Education

30 Jul
ABA Education logo

ICYMI: July Education Roundup

During the month of July, the American Booksellers Association held the following education sessions on social media.

Read More
02 Jul
marketing meetup logo
29 Jun

Top Takeaways: Consigning Books and Other Products to Local Retailers

Bookseller panelists discussed building community partnerships and more. 

Read More
11 Jun
Technology Meetup

Technology Meetup Recap: Patreon

On Thursday, June 10, the American Booksellers Association held a Technology Meetup on Patreon.

Read More
07 Jun
marketing meetup logo

Marketing Meetup Recap: Talk Genre to Me

In addition to providing best practices, guest speakers also provided genre-focused reading lists. 

Read More
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. 

Read More
18 May

Top 10 Takeaways: “Business Models: Cooperatives”

Booksellers heard from experts about how to start a new co-op bookstore or transition an existing bookstore to a co-op.

Read More
17 May
Tech meetup logo

Technology Meetup Recap: Email List Management

Constant Contact Retention Specialist Cynthia Munoz shared best practices applicable to any platform and offered a demo of how to implement those best practices within Constant Contact.

Read More
13 May
marketing meetup logo

Marketing Meetup Recap: Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores

Booksellers shared best practices for marketing nontraditional stores.

Read More
07 May

ICYMI: April Education Roundup

Take a look at some of the education sessions ABA hosted during the month of April.

Read More
04 May

Top 10 Takeaways: “Business Models: Nonprofits”

On Thursday, April 29, the American Booksellers Association held a session on starting a new nonprofit bookstore or transitioning an existing bookstore to a nonprofit.

Read More
04 May
Microaggressions in the Workplace

Top 10 Takeaways: Microaggressions in the Workplace

A recording of this session, along with CAE's session on de-escaltion, will be available until June 15.

Read More
29 Apr
marketing meetup logo

Marketing Meetup Recap: How to Use Bookshop.org More Effectively

Guest speakers shared tips about setting up a Bookshop page, explaining what the service is to customers, and more. 

Read More
19 Apr
De-escalation Recap

Education Recap: De-escalation Workshop

On Thursday, April 15, the American Booksellers Association offered a workshop from the Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) on de-escalation techniques.

Read More
14 Apr

Sign Up for April 27 Marketing Meetup on Bookshop.org

The session on optimizing your Bookshop.org page will be led by Bookshop Partnerships Manager Sarah High.

Read More

Pages

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

Contact

PRESS CONTACT: Dan Cullen (dan@bookweb.org)

MEMBER and MEMBERSHIP INQUIRIES: info@bookweb.org

INDIECOMMERCE: staff@bookweb.org

ALL OTHER INQUIRIES: info@BookWeb.org

 

 

Copyright 2019 American Booksellers Association. BookWeb is a registered trademark of ABA.
Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, Accessibility Statement