Education

19 Oct
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Top Ten Strategies for Hosting Drag Queen Story Hour

In light of ongoing anti-LGBTQ2SIA+ attacks against indie Drag Queen Story Hour events, here are our top ten strategies to support and protect Drag Queen Story Hour.

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31 Aug
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A Top 10 4th Quarter (Q4) Checklist

If October was the New December last year, then September is the New December this year as supply chain issues continue to plague the industry. Which means: Now is the time to get ready! Welcome to the Holiday Season! Here’s a Top 10 4th Quarter (Q4) checklist of simple ways to start preparing for the holidays. 

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12 Oct

Five Tips for Marketing Mixed and Used Inventory

Learn about organization, social media, trade-in programs, and more. 

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17 Sep
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Children’s Institute Education: What You Need to Know Part II

This is the second in a two-part recap of 2021 Children’s Institute (Ci9) education, which features three key points from each session.

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13 Sep
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Streamline Invoice Management With Batch for Books

Batch for Books saves you time on handling administrative tasks associated with invoice management. 

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08 Sep
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How to Market Your Store This Holiday Season

Last week’s Marketing Meetup focused on the creative ways booksellers are marketing their store and different titles to customers.

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24 Aug

Your Guide to Planning Holiday Marketing Campaigns

Here are some questions to consider as you start to think about your marketing plans for the upcoming holiday season.

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16 Aug
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Technology Meetup Recap: Virtual Accessibility

Booksellers discussed accessibility in the virtual world of websites, events, and social media.

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30 Jul
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ICYMI: July Education Roundup

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

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02 Jul
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29 Jun

Top Takeaways: Consigning Books and Other Products to Local Retailers

Bookseller panelists discussed building community partnerships and more. 

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11 Jun
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Technology Meetup Recap: Patreon

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

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07 Jun
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Marketing Meetup Recap: Talk Genre to Me

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

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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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