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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S&S Offers New Program for Indie Booksellers

Beginning today, the S&S programs will include dating on open invoices, extra discount and dating for a reopening order between now and the end of August, and enhanced terms for orders during the fall bookselling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 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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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inkshares Offers Indie Booksellers Their Own Imprint

On Thursday, Ada’s Technical Books in Seattle became the first independent bookstore to sign on for an imprint with Inkshares, a new publisher that melds crowdfunding with traditional publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2015: A Growing State Offers Growing Opportunities For Booksellers

The book business is strong in North Carolina as booksellers in the Tar Heel State come out of the economic downturn that wreaked havoc across the nation starting in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 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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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-13 19:17:12 UTC ]
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ABA Relationship with Bookshop Draws Booksellers’ Scrutiny

Bookshop has helped many independents weather the pandemic, but some booksellers say the ABA is not being transparent about its financial relationship with the online retailer and worry that Bookshop poses new competition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade is steadying, say indie booksellers, but 'still a long way to go'

Bookshops are relieved to be physically open again, reporting "steady" trade since raising the shutters at the start of June, with strong local support.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 11:30:32 UTC ]
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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers, Booksellers Waiting for CARES Act Relief

As small businesses around the country await funds from the landmark “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,” indie publishers and booksellers are having mixed experiences trying to secure this financial lifeline. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This indie bookseller will send you personalized recommendations from her stock of used books.

An hour’s drive away from my sleepy college town, there is a magical place. It is the place my friends and I would run away to whenever we were having a rough go of it, or quite frankly, whenever we just didn’t feel like going to class. (If any of my professors are reading this… […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 19:16:30 UTC ]
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Times Literary Supplement offers free advertising to indies

The Times Literary Supplement is offering free advertising to independent bookshops in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 04:53:42 UTC ]
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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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Author James Patterson Funding Drive To Save Indie Booksellers

On Thursday, the best-selling author pledged $500,000 to a new campaign: #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-02 20:17:14 UTC ]
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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Donates $100K to BINC, Offers Strong Support

American Booksellers Association CEO Allison Hill said the organization had donated $100,000 to BINC. In addition, it is reducing membership fees, paying out for e-commerce faster, and running a daily open forum for members. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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