Making the Most of Book Data on Your Website

    This webinar will demonstrate the best use of the tools available to:

    • Sell sidelines, including maps, calendars, and journals through your site
    • Interpret special "admin only" data about books on your website, such as the price source, Ingram desire score, and Family ID
    • Get the most out of Local Store Inventory (LSI), not for sale, store pricing, and other tools
    • Adjust the search algorithm to surface books and products more relevant for your store
    • Enable and disable partner content from NPR and LitHub, plus ebooks and digital audiobooks

     

    Sample Privacy Policy Language Including GDPR

    Sample Privacy Policy Language

    Please note that any language you may incorporate into your Privacy Policy should reflect your store’s applicable practices.

    Please include your store name, contact info etc. where applicable.

    If you have any questions, please contact staff@bookweb.org

     

    What information do we collect?

    Quick Start - Google Analytics, Google My Business, Google Search Console

    This webinar will demonstrate how to get started with:

    • Google Analytics
    • Google My Business
    • Google Search Console

     

    Mobile Optimized and Responsive Websites

    In this webinar we will discuss:

    • The importance of mobile optimized websites
    • What to consider when you plan your website
    • Tools available to achieve your goals

    Bulk Upload of Used Books and Signed Copies

    This webinar will lead booksellers through the IndieCommerce 'Store Books' feature:

    • What is a 'Store Book'?
    • How are 'Store Books' different from LSI?
    • How to add a 'Store Book' manually
    • About the 'Store Book' content type
    • Bulk Upload Store Books

    IndieCommerce Bulk Importer - Used, Signed, etc.

    This module allows stores to create 'store books', which are custom products that refer to new books available through Ingram but may be different from them. For example, they may represent used copies, signed copies, or unique editions.

    REQUIRED READING

    Before using this system, it's important to be up on the basics of custom products. If you've never created a custom product class before, please see the help documentation on BookWeb.org:

    Getting Your Website Ready for the Holidays

    This webinar will lead booksellers through getting their IndieCommerce website ready for the holidays:

    • Tour of some of the common issues that customers (and stores) might encounter during the holiday season
    • Making sure your contact information is up to date
    • Processing orders correctly

    Bulk Upload of Custom Products

    This webinar will lead booksellers through the basics of using the ABA Product Importer module:

    • What is the feature for
    • How is it different from LSI
    • What are the 4 stages
    • Brief review of product classes
    • What are staging tables
    • Demo of the feature

    Mobile Friendly Booklists

    This webinar will lead booksellers through the basics of using the Mobile Friendly Booklist module:

    • How to request the module be enabled
    • Edit the booklists
    • Configure the view blocks
    • Customizations (IndieCommerce members only)
    • How other members are using this feature

     

    View Templates for Book Lists

    Responsive, mobile friendly ‘View’ templates for book lists

    3 out-of-the-box responsive, mobile friendly Views to display book lists are readily available. All that needs to be done by the store staff are to edit the book lists and plug them into the views.

    Working with the Views Send Module

    The ‘Views Send’ module enables you to create personalized mass emails from a view: With this feature, if, for example, a store would like to send an email reminder to all ticket holders for an upcoming event, it can create a view to pull up email addresses associated with orders and send a mass email. For now, the email can only be plain text.

    NOTE: To have this module enabled on your site please send a request to staff@bookweb.org and we will enable the module and send you confirmation that it has been enabled.

    IndieCommerce Bulk Importer

    Welcome to the IndieCommerce custom product bulk importer! This system is designed to help you create and manage a large number of custom products on your IndieCommerce website.

    REQUIRED READING

    Before using this system, it's important to be up on the basics of custom products. If you've never created a custom product class before, please see the help documentation on BookWeb.org:

    Rules

    The Rules module allows site administrators to create actions that are automatically triggered by various events when certain conditions are met.

    3 PARTS TO RULES

    Rules are made up of 3 parts:

    SEO Tools

    SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a methodology of strategies, techniques, and tactics designed to grow visibility in search engine results. In search results, search engines (Google, Bing, etc.) display links to pages it considers relevant and authoritative, SEO helps to ensure that a site is accessible to a search engine and improves the chances that the site will be found in search results.

    SEO methods vary from the technical practices you can achieve on your website, to the creative elements you can use to raise your site’s visibility such as social media marketing.

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