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20 Jan

IndieCommunication: Not for Sale Feature

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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20 Jan
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How Bookstores Are Managing Online Sales

Earlier this month, the IndieCommerce team asked stores that have e-commerce sites about the friction points the experience when processing online orders. Here’s what we learned.

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20 Jan
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E-commerce Update: Normal Traffic & Sales

Although traffic dropped by 3.87 percent over the past seven days, the e-commerce conversion rate increased to 4.90 percent.

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19 Jan
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Join an IndieCommerce Webinar to Learn About Creating Clean, High-Converting Websites

Booksellers can register now for Web Design 101: How to Create Clean, High-Converting Websites, which will take place on Wednesday, January 27.

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13 Jan
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E-commerce Update: What’s the New Normal in 2021?

Online customers are settling into purchase habits that are leading to a conversion rate that may become the baseline conversion rate for most of 2021.

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11 Jan
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First Webinar in New IndieCommerce Series to Look at Creating Clean, High-Converting Websites

Rescheduled to January 27, the IndieCommerce team will host an educational webinar for stores on IndieCommerce or IndieLite websites.

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11 Jan

Sign Up to Send the Indie Next List E-Newsletter to Your Customers

The January Indie Next List e-newsletter, featuring the month’s 20 titles with bookseller quotes in addition to a Q&A with the #1 pick, was sent to more than 668,000 customers at 183 ABA member stores.

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06 Jan
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06 Jan
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IndieCommerce Waiting List Opens

Booksellers who are looking for a new ecommerce-enabled website with a proven track record and a team dedicated to the needs of your bookstore can sign up today to learn more about IndieCommerce and IndieLite.

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05 Jan
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IndieCommerce Team to Launch Monthly Webinar Series

On the third Wednesday of each month, booksellers will have the opportunity to join a webinar to look at a particular feature of IndieCommerce or IndieLite sites. 

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23 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Entering the Post-Holiday Shopping Season

IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores are in the midst of a normal seasonal reduction in traffic and online sales, which is reflected in the daily drop in the e-commerce conversion rate.

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22 Dec
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IndieCommunication: New Features and Upgrades

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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16 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Shipping Deadlines and Delays Affecting Online Sales

The decline coincides with shipping deadlines and reports of shipping delays affecting pre-Christmas delivery. Stores should now be promoting in-store or curbside pick-up for online sales if available.

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16 Dec
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IndieCommunication: New Features and More for the Holiday Sales Season

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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09 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Expect an Online Sales Rush Monday and Tuesday

On Sunday, the e-commerce conversion rate spiked to 11.06 percent, which indicates that indie bookstore customers are highly motivated to buy from store sites right now.

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