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Shaking the Doubts

Shaking the Doubts

I admit that there are occasions when I wonder if my business associates and I are delusional about opening a bookstore. Fortunately, those doubts are often put to rest when I read stories like this one: “Indie Booksellers: ‘Indispensible Players in Community Life.’” There are so many great quotes in[Read More…]

An introduction

An introduction

Hello, Bookshop Blog readers! I am so pleased to share my journey towards opening a bookstore with you. Thanks to Bruce for having me! My name is Yooree Losordo, and I’m the owner of On the Dot Books in Dorchester, MA. Where exactly is my store? Let’s see…you can find me[Read More…]

by August 1, 2014 Miscellaneous, Opening a Bookstore
Meet 3 Seasoned Booksellers

Meet 3 Seasoned Booksellers

So who are these three women eager to bring a bookstore to Rockville Centre, which is on the South Shore of Long Island? Peggy, Dianne and Carol think it’s important to let their patrons know why they are the ones to bring Turn of the Corkscrew, Books & Wine to[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Miscellaneous
Bringing A Bookstore to the South Shore of Long Island

Bringing A Bookstore to the South Shore of Long Island

  People tend to respond favorably when I tell them that my friend, who is also my new business partner, and I plan to open a bookstore on the South Shore of Long Island, but once I add that we will also be serving wine and beer their eyes light[Read More…]

by July 24, 2014 Opening a Bookstore
Join Us – Do You Own A Bookshop?

Join Us – Do You Own A Bookshop?

We are presently looking for 2 new Featured contributors. If you own or manage a small bookshop and would like to share some experiences/tips with our writers all while gaining a little exposure for your business – please consider joining The Bookshop Blog. We will expect the contributor to write[Read More…]

by July 15, 2014 News & Opinions
Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

From Brain Pickings… For my book club collaboration with The Dish, Andrew Sullivan’s online oasis of intelligence and idealism, I had the pleasure of sitting down with cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz to discuss her immeasurably wonderful On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes — one of the best books of[Read More…]

by July 9, 2014 Books & Mags
My Twitter Strategy

My Twitter Strategy

A guest post by Jean Shorney When my son suggested that as a writer I should get myself ‘out there’ via the medium of Twitter, all I visualised was people either photographing partially eaten meals, or entertaining us with averaging innumerable cups of coffee per day. Twitter can be a[Read More…]

by July 4, 2014 Writer's Corner
Should I Start a Podcast?

Should I Start a Podcast?

From The Future of Ink As an online entrepreneur, you have a tremendous opportunity to leverage this platform to get your content, your brand and your marketing message out to a wider audience.  There are four primary reasons podcasting is making such a huge resurgence, but before I get to those, let’s take a quick[Read More…]

by June 9, 2014 Marketing Ideas