Scribd.com

Site Description

Scribd is a digital library, featuring a subscription service with premier books including New York Times bestsellers and classics.

  • Estimated Visits | 43,400,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 320
  • Compete US Rank | N/a
  • Quantcast US Rank | 732
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 419
  • Unique Visitors | 4,200,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

3) Overstock.com

Site Description

Let Overstock.com help you discover designer brands and home goods at the lowest prices online. See for yourself why shoppers love our selection

  • Estimated Visits | 37,700,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 578
  • Compete US Rank | 79
  • Quantcast US Rank | 294
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 630
  • Unique Visitors | 19,200,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

4) BarnesandNoble.com

Site Description

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products in the country.

  • Estimated Visits | 22,800,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 976
  • Compete US Rank | 130
  • Quantcast US Rank | 233
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 939
  • Unique Visitors | 12,300,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

5) Rakuten.com

Site Description

Rakuten.com is an online retailer based in Aliso Viejo, California, USA. Previously known as Buy.com, it was founded in 1997 by Scott Blum. The company originally sold computers and electronics and has since expanded into many other categories.

  • Estimated Visits | 11,000,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 1,000
  • Compete US Rank | 673
  • Quantcast US Rank | 2,087
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 1,749
  • Unique Visitors | 3,200,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

6) AbeBooks.com

Site Description

AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. Most books listed are used, many are rare or out of print, and a growing number are new books. The company is based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, with an office in Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • Estimated Visits | 4,300,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 4,700
  • Compete US Rank | 1,492
  • Quantcast US Rank | 1,355
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 5,519
  • Unique Visitors | 1,600,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

7) BookDepository.com

Site Description

Book Depository is a UK-based online book seller with a large catalogue offered with free shipping to over 160 countries. The store was founded by a former Amazon.com employee and was later acquired by Amazon.

  • Estimated Visits | 3,900,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 5,154
  • Compete US Rank | 6,930
  • Quantcast US Rank | 11,161
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 3,724
  • Unique Visitors | 340,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

8) Christianbook.com

Site Description

Christian Book Distributors is the world's largest Christian catalog and internet retailer, sending out over 65 mailings of unique catalogs to millions of customers each year and providing online access

  • Estimated Visits | 3,200,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 10,237
  • Compete US Rank | 1,025
  • Quantcast US Rank | 562
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 8,574
  • Unique Visitors | 2,200,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

9) Indigo.ca

Site Description

Looking for a really good book? Save 45% off our top selling books from Canada's biggest book retailer. Free Shipping Over $25!

  • Estimated Visits | 2,700,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 9,107
  • Compete US Rank | 20,129
  • Quantcast US Rank | 11,247
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 4,617
  • Unique Visitors | 120,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

10) Raz-kids.com

Site Description

Online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.

  • Estimated Visits | 2,300,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 13,096
  • Compete US Rank | 3,141
  • Quantcast US Rank | 37,951
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 6,983
  • Unique Visitors | 760,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

11) Alibris.com

Site Description

Alibris is an online store that sells new books, used books, out-of-print books, rare books, and other media through an online network of independent booksellers. Alibris was founded in 1997 by Martin Manley and incorporated in 1998.

  • Estimated Visits | 1,900,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 14,033
  • Compete US Rank | 3,149
  • Quantcast US Rank | 2,339
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 14,748
  • Unique Visitors | 760,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

12) Booksamillion.com

Site Description

Books-A-Million, Inc., also known as BAM!, is a company that owns the second largest U.S. bookstore chain and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. The company operates over 200 stores in the South, Midwest, and Northeast United States.

  • Estimated Visits | 1,300,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 28,381
  • Compete US Rank | 2,943
  • Quantcast US Rank | 3,426
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 22,139
  • Unique Visitors | 820,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

13) Thriftbooks.com

Site Description

Most books under $4. More than 7 Million Books in stock. FREE SHIPPING WITHIN USA ON ALL ORDERS.

  • Estimated Visits | 1,100,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 29,426
  • Compete US Rank | 6,043
  • Quantcast US Rank | 5,322
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 15,875
  • Unique Visitors | 390,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

14) Powells.com

Site Description

Powell's Books is a chain of bookstores in Portland, Oregon, and its surrounding metropolitan area. Powell's headquarters, dubbed Powell's City of Books, claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world.

  • Estimated Visits | 990,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 28,152
  • Compete US Rank | 4,811
  • Quantcast US Rank | 3,983
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 25,147
  • Unique Visitors | 500,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

15) Oysterbooks.com

Site Description

Oyster is unlimited books for $9.95 a month. Choose from over 500,000+ bestsellers, new releases, and more.

  • Estimated Visits | 740,000
  • Alexa Global Rank | 40,815
  • Compete US Rank | 7,787
  • Quantcast US Rank | 48,666
  • SimilarWeb Global Rank | 29,228
  • Unique Visitors | 300,000
  • Top 15 Most Popular Websites to Buy Books

Largest Visitors Increase Since December

Amazon.com 371000000+ Visitors
Scribd.com 11400000+ Visitors
Overstock.com 9500000+ Visitors

Largest Visitors Increase Since December

Amazon.com 371000000+ Visitors
Scribd.com 11400000+ Visitors
Overstock.com 9500000+ Visitors

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