E-commerce

30 Sep
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E-commerce Update: Average Purchase Amount Increases

While there were slightly fewer visitors buying online last week, those that were buying were spending more.

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28 Sep

IndieCommerce Team Offering Virtual Education Session at CALIBA Fall Show

Booksellers will learn about several recently developed new features and upgrades created to help stores manage their online sales.

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28 Sep

Register Now for IndieCommerce Webinars on Preparing for the Holiday Shopping Season

Booksellers are encouraged to register for the October webinars in advance or visit the Education Resources page following the sessions to view recordings.

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28 Sep
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Sign Up for an October 8 Technology Meetup to Learn About Shipping Tools

Three bookseller panelists will discuss what shipping platforms and software they use, what their process is, and useful tips. All ABA member booksellers are invited to join.

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23 Sep
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IndieCommerce Credit Card Processor Migration Deadline October 22

Stores that have not switched over to their own credit card merchant account by October 22 will be charged a 4.5 percent service fee plus the new 1 percent commission.

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23 Sep
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Join the October 8 Technology Meetup to Learn About Shipping Tools

This session will feature booksellers discussing what shipping platforms and software they are using, what their process is, and useful tips. All ABA member booksellers are invited to join.

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23 Sep
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23 Sep
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales See Uptick

Significant pre-orders for Barack Obama’s A Promised Land (publishing November 17 from Crown) helped drive a sales increase, which started last Thursday.

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22 Sep

Upcoming IndieCommerce Webinars to Help Booksellers Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Webinars will be held on topics such as getting your IndieCommerce or IndieLite site ready for launch; how to create, sell, and manage stock; creating and promoting gift guides and wish lists; and more.

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16 Sep
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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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