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Take a Tour of MBS [Video]

Posted by Dean Asher on 3/21/17 5:30 AM

We’re proud of our state-of-the-art warehouse that lets us get the right books to our partner institutions, on time. Since everyone doesn’t have the chance to see it first-hand, we’re bringing it to you.

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Inspired at Inbound, part 3 [Series]

Posted by Andrew on 9/18/15 3:21 AM

Three members of the MBS marketing team spent last week in Boston, attending one of the biggest marketing conventions in the country, which was hosted by HubSpot (the marketing software platform that we use). They’ll each be sharing their experiences from Inbound 2015, and talking about what they learned as well as how they plan to teach us how to apply that knowledge to help our partner stores grow. We’ll pick up the third installment of our three-part series with Marketing Analyst Andrew Hesse.

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Inspired at Inbound, part 2 [Series]

Posted by Abraham T. Dyer on 9/17/15 5:51 AM

Three members of the MBS marketing team spent last week in Boston, attending one of the biggest marketing conventions in the country, which was hosted by HubSpot (the marketing software platform that we use.) They'll each be sharing their experiences from Inbound 2015, and talking about what they learned as well as how they plan to teach us how to apply that knowledge to help our partner stores grow. We'll pick up the second installment of our three-part series with Marketing Coordinator Abraham Dyer.

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Inspired at Inbound, part 1 [Series]

Posted by Erica Martin on 9/16/15 4:00 AM

Three members of the MBS marketing team spent last week in Boston, MA attending one of the biggest marketing conventions in the country, which was hosted by HubSpot (the marketing software platform that we use.) They'll each be sharing their experiences from Inbound 2015, and talking about what they learned as well as how they plan to teach us how to apply that knowledge to help our partner stores grow. Our former Web Developer, Erica Martin, is starting us off with the first installment of our three-part series.

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Wheaton College Bookstores Jump in the Ring for Buyback

Posted by Kate Seat on 6/1/15 12:00 AM

Getting students to remember to return their rentals or to bring their books in to sell back can be a challenge. A great way to increase their awareness is by designing a fun promotion to coincide with your store’s events — like Wheaton College Bookstores did, with their latest buyback.

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An Effortless Way to Have the Most Popular Adoptions — For Free

Posted by Dean Asher on 2/24/15 11:00 PM

Are you in the Faculty Center Network?

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Coker College Bookstore Increases Buyback by 59% with a Sweet Promotion

Posted by admin on 2/23/14 10:00 PM

Students typically have a negative perception of their college bookstore, especially during buyback. So, anything you can do to enhance your image and drive traffic to this important event is essential to your success. Last semester, Emily Phillips, director of campus retail operations at Coker College Bookstore, found a way to accomplish both of these key tasks.

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