Ci10 Program

Wednesday, July 13, 2022  

5:00 pm to 6:00 am

Making a Bookstore Media Ready

In this session, bookstores with experience with the media will share how to to make your store media ready, including creating an About Us section that will attract press, how to build a media kit, which components are key, and how to select the assets to share to highlight your bookstore’s individuality in the press.

Panelists: Clancey D'Isa, Seminary Co-op Bookstores (Chicago, IL); Danny Caine, Raven Book Store (Lawrence, KS); Emmanuel Abreu, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria (New York, NY); Danielle Moore, Semicolon Bookstore (Chicago, IL)

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.


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