Love an Indie Membership Offer for Authors
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Love an Indie SIBA Membership Offer for Authors – Booksellers, let your writers know!

Calling All Authors! SIBA wants to make a trade. Place a "Find an Indie Bookstore" badge above the fold on the homepage of your website and SIBA will waive your $195 dues. Just let us know when the badge has been placed and we will mark you current. There are many benefits to membership in SIBA. Let us count the ways!

  1. Receive a complete contact list of all of SIBA's member stores on demand—including contact names, email addresses, phone and mailing addresses via email.
  2. SIBA operates a speakers' bureau for authors, the Southern Traveling Authors Registration Service (STARS) that is marketed to bookstores and their customers. As a STARS author, you can send announcements to SIBA stores you are interested to visit for events and readings. Stores and consumers can also make direct requests to you.
  3. Reduced prices for advertising & table rental at the SIBA Trade Show
  4. Be informed. Stay in the loop. Don't miss the numerous SIBA opportunities to connect with each other, indie booksellers, and the industry-at-large across the south.

We're all in this together!

Steps to Love an Indie and become a member of SIBA for Free:

  1. Right -click on a badge to download it to your computer so you can upload it to your own site. Be sure to link the badge to "" Your badge must be "above the fold" on your site homepage and legible to browsers. OR...
  2. Get the code for the image of your choice and embed on your site: Badge Code
  3. Email when your badge is on your site, and we will give you a free membership in SIBA ($195 value!)

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