IndieCommunication: The IndieCommerce Institute, SCIBA One-on-Ones, and the ABC Catalog

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The IndieCommunication newsletter published on October 18 includes details about the IndieCommerce Institute, one-on-one appointments at the SCIBA trade show, and posting the ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog on IndieCommerce sites.

Sign Up for the 2018 IndieCommerce Institute

Winter Institute logoLet IndieCommerce staff help you get to the next level of proficiency at the 2018 IndieCommerce Institute, to be held on Monday, January 22, at Winter Institute 13 in Memphis, Tennessee.

New for 2018, IndieCommerce users have the option of participating in a morning or an afternoon seminar; see full descriptions of the seminar topics here.

Space is limited for each seminar, and pre-registration is required. Registration is $59 per person, per seminar; booksellers can sign up for one seminar, or for both. Attendance at Winter Institute is not required.

Morning Seminar

  • Session 1: Optimizing Checkout for Higher Conversion, presented by Scott Nafz (ABA)
  • Session 2: E-mail Subscription, Marketing, and Promotional Campaigns, presented by Ryan Quinn (ABA)

Afternoon Seminar

  • Session 1: Google Analytics for IndieCommerce, presented by Matt Supko (Augment Digital)
  • Session 2: Views, presented by Geetha Nathan (ABA)

Register now for the IndieCommerce Institute at Wi13.

Connect With IndieCommerce Staff at the Upcoming SCIBA Show

Booksellers across the country had the opportunity to meet with IndieCommerce staff at each of the fall regional trade shows.

On October 27, booksellers have one more chance to meet with an IndieCommerce representative at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association trade show in Pomona, California. Walk-ins are welcome, or booksellers can make an appointment now to secure a spot.

ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalogABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog Now Available

The ABC Best Books for Young Readers catalog is now available for IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites. IndieCommerce stores can link to the catalog by replacing the highlighted portion of the URL shown below with their store’s URL:


Booksellers are encouraged to send their thoughts, questions, or suggestions via e-mail to IndieCommerce staff at any time. Past editions of IndieCommunication are available on the IndieCommerce Updates page on