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Former B&T Bookstores Eligible for Free E-Commerce Service From ABA

Thursday, June 20, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Eileen Dengler
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With the recent announcement that Baker & Taylor is closing its My Books and More e-commerce service, the American Booksellers Association is offering ABA members who will no longer have website support three free months of the IndieLite e-commerce service.

Following the three-month free trial, the monthly hosting fee will be discounted to just $25 a month for the remaining nine months of the year. IndieLite sites come with both telephone and e-mail support from the responsive and knowledgeable IndieCommerce team.

Booksellers who are attending the 2019 ABC Children’s Institute in Pittsburgh next week can sign up to meet one-on-one with an e-commerce representative from IndieCommerce and IndieLite. Appointments are available on Wednesday, June 26; Thursday, June 27; and Friday, June 28.

IndieLite is an e-commerce website specifically designed for booksellers. With premium features such as secure online purchasing with in-store order pickup and a bookstore database of over 10 million titles, IndieLite offers the essential tools for a profitable website.

IndieLite sites also feature:

  • A secure online shopping cart
  • Credit card capable transactions
  • Responsive and mobile-friendly design
  • Audiobook and e-book sales options
  • Staff reviews
  • Predictive search
  • Events calendars
  • Upcoming events view
  • Wish lists
  • Content from ABA, such as the Indie Next List, ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog, Indie Bestseller Lists, etc.
  • Google Analytics
  • E-mail signup and automated newsletters
  • Social media integration
  • Sales reports

For more information about this exclusive offer or any other questions you might have about ABA’s e-commerce services, e-mail staff@bookweb.org.