19 Oct

ABA to Offer Webinar on ADA Compliance for IndieCommerce, IndieLite Websites

In the October 25 webinar, booksellers will learn how to implement the guiding principles of digital accessibility by reviewing and decoding the federal Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

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16 Oct

Sign Up for ABA’s Webinar on ADA Compliance for IndieCommerce, IndieLite Websites

In a new ABA webinar on Americans With Disabilities Act website compliance, booksellers will learn how to apply federal Web Content Accessibility Guidelines to their websites.

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10 Oct

“Talk to ABA”: BTW Highlights Interactive Elements of Redesigned ABA Website

ABA’s new, improved website features interactive resources booksellers can use to better communicate with the association and other booksellers, including new ways to submit information about store changes.

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02 Oct
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ABA Launches New, More Interactive Version of

ABA recently redesigned its website to provide bookseller members and its other constituents with a more dynamic, cleanly designed online hub for resources and information.

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26 Sep

BTW Checks in With The Book Catapult After One Free Year of IndieCommerce

“Our IndieCommerce website is something that, even if we didn’t have it for the year we were so generously given for free, we would have paid for anyway,” said The Book Catapult’s Seth Marko.

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01 Nov

With Podcasting, Indie Bookstores Take to the Digital Airwaves

When it comes to expanding their brand, some independent bookstores are looking to a rapidly growing media trend: podcasts.

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25 Apr

Tips for Safer Computing

ABA Systems Administrator Josh Harding shares a few tips to help improve the stability of your computer and keep sensitive information safe.

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05 Apr

IndieLite Now Available to ABA Members

After extensive testing, IndieLite is now available to ABA members looking for a simpler, less expensive e-commerce solution.

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21 Mar

ABA Institutes App Now Features 2017 Children’s Institute

Registrants for the ABC Children’s Institute, which kicks off on April 5, can now access the Children’s Institute event listing in the ABA Institutes app.

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27 Feb

IndieCommunication: Easier Bulk Upload, Google Analytics Webinars, Mobile-Friendly Themes

The February 27 edition of IndieCommunication for IndieCommerce stores features news about an easier way to upload and maintain large numbers of custom products as well as reminders about Google Analytics webinars and mobile-friendly themes.

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21 Feb

Google Analytics Webinar Now Available on BookWeb and YouTube

A recording of “Google Analytics for E-commerce,” a webinar reprise of the popular Winter Institute 12 session led by Max Thomas, is currently available on BookWeb and YouTube.

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20 Jan

ABA Institutes App Puts Wi12 at Your Fingertips

All Wi12 attendees are encouraged to download the ABA Institutes app, which lets users see the full event program, create their own schedules, contact other users, and receive late-breaking news alerts from ABA.

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11 Jan

App Available to Enhance Winter Institute 12 Experience

All Wi12 attendees are encouraged to download the ABA Institutes app, which allows users to see the full event program, create personal schedules, contact other participants, and more.

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11 Jan

IndieCommerce Alert: Google’s Pop-up Requirements for Mobile Devices Have Changed

The IndieCommerce team explains what Google’s recent decision regarding intrusive interstitials on mobile devices means for bookstore websites.

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26 Oct

BTW News Briefs

150-plus independent bookstores now offer digital audiobooks; CBC introduces ABA institute scholarships for publishing staff; Nominations open for National Small Business Week Awards; Ingram Academic Services to distribute Stanford University Press and University of Ottawa Press; Association of American University Presses moves central office

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