BTW Articles

12 Dec

January 7 Key Date for IndieCommerce Stores Still Selling Google eBooks

IndieCommerce stores that have not signed up to participate in the Kobo eBook program must do so by January 7 in order to ensure that there is no interruption in their ability to sell digital content. Also on the 7th, stores already signed up for the Kobo program that have not indicated a time for the switch from Google eBooks to Kobo eBooks will be switched automatically.

Read More
30 Jan

Pre-Ordering Launches on Kobo eBooks

Customers looking to pre-order upcoming eBook releases can now do so from stores participating in the ABA/Kobo partnership.

Read More
28 Feb

The Authors Who Were There

A snowstorm in Kansas City just before the start of Winter Institute 8 didn’t keep authors and illustrators away from the event’s signature Author Reception and Small & Independent Press Closing Reception.

Read More
12 Dec

ABA Is on the Move

The American Booksellers Association’s offices will be closed starting at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, as the staff undertakes a move from Tarrytown to White Plains, New York. The offices are expected to reopen on or about Wednesday, December 19.

Read More
06 Feb

CAMEX Extends Special Welcome to Wi8 Booksellers

A unique feature of Winter Institute 8 will be a field trip for booksellers to the National Association of College Stores’  2013 CAMEX trade show on Sunday, February 24. Wi8 bookseller attendees who place an order of any size from an exhibiting vendor while they’re there will receive a $100 rebate per store.

Read More
04 Mar

Petition Process Open for Additional Board Candidates

The names of three director candidates approved by the ABA Board will appear on the ballot to be sent to main store members at the end of March. Under ABA’s Bylaws, bookstore members may submit petitions to have additional director candidates placed on the ballot.

Read More
12 Dec

New Holiday Designs in Booksellers DIY

Five new designs for posters and web banners that promote book buying during the holiday season and beyond are now available to ABA members in the Booksellers DIY.

Read More
07 Feb

Find Waldo Local” Survey Due February 12

By popular demand, Candlewick and ABA are bringing back Find Waldo Local  in July 2013. To make this month-long promotion even better the second time around, Candlewick is asking booksellers who participated in last year’s event for their feedback.

Read More
05 Mar

Reservations Open for Cheaper BEA Rooming Option

This week, BookExpo America opened reservations for a limited number of rooms at Barnard College available exclusively for trade show attendees at a special rate of a $115 per night.

Read More
18 Dec

Bestseller Lists to Be Sent Wednesday

With the Christmas and New Year’s holidays falling on Tuesday, the Indie Bestseller Lists will be produced and e-mailed to stores on Wednesday for the next two weeks; however, the reporting period each week remains unchanged.

Read More

Pages

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.

Contact

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

PRESS INQUIRIES: ray@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2023 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement