Somebody Say "Amen"

Local book sales rep John Mesjak has written a blog posting that should be required reading for all computer-savvy fans of indie bookstores. How to Thank Your Favorite Bookstore talks about the importance of talking up your favorite stores on Yelp, Facebook, Twitter, and the like.

Mesjak writes, “[W]hite noise can drown out the genuine and worthwhile buzz about the places and people that truly deserve our attention. And, reader, you and I are the lucky ones. We already HAVE a favorite bookstore. We know where to turn when we need a new book or a recommendation.”

I couldn’t say it better myself. The full posting is here.–David E