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New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3 (August 9, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101
  • Owners and Managers

Our New Member Series:Store Ownership 101 provides new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. 

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording.

A full transcription is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and not reviewed for accuracy.

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q3 (August 9, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101
  • Owners and Managers

Our New Member Series:Store Ownership 101 provides new and prospective bookstore owners with an opportunity to ask questions of seasoned bookstore owners/staff. 

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording.

A full transcription is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - ABACUS Q&A

ShopTalk - ABACUS Q&A (August 8, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • ABACUS

It's not too late to participate in this year's free ABACUS financial survey and receive all the ABACUS reports and tools. If you are having trouble trying to figure out where to access information or finding the time to report, on Monday, August 8, at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) you can join ABA CFO (and former bookseller) PK Sindwani for a special ABACUS webinar to help you jump start your submission by providing line-by-line instructions on filling out the ABACUS questionnaire and answer any questions that may be slowing you down so you can submit before the deadline on August 10.
Bring your final (year-end) P&L, Balance sheet or tax return along with your year-end z report to the session.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - ABACUS Q&A (August 8, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • ABACUS

It's not too late to participate in this year's free ABACUS financial survey and receive all the ABACUS reports and tools. If you are having trouble trying to figure out where to access information or finding the time to report, on Monday, August 8, at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) you can join ABA CFO (and former bookseller) PK Sindwani for a special ABACUS webinar to help you jump start your submission by providing line-by-line instructions on filling out the ABACUS questionnaire and answer any questions that may be slowing you down so you can submit before the deadline on August 10.
Bring your final (year-end) P&L, Balance sheet or tax return along with your year-end z report to the session.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q3

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q3 (July 12, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

Our New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits includes a tutorial on navigating Bookweb.org to ensure a better understanding of where to find the information most vital for members. The presentation looks at education resources, networking and community, business affinity partnerships, indie marketing, advocacy, and much more. The second half of the session will offer booksellers an open forum during which they can ask questions and talk with ABA staff.

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. 

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q3 (July 12, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
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  • 101

Our New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits includes a tutorial on navigating Bookweb.org to ensure a better understanding of where to find the information most vital for members. The presentation looks at education resources, networking and community, business affinity partnerships, indie marketing, advocacy, and much more. The second half of the session will offer booksellers an open forum during which they can ask questions and talk with ABA staff.

The opinions expressed are those of the individual participants, not of the ABA. Information discussed is reflective of the time of the recording. 

ShopTalk - GTM Payroll & HR

ShopTalk - GTM Payroll & HR (July 5, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will feature a presentation from GTM Payroll & HR; a comprehensive solution for all of your HR needs. GTM HR (formerly PINNACLE HR), is a human resources services provider. ABA bookstore members will have access to a certified human resources professional who will provide assistance with development or updates to employee handbooks, wage benchmarking data, HR forms, training programs, and advice and opinions on various HR-related problems. ABA bookstore members will receive a discounted hourly rate for most HR services. There is no monthly rate and no startup fee. Some services are available on a fixed fee basis; the GTM HR consultant will provide time estimates and quotes upon request.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - GTM Payroll & HR (July 5, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will feature a presentation from GTM Payroll & HR; a comprehensive solution for all of your HR needs. GTM HR (formerly PINNACLE HR), is a human resources services provider. ABA bookstore members will have access to a certified human resources professional who will provide assistance with development or updates to employee handbooks, wage benchmarking data, HR forms, training programs, and advice and opinions on various HR-related problems. ABA bookstore members will receive a discounted hourly rate for most HR services. There is no monthly rate and no startup fee. Some services are available on a fixed fee basis; the GTM HR consultant will provide time estimates and quotes upon request.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program (June 7, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will  have feature a presentation on The Bookseller Insurance Program by Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. The presentation will include Insurance 101 training, with a specific focus on important coverages, services and terms for booksellers.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

ShopTalk - The Booksellers Insurance Program (June 7, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
Tags:
  • 101

This ShopTalk will  have feature a presentation on The Bookseller Insurance Program by Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. The presentation will include Insurance 101 training, with a specific focus on important coverages, services and terms for booksellers.

A full transcription and closed captioning are available for this session. Please note that both are machine-generated and are not reviewed for accuracy.

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The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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