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    Treeline Tips & Tricks: The Transition to Edelweiss+ and Treeline Analytics News

    Edelweiss/Treeline Education and Outreach Coordinator Joe Foster answers some common questions about the transition to Edelweiss+ and offers an array of resources available to help with the transition.

    Fountain Bookstore Shares How-to Guide for Running Social Media Campaigns

    Kelly Justice, owner of Richmond, Virginia’s Fountain Bookstore, has created a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for booksellers on how to conduct successful social media campaigns.

    Wi12 Education: Finance — Securing Capital

    The Winter Institute 12 education session “Finance — Securing Capital” explored the different ways booksellers can secure financing for their business needs.

    Spring Forum Education Handout Now on BookWeb

    ABA has compiled booksellers’ ideas from Winter Institute’s Bookseller Discussion Groups in a handout aimed at helping booksellers address the current political/social climate in their communities.

    Post-Election Discussion at A Novel Experience Uses “Living Room Conversations” as a Model

    A Novel Experience invited customers to take part in a post-election conversation using guidelines from Living Room Conversations, a website that offers resources for hosting civil discussions on difficult topics.

    Google Analytics Webinar Now Available on BookWeb and YouTube

    A recording of “Google Analytics for E-commerce,” a webinar reprise of the popular Winter Institute 12 session led by Max Thomas, is currently available on BookWeb and YouTube.

    ABA Institutes App Puts Wi12 at Your Fingertips

    All Wi12 attendees are encouraged to download the ABA Institutes app, which lets users see the full event program, create their own schedules, contact other users, and receive late-breaking news alerts from ABA.

    App Available to Enhance Winter Institute 12 Experience

    All Wi12 attendees are encouraged to download the ABA Institutes app, which allows users to see the full event program, create personal schedules, contact other participants, and more.

    BTW News Briefs

    Nominations sought for Anna Dewdney Read Together Award; Screen-Free Week to partner with Children’s Book Week; LendingTree launches Small Business Grant Competition; New York Public Library and Macmillan partner for new publishing program; Publishers Lunch introduces Monthly Buzz Books; Binc receives $10,000+ holiday donation from Ingram; Chronicle Books announces leadership changes; Andy LeCount to join HarperCollins; 2017 PEN longlists announced

    Enter “Stories to Share” Contest to Win Membership Benefits, Social Media Exposure

    Booksellers who enter ABA’s “Stories to Share” Social Media contest will have a chance to win $50 off their 2017–2018 membership dues plus a full day of dedicated posts on ABA’s social media accounts.

    “Stories to Share” Offers Social Media Content for Bookstores

    “Stories to Share,” a new marketing resource for ABA members, provides ready-made graphics and logos for booksellers to use on social media. 

    Someone Probably Knows Your Password

    Here is a look at several ways that technology can you help you protect against hackers gaining access to your accounts.

    BTW News Briefs

    Toolkit promotes 2016 National Reading Group Month selections; SIBA trade show merger with GABBS off; U.K. bookshops celebrate first Bookshop Day; NetGalley acquires Bookish; Doug Jones named Harper’s senior VP/deputy publisher; Submissions sought for Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award; Dayton Literary Peace Prize winners announced; Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology voted BuzzBooks champion at PNBA

    “Hut’s Place” Newsletter Provides Opportunity for Bookstore-Customer Outreach

    Former NCIBA executive director Hut Landon is looking to expand readership for “Hut’s Place,” his weekly e-newsletter focusing on book recommendations.

    Booksellers, Publishers Decode Leveled Books for Early Readers

    How to use leveled book designations to guide parents and children to appropriate reading choices that are both fun and educational was the subject of a panel discussion at last month’s Children’s Institute.

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