Deadlines & Action Items

Bookselling This Week logo
07 Nov

Need to Cancel Your Winter Institute Registration? Let ABA Know Now

A full refund will be offered through November 16. Booksellers on the waitlist will be notified on a first-come, first-served basis if cancellations are received. 

Read More
01 Nov

Publishers’ Special Terms for Indies First Offer Great Deals for Booksellers

“We love the special terms and it’s good for our bottom line when we get behind a book,” said Bill Reilly, co-owner of the river’s end bookstore.

Read More
30 Oct

Last Call for ABA Board of Directors Nominations

Booksellers have until the end of the day today to nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors in 2019; self-nominations are also welcome.

Read More
30 Oct

Wi14: Let ABA Know If Your Plans Have Changed

Registrants who are no longer planning to attend the 2019 Winter Institute are asked notify the American Booksellers Association as soon as possible so waitlisted booksellers can be offered a chance to attend.

Read More
30 Oct

Special Publisher Terms for Indies First Make a Difference, Booksellers Say

In a business with small profit margins, said Jeanne Costello of Maria’s Bookshop, using publishers’ special terms for Indies First “can make the difference that puts you in the black.”

Read More
30 Oct

ABA Seeks Winter Institute Bookseller Panelists and Moderators

Winter Institute attendees who have experience across a range of topics, from managing multi-location bookstores to thriving as a new bookstore owner, are asked to volunteer.

Read More
29 Oct

Keep Staff in the Loop: Encourage Colleagues to Sign Up for Bookselling This Week

Make sure your coworkers stay in the know by signing up for BTW. In the weeks to come, BTW will report on the upcoming Winter Institute, new bookstore openings, industry news, and more!

Read More
29 Oct

Add the 2018 ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog to Your Website

The full-color, 20-page consumer circular features more than 200 frontlist and backlist titles for children and teens, all suggested by ABA member booksellers; it also carries no fourth-quarter/holiday branding so booksellers can use it throughout the year.

Read More
24 Oct

Responses Due Today for 2019 Winter Institute Education Survey

The survey, which was e-mailed to booksellers last week, will help ABA gauge interest in education sessions being planned for the event in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this coming January.

Read More
24 Oct

Booksellers to Discuss Bookstore Membership Programs During Virtual Roundtable

Customers join bookstore membership programs (sometimes called loyalty programs or frequent buyer programs) in order to receive discounts and perks. Sign up for the October 25 online chat to learn more.

Read More
24 Oct

Sign Up by October 29 to Get Access to Special Offers on Indies Introduce Debuts

Publishers are offering specials on all 20 Indies Introduce debuts, including titles for adults, young adults, and middle grade readers, all publishing between January and May 2019.

Read More
24 Oct

Deadline Extended for ABA Board of Directors Nominations

Booksellers now have until Wednesday, October 31, to nominate a qualified candidate to stand for election to the American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors in 2019; self-nominations are also welcome.

Read More
23 Oct

This Indies First, Take Advantage of Special Terms From More Than 35 Publishers

When indie bookstores join together to participate in programs like Indies First, said ABA President Robert Sindelar, “we have the opportunity to remind our publishing partners of our collective muscle.”

Read More
23 Oct

Ring in the Winter Holidays With New Designs

Five new holiday designs for newsletters, web banners, and social media postings are available in BookWeb’s Marketing Assets section.

Read More
19 Oct

ABA to Offer Webinar on ADA Compliance for IndieCommerce, IndieLite Websites

In the October 25 webinar, booksellers will learn how to implement the guiding principles of digital accessibility by reviewing and decoding the federal Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

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

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement