System Updates 1 – 31 October 2023

November 15, 2023By Emma VeldeSystem Updates 2023

In October we worked on:
•. Self Onboarding – the process of getting started with Circle continues to improve
•. Stripe – this connection is very close to being ready
•. General Ledger – a new feature to increase reporting and tax management
•. POS – A customer payment surcharge is now available on the Tyro integration
•. Help – The new and improved help teb is worth having a look at in the back office
•. Website – Book selection now opens in a new tab
•. Performance – Continuing backend and front end upgrades to stay current and improve security and performance

Featured Bookstore #1: Matilda Bookshop

November 9, 2023By Dan SlevinBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Matilda Bookshop An Adelaide Hills bookshop looks forward and back, respecting its forty-year history while embracing new technology and new methods. Perhaps it’s the climate that makes the South Australia town of Stirling, 15 km north of the Adelaide CBD, such a community of booklovers. It has a reputation as the … Read More

Featured Bookstore #2: The Rosebud Book Barn

November 7, 2023By adminBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Rosebud Book Barn In the world of bookselling, every bookshop has a unique tale to tell. In this second edition of our ‘Behind the Shelves’ series, we had the privilege of chatting with Matt Lupica, the dynamic force behind the renowned Rosebud Book Barn in Australia. The Bookselling Journey Matt is … Read More

Lola in the Mirror, Top Seller for October 2023

November 3, 2023By Emma VeldeBest Selling Books 2023

Trent Dalton’s latest offering, Lola in the Mirror (PB) took number one spot in October selling 5,456 copies

This was followed by another title new to the list, Killing for Country: A Family Story,  by David Marr. This sold 2,897 copies.

The Seven, the latest thriller by Chris Hammer came in third with 2,072 sales.

How to get website orders for books that are out of stock but on the way!

November 2, 2023By Emma VeldeFeature Articles

We have now implemented a setting that lets stores show not only that the title may be out of stock, but that it is on order and available to purchase. Quantities can also be included.  Additionally, if an item is out of stock and not on order, customers can also order the item. If stores prefer NOT to allow this kind of ordering then the ‘Notify Me’ setting can be applied.