Category: Announcements

time sensitive news and announcements

IOBA Scholarship Contest Description

Why does IOBA offer scholarships to seminars and classes for our members? Because IOBA wants all its member booksellers to be the best booksellers they can be. Recently, members Mike Brenner of Brenner’s Books and Paul Shelley of Churchill Book…

2013 IOBA Scholarship Announcement

The IOBA Scholarship Committee reviewed a number of worthy applications this year, and we have two very deserving winners.  Before getting to that, though, just a few words about the scholarships. As those who have been keeping up with announcements…

The Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar

The Colorado Book School, as it is informally known, offers a wonderful opportunity for those seeking to improve their knowledge of the profession. Attending this famous seminar involves a serious commitment of time and money, but all reports indicate that…

BookTrakker Pro 3.1: One-Click Uploads to Amazon Marketplace and zShops

Robin Gutterman TitlesDirect.com launched the latest version of its online bookselling database, BookTrakker Pro v3.0, in March 2004, followed by an update release v3.1 in August. Together, the new version and update release introduced key new features, optimizations, and fixes. When…

ChrisLands.com, then and now

Lance Christen The story of ChrisLands.com started in 1999 when Lance Christen and Jaymes Sorbel began two years of researching the online used bookselling market. Lance, with a background in business administration, focused his research on the business aspects of…

MyOwnBookshop.com Closes

by Robin Gutterman Do you remember Jimmy Durante? He was a comedian that started in Vaudeville, worked his way into nightclubs, radio and TV, and eventually into the heart of the nation. He put his heart and soul into every performance,…

Books & Collectibles Updated Services

By: Ann Brebner & Paul Anderson  marketing@booksandcollectibles.com.au Books & Collectibles offers all the normal book listing services available on the internet: searching via Bookfinder, Addall and BuyUsed; seamless search facilities via your web site; secure ordering; free database for listing;…

Global Book Mart: New Fee Schedule in 2004

By: Lisa Martin  lisa@gbmbooks.com  www.gbmbooks.com After much debate, we have decided on the fee structure for GBM. The new fee structure took effect on January 1, 2004. We will be offering secure credit card ordering via the GBM Direct program.…