Resources

Like-Minded Organizations:

American Booksellers Association Information Booklet & Member Benefits (ABA)

Book Industry Charitable Foundation for booksellers in need (Binc)

The Independent Bookseller (IPB)

Book Publisher Representatives of New England (BPRNE)

 

Educational Articles & Hand-Outs:

“ABACUS & Pre-Orders: Two Programs You Can’t Live Without” (ABA)

“7 Handselling Do’s & 3 Handselling Don’ts” (AdWeek)

Event Planning Checklist (NAIBA)

Example Event Confirmation Template (Odyssey Bookshop)

“How to Have a Successful Event” (Odyssey Bookshop)

“How to Win at Edelweiss” (NEIBA)

“Report Your Sales to the Indie Bestsellers List” (ABA)

Edelweiss Best Practices” (ABA)

From the 2019 Fall Conference

From Hassle to Habit: How to Boost Profits with Coop (Oblong Books & Music)

Visual Merchandizing for Inclusion

Buying & Selling Books in Translation

Digital Branding/Social Media 2.0

Windows & Mirrors

Worst Case Scenario: How to Prepare for the Unexpected

Working with Your Telephone Sales Reps

Genre Through The Ages: Handselling Sci-Fi & Fantasy from Picture Books to Adult

Pop-up Stores

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Programs & Events:

The American Booksellers for Free Expression & Banned Books Week (ABFE)

Romance Bookstore Day (RWA)

Indies First & Small Business Saturday (ABA)

The Indie Next List (ABA)

 

Forms & Toolkits:

Overall Advocacy Toolkit (ABA)

State-Based/Local Legislation Advocacy Toolkit (ABA)

Assistance Overview Instructions & Financial Assistance Application (Binc)