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20 Nov

A Letter From Bookshop Founder Andy Hunter

“I hope that Bookshop can help strengthen the fragile ecosystem and margins around bookselling by providing an alternative to Amazon for socially conscious online book-buyers,” writes Hunter.

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19 Nov

IndieCommunication: New Status Page and Features, Holiday Catalog Links, and More

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team highlights a new resource for system status information, the regional holiday catalogs, the benefits of IndieLite, and the winner of one free year of IndieCommerce.

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31 Oct

November Indie Next List to Deliver to More Than 555,000 Customers

The November Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be sent to more than 555,000 customers at 146 ABA member stores on Thursday, November 7. Booksellers can sign up now to join the growing program.

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28 Oct

IndieCommunication: New Features, Gift Card Sales, and More

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team highlights a number of changes rolling out to booksellers’ sites as well as an update about the success of gift card sales at IndieCommerce stores.

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23 Oct

Nowhere Bookshop Orders Spike After Author Jenny Lawson Announces Website Is Live

Lawson is the author of books such as Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy and blogs at The Bloggess.

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02 Oct

October Indie Next List to Deliver to More Than 556,000 Customers

The October Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be sent to more than 556,000 customers at 147 ABA member stores on Thursday, October 3. Booksellers can sign up now to join the growing program.

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01 Oct

IndieCommunication: Event Ticketing, Cart Options, One-on-Ones, and More

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team offers ideas for event ticketing, highlights a new shopping cart feature, and reminds booksellers to mark their calendars for upcoming opportunities to meet IndieCommerce staff.

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17 Sep

IndieCommunication: Passwords, Spam, and New Features

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team reminds booksellers about the importance of updating passwords, what not to mark as spam, and more.

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04 Sep

Online Bookstore to Benefit Indie Bookstores to Debut in January

Bookshop offers a simple, intuitive purchase process across platforms that eases the way for casual online book browsers to become indie customers.

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03 Sep

September Indie Next List to Deliver to More Than 547,000 Customers

The September Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness, will be sent to more than 547,000 customers at 145 ABA member stores on Thursday, September 5. Booksellers can sign up now to join the growing program.

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19 Aug

IndieCommunication: Pre-order Badges, One-on-Ones, Contact Updates, and a New Feature

Here, the IndieCommerce team shares updates about pre-order badges for book webpages, planned visits to the regional trade shows, and a new feature, plus a request to ensure store contact information is up to date.

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07 Aug

IndieCommunication: Changing Passwords to Combat Hacking

The most recent IndieCommunication looks at creating strong and unique passwords.

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06 Aug

IndieCommerce One-on-Ones to be Held at the Fall Regional Shows

Next week, booksellers can begin setting up appointments to meet one-on-one with the IndieCommerce team at the upcoming regional trade shows.

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31 Jul

IndieCommerce One-on-Ones Offer “Quick and Easy” Solutions

“I think one-on-ones are the best way to get the most out of the money paid for an IndieCommerce site,” said Casey Gerken of Innisfree Bookshop.

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29 Jul

August Indie Next List e-Newsletter to Deliver to More Than 546,000 Customers

Booksellers can sign up now to send their customers the Indie Next List e-newsletter, powered by Shelf Awareness.

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