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01 Mar
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Sign Up for the March 4 Marketing Meetup on Poetry Books

Later this month, ABA will also host a Technology Meetup on the easy-to-use online design platform Canva.

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24 Feb
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Help ABA Plan for Winter Institute 17

Booksellers who attended the virtual Winter Institute last week are encouraged to fill out the post-event survey by Monday, March 1.

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24 Feb

Virtual Winter Institute Has Booksellers Looking to the Future

“Now seems the perfect time to move forcefully and fearlessly into what comes next. We move forward knowing that we are stronger and more resilient as a channel than we ever imagined,” said ABA CEO Allison K Hill in her opening remarks.

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24 Feb
Wi16 Novelists Keynote

Wi16 Keynote: Lauren Groff, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Colson Whitehead on the Future for Novelists

The authors discussed state of literature in the aftermath of political upheaval, as well as their upcoming books. 

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24 Feb
Wi16 Closing Keynote Brene Brown

Wi16 Keynote: Dr. Brené Brown and Janet Geddis on What’s Next

“Right now, the most important thing we have is each other. Our human beings, our people,” Brown said. “It is very necessary right now as a leader to make sure that people are seen.”

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23 Feb
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Upcoming Meetups Focus on Poetry Books, Canva

In March, booksellers can join a meetup to learn about marketing poetry books, in addition to a meetup covering the easy-to-use graphic design platform Canva.

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17 Feb

Technology Meetup Recap: Constant Contact

This session featured a live demonstration of Constant Contact led by Channel Marketing and Enablement Manager Matthew Montoya.

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16 Feb

Download Handouts for Winter Institute Education Sessions

Handouts for education sessions being held at Winter Institute are available now in the online program.

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15 Feb
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March Meetups to Look at Poetry Books, Canva

On March 4, booksellers can join a meetup to learn about marketing poetry books; on March 11, ABA will cover the easy-to-use graphic design platform Canva.

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10 Feb

Talk About the Future During Winter Institute’s Bookseller-to-Bookseller Discussion Groups

These discussions are intended to prime booksellers for the Saturday, February 20, keynote “How to Think Like a Futurist” with futurist and author Brian David Johnson.

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10 Feb

Watch Your Inbox: Winter Institute Event Links Coming Soon

Over the next week, ABA will send out all the information that registered booksellers need to access the range of virtual events taking place during Winter Institute.

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10 Feb

Marketing Meetup Recap: Edelweiss360

The session included a live demonstration from Shaina Mahler and Justin Gold of Above the Treeline, as well as tips from a panel of booksellers.

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10 Feb

Learn to Manage Online Sales at Winter Institute

Booksellers will hear from panelists who will discuss what they have learned over the past year about managing online sales as well as best practices for efficiency. 

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10 Feb

Fall in Love With Romance Books at Winter Institute

In this session, attendees will hear from both bookseller panelists and LGBTQ+ romance authors.

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10 Feb

Winter Institute to Offer Education Session on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

The session will feature a panel of neurodiverse individuals and advocates discussing challenges and concerns neurodiverse employees experience in the workplace and customers experience in the store.

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