ABA To Do's at a Glance

July ABACUS survey responses due July 31; nomination deadlines: July 1 for September Indie Next List, July 15  for Autumn Kids' Indie Next List, and July 15 for Banned Books Week titles; Recruit author volunteers for Indies First on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29

August •  Enter Winter Institute Design Contest by August 29    

WatcWaAutumn ’13 Kids’ Indie Next Lis

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Upcoming Events

Fall Regional Trade Shows
Sept. 19—Oct. 23, 2014

Indies First/Small Business Saturday
November 29, 2014

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Indie Promotions

Indie Store Campaigns
DIY Files

Indies IntroduceIndies Introduce
Terms & sign-up
Authors video
More info

Indies First Storytime Day

Indies First/Small Business Saturday
Store and author sign-up


Advocacy Around the Region

Freedom Act is on the move
• Banned Book Week to celebrate graphic novels
See eFact Kit for state fact sheets and letter templates


Proclaim Your Independents

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Indie Next List
Indie Bestseller List
Bookseller DIY
IndieBound Referral Fee Program

IndieBound International

IndieBound UK
IndieBound New Zealand