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New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2 (May 10, 2021)
Content related to the education session New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101
  • Owners and Managers

Our New Member Series:Store Ownership 101 provides new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. 

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2 (May 10, 2021)
Content related to the education session New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101
  • Owners and Managers

Our New Member Series:Store Ownership 101 provides new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. 

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

Marketing Meetup - Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores

Marketing Meetup - Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores (May 6, 2021)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101
In this session, you’ll hear from ​seven guest speakers from Nontraditional bookstores, who will share what works for their stores in a variety of marketing areas including, what marketing they are doing, how branding and community partnerships play into their marketing, and more.
 
Guest speakers will include:
Marketing Meetup - Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores (May 6, 2021)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores, ABA Marketing Meetups.
Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101
In this session, you’ll hear from ​seven guest speakers from Nontraditional bookstores, who will share what works for their stores in a variety of marketing areas including, what marketing they are doing, how branding and community partnerships play into their marketing, and more.
 
Guest speakers will include:

ShopTalk, May Afternoon Session

ShopTalk, May Afternoon Session (May 4, 2021)
Content related to the education session ShopTalk, May Afternoon Session, ShopTalk.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101

This session follows the format of an Open Forum: the opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent ShopTalk and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

ShopTalk, May Afternoon Session (May 4, 2021)
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  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101

This session follows the format of an Open Forum: the opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent ShopTalk and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

ShopTalk, April Evening Session

ShopTalk, April Evening Session (April 29, 2021)
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  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101

This session follows the format of an Open Forum: the opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent ShopTalk and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

ShopTalk, April Evening Session (April 29, 2021)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101

This session follows the format of an Open Forum: the opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. Please see the most recent ShopTalk and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

Business Models: Nonprofits

Business Models: Nonprofits (April 29, 2021)
Content related to the education session Business Models: Nonprofits, Top Ten Things.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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  • Owners and Managers

Whether your store is new or long established, it can be profitable to consider how your store could be structured differently than your current business model. Join a conversation with booksellers who will provide information on starting a new nonprofit bookstore or transitioning an existing bookstore to a nonprofit.

 

This conversation is moderated by Veronica Liu, Founder Collective Member & General Coordinator, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria (New York, NY). Presenters include: Jamie Rogers Southern, Executive Director, Bookmarks (Winston-Salem, NC); Jeff Martin, Founder, Magic City Books and Booksmart Tulsa (Tulsa, OK); Jeff Deutsch, Director, Seminary Co-op Bookstores (Chicago, IL); Praveen Madan, CEO, Kepler's Books and Magazines (Menlo Park, CA)

Business Models: Nonprofits (April 29, 2021)
Content related to the education session Business Models: Nonprofits, Top Ten Things.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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  • Owners and Managers

Whether your store is new or long established, it can be profitable to consider how your store could be structured differently than your current business model. Join a conversation with booksellers who will provide information on starting a new nonprofit bookstore or transitioning an existing bookstore to a nonprofit.

 

This conversation is moderated by Veronica Liu, Founder Collective Member & General Coordinator, Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria (New York, NY). Presenters include: Jamie Rogers Southern, Executive Director, Bookmarks (Winston-Salem, NC); Jeff Martin, Founder, Magic City Books and Booksmart Tulsa (Tulsa, OK); Jeff Deutsch, Director, Seminary Co-op Bookstores (Chicago, IL); Praveen Madan, CEO, Kepler's Books and Magazines (Menlo Park, CA)

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