Education

16 Sep
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Sign Up for the “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar Series on Improving Operational Workflow

The Thursday, September 17, conversation will look at streamlining your current processes — online fulfillment, curbside pickup, local delivery, etc. — to improve efficiency and accuracy.

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15 Sep
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October 8 Technology Meetup to Look at Shipping Tools

All ABA member booksellers are invited to participate in an upcoming Technology Meetup, where bookseller panelists will share details about their shipping software and platforms as well as helpful tips.

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14 Sep

Professional Bookselling Certification Program Opens for Signups

During the NAIBA/SIBA fall conference, booksellers from all regions can take classes on “Event Management: Press Kits” and “Event Management: Virtual Platforms.”

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14 Sep

September 25 Deadline to Sign Up for Virtual Education Sessions on Sales and Bestseller Reporting

Virtual education sessions on September 29 and October 2 will feature an overview of the benefits of reporting in-store and online sales and bestsellers.

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09 Sep

Top 10 Things to Know About: Ordering Calendars and Nonreturnables

Booksellers recommend planning ahead, ordering early, seeking out lower minimums, being rigorous about markdowns, and more this holiday season.

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09 Sep
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“Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar Series Continues on September 10

On Thursday, September 10, at 3:00 p.m. ET, ABA will present the next in the series, “The Top 10 Things to Know About: Managing Cash Flow,” featuring ABA CFO PK Sindwani.

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09 Sep

ABA to Present Two Virtual Education Sessions on Sales and Bestseller Reporting

Booksellers can sign up now for a virtual education session, to be presented September 29 and October 2, that will feature an overview of the benefits of reporting in-store and online sales and bestsellers.

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09 Sep

Marketing Meetup Recap: Holiday Marketing

Guest speakers discussed how to encourage customers to buy early, best ways to communicate with customers, programs and materials to boost sales, and more.

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08 Sep

Sign Up for the September 10 Technology Meetup on Eventbrite

All ABA member booksellers are invited to participate in upcoming Marketing and Technology Meetups; recordings of each event are featured in the Education Resources section on BookWeb.

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02 Sep
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Preparing for the 4th Quarter: What to Know and What to Do

Here, ABA CEO Allison Hill offers information on challenges booksellers may face heading into the 4th quarter as well as actions they can take to prepare for an uncertain holiday season.

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02 Sep
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Top 10 Things to Know About: Buying Monthly

Booksellers can see the top tips for buying monthly as well as read a full recap of the event here, or view a recording of the session on the Education Resources page on BookWeb.org.

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01 Sep
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ABA Launches “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar Series

Each week, ABA will present a “Top 10 Things to Know About…” webinar, with each event covering a different topic.

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25 Aug

Marketing Meetup Recap: Marketing Romance Books

Booksellers heard from several guest speakers about marketing romance books, who the romance reader is, who might be a romance reader, and more.

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25 Aug
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ABA’s LIG Health Insurance Webinar Recording Now Available

The offering with LIG Solutions will allow ABA members to gain access to LIG’s extensive knowledge of the health insurance market, which will help members navigate insurance options.

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25 Aug

Enabling Security Measures on Zoom for Virtual Events

As virtual events become more frequent in the era of social distancing, booksellers are encouraged to take precautions to avoid what has become known as “Zoombombing.”

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