Technology

20 May

Technology Meetup Recap: New Ways of Doing Business

Guest speakers covered shipping services, map routing services, scheduling services, and QR codes. 

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19 May

June 4 Marketing Meetup to Look at Customer Retention

Jordan Brannon and Cass Cross of Coalition Technologies will return to discuss how to maximize the value of each new visitor to your site through social media marketing, retargeting, paid advertising, and more. 

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12 May

Join a Technology Meetup on Tools for New Ways of Business

The May 14 Technology Meetup will look at services and tools that are helping booksellers manage new ways of doing business.

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06 May

Join ABA Meetups on Retaining New Customers, Tools for New Ways of Business

The May 7 Marketing Meetup will help booksellers come up with strategies for retaining new customers as online sales increase; the May 14 Technology Meetup will look at services and tools that are helping booksellers manage new ways of doing business.

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06 May
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IndieCommunication: News, Updates, and More

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team shares news about signed copies of Afterlife and updates about fraudulent orders.

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29 Apr
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April 30 Marketing Meetup on Virtual Events to Feature Publisher Panelists

Publisher panelists will share what online platforms they are using and the types of events being held, tips and best practices, whether to ticket or offer free events, and how they work with bookstores and the platforms they are using.

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29 Apr
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IndieCommunication: Online Order Fulfillment and Shipping

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team addresses Ingram’s Consumer Direct Fulfillment as well as shipping options for customers.

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20 Apr
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Join ABA’s April 23 Marketing Meetup to Learn About Virtual Events Planning

With readers staying home and bookstores in various states of closure due to COVID-19, staying connected with customers and the local community is vitally important.

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15 Apr
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ABA’s April 23 Marketing Meetup to Once Again Feature Virtual Events Planning

Due to the success of the April 9 Marketing Meetup on hosting virtual events, ABA will revisit the topic with a new set of booksellers who have recently held sucessful events online.

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06 Apr
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ABA’s April 9 Marketing Meetup to Look at Virtual Events

With readers staying home and bookstores in various states of closure due to COVID-19, virtual events are quickly becoming one of the main ways stores are keeping their connection with customers. 

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01 Apr
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Join ABA’s April 7 Technology Meetup on Direct to Home Fulfillment From Ingram

As online shopping increases due to social distancing and readers staying at home, Ingram is joining ABA for a Technology Meetup to illustrate its Direct to Home service.

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01 Apr
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Join ABA’s April 9 Marketing Meetup on Virtual Events

With readers staying home and bookstores in various states of closure due to COVID-19, virtual events are quickly becoming one of the main ways stores are keeping their connection with customers. 

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01 Apr
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An Important Customer Support Update From IndieCommerce

During such a busy time, the IndieCommerce team is eager to help booksellers with their sites, but assistance may take a bit longer than usual.

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25 Mar
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IndieCommunication: If Your Store Is Forced to Temporarily Close

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team illustrates how to use Ingram for fulfilling orders submitted on your IndieCommerce site.

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11 Mar
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IndieCommunication: New Website Features and a Password Policy Update

The most recent update from the IndieCommerce team highlights some new site features — including an add-to-cart pop-over — and a request to update passwords.

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