Education

03 Nov

Simple Breath Work to Ease Anxious Energy: A How-To

Here from ABA’s Gen de Botton, a certified yoga instructor and manager of the ABC Children’s Group, is a step-by-step guide for using breath work to bring about calm.

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28 Oct
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Top 10 Things to Know About: Non-Violent Communication & De-escalation

The American Booksellers Association partnered with the Center for Anti-Violence Education to present two workshops on strategies for non-violent communication and de-escalation. 

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27 Oct

COVID-19 and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other

Here, ABA has collected a number of tips for self-care during our day-to-day lives as well as sources for virtual therapy, mental health hotlines, and calming apps.

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26 Oct
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Learn About Self-Defense at Upcoming “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar

The final webinar of the series will look at basic self-defense tips. Booksellers can visit the Education Resources section on BookWeb.org to watch videos of all previous webinars in the series.

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20 Oct
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De-escalation to Be the Focus of Upcoming “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinars

These sessions, which have limited capacity, will cover a range of de-escalation techniques that are particularly relevant in the context of our current political and social environment. Booksellers should sign up now. 

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20 Oct
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Top 10 Things to Know About: Creating Safe and Profitable Events

From evaluating platform security to leveraging local connections, this session offered booksellers tips, tricks, and guidance on how to create events in the new digital world.

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14 Oct

Top 10 Things to Know About: ABA’s Fall Marketing Campaigns

ABA has launched two fall marketing campaigns: “October Is the New December” and “#BoxedOut.”

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13 Oct

Technology Meetup Recap: Shipping Tools

This session featured booksellers discussing what shipping platforms and software they are using, what their process is, and useful tips.

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13 Oct

Sign Up for IndieCommerce Webinars to Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Remaining topics include marketing, gift guides, and wish lists as well as doing business with schools and nonprofits. Recordings of previously held webinars are available to review.

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13 Oct
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Next “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar to Look at Creating Safe and Profitable Virtual Events

With the growing number of virtual events across an expanding number of platforms, this session aims to offer booksellers tips, tricks, and guidance on how to create safe yet profitable events in the new digital world.  

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06 Oct

The Top 10 Things to Know About: Leveraging Customer and Sales Data

Tips included: pay attention to data, track pre-orders and engagement with social media posts, collect unique information about customers, and more.

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06 Oct

Why Sales and Bestseller List Reporting Is Vital in 2020: An Overview

Booksellers learned about the increase of online sales in the indie channel this year and why it has become more important than ever to report to the Indie Bestseller and New York Times bestseller lists.

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05 Oct

Learn How to Launch Your IndieCommerce or IndieLite Site in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season

The IndieCommerce team has created two webinars to help booksellers on the IndieCommerce and IndieLite platforms prepare their sites for launch.

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05 Oct

Four IndieCommerce Webinars to Help Booksellers Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Topics include managing online orders in bulk; how to create, sell, and manage stock; marketing, gift guides, and wish lists; and doing business with schools and nonprofits.

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05 Oct
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Learn About Shipping Tools at October 8 Technology Meetup

Three bookseller panelists will discuss what shipping platforms and software they use, what their process is, and useful tips. All ABA member booksellers are invited to join.

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