IndieCommerce

22 Dec
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IndieCommunication: New Features and Upgrades

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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16 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Shipping Deadlines and Delays Affecting Online Sales

The decline coincides with shipping deadlines and reports of shipping delays affecting pre-Christmas delivery. Stores should now be promoting in-store or curbside pick-up for online sales if available.

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16 Dec
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IndieCommunication: New Features and More for the Holiday Sales Season

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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09 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Expect an Online Sales Rush Monday and Tuesday

On Sunday, the e-commerce conversion rate spiked to 11.06 percent, which indicates that indie bookstore customers are highly motivated to buy from store sites right now.

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08 Dec
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IndieCommunication: Online Fraud, New IC & IL Features, and More

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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02 Dec
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales Soar Following Thanksgiving

IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites saw a 941.61 percent increase in revenue over the past seven days when compared to the same seven-day period last year.

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02 Dec
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IndieCommerce/IndieLite Stores: Take Advantage of Discount Coupons This Holiday Season

Booksellers can also reference two webinars on discount coupons for more information on how to use this feature on IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites. 

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25 Nov
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E-commerce Update: IndieCommerce & Black Friday Through Cyber Monday

To keep up with the coming surge in online traffic and sales, the IndieCommerce team has brought three more servers online in addition to the servers added at the start of the pandemic.

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24 Nov
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IndieCommerce Stores: Having a Flash Sale? Let ABA Know

If you are expecting a large number of customers to make a purchase from your system at a designated time, let the IndieCommerce team know in advance.

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23 Nov

IndieCommunication: Fraudulent Orders, Status Page, and Indies First

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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18 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate, Traffic Increase

The percentage of online customers completing a purchase at IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites increased from 4.92 percent to 6 percent. 

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18 Nov

IndieCommerce and IndieLite Stores: Use Wish Lists This Holiday Season

Wish lists can be used to keep track of personal reading lists, holiday wish lists, and book fairs or donation book drives. 

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17 Nov
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IndieCommunication: New Credit Card Fraud Red Flag

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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11 Nov
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E-commerce Update: Online Sales and Traffic Recovering Post-Election

Online traffic to IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites dropped by 33.41 percent on Election Day, November 3.

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10 Nov
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IndieCommunication: Credit Card Processing Tutorial and Red Flags for Fraud

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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