New in ABA’s Learning on Demand: Hacking Your Bookseller Salary

    BookWeb’s Learning on Demand page now features a video of the Winter Institute education session “Hacking Your Bookseller Salary” with Jesse Mecham, author of You Need a Budget.

    Wi13 Education: Best Practices for Buying, Marketing, and Hand-selling Diverse Books

    “Increasing representation and expanding your bookstore selection to include more books by diverse authors is an opportunity to increase sales,” said panel moderator Aaron Curtis, a buyer for Books & Books.

    New in ABA’s Learning on Demand: First Steps to Financial Peace in Business

    BookWeb’s Learning on Demand page now features a video of the Winter Institute education session “First Steps to Financial Peace in Business.”

    Wi13 Advanced Education: Succession Planning

    Store owners and managers who attended the advanced education session on succession planning at Winter Institute in Memphis received helpful advice on creating an exit plan for their business.

    Wi13 Debrief Postcards on the Way

    Booksellers who participated in the Winter Institute 13 debrief will soon receive the postcards they filled out with actionable goals for improving their stores.

    New in ABA’s Learning on Demand: Dan Pink’s Wi13 Keynote

    BookWeb’s Learning on Demand page now features a video of the Winter Institute keynote delivered by bestselling author Dan Pink, who discussed the importance of timing when making decisions.

    Wi13 Education: Small Stores, Big Clout

    Bookstore owners serving on the “Small Stores, Big Clout” panel at Winter Institute shared some of the ways that small stores can have a big impact on their communities and beyond.

    New in ABA’s Learning on Demand: Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

    BookWeb’s Learning on Demand page now features a video of the Winter Institute education session “Take Your Social Media to the Next Level: Strategic Best Practices for Retail and E-commerce Businesses.”

    Wi13 Education: Google Analytics 101

    The Google Analytics 101 session at Winter Institute 13 provided booksellers with a quick tour of Google’s web analytics tool, which tracks and reports website traffic.

    Winter Institute Videos to be Available on Demand

    Each week, ABA will add a new Winter Institute education or keynote video to BookWeb’s Learning on Demand page, starting today with Amy Webb’s keynote speech on the future of bookselling.

    Wi13 Education: Emergency Preparedness and Resiliency for Your Business

    “Emergency preparedness and resiliency planning is not about having all the answers — it’s about gathering the right tools,” said Wi13 education session panelist John Cavalier of Cavalier House Books.

    Wi13 Education: Jesse Mecham Teaches Rules for Financial Freedom

    Jesse Mecham, author and founder of the website You Need a Budget, explains why financial success begins with giving every dollar a job. 

    Wi13 Education Handouts Now on BookWeb

    ABA members can now access handouts from a number of education sessions held at Winter Institute 13 in Memphis.

    Wi13 Education: Strategies for Effective Social Media

    Social media strategist Sarah Benoit discussed how to turn customers into advocates, why checking analytics can produce better posts, and how old-fashioned customer service still rules in the digital age.

    Wi13 Education: Morten Hansen Teaches Booksellers the Secret to Being “Great at Work”

    Morten Hansen, a professor of management at the University of California presented “Do Less, Then Obsess,” an advanced education session for bookstore owners and managers, at the 2018 Winter Institute.

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