BTW Articles

31 Mar

Northshire Community Meeting Reinforces Bonds

On March 25, about 100 customers participated in a community discussion about the book business and how Vermont’s Northshire Bookstore can continue to thrive as the industry changes.

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31 Mar

Booksellers Diary: Books, The Kindle Killer

This week BTW launches “Booksellers Diary,” an occasional feature of first-person accounts of bookseller’s experiences on the frontlines. The first entry is from Carol Chittenden of Eight Cousins in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

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06 Apr

Booksellers Go Barefoot for a Cause

On April 5, Little Shop of Stories participated in One Day Without Shoes, sponsored by TOMS Shoes, to raise awareness about the millions of children forced to go barefoot.

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07 Apr

BTW News Briefs

EBF and IBF to hold joint conference in London; Ingram Content Group and O’Reilly Media partner; NCIBA names Book of the Year winners; Christophers honor 12 authors and illustrators; Griffin Poetry Prize reveals 2011 shortlist

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07 Apr

ABA IndieCommerce Updates & Reminders

Among recent IndieCommerce developments have been the introduction of a new customer service rep, the addition of Google eBooks™ published by Penguin, and an increase in the percentage of each Google eBooks sale going to member stores.

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14 Apr

Bookstore Volunteers Help Promote Literacy

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, which runs from April 10 - 16, booksellers from Indigo Bridge Books and Open Books talk about the logistics of working with a team of community members happy to donate their time.

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14 Apr

ABA Announces Day of Education Opening Speaker

Christopher J. Zane, a nationally noted entrepreneur and speaker, will be the opening plenary speaker at ABA’s Day of Education, on Monday, May 23, at BEA. The event is open to all BEA badged attendees.

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20 Apr

Doodling for a Good Cause

Publishers have banded together to encourage booksellers to get involved in the May 12th celebration of Doodle Day to raise awareness of Neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder affecting one in 3,000 children.

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21 Apr

Combining Forces: Shopping Locally and Being Green

Talking Leaves Books owner, and Buffalo First vice president, Jonathon Welch recently talked about the pros and cons of building an active Local First organization.

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21 Apr

North Carolina Bookstores Undamaged by Storms

In the aftermath of the tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the southern and eastern U.S. and killed 45 people, ABA checked in with several North Carolina bookstores.

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