Category: Announcements

time sensitive news and announcements

New Features at TomFolio.com

By: Jim Arner  jarnersr@wyomerc.com As TomFolio.com, the web-site owned/operated by ABookCoOp, enters the fourth year of operation, we wish to announce several recent enhancements to the site. Sticky Pages – TomFolio members can use the site as a virtual private web-based bookstore.…

Changes at TitlesDirect.com, Inc.

By: Robin Gutterman robin@titlesdirect.com  Database URLs: http://www.MyOwnBookshop.com and http://www.BookTrakker.com  TitlesDirect.com, Inc. TitlesDirect.com, Inc., the parent company of MyOwnBookshop.com and the developer of BookTrakker Pro, is pleased to report a number of site changes and recent developments. In the forefront is an announcement concerning SmartSearch,…

Hijacking Elvis Cole & Joe Pike Is a Crime, Claims Popular Mystery Author Robert Crais

Mystery author Robert Crais filed suit against game show giant Activision in October in response to the apparent hijacking of his private eye series protagonists Elvis Cole and Joe Pike for a new video PlayStation game, True Crime: Streets of LA. Fans…

Rozan’s Winter and Night WinsTop 2003 Macavity Mystery Award

Awards for mystery novels and their authors abound! Probably the best known, and most coveted, of those given in the United States are the Edgar All Poe Awards. Chosen by members of the Mystery Writers of America since 1945, they…

Book Deodorizer

One of the most pernicious knids in the last several hundred years of bookselling has been odoriferous books. As all booksellers know, most books stink, but some of them go so far as to smell. It breaks the heart to…

IOBAbooks.com

The Independent Online Booksellers Association is pleased to announce the launch of IOBAbooks.com, a website where IOBA members will offer their books for purchase online. Book buyers can be assured that all IOBA member booksellers will provide professional and reliable service,…

BookWriter Professional: Flagship Software for Booksellers

BookWriter Professional is a new application created by Tom Sawyer, co-founder of Interloc and Alibris, serving as Chief Software Engineer from 1993-2001. His past creations include BookMaster, Record Manager, BookMate, Book Prices Realized, and the UIEE data exchange format. Last…

Deanna Ramsey : Hosting & Site Design for Booksellers

Deanna Ramsay deanna@ramsaybooks.com Editor’s Note: I’ve asked Deanna to provide us with a list of the services she provides since some of us are techno dummies and Deanna is, of course, a bookseller as well as a computer guru and…