Best Practices

07 Aug

Still Time to Register for ABA Webinar on Basic Sales Techniques

Booksellers should register now for the Bookselling 101 webinar “Basic Sales Techniques to Engage the Customer,” which will take place on Tuesday, August 15, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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01 Aug

Register Now for ABA Webinar on Basic Sales Techniques

Booksellers can register now for the Bookselling 101 webinar “Basic Sales Techniques to Engage the Customer,” which will take place on Tuesday, August 15, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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19 Jul

Booksellers Focus on Implementing Eco-Conscious Practices

Independent bookstores continue to implement new environmental initiatives and practices, in step with how ideas of green living, sustainability, and climate change have permeated the public consciousness in recent years.

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19 Jul

Video of Webinar on Managing Large-Scale Off-Site Events Now on BookWeb

A video of the July 11 webinar on managing large-scale off-site events, along with related handouts, is now available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.org.

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29 Jun

Register Now for ABA Webinar on Off-Site Event Planning

Booksellers can register now for the “Take Your Show on the Road: Managing Large-Scale Off-Site Events” webinar, which will take place on Tuesday, July 11, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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27 Jun

ABA to Present Webinars on Off-Site Event Planning, Basic Sales Techniques

ABA member booksellers can register now for a July 11 webinar on managing large-scale off-site events; in August, ABA will present a webinar on basic sales techniques.

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13 Jun

Cellar Door Books Launches Summer Literary Travelogue Challenge

Cellar Door Books has been using the store’s remaining copies of the Independent Bookstore Day Literary Map of the United States to provide a summer reading challenge for customers.

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08 Jun

A Quick Network Security Overview for Bookstores

Here, ABA Systems Administrator Josh Harding shares a few tips to help booksellers improve the security of their Wi-Fi networks.

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06 Jun

Learn How to Create a Bookstore Press Kit

A video of last month’s webinar on creating an effective bookstore press kit, as well as a checklist of important information to include, is available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.

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24 May

Video of Webinar on Creating an Effective Bookstore Press Kit Now on BookWeb

A video of the May 11 webinar on creating an effective bookstore press kit, as well as a checklist of the important information to include, is now available to all ABA member booksellers on BookWeb.org.

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23 May

Mecca Santana to Discuss “Hiring for Diversity” at BookExpo 2017

At BookExpo, Mecca Santana, the vice president of diversity and community relations and chief diversity officer for Westchester Medical Health Network, will discuss best practices for hiring diversely.

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16 May

Best Practices for Creating an Effective Bookstore Press Kit

Maribeth Pelly, founder of Easy Marketing Strategies and the event planner for New Jersey’s BookTowne, presented a webinar for ABA members on how to create a press kit for their stores.

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11 May

Navigating BookExpo 2017: A Checklist

With BookExpo 2017 just two weeks away, now is a good time to revisit a checklist of recommendations from booksellers who are accomplished at achieving their key business goals at the show.

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10 May

Kepler’s Joins Facebook’s 2017 U.S. Small Business Council

Kepler’s has been selected by Facebook to join its 2017 U.S. Small Business Council, one of just 11 businesses from across the U.S. invited by the social media company.

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25 Apr

Tips for Safer Computing

ABA Systems Administrator Josh Harding shares a few tips to help improve the stability of your computer and keep sensitive information safe.

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