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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.
 
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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)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 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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  • 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)
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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)

Marketing Meetup - How To Use Bookshop.org More Effectively

Marketing Meetup - How To Use Bookshop.org More Effectively (April 27, 2021)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • Handselling
  • Technology

Want to know more about Bookshop.org? Already have a Bookshop page and want to know how to earn more revenue through Bookshop? Please join Partnerships Manager Sarah High as she walks through how to use Bookshop more effectively. She'll show you best practices, including how to use Bookshop for virtual book fairs, and how to use Bookshop alongside your other ecommerce sites. Sarah will be joined by Lexi Wright of Hi Five Books, and other booksellers on Bookshop who will share how they're making the most out of Bookshop as ABA booksellers.

ShopTalk: ABC Group

ShopTalk: ABC Group (April 20, 2021)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • Children's Bookselling

The American Booksellers Association invites bookstore members of the ABC Group to this open conversation for booksellers and bookstore owners to share best practices, talk about their business, & crowdsource ideas & solutions to problems. All attendees should come prepared to engage in conversation during each session.

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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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