BTW Articles

01 Mar
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Next ABA Board Coffee Break Scheduled for March 10

Coffee Breaks on March 10 and April 14 offer booksellers a forum to share questions, comments, and concerns with the ABA Board of Directors.

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01 Mar
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Sign Up for the March 4 Marketing Meetup on Poetry Books

Later this month, ABA will also host a Technology Meetup on the easy-to-use online design platform Canva.

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01 Mar

ABA’s Coffee Breaks Continue in March

Regular Coffee Breaks are held every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. ET, as well as the last Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. ET. All booksellers are invited to join.

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01 Mar

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Offers Up to $50,000

Booksellers can enter the contest by writing a short profile that highlights their bookstore’s unique story; entries will be accepted through March 9.

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24 Feb
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Trivia Game to Support Binc Raises $2,629

On Saturday, February 20, more than 200 book industry colleagues joined a virtual trivia game to benefit the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.

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24 Feb

Virtual Winter Institute Has Booksellers Looking to the Future

“Now seems the perfect time to move forcefully and fearlessly into what comes next. We move forward knowing that we are stronger and more resilient as a channel than we ever imagined,” said ABA CEO Allison K Hill in her opening remarks.

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22 Feb
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Watch Now: IndieCommerce Webinar on Signing Up for a Website

The February 17 webinar looked at the waiting list and contract process, what to expect throughout the initial setup, and resources and tools for how to be prepared for when the site is in your hands. 

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24 Feb
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Nominations Sought for 2021 PW Bookstore, Sales Rep of the Year Awards

Booksellers, authors, publishers, distributors, and others with ties to the book industry are invited to submit nominations for Publishers Weekly’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year awards by March 15.

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24 Feb

Revisit the Winter Institute: Keynote, Education Recordings Available Now

All three keynote sessions from Winter Institute, in addition to two education sessions, are available now on BookWeb for ABA member booksellers.

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15 Feb

ABA Announces New Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Members

Nine booksellers have been selected to join the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.

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