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New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2

New Member Series: Store Ownership 101 - Q2 (May 10, 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.

Technology Meetup - Edelweiss

Technology Meetup - Edelweiss (April 14, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
  • Buying and Selling
Tags:
  • Technology

Edelweiss provides a lot of tools for book industry professionals, but its core purpose is to be a convenient place for booksellers to order frontlist titles from their sales reps. Join Deidre Dumpson, Retail Success Manager for Edelweiss, in a webinar to learn how the ordering process works.

Cosed captioning is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and is not reviewed for accuracy.

Technology Meetup - Edelweiss (April 14, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Bookselling Essentials
  • Buying and Selling
Tags:
  • Technology

Edelweiss provides a lot of tools for book industry professionals, but its core purpose is to be a convenient place for booksellers to order frontlist titles from their sales reps. Join Deidre Dumpson, Retail Success Manager for Edelweiss, in a webinar to learn how the ordering process works.

Cosed captioning is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and is not reviewed for accuracy.

Technology Meetup - Edelweiss (April 14, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Technology

Edelweiss provides a lot of tools for book industry professionals, but its core purpose is to be a convenient place for booksellers to order frontlist titles from their sales reps. Join Deidre Dumpson, Retail Success Manager for Edelweiss, in a webinar to learn how the ordering process works.

Cosed captioning is available for this session. Please note that it is machine-generated and is not reviewed for accuracy.

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q2

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q2 (April 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. Please see the most recent coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

New Member Series: Intro to ABA Benefits Q2 (April 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. Please see the most recent coffee break and/or the daily email update for the most current information.

Marketing Meetup - Offsite Event Marketing

Marketing Meetup - Offsite Event Marketing (April 7, 2022)
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  • Marketing & PR
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During this session you will hear from several booksellers on how they market offsite events and how they work as a tool to bring customers back to their stores.

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 - Offsite Event Marketing (April 7, 2022)
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Topic:
  • Marketing & PR
Tags:
  • 101

During this session you will hear from several booksellers on how they market offsite events and how they work as a tool to bring customers back to their stores.

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

Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Store Part 3: Branding & Promotion

Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Store Part 3: Branding & Promotion (April 4, 2022)
Content related to the education session Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Store Part 3: Branding & Promotion, Strategic Planning Series.
Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Owners and Managers

A well-defined and executed brand strategy affects all aspects of a business and is directly connected to consumer needs, emotions, and competitive environments. We will discuss how active brand management takes a valuable asset that may be largely underused and turns it into a powerful competitive advantage. It will be most productive if you come to the session with the attached documents filled out. However, it is not a requirement.

Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Store Part 3: Branding & Promotion (April 4, 2022)
Content related to the education session Creating a Strategic Plan for Your Store Part 3: Branding & Promotion, Strategic Planning Series.
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Topic:
  • Operations
Tags:
  • Owners and Managers

A well-defined and executed brand strategy affects all aspects of a business and is directly connected to consumer needs, emotions, and competitive environments. We will discuss how active brand management takes a valuable asset that may be largely underused and turns it into a powerful competitive advantage. It will be most productive if you come to the session with the attached documents filled out. However, it is not a requirement.

About ABA

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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