IndieCommunication: E-Commerce Education at Wi13, Marketing Tips, and More

    The upcoming IndieCommunication will feature details about recent sales on IndieCommerce sites, e-commerce education opportunities at Winter Institute, holiday marketing tips, and a tip of the week.

    Average Sales on IndieCommerce Sites Up 31 Percent in November

    Sales data collected by Google Analytics for November 2017 showed that aggregate online sales for IndieCommerce sites were up 31 percent compared to the same period in 2016.

    New Virtual Roundtable Gives Booksellers Chance to Trade Marketing Tips

    The American Booksellers Association’s IndieCommerce team is inviting booksellers to participate in a twice-monthly videoconference to share strategies for online marketing.

    IndieCommunication: Free Website Evaluation, Drawing Winner, and More

    The November 17 IndieCommunication newsletter features details about a complimentary website evaluation at the IndieCommerce Institute, the winner of a free year of service, and a tip of the week.

    Booksellers Call IndieLite an Easy, Affordable E-Commerce Option

    IndieLite, a new e-commerce solution from the American Booksellers Association, is garnering positive reviews from booksellers, who say it’s a quick and simple way to start selling books online.

    IndieCommunication: Upcoming Educational Webinar, Roundtable Discussion, IndieCommerce Institute

    The IndieCommunication newsletter delivered on November 3 includes details about an upcoming webinar to help stores prepare their websites for the holidays and an upcoming online marketing roundtable.

    IndieCommunication: The IndieCommerce Institute, SCIBA One-on-Ones, and the ABC Catalog

    The IndieCommunication newsletter sent on October 18 includes details about the IndieCommerce Institute, one-on-one appointments at the SCIBA trade show, and the ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog.

    IndieCommunication: Regional Show One-on-Ones and the IndieCommerce Institute

    The upcoming IndieCommunication newsletter includes details about signing up for one-on-ones at the fall regional trade shows as well as information about the IndieCommerce Institute at Wi13.

    IndieCommunication: Upcoming Webinars, the Wi13 IndieCommerce Institute & More

    The September 20 IndieCommunication newsletter includes details about upcoming educational webinars, registration for the IndieCommerce Institute at Wi13, and more.

    IndieCommunication: Fall Trade Show One-on-Ones, Sweepstakes & More

    The September 6 IndieCommunication newsletter includes details about one-on-one appointments with IndieCommerce staff at the fall shows, a chance to win a free year of services, and more.

    SIBA Discovery Show to Feature Two ABA Education Sessions

    The American Booksellers Association will present education sessions on diversity and promoting backlist at the September 15–17 SIBA Discovery Show in New Orleans.

    IndieCommunication: New Webinar Series, Online Marketing Roundtables, & More

    The IndieCommunication newsletter for August 23 includes details about a new webinar series, a callout for booksellers who are active in marketing their stores online, and a tip of the week.

    New “ABA Learning on Demand” Page Features Webinars and Training Videos

    ABA’s new “ABA Learning on Demand” page on features videos of members-only webinars on topics including basic sales techniques, creating a press kit, and IndieCommerce and IndieLite.

    IndieCommunication: Mobile-Friendly Book Lists, Sales-Tax Lookup & More

    The IndieCommunication newsletter for August 9 includes an update on creating mobile-friendly book lists, a new sales-tax lookup tool coming to IndieCommerce sites, and a tip of the week.

    Online Customers Can Reply to “Do-Not-Reply”

    Here, the IndieCommerce team provides an update regarding the issue of e-mail spam generated by spambots using forms on IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites.


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