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Summer-Fall 2022 Adult Indies Introduce Presentation

Summer-Fall 2022 Adult Indies Introduce Presentation (June 8, 2022)
Content related to the education session Summer-Fall 2022 Adult Indies Introduce Presentation, Indies Introduce.
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Topic:
  • Buying and Selling
Tags:
  • Handselling

Indies Introduce is about what independent booksellers do best: Discovering exciting debut authors and sharing the best with readers across the country. You will hear from the bookseller panelists who curated the Summer/Fall 2022 adult list, and many of this season’s debut authors will be present to read a short passage and answer a question posed by a panelist

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program (June 7, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will feature a presentation on The Bookseller Insurance Program by Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. The presentation will include Insurance 101 training, with a specific focus on important coverages, services and terms for booksellers.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program (June 7, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will feature a presentation on The Bookseller Insurance Program by Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. The presentation will include Insurance 101 training, with a specific focus on important coverages, services and terms for booksellers.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

Marketing Meetup - Online Ads

Marketing Meetup - Online Ads (June 2, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Online Ads, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:  None

Online advertising becomes a larger part of small businesses every day and there are a lot of options. In this session you'll learn about the differences between Google ads and Facebook/Instagram ads, hear from fellow booksellers about their uses of both and the benefits they find behind them.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

Marketing Meetup - Online Ads (June 2, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Online Ads, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101

Online advertising becomes a larger part of small businesses every day and there are a lot of options. In this session you'll learn about the differences between Google ads and Facebook/Instagram ads, hear from fellow booksellers about their uses of both and the benefits they find behind them.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

Marketing Meetup - Email Newsletters

Marketing Meetup - Email Newsletters (May 19, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Email Newsletters, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101

Email newsletters are one of the most used marketing tools for small businesses. This session, led by Gwyn Ridenhour at Matchbook Marketing, will review the free Indie Next List e-newsletter program available to ABA members, provide general email newsletter best practices, and discuss Matchbook Marketing’s other newsletter services.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

Marketing Meetup - Email Newsletters (May 19, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:  None

Email newsletters are one of the most used marketing tools for small businesses. This session, led by Gwyn Ridenhour at Matchbook Marketing, will review the free Indie Next List e-newsletter program available to ABA members, provide general email newsletter best practices, and discuss Matchbook Marketing’s other newsletter services.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

Technology Meetup - Learn About Crowdcast

Technology Meetup - Learn About Crowdcast (May 12, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Events
  • Technology
Crowdcast is a live video platform for webinars, Q&As, virtual and hybrid events, and more! During this session, Melissa Hayes from Crowdcast will provide a brief demo of Crowdcast v1 and a sneak peek of the upcoming Crowdcast v2. She’ll answer questions regarding both platforms, as well as provide some insight as to how Crowdcast can be used as a hybrid events platform for your streamed in-person events. Members in attendance will be able to express interest in joining the beta program for Crowdcast v2.
 
ABA also has a partnership with Crowdcast for those interested in the service.
Technology Meetup - Learn About Crowdcast (May 12, 2022)
Content related to the education session Technology Meetup - Learn About Crowdcast, ABA Technology Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Events
  • Technology
Crowdcast is a live video platform for webinars, Q&As, virtual and hybrid events, and more! During this session, Melissa Hayes from Crowdcast will provide a brief demo of Crowdcast v1 and a sneak peek of the upcoming Crowdcast v2. She’ll answer questions regarding both platforms, as well as provide some insight as to how Crowdcast can be used as a hybrid events platform for your streamed in-person events. Members in attendance will be able to express interest in joining the beta program for Crowdcast v2.
 
ABA also has a partnership with Crowdcast for those interested in the service.

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2 (May 10, 2022)
Content related to the education session New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2, New Member Series.
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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.

A full transcription is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and not reviewed for accuracy.

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