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15 Sep
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October 8 Technology Meetup to Look at Shipping Tools

All ABA member booksellers are invited to participate in an upcoming Technology Meetup, where bookseller panelists will share details about their shipping software and platforms as well as helpful tips.

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15 Sep

IndieCommerce Launches “Preferred Name” Feature for Customers

Enabling this field ensures that booksellers are addressing customers as they wish to be addressed. 

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09 Sep
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E-commerce Update: End-of-Summer Online Sales Decline

Fewer people were online for the three-day holiday weekend when compared to the previous week. 

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09 Sep

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

The September 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 694,000 customers at 180 ABA member stores.

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08 Sep
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02 Sep

Independent Bookstore Day Boosts Online Sales by 30 Percent

On Saturday, August 29, online sales were up more 30 percent over the previous Saturday, resulting in a sales revenue increase of 19.6 percent for the week ending September 1.

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01 Sep

Join the IndieCommerce Team for a Virtual Education Session at the Fall Regional Shows

The IndieCommerce team has developed several new features and upgrades to help stores manage their online sales.

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26 Aug

E-commerce Update: Online Sales Remain Strong

Although both the conversion rate and traffic dropped slightly last week, those decreases were offset by the increase in the average order value.

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19 Aug

E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Holds Steady

Over the past two weeks the conversion rate (the number of online customers that complete a sale) has remained fairly stable.

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18 Aug
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IndieCommerce Rolls Out New and Upgraded Features

Here, the IndieCommerce team shares information about credit card processing and order editing, as well as bulk order processing.

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12 Aug

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

The August 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 689,000 customers at 177 ABA member stores.

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12 Aug

E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce Traffic and Sales Remain Steady

Over the past two weeks the conversion rate (the number of online customers that complete a sale) has remained fairly stable.

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05 Aug

E-commerce Update: Another Increase in Online Traffic

After seeing average daily sales slowly decrease over the past month, this week’s sales revenue increased by 5.34 percent. 

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