BTW Articles

04 Jun
E-Commerce Update

E-commerce Update: Pre-COVID Trends, Sales Still Up

If this year’s traffic pattern continues to mirror what we saw in 2019, expect to see a slight drop in traffic going into July and August with traffic starting to rise again as we move into September and October.

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04 Jun
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Ransomware Alert

If you receive a suspicious email, do not open any links or attached documents.

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03 Jun

ICYMI: May Education Roundup

In May, ABA held education sessions on marketing ideas for nontraditional stores, store ownership, email list management, and more. 

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03 Jun

The Indie Romance Bestseller List

Here is the Indie Romance Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 30, 2021.


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01 Jun
The American Disabilities Act

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Overall, the best practice regarding ADA compliance is to be proactive. If you are contacted by someone suggesting you're not compliant, test your website and make efforts to improve it immediately. 

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25 May
Morningside Heights

A Q&A With Joshua Henkin, Author of June's Indie Next List Top Pick

Sarah Fox of Titcomb's Bookshop said Morningside Heights is "a winner with so much heart! I highly recommend it.”

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25 May
PW US Book Show
25 May
The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Ava Reid

“I was deeply impressed with this fantasy novel and its connections with Hungarian and Jewish mythology and folklore," said Olivia Edmunds-Diez of Boulder Book Store.

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