31 Mar

What Are You Reading? Nominate It for the ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog

The 2021 catalog will feature titles nominated by American Booksellers Association bookstore members as well as titles nominated by publishers.

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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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10 Mar

Wi16 Education Recap: Hand-selling/Upselling in a Hybrid World

Bookseller panelists discussed how they've used the new hybrid world of bookselling to their advantage by making efficient email marketing campaigns; creating dynamic, community-focused virtual events; and more. 

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10 Feb

Marketing Meetup Recap: Edelweiss360

The session included a live demonstration from Shaina Mahler and Justin Gold of Above the Treeline, as well as tips from a panel of booksellers.

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10 Jun

Publishers Share Book Lists for Talking About Race, Diversity, and Antiracism

In response to the renewed Black Lives Matter movement and the surge in sales of antiracism books, publishers have created a number of book lists on Edelweiss that feature the topics of diversity, race, antiracism, and more.

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01 Apr
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Edelweiss360 Available to All Treeline Analytics Stores at No Charge

Edelweiss360 helps booksellers create and send personal emails to customers with relevant title recommendations or events (including virtual ones).

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04 Mar

Marketing Meetup Recap: Edelweiss360

Edelweiss360 is a new service that helps booksellers efficiently craft and send store-branded, personalized emails to customers based on individual purchase behavior and staff knowledge of customers.

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04 Sep
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Edelweiss Updates Process for Nominating Titles for the Indie Next List

Booksellers who do not use Edelweiss can still submit nominations to the Indie Next List on NetGalley and by filling out the nomination form on BookWeb.org.

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24 Jul
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Join the ABA Community in Edelweiss+ to Submit to the Indie Next List

The process for submitting titles to the Indie Next List via Edelweiss now requires booksellers to join the ABA Community and provide their ABA member ID number.

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14 Jan

Above the Treeline Introduces the Shelf Report to Subscribers of Edelweiss+Analytics

The new report will strengthen the company’s mission to help book professionals “work better, read more” by making inventory and sales analysis more intuitive and actionable for independent booksellers.

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24 Oct

YourTown Store Match Now Available to Bookstores on Edelweiss+

Arcadia and Edelweiss+ have teamed up to offer indie booksellers easy access to hyper-local collections of titles unique to each specific store and community as part of the YourTown Store Match program.

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12 Jun

BookExpo Education: How Non-Buyers Can Use Edelweiss+

Edelweiss puts booksellers’ reading preferences in front of sales reps, provides access to digital review copies and Indie Next List nomination options, and offers tools for communicating plans for big titles.

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07 Jun

Submit Your Questions Now to Ask an Edelweiss Expert at Ci6

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to submit questions about the Edelweiss+ platform and join one of two “Ask an Edelweiss Expert” sessions being held at the event.

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14 May

Ask Edelweiss: Submit Your Questions Now

Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to submit questions about the Edelweiss+ platform and join one of two “Ask an Edelweiss Expert” sessions being held at the event.

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