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28 Aug

Sign Up for ABA’s Upcoming Marketing, Technology Meetups

The September 5 Marketing Meetup will look at Hummingbird e-book marketing, while the September 10 Technology Meetup will focus on hosting digital events. All booksellers are welcome to join.

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21 Aug

Winter Institute Registration to Open September 18

The countdown to Winter Institute registration is underway, and booksellers and publishers planning to attend should mark their calendars with these important dates.

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21 Aug
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ABA’s August 22 Marketing Meetup to Focus on Holiday Marketing

Attendees will hear from fellow booksellers about when they start planning for the holiday shopping season, how they decide which books and gifts to promote, what platforms they use, and more.

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21 Aug
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NCIBA Discovery Show to Feature ABA Education Session on Independent Bookstore Day

The American Booksellers Association will present the education session “Independent Bookstore Day: Celebrate With Success” at the September 20–20 NCIBA Discovery Show in Burlingame, California.

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14 Aug
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SIBA Discovery Show to Feature ABA Education Session on Independent Bookstore Day

The American Booksellers Association will present the education session “Independent Bookstore Day: Celebrate With Success” at the September 13–15 SIBA Discovery Show in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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14 Aug

Booksellers to Nominate Five Backlist Titles by Indie Publishers for Winter Reading Group Flier

ABA member booksellers can vote for their five favorite backlist titles from a list of 19 books nominated by members of the Independent Publishers Caucus.

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14 Aug
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Ordering Underway for the ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The full-color, 16-page consumer circular, which is slated to be in stores in September, features nearly 200 frontlist and backlist titles for children and teens, all suggested by ABA member booksellers.

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14 Aug

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team at the Fall Regional Trade Shows

At this fall’s regional trade shows, booksellers can sign up for one-on-one meetings with IndieCommerce staff to discuss the IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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14 Aug

Booksellers Invited to Join Exclusive Cover Reveal for Eoin Colfer’s “Highfire”

On Wednesday, August 21, booksellers who have signed up will get the final cover and pre-order graphics to share.

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13 Aug

Let ABA Know Your Childcare Needs for Winter Institute 2020

Anyone who is planning to attend Winter Institute and will be needing childcare is asked to fill out a survey by no later than October 1.

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13 Aug
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Join ABA’s August 22 Marketing Meetup to Learn About Holiday Marketing

One in five U.S. consumers will likely be making their first holiday purchases in October — or earlier — so booksellers should get their holiday marketing plans underway as soon as possible.

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07 Aug
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Ordering Opens for ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

“This has helped us increase business and increase awareness of our store,” said Heather Hebert of Children’s Book World.

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07 Aug

Booksellers Invited to Choose Five Backlist Titles by Indie Publishers for Winter Reading Group Flier

Starting today, ABA member booksellers can vote for their five favorite backlist titles from a list of 19 books nominated by members of the Independent Publishers Caucus.

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07 Aug

Nominate a Colleague for a Holiday Bookstore Bonus From James Patterson

Bookstore employees, publishing professionals, authors, and bookstore shoppers can all submit bonus nominations on behalf of any current indie bookstore employee of an ABA member store.

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07 Aug

ABA Seeks Feedback on Childcare Options for 2020 Winter Institute

Booksellers, publishers, authors, and others who plan to attend the 15th annual Winter Institute in Baltimore are invited to fill out a survey to help ABA gauge interest in childcare options for the event.

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