IndieCommunication: New Affinity Partner, Wish List Features, and Fulfillment Options

    The July 6 IndieCommunication e-newsletter includes information about ABA’s new partnership with Eventbrite, wish list upgrades, and an update about consumer-direct fulfillment from Ingram.

    ABA Partners With Eventbrite to Offer Event Ticket Management Services to Bookstores

    As part of the partnership, ABA members will have access to a substantial Eventbrite discount, 24/7 customer support, and a one-hour onboarding session with an Eventbrite representative.

    Help Customers Celebrate Audiobook Month With Special Offer From Libro.fm

    To mark Audiobook Month, Libro.fm is offering a free audiobook to anyone who starts a monthly membership in June.

    Make an Appointment Now: Ci6 Consultation Station

    The Consultation Station at the sixth Children’s Institute will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

    Stop By the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    The ABA Member Lounge will be the place for booksellers to go for refreshments, one-on-one IndieCommerce consultations, meetings with special vendors, exclusive galleys, and more.

    ABA Partners With Chosen Payments for Credit Card Processing for Members

    Chosen Payments, a national credit card processing company, will offer member booksellers exclusive, low rates as part of ABA’s affinity partnership program.

    Ci6 Consultation Station to Feature 11 Business Service Providers

    The Consultation Station at the sixth Children’s Institute will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

    How a Safety Retail Audit Can Drop Your Bookseller Risks

    LIBRIS, the insurance program supported by ABA that offers tailored, affordable bookstore coverage, is encouraging booksellers to schedule a regular retail safety audit to help lower their liability.

    Book an Appointment With Business Service Providers at the Wi13 Consultation Station

    The Consultation Station at Winter Institute 13 features representatives from 34 of ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

    PartnerShip, FedEx Team Up to Offer Rewards

    Members enrolled in the ABA shipping program with PartnerShip can now earn rewards through the My FedEx Rewards program.

    New Affiliate Program With Lovepop Features 3D Greeting Cards

    Through the American Booksellers Association’s new Lovepop affinity program, booksellers can purchase high-quality 3D paper art greeting cards to sell in their stores.

    An Update From PartnerShip on Holiday Shipping Surcharges

    Here, PartnerShip, an ABA business service affinity partner, offers an update about holiday shipping surcharges from UPS and FedEx.

    Tips From PartnerShip: A Guide to Stress-Free Shipping

    PartnerShip, an ABA business service affinity partner, had developed a detailed white paper designed to help booksellers with shipping.

    Tips From PartnerShip: How to Accept Freight and Handle Claims

    PartnerShip, an ABA business service affinity partner, reviews best practices for accepting freight so booksellers can protect themselves against a potential claim nightmare.

    Tips From PartnerShip: Common Freight Accessorial Fees Explained

    PartnerShip, an ABA business service affinity partner, offers an overview of additional fees for services required outside of standard shipping and receiving procedures.

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