American Booksellers Association
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The American Booksellers Association is the national organization for independent booksellers. 

NAIBA is a sister organization, not a chapter of ABA. Dues are separate for both organizations.

ABA provides numerous benefits for booksellers. (Visit for the complete list of membership categories, fees and benefits.) They include:


ABACUS Bookselling Benchmarking Report

FREE (comparable reports

at $1000 to $2000)                                                                 

         Above the Treeline/Edelweiss

No installation fee; 10% discount off monthly rate;

free access to online catalogs


Chosen Payment Merchant Services

Guarantees reduced fees or pays $500

        Book Buyer’s Handbook

FREE — Features your hotlist, special offers

updated listings, Indies First publisher terms, & more


        BookExpo Admission



         Chico Bag

Member discount


Constant Contact Email Marketing

Rebate of one month’s fee


Digital White Box




Lower rates, enhanced customer support                               

IndieCommerce & IndieLite Websites

No development costs



 Indies First and Indies Introduce

Special publisher terms and discounts


Indie Next List e-newsletter



Information, Education Resources, and Networking



Libris Business Insurance

10% savings over similar products Digital Audiobooks

No up-front costs or fees


Lovepop Greeting Cards

Free sample cards, free freight on certain orders


Marketing Posters and Banners



PartnerShip Shipping and Freight

Between 10% and 70% savings


Paz Bookstore Training

$200 discount on workshop, 20% off printed guidebook


Publishers Weekly

FREE Subscription


W.G. Ellerkamp Shopping Bags

25% discount on shipping, 15% discount on gift wrap