Indies First 2020 with Dan Rather

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Thank you to #IndiesFirst ambassador and indie bookstore champion @DanRather for his support this holiday season!

Thank you @DanRather and everyone who puts #IndiesFirst

Thanks @DanRather for reminding people What Unites Us and the value of indie bookstores.

Think #IndiesFirst this #SmallBusinessSaturday (11/28) and #ShopLocal!

Modifying assets:

The customizable Indies First image can modified using the online tool Canva. To begin, download the asset to your desktop and then create a free Canva account. Next:

  • Select the “Social Media” tab on the homepage, then select “Instagram Post.”
  • From the left-hand column, click on “Uploads” and click on the purple “Upload media” button. Select “Device” and upload the file from your desktop.
  • When the image populates under “Images,” click on it and it will appear on the blank canvas to the right.
  • Additional elements (photos, text, etc.) can be added by using the toolbar on the left. For example, select “Text” to add a sentence about an event you’re hosting. You can choose from a variety of styled fonts, or simply select “Add a heading” to drop a text box onto the canvas. Text boxes can be resized and moved as needed.
  • When finished, click “Download” in the upper right corner.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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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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