IndieCommerce

12 Aug

E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce Traffic and Sales Remain Steady

Over the past two weeks the conversion rate (the number of online customers that complete a sale) has remained fairly stable.

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05 Aug

E-commerce Update: Another Increase in Online Traffic

After seeing average daily sales slowly decrease over the past month, this week’s sales revenue increased by 5.34 percent. 

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04 Aug
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Webinar, Email Upgrades

The IndieCommerce team is offering a webinar on changes to the current credit card transaction process. In addition, a new email service provider should significantly reduce the instances of delayed emails to customers.

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29 Jul
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing

This IndieCommunication covers credit card processing, as well as Indie Next List banner ads. 

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29 Jul

E-commerce Update: Online Traffic Still High

Despite some decreases, the number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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22 Jul

E-commerce Update: Customers Continue to Make Online Purchases

The number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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15 Jul

E-commerce Update: Don’t Forget Your Online Customers

The number of online customers completing purchases on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites continues to be very high. 

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15 Jul
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Changes Coming to Credit Card Processing on IndieCommerce Websites

To address recent volume issues and lower credit card processing costs for stores using IndieCommerce and IndieLite, ABA is transitioning stores to their own credit card merchant account. 

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08 Jul

E-commerce Update: Highly Motivated Customers Driving Online Sales

Although online traffic was down, customers that visited IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites last week were highly motivated to complete an online purchase. 

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08 Jul

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team One-on-One at Children’s Institute

Booksellers can sign up now for virtual one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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01 Jul

E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Remains Strong

In addition to a consistent conversion rate over the past week, stores that are open to customers on the weekends have reported an increase in in-store sales on Saturdays and Sundays.

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01 Jul
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Introducing ABA’s New IndieCommerce Specialists

Finnigan Butterfield and Murray Sampson have joined the ABA staff as the newest IndieCommerce Customer Support Specialists.

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29 Jun

Sign Up for Virtual IndieCommerce One-on-One Meetings at Children’s Institute

Booksellers are encouraged to sign up for virtual one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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24 Jun

E-commerce Update: Sales Trend Downward After Rush for Antiracism Titles

The drop in the conversion rate as well as the simultaneous drop in traffic may indicate that another shift in consumer behavior is occurring.

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24 Jun
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IndieCommerce Launches Integration With Point-of-Sale Vendors

Several point-of-sale vendors have implemented an automated solution that will allow stores to quickly and easily transfer online orders received by their IndieCommerce site into their POS system.

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