ABA To Do's at a Glance

April Vote for Indies Choice Book Awards by April 11; Sign up for Meet the Editor at BEA by May 5; Cast ABA Board votes by April 30

May Register for ABC Group's BEA tour, lunch and/or tea by May 12; Reach out to local authors for Indies First Storytime Day on May 17; Come to BookExpo America May 28—31

WatcWaAutumn ’13 Kids’ Indie Next Lis

Network with your peers in the bookseller-to-bookseller forums

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Upcoming ABA Events

Spring Regional Forums
March 5—April 30, 2014

Indies First Storytime Day
May 17, 2014

Meet the Editor (at BEA)
May 28, 2014

One on One with Publishers (at BEA)
May 31, 2014

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Tips From the Field!

Mulvihill, who manages Green Apple’s Twitter account, explained that he has empowered a staff member to manage the store’s Facebook account. “I’m a big fan of delegating,” he said, adding that it was important to turn it over to someone who is familiar with both Facebook and the personality of the bookstore. - See more at: http://www.bookweb.org/news/wi9-spotlight-making-most-social-media#sthas...

In the ABC Group Wi9 session "A Year of In-Store Promotions," Becky Anderson of Anderson's Bookshops said she relies on Indies Introduce titles for kids displays... more

Advocacy Around the Region

ABA Goes to Washington on Sales Tax Fairness
Read the national overview on health care and find state-specific details
See eFact Kit for state fact sheets and letter templates


ABA Winter Institute 2014 Highlight Reel

Proclaim Your Independents

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Indie Next List
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IndieBound Referral Fee Program

IndieBound International

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