BTW Articles

07 Apr

Marketing Meetup Recap: Independent Bookstore Day

Booksellers shared how they plan to market and celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, which is coming up on Saturday, April 24.

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07 Apr
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Top 10 Tips for Using Twitter

A recording of the recent session “Twitter Engagement: To Tweet or Not to Tweet,” as well as a handout, can be found on the Education Resources page on BookWeb.org. 

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22 Mar

Join ABA’s Upcoming ShopTalks and More

The month of April will feature bookseller ShopTalks, a session on membership benefits, a quarterly BIPOC forum, Board Office Hours, a special ShopTalk for ABC Group members, and more. 

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22 Mar
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All Winter Institute Recordings Available Now

All available videos from Winter Institute, as well as documents featuring highlights from the chat, are now on BookWeb for ABA member booksellers.

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23 Mar

Nominations for ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Now Open

New this year, booksellers can submit their nomination using Edelweiss. Just as a bookseller would nominate for the Indie Next List, they can also nominate children’s titles for the ABC Catalog.

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22 Mar
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Booksellers: Evaluate Work of ABA CEO and Staff by March 31

ABA is asking member booksellers to fill out a survey to evaluate the association’s efforts to support member stores over the past 12 months.

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22 Mar

ABA Governance Review Committee Seeks Bookseller Feedback

All booksellers are asked to fill out this four-question survey to offer information and input for the Board as it works to meet members’ needs.

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22 Mar
April reading series with bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton, Wednesdays in April

April Virtual Reading Series Explores YA Science Fiction and Fantasy

Victoria Schwab, Tochi Onyebuchi, Samira Ahmed, and Zoraida Córdova will be in conversation with Dhonielle Clayton on a variety of topics. 

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22 Mar

Upcoming Education Session to Focus on Twitter Engagement

On Thursday, March 25, booksellers can learn about when to use Twitter vs. other social media platforms, important considerations for engaging with Twitter’s online community, and more. Sign up now.

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22 Mar
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April Meetups to Cover Independent Bookstore Day, Gravity Payments

The April Marketing Meetup will be held on Thursday, April 1, while the Technology Meetup will be held on Thursday, April 8. All booksellers are invited to sign up.

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About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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