Today, the American Booksellers Association is asking member booksellers to fill out a survey to evaluate the association’s efforts to support member stores over the past 12 months. Note: This survey pertains to the work of the ABA CEO and staff only. It does not pertain to the work of the ABA Board.
The 10-minute survey covers the period of March 2020 through March 2021. This period coincides with Allison Hill’s first year as CEO, beginning after Winter Institute 15 in Baltimore and extending through today.
Things to consider may include COVID small business relief and antitrust advocacy, member Coffee Breaks, BIPOC Coffee Breaks and Forums, Virtual Children’s Institute, Virtual Winter Institute, educational webinars and series, author events for bookstore customers, Marketing and Technology Meetups, the Indie Next List, IndieCommerce and IndieLite, Indies Introduce, Bookselling This Week, ABA’s twice weekly updates, LIG health insurance, partnership programs, member discount programs, etc.
Survey responses are due by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31. All booksellers are encouraged to fill out the survey.