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Graphic Design For Promotion, Branding, and Signage (Bookseller Panel)

Graphic Design For Promotion, Branding, and Signage (Bookseller Panel) (February 22, 2023)
Content related to the education session Graphic Design For Promotion, Branding, and Signage (Bookseller Panel), Winter Institute 2023.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101

It is vital for a business to have visual content that is brand-focused, eye-catching, and easy to read. Luckily, with an array of low-cost and accessible web tools now available, it has never been easier. This panel features graphic design experts from a variety of backgrounds who will show examples of their work and discuss the graphic design tools they use to enhance their store’s promotional content, branding, signage, social media, events, and more. No matter your level of skill or comfort with graphic design, you will be able to apply something you learn here to your business. (All)

Speakers: Larry Law, Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association (Woodridge, Illinois); Valentin Zuniga Contreras, The Book Jewel (Los Angeles, California); Carolann Duro, Quiet Quail Books (Highland, California); Melissa Napolitano, American Booksellers Association (White Plains, New York)

Marketing Meetup - University Press Week

Marketing Meetup - University Press Week (October 6, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - University Press Week, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • Handselling

During this session booksellers and publishers come together to discuss the benefits of working with University Presses, how to make the most of University Press week and the overall value of carry UP titles.

Panelists include:

  • Noor Shawaf, Seminary Co-op Bookstores
  • Vanessa Martini, Green Apple Books
  • Gianna LaMorte, University of Texas Press
  • Levi Stahl, University of Chicago Press

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

Marketing Meetup - Bonfire

Marketing Meetup - Bonfire (September 1, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

During this session booksellers will hear from Taylor Soignoli of Bonfire, on their online platform where anyone can design and sell custom products, the services they offer around helping create unique designs and some best practices and examples of well-run campaigns.

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

Marketing Meetup - Bonfire (September 1, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • Handselling

During this session booksellers will hear from Taylor Soignoli of Bonfire, on their online platform where anyone can design and sell custom products, the services they offer around helping create unique designs and some best practices and examples of well-run campaigns.

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

Marketing Meetup - Bonfire (September 1, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Bonfire, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

During this session booksellers will hear from Taylor Soignoli of Bonfire, on their online platform where anyone can design and sell custom products, the services they offer around helping create unique designs and some best practices and examples of well-run campaigns.

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

Marketing Meetup - Holiday Marketing Open Conversation

Marketing Meetup - Holiday Marketing Open Conversation (August 4, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

Get a jump start on your holiday marketing plans by joining us for this open conversation on what's worked in the past, ideas you want to try this year, and how you'll be preparing.

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

Marketing Meetup - Holiday Marketing Open Conversation (August 4, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Holiday Marketing Open Conversation, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

Get a jump start on your holiday marketing plans by joining us for this open conversation on what's worked in the past, ideas you want to try this year, and how you'll be preparing.

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

Marketing Meetup - Audiobooks: Best practices for marketing and driving sales

Marketing Meetup - Audiobooks: Best practices for marketing and driving sales (July 21, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

In this robust conversation with bookstores and audio publishers, attendees will get updates about audiobook sales and consumer behavior and tips for interesting customers in the format. Learn from bookstores about how audiobook sales have benefited their stores and what suggestions they have for making the most of offering the format. 

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

Marketing Meetup - Audiobooks: Best practices for marketing and driving sales (July 21, 2022)
Content related to the education session Marketing Meetup - Audiobooks: Best practices for marketing and driving sales, ABA Marketing Meetups.
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
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  • Handselling

In this robust conversation with bookstores and audio publishers, attendees will get updates about audiobook sales and consumer behavior and tips for interesting customers in the format. Learn from bookstores about how audiobook sales have benefited their stores and what suggestions they have for making the most of offering the format. 

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

Book Fair Models & Profitability

Book Fair Models & Profitability (June 22, 2022)
Content related to the education session Book Fair Models & Profitability, Children's Institute 2022.
Topic:
  • Finance
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • Children's Bookselling

Book fairs come in all shapes and sizes. If well planned, they can be a profitable undertaking for a bookstore. In this session, booksellers with profitable book fair models will discuss different store models and how bookstores with established relationships with local school districts can analyze and optimize profitability.

Jessica Hahl, Country Bookshelf (Bozeman, MT); Stephanie Heinz, PRINT: a bookstore (Portland, ME); Mark Adam, San Marino Toy & Book Shoppe (San Marino, CA); Hannah Walcher, Books Inc. (San Leandro, CA)

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