E-commerce

08 Dec
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IndieCommunication: Online Fraud, New IC & IL Features, and More

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

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07 Dec

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

The December 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 662,000 customers at 182 ABA member stores.

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02 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales Soar Following Thanksgiving

IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites saw a 941.61 percent increase in revenue over the past seven days when compared to the same seven-day period last year.

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25 Nov
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E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce & Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

To keep up with the coming surge in online traffic and sales, the IndieCommerce team has brought three more servers online in addition to the servers added at the start of the pandemic.

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24 Nov
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IndieCommerce Stores: Having a Flash Sale? Let ABA Know

If you are expecting a large number of customers to make a purchase from your system at a designated time, let the IndieCommerce team know in advance.

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23 Nov

IndieCommunication: Fraudulent Orders, Status Page, and Indies First

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

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18 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate, Traffic Increase

The percentage of online customers completing a purchase at IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites increased from 4.92 percent to 6 percent. 

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18 Nov

IndieCommerce and IndieLite Stores: Use Wish Lists This Holiday Season

Wish lists can be used to keep track of personal reading lists, holiday wish lists, and book fairs or donation book drives. 

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17 Nov
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IndieCommunication: New Credit Card Fraud Red Flag

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

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11 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales and Traffic Recovering Post-Election

Online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites dropped by 33.41 percent on Election Day, November 3.

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10 Nov
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Tutorial and Red Flags for Fraud

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

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09 Nov

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

The November 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 683,000 customers at 179 ABA member stores.

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04 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Significant Election Day Impact on Website Traffic and Sales

Online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites dropped by 33.41 percent on Election Day, November 3.

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03 Nov
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Update, Regional Holiday Catalogs Online, and More

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

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28 Oct
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November 1 Deadline for IndieCommerce Stores Migrating to New Credit Card Processor

Stores now have until November 1 before they will be charged a 4.5 percent service fee as well as the new 1 percent commission fee.

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