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COVID Coffee Break 4/7/2020

COVID Coffee Break 4/7/2020 (April 7, 2020)
Content related to the education session COVID Coffee Break 4/7/2020, Coffeebreak.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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 coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

Technology Meetup - Direct to Home Fulfillment From Ingram

Technology Meetup - Direct to Home Fulfillment From Ingram (April 7, 2020)
Content related to the education session Technology Meetup - Direct to Home Fulfillment From Ingram, ABA Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • 101
  • Technology
 
Direct to Home allows booksellers to ship books to their customers’ doorsteps. Offer your customers an alternative to the in-store experience and maintain sales through Direct to Home. With a simple setup, you get access to Ingram’s entire inventory available for immediate shipping. The session includes a live demonstration with Eric Forrest, supervisor, customer care, customer care operations and e-services, Ingram Content Group as well as a Q/A portion.

COVID Coffee Break 4/2/2020

COVID Coffee Break 4/2/2020 (April 2, 2020)
Content related to the education session COVID Coffee Break 4/2/2020, Coffeebreak.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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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 coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

COVID Coffee Break 3/31/2020

COVID Coffee Break 3/31/2020 (March 31, 2020)
Content related to the education session COVID Coffee Break 3/31/2020, Coffeebreak.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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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 coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

COVID Coffee Break 3/26/2020

COVID Coffee Break 3/26/2020 (March 26, 2020)
Content related to the education session COVID Coffee Break 3/26/2020, Coffeebreak.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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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 coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

Marketing Meetup - Marketing Your Store to a School

Marketing Meetup - Marketing Your Store to a School (March 26, 2020)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Marketing Your Store to a School, ABA Meetups.
Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101
  • Events
Working with your local school can be a great source of revenue for your store and build upon your store's foundation of community. In this session, bookseller guest speakers share how they began reaching out to local schools and built mutually beneficial relationships.
 
Guest Speakers
  • Jamie Anderson, Ducks Cottage, Stephanie Heinz, Print: A Bookstore, Cathy Berner, Blue Willow Bookshop

Covid-19 Open Forum 3/24/2020

Covid-19 Open Forum 3/24/2020 (March 24, 2020)
Content related to the education session Covid-19 Open Forum 3/24/2020, Coffeebreak.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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  • 101

The session will follow the format of an Open Forum, with attendees welcome to share what they need, ask questions of ABA and fellow booksellers, and just see some friendly faces.

Eventbrite - Postponing/Canceling Events

Eventbrite - Postponing/Canceling Events (March 20, 2020)
Content related to the education session Eventbrite - Postponing/Canceling Events, ABA Meetups.
Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Events

Jorge Portillo and Donna Kumar from Eventbrite provide information on postponing/canceling events through Eventbrite.

Is the Government Spying on Free Speech Groups?

Is the Government Spying on Free Speech Groups? (March 4, 2020)
Content related to the education session Is the Government Spying on Free Speech Groups?, Winter Institute 2016.
Topic:
  • Advocacy
Tags:
  • ABFE

Fireside Chat: So You Are Thinking of Running for Office...

Fireside Chat: So You Are Thinking of Running for Office... (January 24, 2020)
Content related to the education session Fireside Chat: So You Are Thinking of Running for Office..., Winter Institute 2020.
Topic:
  • Advocacy
Tags:
  • 101

This informal yet informative talk is designed to provide a relaxed atmosphere for inspiring and educational conversations. Two booksellers with experience with everything from fundraising to campaigning to serving will discuss and offer suggestions and encouragement for those who are curious about what it takes to serve in office. Panelists: Kate Schlademan, The Learned Owl (Hudson, OH), Becky Anderson, Anderson's Bookshops (Naperville, IL)

Watch video from this event.

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