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Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Eileen McCormick of Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA) on Partnering with Community Organizations

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Eileen McCormick of Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA) on Partnering with Community Organizations (February 22, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On February 22, 2024, Eileen McCormick of Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA) discussed Partnering with Community Organizations for Independent Bookstore Day.

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Eileen McCormick of Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA) on Partnering with Community Organizations (February 22, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On February 22, 2024, Eileen McCormick of Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA) discussed Partnering with Community Organizations for Independent Bookstore Day.

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Ryan Clark of Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH) on Bookstore BINGO and #BookHaul Photo Booths

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Ryan Clark of Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH) on Bookstore BINGO and #BookHaul Photo Booths (February 22, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On February 22, 2024, Ryan Clark of Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH) discussed Bookstore BINGO and #BookHaul Photo Booths.

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Ryan Clark of Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH) on Bookstore BINGO and #BookHaul Photo Booths (February 22, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On February 22, 2024, Ryan Clark of Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH) discussed Bookstore BINGO and #BookHaul Photo Booths.

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Erin Ball of Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, WA) on Bookstore Crawls

Lightning Talk IBD Edition - Erin Ball of Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, WA) on Bookstore Crawls (February 22, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On February 22, 2024, Erin Ball of Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, WA) discussed Bookstore Crawls.

New Member Series- Store Ownership 101

New Member Series- Store Ownership 101 (February 6, 2024)
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This session will provide new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. New and new-ish members are welcome.

New Member Series- Store Ownership 101 (February 6, 2024)
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This session will provide new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. New and new-ish members are welcome.

New Member Series-Intro to ABA Benefits

New Member Series-Intro to ABA Benefits (January 30, 2024)
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The first part of this series will offer a tutorial on navigating Bookweb.org to ensure a better understanding of where to find the information most vital for members. The presentation will look at the member dashboard, education resources, networking & community, business affinity partnerships, marketing, advocacy, and much more. The end of the session will offer booksellers an open forum during which they can ask questions and talk with ABA staff.

New Member Series-Intro to ABA Benefits (January 30, 2024)
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The first part of this series will offer a tutorial on navigating Bookweb.org to ensure a better understanding of where to find the information most vital for members. The presentation will look at the member dashboard, education resources, networking & community, business affinity partnerships, marketing, advocacy, and much more. The end of the session will offer booksellers an open forum during which they can ask questions and talk with ABA staff.

Lightning Talk - Laura DeLaney of Rediscovered Books (Boise, ID) on Testifying In Committee

Lightning Talk - Laura DeLaney of Rediscovered Books (Boise, ID) on Testifying In Committee (January 11, 2024)
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ABA's Lightning Talk series features booksellers presenting 5-10 minute talks on tech tools, organizational strategies, communication methods, or innovations they’ve made in their stores. On January 11, 2024, Laura DeLaney of Rediscovered Books (Boise, ID) on Testifying In Committee.

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