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Booksellers Get Down to Business at NAIBA Conference

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s fall conference demonstrated a deepening commitment by indie booksellers to professionalizing their trade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Haul Out the Holly-ween (shelftalker)

The 4th quarter — and all its holiday promise — begins in earnest for indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 12:00:08 UTC ]
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Canada's Indie Booksellers Are Optimistic

A survey of Canadian independent booksellers by BookNet Canada found nearly three quarters felt the bookselling industry was "healthy" and 68% saw an increase in revenue from book sales in the previous year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Bookstore Owner, P.S. (shelftalker)

A little additional advice to self-published authors on maintaining successful relationships with indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-19 12:00:51 UTC ]
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Trade celebrates Independent Bookshop Week

Independent Bookshop Week is in full swing with events up and down the country as Booksellers Association research reveals 82% of indie booksellers had a different career prior to owning or working in their bookshop.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 02:50:48 UTC ]
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BookExpo, ABA Offer BEX Travel Grants to Indie Booksellers

BookExpo and the American Booksellers Association have partnered on a program offering indie booksellers financial support to attend the annual book industry trade show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI14: Indie Booksellers and Publishers Gather in Albuquerque

Despite weather-related travel problems, 700+ indie booksellers gathered in Albuquerque to network among themselves, talk to publishers about new books, and meet authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing the new breed of indie booksellers

Natasha Onwuemezi meets four lively indies that have opened recently, all of whom put their communities at the heart of what they do. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Revamped NAIBA Conference Thrives

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) conference was marked by high energy and intense collaboration between indie booksellers, authors, and industry professionals during the annual gathering, which was held in Baltimore from October 6-8. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kissner Receives Inaugural MIBA Bookseller of the Year Award

Judith Kissner, the owner of Scout & Morgan Books in Cambridge, Minn., received the inaugural MIBA Bookseller of the Year Award given by the regional association of indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Year After Hurricane, Houston Booksellers Prove Resilient

A year after Hurricane Harvey struck Houston and the nearby gulf coast, the area's indie booksellers are still dealing with its impact. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beacon Press Targets a Classic Title to Indie Booksellers

The publisher has created a new marketing effort that encourages indies to take a fresh look at Viktor Frankl’s 'Man’s Search for Meaning.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Look to Register Voters

Four indie bookstores are taking the services they provide to their communities to a new level: booksellers in these stores are registering voters this summer and fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

Warning: Other authors may not want to read this story because it will make them want to tear their hair out. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson Earmarks $250K for Holiday Bonuses for Booksellers

Bestselling author James Patterson is re-upping his commitment to indie booksellers, pledging a significant personal contribution so that individual booksellers can enjoy holiday bonuses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Find New Love for Romance Books

Politics and Prose and Harvard Book Store both have newly minted sections for romance books, signs of growing interest in a genre that indie booksellers have traditionally paid little attention to. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Talking in Memphis With the Independent Publishers Caucus

The Independent Publishers Caucus, a new advocacy organization, met during WI13 in Memphis on Monday. Topics of discussion included funding the group and developing stronger ties between indie presses and indie booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Go Viral with Promotions Featuring Trump's Provocative Language

After President Trump reportedly referred to certain countries as "shitholes" in a meeting with lawmakers late last week, a handful of indie bookstores seized on the commander-in-chief's purple language as a way to make a defiant political statement while promoting books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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