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Winter Institute 16 Rep Picks Video #5

Winter Institute 16 Rep Picks Video #5 (February 19, 2021)
Content related to the education session Winter Institute 16 Rep Picks Video #5, Winter Institute 2021.
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Topic:
  • Buying and Selling
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  • Handselling

This video features Rep Picks presentations from HarperCollins Children's Books, Macmillan Children's Publishing, Random House Children's Books, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, as seen at Wi16 on February 19, 2021. Rep picks packets are available here: https://www.bookweb.org/wi16-rep-picks-packets

Keynote: Novelist as Citizen

Keynote: Novelist as Citizen (February 19, 2021)
Content related to the education session Keynote: Novelist as Citizen, Winter Institute 2021.
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Topic:
  • Operations
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  • Owners and Managers

Join bestselling authors Lauren Groff, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Colson Whitehead for a discussion on the state of literature and what the future holds for the novelist in the aftermath of political upheaval. Moderated by Michelle Malonzo, buyer at Changing Hands Bookstore.

Customer Experience and Hand-selling/Upselling in a Hybrid World (materials available)

Customer Experience and Hand-selling/Upselling in a Hybrid World (materials available) (February 18, 2021)
Content related to the education session Customer Experience and Hand-selling/Upselling in a Hybrid World (materials available), Winter Institute 2021.
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  • Operations
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  • Technology

Switching to a remote customer experience — curbside pickup, FaceTime hand-selling, online orders, etc. — can create a challenge to providing a successful and cohesive customer experience. This session will showcase creative ways that booksellers have succeeded and even improved the customer experience in this new hybrid retail world.
Panelists: Sara Richmond, Director of Communication & Client Experience, Edelweiss; Phil Davies, ABA (White Plains, NY); Rosa Hernandez, Third Place Books (Lake Forest Park, WA); Michael Barnard, Rakestraw Books (Danville, CA); Cristina Rodriguez, Deep Vellum Books (Dallas, TX); Sarah Bagby, Watermark Books & Cafe (Wichita, KS); Lane Jacobson, Paulina Springs Books (Sisters, OR)

Opening Keynote: How to Think Like a Futurist

Opening Keynote: How to Think Like a Futurist (February 18, 2021)
Content related to the education session Opening Keynote: How to Think Like a Futurist , Winter Institute 2021.
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  • Operations
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  • Owners and Managers

Join futurist Brian David Johnson (The Future You: Break Through the Fear and Build the Life You Want) in conversation with ABA CEO Allison Hill as they discuss the future of bookselling and how booksellers can shape what happens next.

ABA Coffee Break, February Afternoon Session #3

ABA Coffee Break, February Afternoon Session #3 (February 16, 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 coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

ABA Coffee Break, February Afternoon Session #3 (February 16, 2021)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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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 - Constant Contact

Technology Meetup - Constant Contact (February 11, 2021)
Content related to the education session Technology Meetup - Constant Contact, ABA Technology Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • Technology

This session will feature an overview of Constant Contact led by Matthew Montoya, Channel Marketing and Enablement Manager. Topics discussed will include how to create a template, contacts, manage reporting, and ways to grow your contact list.

Technology Meetup - Constant Contact (February 11, 2021)
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  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • Technology

This session will feature an overview of Constant Contact led by Matthew Montoya, Channel Marketing and Enablement Manager. Topics discussed will include how to create a template, contacts, manage reporting, and ways to grow your contact list.

Planning Your Book Fair: The Basics for In-school, In-store, and Online Planning Success Part 2

Planning Your Book Fair: The Basics for In-school, In-store, and Online Planning Success Part 2 (February 10, 2021)
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  • Buying and Selling
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  • Children's Bookselling

Book fairs can be a profitable undertaking for a bookstore, but for those who have yet to launch a fair or who are new to them, the task can be overwhelming. As a continuation of the ABC Group’s virtual education session “Building School Partnerships: Your Librarian, Your Friend,” this session will feature booksellers with established relationships with their local school districts who will share how to build a realistic timeline for a book fair, manage bookstore and school expectations based on a school’s needs, and create a checklist to ensure the fair goes off without a hitch, whether it’s in-person or online.

Planning Your Book Fair: The Basics for In-school, In-store, and Online Planning Success Part 2 (February 10, 2021)
Content related to the education session Planning Your Book Fair: The Basics for In-school, In-store, and Online Planning Success Part 2, Top Ten Things.
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  • Buying and Selling
  • Operations
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  • Children's Bookselling

Book fairs can be a profitable undertaking for a bookstore, but for those who have yet to launch a fair or who are new to them, the task can be overwhelming. As a continuation of the ABC Group’s virtual education session “Building School Partnerships: Your Librarian, Your Friend,” this session will feature booksellers with established relationships with their local school districts who will share how to build a realistic timeline for a book fair, manage bookstore and school expectations based on a school’s needs, and create a checklist to ensure the fair goes off without a hitch, whether it’s in-person or online.

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