The E-Commerce Newsletter For Booksellers           Aug 17, 2018


Schedule an IndieCommerce One-on-One Session At Your Fall Regional Show

The IndieCommerce team is scheduling one-on-one sessions with bookstores attending the Fall Regional Shows. To register, please select your show from the list provided below:
 

SIBA

NEIBA

PNBA

NCIBA

HEARTLAND

NAIBA

MPIBA
 

We will try to accommodate your top time selection but there are a limited number of available slots, so please choose multiple times to ensure securing an appointment. You will receive an email confirmation with your appointment time within a week of your submission. Should you need to move or cancel your appointment, please email staff@bookweb.org as soon as possible. Thank you!

 

Podcast Marketing for Booksellers - A LIVE Online Discussion

Join us Thursday, August 23rd from 11 - 11:30 am EST for a live discussion about podcast marketing via a video roundtable.

 

Guest bookseller panelists include:

Annie Jones, The Book Shelf

podcast link: https://www.fromthefrontporchpodcast.com
 

Arsen Kashkashian, Boulder Book Store
podcast links: http://news.kgnu.org/bookclub/ and https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kgnu-boulder-bookstore-radio/id1156617367

 

Colin McDonald and Jeff Deutsch, Seminary Co-op and 57th Street Books
podcast link: https://www.semcoop.com/open-stacks

 

The live video meeting is conducted through Zoom.us . Please email Phil@bookweb.org for an invitation and instructions.

 

Increase Your Rank in Google Search Results With a Mobile Friendly Website

Over 45% of shoppers visiting IndieCommerce websites are on mobile devices. If your IndieCommerce site is not mobile friendly your customers are getting frustrated and Google is ranking you lower in search results. Not only are you losing sales, but you are making it harder for customers to even find your website. If your store is using the IndieLite platform, your website is already mobile friendly.

 

To upgrade to a mobile friendly, responsive IndieCommerce theme, please contact the team today at staff@bookweb.org. Ask about these two new featured themes:

 

Mix and Match - http://icsample10.d7.indiebound.com (updated)

Zircon -  http://icsample9.d7.indiebound.com (new)

Visit these examples from your mobile device and see how they work!


Thanks for reading. Feel free to email us with any thoughts, questions, or suggestions.
The IndieCommerce team

For past editions of IndieCommunication, visit this page.

Phillip Davies, IndieCommerce Director
American Booksellers Association | 333 Westchester Avenue | White Plains, NY 10604
Phil@bookweb.org |
914-406-7527 | www.BookWeb.org
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White Plains, NY 10604
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