26 Jun 2017 - 16 Oct 2021
Selling Books Online: eCommerce Solutions for Independent Bookstores
ABA’s state-of-the-art e-commerce platform enables ABA members to create unique, content-rich, easy-to-operate, and fully transactional and customizable e-commerce websites. The IndieCommerce database consists of nine million in-print titles and more than four million ebooks and audiobooks. IndieCommerce employs dedicated customer service representatives and offers 24-hour online information. In addition to ABA dues, IndieCommerce users pay a monthly service fee of $175 per month.
May to August 2017 price special! For the first three months after signup, new IndieCommerce program participants will pay just $25 per month; for the next three months, the fee will become $100 per month, a savings of $75 from the standard rate.
Just a few of the reasons to consider IndieCommerce…
Designed and developed exclusively for independent bookstores
Scalable open-source Drupal based ecommerce platform with contemporary features
Customizable look and feel
Unlimited pages, sections, content, characters, and products
In-store inventory book upload
Store's unique products in inventory
Improved search ranks based on stock, sales history, and format
Search engine optimized URLs
Easy check-out with in-store pickup, shipping options, and various payment options including credit cards, PayPal, coupon codes, and online gift codes
IndieLite is a lower-cost, low maintenance e-commerce option based on the IndieCommerce Drupal platform. It is specifically designed for booksellers who are just getting started in e-commerce, or stores that want a website that requires very little time and effort to maintain. This service offers booksellers the essential tools they need to create a web presence for their store.
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Specifically designed for independent booksellers, IndieCommerce is a full featured e-commerce solution with powerful online marketing tools. IndieLite offers the minimal e-commerce essentials for a low-cost web presence that is simple to maintain.
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