Tag: Sales

A Wannabe Librarian Attends the ALA Conference

A Wannabe Librarian Attends the ALA Conference

I was thirteen when I first worked as a volunteer in a library. I loved everything about it. The variety of materials, the organization, the quiet, the possibilities! The head librarian was smart, witty, strong, decisive, and I admired her greatly. I decided then that I wanted to be a librarian and worked at my …

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The Significant Work of the Christian Bookstore

The Significant Work of the Christian Bookstore

The following article is an adaptation of a piece from CBA Retailers + Resources by Jeff Crosby, associate publisher and director of sales and marketing for InterVarsity Press. The theologian Klaus Bockmuehl once wrote that books are “God’s instruments in the history of salvation.” As a long-time bookseller in Bloomington, Indiana before joining IVP in …

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Author Connections at ICRS 2012

Author Connections at ICRS 2012

Thank you to Caitie Johnston for writing this post. Caitie is the Assistant Marketing Manager for IVP. As booksellers, we have the opportunity to meet some pretty wonderful people in the book publishing industry. We attend many conferences every year, and at each it’s common to see familiar faces. In July, as we attended the …

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