Independent Bookstore 101 - from A Novel Afternoon RSS

We launched our Independent Bookstore, but what happened next?

Reading time: 2m50s To be dramatic, Sunday 31st January was A Novel Afternoon's Independence Day. We callously cut our ties with our support network, the evil yet extremely helpful and efficient e-commerce platform Amazon.  Amazon had been my marketplace for over five years and a place where I'd sold hundreds of books. So it was with a conscious click of my mouse that I unlisted everything and put my faith in people enjoying my curation and their willingness to support independent bookstores. With wine in hand, I posted to Instagram that I had, at last, launched an Independent bookstore. Simon Gist, Founder of A Novel Afternoon   The initial reaction was positive; we had likes, we had follows, my website...

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