Book Reviews Coming to Indie Bookstore Websites

    The American Booksellers Association is partnering with Literary Hub’s Book Marks to bring professional reviews to book pages on IndieBound and IndieCommerce sites.

    IndieCommunication: Join the IndieCommerce Team at BookExpo

    Booksellers are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion about e-commerce marketing tips and tactics, or to schedule a one-on-one session with staff to discuss e-commerce options.

    IndieCommerce Webinar: “Quick Start” Setup for Google Analytics, My Business, and Search Console

    On May 10, the IndieCommerce team will lead a webinar aimed at helping booksellers unravel the mystery of how online customers find their website.

    Meet With the IndieCommerce Team at BookExpo, Children’s Institute

    Booksellers can sign up now for one-on-one meetings with IndieCommerce staff at BookExpo 2018 in New York City or the upcoming Children’s Institute in New Orleans.

    IndieCommunication: Showcase Picks for “The Great American Read”

    The latest IndieCommunication newsletter invites booksellers to promote America’s best-loved titles, update their contact information, check out a couple of webinars, and more.

    IndieCommunication: Optimize Your Bookstore’s Website

    The IndieCommunication newsletter for April 12 includes details about a webinar on creating mobile-friendly websites, a marketing roundtable, displaying secure content, and a tip of the week.

    ABA Lounge at BookExpo to Feature IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

    Booksellers with questions about selling books and marketing their stores online are invited to visit with a member of the IndieCommerce team in the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo 2018.

    Assistance Available for Stores With PCI Compliance Questions

    Booksellers who are struggling with navigating PCI compliance — data security requirements for credit card transactions — can contact the American Booksellers Association’s IndieCommerce team for help.

    IndieCommunication: Webinars, Independent Bookstore Day, and Staff Reviews

    The IndieCommunication newsletter for March 29 includes details about an upcoming webinar on creating mobile-friendly websites, promoting Independent Bookstore Day, bulk uploading staff book reviews, and more.

    IndieCommunication: Advanced Pre-order Feature Goes Live

    The IndieCommunication e-newsletter for March 15 offers reminders about a new pre-order feature, a special offer on IndieLite, securing your website, and going mobile-friendly.

    IndieCommunication: Advanced Pre-Orders Enabled

    The IndieCommunication e-newsletter for March 2 announced details about new pre-ordering windows, a special offer at the Spring Forums, and more.

    IndieCommerce Webinar Series Begins March 8

    The 2018 IndieCommerce Webinar series will begin on March 8 with the 90-minute webinar “Bulk Upload of Used Books and Signed Copies.”

    IndieCommunication: Feeling a Little Insecure?

    The IndieCommunication e-newsletter for February 22 offers a reminder about securing your website, details about a shipping rate increase, and a tip of the week.

    IndieCommunication: Google May Not Like Your Website

    The February 8 IndieCommunication newsletter includes details about making your website secure and mobile-friendly, using Google Analytics, and more.

    Booksellers at Online Marketing Roundtable Share Strategies for Boosting Online Sales

    Bookstores using ABA’s IndieCommerce platform experienced increased online sales this holiday season, with revenues, transactions, and the percent of visitors who placed an order all on the rise.

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