Education

13 May
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Marketing Meetup Recap: Marketing Ideas for Nontraditional Stores

Booksellers shared best practices for marketing nontraditional stores.

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07 May

ICYMI: April Education Roundup

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

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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.

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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.

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29 Apr
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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. 

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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.

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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.

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14 Apr

Upcoming Education to Cover Retail Cooperatives and Nonprofits

The first event, looking at nonprofits, will take place on Thursday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. ET. The second event, on retail cooperatives, will be held May 13.

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14 Apr
Center for Anti-Violence Education sessions

Last Day to Sign Up to Attend Thursday’s De-escalation Workshop

On Thursday, April 15, Center for Anti-Violence Education Program Manager Rej Joo will lead a workshop on a range of de-escalation techniques as well as safety considerations during such unpredictable moments. 

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13 Apr
First Aid Kit

ABA’s State of Health Insurance Webinar Now Available

The session looked at the benefits landscape under the Biden administration, including the new Special Enrollment Period and subsidies, the LIG Solutions health insurance program, and individual and group coverage options.

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13 Apr
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Technology Meetup Recap: Gravity Payments

ABA recently partnered with Gravity Payments to offer credit card processing services to bookstore members. Gravity Payments currently offers special rates and terms for ABA members.

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13 Apr

Booksellers: Suggest Education Topics, Speakers for Upcoming Events

ABA is inviting booksellers to offer suggestions year-round about education topics, panelists, and speakers via a new form.

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07 Apr

Learn About Credit Card Processor Gravity Payments at April 8 Technology Meetup

ABA recently partnered with Gravity Payments, which came recommended by several booksellers, to offer credit card processing services to bookstore members.

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07 Apr
Center for Anti-Violence Education sessions

Sign Up for Education Sessions From the Center for Anti-Violence Education

All booksellers are invited to sign up for the De-escalation Workshop on April 15 and Microaggressions in the Workplace session on April 22.

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07 Apr

Marketing Meetup Added for April 27 to Look at Bookshop.org

Join the Tuesday, April 27, Marketing Meetup at 3:00 p.m. ET to learn about optimizing your Bookshop.org page. The session will be led by Bookshop Partnerships Manager Sarah High.

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