Want a Living Wage? You Won’t Find It Working at Most Indie Bookstores

You won't make a living wage working as a bookseller in an indie bookstore. Here's a look at wages across the country. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-12 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Want a Living Wage? You Won’t Find It Working at Most Indie Bookstores

You won't make a living wage working as a bookseller in an indie bookstore. Here's a look at wages across the country. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-12 10:37:00 UTC ]
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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-01 14:00:29 UTC ]
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Genre Fiction Is Finding a Place At Indie Bookstores

Indie bookstores aren't known for stocking a wide assortment of genre fiction titles, but booksellers are finding that it's time for that to change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 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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Sherman Alexie to authors: Work at an indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday

Alexie, author of books including 'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,' wrote a letter urging his fellow writers to handsell their books on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 'The most important thing is that we’ll all be helping Independent bookstores, and God knows they’ve helped us... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cat People, Riposte and Works that Work: the niche world of indie magazines

Mainstream mags may be shutting down, but specialist publishing has never been in healthier shape. So which magazines should you be subscribing to?While mainstream magazines are seeing sales fall, and long-standing titles such as Loaded are printing their final issues, the world of niche,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Holiday Season Looks Promising for Indie Bookstores

Independent bookstores saw steady sales over the shopping spree that increasingly characterizes the three days after Thanksgiving, which brought with them a much-needed confidence boost for booksellers going into the holiday season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Indie Publishing Companies To Follow To Find Your Next Read

What are some of the best indie publishing companies to follow to find your next excellent read? One reader investigates. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-09 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Queer Indie Bookstore Splits Profits with LGBTQ Authors

A new queer indie bookstore is splitting profits with LGBTQ authors and spreading queer joy and literacy with a rainbow book bus. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-20 10:40:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Indie Bookstores in the World

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Independent Bookstore Day, the one-day book party held all across the country on the last Saturday in April every year to celebrate indie bookstores large and small. There’s no better time to show your local indie a little love—preferably by going to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-28 13:04:40 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble is stealing the indie shop playbook, and it’s working

James Daunt launched his first indie bookshop in London 33 years ago. The Barnes & Noble CEO is now bringing the lessons he learned to the biggest bookseller in America. If you’re strolling down the Marylebone High Street in London, you’ll stumble across a popular bookstore called Daunt... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-02-28 04:30:00 UTC ]
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A new Highland Park bookstore is funded by publishers — but as indie as it gets

When publishers Rare Bird and Unnamed Press moved into Highland Park, North Figueroa Bookshop soon followed, putting down roots in a bookstore-starved neighbohood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-02-14 14:00:08 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Wrap Up 2022

Bad holiday weather put a damper on what was the most normal year for independent booksellers since 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A new indie bookstore named for Octavia Butler is opening in the author’s hometown.

Here’s a piece of good literary news to start the year: a new independent bookstore named after the legendary Octavia E. Butler is opening in Pasadena, California, where the late Sci-Fi icon was born and raised. I took the leap and quit my job to open my very own bookstore. Octavia’s Bookshelf... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-03 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Protests won't stop Drag Queen Story Time, bookstore owner says

Independent book store Book Keeper will continue to hold Drag Queen Story Time after protests. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-12-13 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Adopt New Strategies for Growth

As the pandemic recedes, booksellers adopt new strategies to keep sales growing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcast ads universally boost brand metrics—and longer ads work better, Nielsen finds

Consolidated report of over 600 individual Nielsen studies is "largest ever" study of podcast ads. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2022-10-26 15:52:35 UTC ]
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Ng Named ABA's Inaugural Indie Bookstore Ambassador

Celeste Ng, the author of three novels beloved by indie booksellers, was named the American Booksellers Association's inaugural bookstore ambassador, deputized to champion indies throughout the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Presses and Bookstores Discuss Strategies for Success at PNBA

New marketing approaches and sustainable publishing were two of the main topics on the final day of the PNBA fall meeting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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