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08 Jul
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Technology Meetup Recap: Google Analytics and Your Store

“What I’m constantly surprised by is the amount of information about our website that is available right there at my fingertips and how customizable that information is,” said Jason Jefferies of Quail Ridge Books.

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03 Jul
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ABA Seeks Input on IndieCommerce Meetings at Regional Shows

The IndieCommerce team is seeking to learn if booksellers would like to meet with a representative one-on-one to discuss IndieCommerce and IndieLite at upcoming regional shows.

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01 Jul

July Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to More Than 538,000 Customers

The June Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be sent to more than 538,000 customers at 142 ABA member stores on Thursday, July 4.

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19 Jun

Former B&T Bookstores Eligible for Free E-Commerce Service From ABA

As Baker & Taylor is closing its My Books and More e-commerce service, ABA members who will no longer have website support can sign up for three free months of IndieLite.

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12 Jun
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Join the “Handling Fraudulent Orders: Online and In-store” IndieCommerce Webinar on June 20

This latest webinar presented by the IndieCommerce team will highlight certain common fraudulent behaviors and scams and review basic measures for fraud protection that booksellers can follow.

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11 Jun

Sign Up for the June 20 Marketing Meetup: “Offering Printing & Publishing Services to Your Local Community”

In this Marketing Meetup, the last in a three-part series presented by IngramSpark, booksellers will hear from two independent bookstores that offer printing and publishing services to local authors.

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03 Jun

June Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to More Than 538,000 Customers

The June Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be sent to more than 538,000 customers at 141 ABA member stores on Thursday, June 6.

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03 Jun

Join in the Conversation at Point-of-Sale User Groups at Children’s Institute

Discussions will focus on integrating POS systems with IndieCommerce websites; representatives from IBID, Booklog, Wordstock, and IndieCommerce will be on hand.

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03 Jun

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

Booksellers are encouraged to sign up for 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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20 May

Sign Up for the May 23 Marketing Meetup: “Hosting Community Writing Contests/Creating Original Content”

Booksellers will discuss how to engage with their local writing communities, to create high-margin titles to sell in-store, and to develop bookstore-branded products.

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20 May
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Live Marketing Meetup to be Held at BookExpo

“Carrying Your Digital Marketing Campaigns Across Multiple Platforms” will cover multi-platform digital marketing, a growing discipline due to the ever-increasing number of ways to connect audiences with your content.

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14 May
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Automated E-Newsletter Service for IndieCommerce/IndieLite Stores to Launch

This new, free, automated e-mail newsletter service will send five customized newsletters to IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores’ e-mail lists.

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08 May

May 9 Marketing Meetup Reminder: “Marketing the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club”

Participating ABA booksellers will hear from WRBG founder Glory Edim and two participating booksellers at “Marketing the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club,” taking place Thursday, May 9.

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07 May

BookExpo Reminder: Register for IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as non-members can sign up for one-on-one meetings with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team.

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01 May

IndieCommunication: New Pre-Orders Badge, Upcoming Webinars, and More

The most recent IndieCommunication introduced a new badge for pre-order titles and staff picks, announced an upcoming webinar about repeat events, and more.

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