21 Jun

IndieCommerce: Scam Alert, Webinar Training Update, and More

This week’s edition of IndieCommunication includes a caution about scams, information on the next training webinar, and reminders about updating store contacts and admin accounts.

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17 Jun

James Patterson’s BookShots Now Available Through Kobo

Author James Patterson’s new line of fast-moving, novella-length romances and thrillers are now available as eBooks through Kobo.

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07 Jun

IndieCommerce: One-on-One Appointments, Webinars, New Features & More

The latest IndieCommunication includes reminders about one-on-one appointments at the ABC Children’s Institute and the return of IndieCommerce webinars, as well as information about new platform features and tips for expediting communications with IndieCommerce staff.

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20 May

IndieCommerce: SEO Tips From ICI, One-on-One Appointments at Ci4 & More

The May 20 edition of IndieCommunication features videos of SEO expert Max Thomas, who spoke at the IndieCommerce Institute, and a reminder about scheduling appointments to meet with IndieCommerce staff at the Children’s Institute.

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25 Apr

IndieCommerce: BEA One-on-Ones, a New Feature & Secure Images

The April 27 edition of the IndieCommunication newsletter features reminders about the IndieCommerce Institute and one-on-one meetings at BEA, as well as information on a new feature and secure images.

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11 Apr

IndieCommerce Accepting Appointments for One-on-One Meetings at BEA

A form to request a one-on-one meeting with a member of the IndieCommerce team at BookExpo America 2016 is now available on BookWeb.

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06 Apr

Kobo to Launch eBook Gift Card Program

Booksellers using Givex for their in-store gift card program will be able to offer and redeem physical Kobo gift cards for eBooks beginning this summer.

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06 Apr

IndieCommerce: SEO Speaker Featured at May Institute, a Google Analytics Webinar & More

The April 6 edition of IndieCommunication features news of a guest speaker for the upcoming IndieCommerce Institute, a Google Analytics webinar, and an update on IndieCommerce Kobo pages and a new feature, Conditional Attributes.

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29 Mar

IndieCommerce: Google Analytics Webinar, New Features & More

Here's an update on a just-announced Google Analytics webinar, registration for the IndieCommerce Institute's Advanced Seminar, and two new helpful features.

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23 Mar

Registration Underway for May 2016 IndieCommerce Institute

Registration is open for the 2016 IndieCommerce Institute, to be held on Tuesday, May 10, at Chicago’s Drake Hotel, just prior to BEA. The full-day, interactive program offers separate tracks for intermediate and more experienced users.

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16 Mar

IndieCommerce Institute to Be Held May 10 in Chicago: Registration Now Open

Registration is open for the 2016 IndieCommerce Institute, a one-day, interactive learning experience exclusively for IndieCommerce stores. The program will be held on Tuesday, May 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hotel ABA, Chicago’s The Drake Hotel, just prior to BookExpo America.

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01 Mar

IndieCommerce: Bookseller Input Sought on New Institute

Planning has begun for an IndieCommerce Institute to be held in Chicago in May, in conjunction with BEA 2016. The IndieCommerce team is asking all program participants to complete a brief survey that will help the team develop a valuable educational experience.

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24 Feb

IndieCommerce: Web Traffic Survey Results

The IndieCommunication newsletter of February 24 presents the results of last week’s survey on web traffic, information about the new IndieCommerce webinar schedule, an introduction to the new “Variable Price” feature, and more.

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10 Feb

IndieCommerce: Understanding Your Web Traffic

The IndieCommunication newsletter of February 10 presents a one-question survey on web traffic, a new schedule for IndieCommerce webinars, an update on the “Advanced Search” feature, and more.

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08 Feb

A Pricing Special for New IndieCommerce Users

To encourage bookstores not currently using the IndieCommerce platform to give it a try, ABA is offering a special six-month promotion as well as a chance to win an entire free year.

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