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02 Feb
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IndieCommerce Institute 2021 to Offer IndieCommerce, IndieLite Seminars

The institute will be held Wednesday, March 17, to Thursday, March 18, and will be free of charge. Registration opens on February 10.

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02 Feb

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team One-on-One at Winter 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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27 Jan
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales Increase

Over the past seven days, IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores saw a 9.24 percent increase in sales revenue.

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26 Jan
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Switch Now: Last Day of Shared ABA Credit Card Processing Is March 31

After March 31, the shared ABA credit card processor is being discontinued as a credit card payment option on IndieCommerce websites.

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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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