October Buzz Pick: Matrix by Lauren Groff

October Buzz Pick: Matrix by Lauren Groff

Learn more about our 10/26/21 live virtual event with Lauren Groff, author of our October Buzz Pick of the Month, Matrix.

Oct 4, 2021
June Buzz Pick: Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand

June Buzz Pick: Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand

We’re thrilled to announce our June Buzz Pick: Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand! Stay with @IndieBookBuzz and Bookfinity all month long as we bring you an...

Jun 1, 2021
New Vendor: Introducing Read Island

New Vendor: Introducing Read Island

Inspired by books and nature, Read Island’s product line offers puzzles, socks, masks, and greeting cards that evoke the imagination and whimsy of childhood...

May 13, 2021
May Buzz Pick: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe

May Buzz Pick: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe

We’re all abuzz for our May Buzz Pick of the Month: Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe! Stay with @IndieBookBuzz and Bookfinity all month long as we...

May 3, 2021
Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2021!

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2021!

Join the party on April 24th and celebrate Independent Bookstore Day! This nationwide, one-day-only celebration takes place at bookstores across the county...

Apr 2, 2021
April Buzz Pick: Eternal by Lisa Scottoline

April Buzz Pick: Eternal by Lisa Scottoline

We’re thrilled to announce our April Buzz Pick of the Month: Eternal by Lisa Scottoline! Stay with @IndieBookBuzz and Bookfinity all month long as we...

Apr 1, 2021
March Buzz Pick: Dusk, Night, Dawn by Anne Lamott

March Buzz Pick: Dusk, Night, Dawn by Anne Lamott

We’re still swimming in #booklove from our conversation with Angie Thomas, author of the February Buzz Pick Concrete Rose. A big THANK YOU to everyone who...

Mar 2, 2021
Introducing Buzz Pick of the Month

Introducing Buzz Pick of the Month

Love reading books, talking about books, and then doing it all over again? Great – we do, too! Join IndieBookBuzz and Bookfinity as we kick off a brand-new...

Feb 1, 2021
5 Easy Ways to Support Your Local Independent Bookstore

5 Easy Ways to Support Your Local Independent Bookstore

Looking for easy ways to support your local independent bookstore, even from afar? We have you covered. Check out these 5 steps to stay connected to your...

Mar 26, 2020
Tips for Selling to Indie Bookstores

Tips for Selling to Indie Bookstores

Selling online is essential for publishers. However, wouldn't it also be great to sell tons of books to direct customers, inside real bookstores?

Oct 21, 2019
How Books Are Discovered Online

How Books Are Discovered Online

Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical to success in today’s market, and metadata is the key to making your book discoverable to consumers...

Oct 17, 2019
Metadata for Books: The Current Landscape

Metadata for Books: The Current Landscape

Whether you’re an author or a publisher, metadata—that is, the data that describes and differentiates your book—should be one of your biggest considerations...

Sep 19, 2019
Get Ready for Banned Books Week 2019 and Enjoy a 3% Discount

Get Ready for Banned Books Week 2019 and Enjoy a 3% Discount

Banned Books Week offers bookstores, readers, and writers an opportunity to shine a light on the freedom of self-expression through the written word, and what..

Jul 29, 2019
Ingram’s Guide to Opening a Bookstore

Ingram’s Guide to Opening a Bookstore

If you are a true booklover you have most likely dreamt about opening your own independent bookstore. You’ve sifted through a list of book puns to pick out...

Jun 21, 2018
Literary Love: The Secret to Bookstore Speed Dating

Literary Love: The Secret to Bookstore Speed Dating

An independent bookstore can provide a place for friends to gather, a cozy environment to read, or a communal spot where people can bond over the love of books.

Apr 25, 2018
Turning Inventory into Profit

Turning Inventory into Profit

As a bookseller, your inventory is your lifeblood. In the average bookstore, it also represents the majority of your total financial investment! In order for...

Dec 13, 2017
Improve Retail Sales With Gift and Games

Improve Retail Sales With Gift and Games

Have you ever thought about your indie bookstore as a great place for people to find unique gifts, fun new games, and other “I gotta have this” items? If not...

Nov 15, 2017
Increase Traffic By Building An In-Store Experience

Increase Traffic By Building An In-Store Experience

With hundreds of online booksellers, your bookstore has to offer customers more than just physical books and a fun recyclable bag. At this point, your main...

Sep 20, 2017
Building Communities: The Bookstore and The Public Space

Building Communities: The Bookstore and The Public Space

There is truly nothing like a good bookstore. The smell of the books, the cozy reading nooks, and the comradery that comes along with spending a few hours...

Aug 2, 2017
The Pre-Sale Pro Tips You Need To Know

The Pre-Sale Pro Tips You Need To Know

Even if you have no idea what I’m talking about, those two words probably create an expectation, excitement, or interest. That’s the power of pre-selling your..

Jul 20, 2017
Why Independent Bookstores Are Parents’ Best Friend

Why Independent Bookstores Are Parents’ Best Friend

Parents are on a mission. They want to raise smart, happy children, and childhood experts have plenty of advice on how to accomplish that goal. “Get them out...

Dec 12, 2016
Novel Ideas for Indie Bookstores

Novel Ideas for Indie Bookstores

Independent bookstores possess several advantages over big box retailers, but the biggest one may be flexibility. Want to try a new event or stock a new line...

Nov 28, 2016
Books Can Take Readers to New Places

Books Can Take Readers to New Places

Modern bookselling has a storied past. Some of the earliest booksellers - including personalities like Benjamin Franklin - were printers. As such, the...

Sep 21, 2016

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