Tagged with Booksellers Association

News Roundup: The Awards and Congratulations Edition

OVER THE LAST MONTH or so we seem to have had a plethora of awards in the Christian book trade, so without further ado, congratulations all round to those who’ve won, commiserations to the runners-up, and one or two other congratulatory notes as well because there’s more, much more, to life than winning awards. Rumours of … Continue reading

eBook Sales – Weighing up the Digital Impact

Phil Groom was kind enough to invite me to cross-post from my personal blog where I have taken a periodic interest in the rise of the eBook. I’m fascinated by the explosive potential of their impact in our small niche within the wider book trade. Digital is clearly not going away but somehow it doesn’t quite … Continue reading

Online and Active

is the theme of the next Booksellers Association Small Business Forum for independent booksellers. Advance booking is required but entry is free for BA members. Meryl Halls, Head of BA Membership Services, writes: Dear Independent Bookseller, Online & Active 15th July, Thistle City Hotel, Birmingham I do hope you can join us for the summer … Continue reading

So you want to open a Christian bookshop?

The two most frequently asked questions in my correspondence are: Will you review my book? How do I go about setting up or opening a Christian bookshop? There are other questions, of course: we’ll get to those another time. But for the moment, being contrary, I’ve decided to address the second one first. This advice … Continue reading