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2020 Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium

Key Takeaways from the 2020 Direct To Consumer Wine Symposium


I just got back from the 2020 Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium. This event, in its 13th year, is the primary fundraiser for Free the Grapes! Free the Grapes and its predecessor Coalition for Free Trade have increased the number of legal shipping states from 17 to 45, representing 95% of the US Population.  During…

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Freshly cut grapes in containers at a vineyard in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

9 Winery Website Design Best Practices – 2020 Edition


The only constant in digital winery marketing is change. That website you built a few years ago might still have some good bones, but it will probably need at least an update as we move deeper into 2020. User behaviors and expectations are changing as new regulations, standards, and opportunities emerge. The time to take…

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Winery SEO

SEO Trends for 2020 that Your Winery Needs to Know


There’s nothing like search engine optimization to provide your winery with a steady stream of customers ready to taste and buy your wine. However, in order to optimize your winery website for search, you’re going to need a few tricks up your sleeve. In this guide, we’ll show you everything you need to know about…

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WIN Expo 2019

Three Takeaways from the 2019 North Coast Wine Industry Expo & Conference


Attending industry events such as the Win Expo is a great litmus test to gauge how you and your client’s feelings match that of the larger industry. Here are my three top takeaways: There is an Ominous Specter of Uncertainty About the Upcoming Years A quick scan of the conference brochure hammers this point home….

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Winery Marketing for DTC Sales

(VIDEO) Increase Your Winery’s DTC Sales – What’s Working Now


What’s working now in digital marketing to attract new wine club members, solidify the buying decision for new members and engage existing members. Each stage of the wine club members buying journey requires its own tactic. Prospective members need to be identified and educated on the winery, new members need to know they are part…

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Jerry Gibson, a Master Storyteller and the Winemaker at Overbluff Cellars, Spokane Washington

The Art of Storytelling in Marketing Your Winery


We don’t buy wine for the bottle. We buy it for the experience. Each customer has a preferred varietal, but what’s really stopping them from going to your competitors? What is making them join your wine clubs and taste your wine? The unique experience your winery provides. Customer experience has always been a significant factor…

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Smiling woman in a vineyard using a tablet for winery marketing

6 Steps to Level Up Your Winery Marketing Through Automation


Done right, marketing automation has the potential to be a powerful tool. It allows wineries of all sizes to maximize their resources in increasing membership in their wine club, retain existing members for longer, and boost their wine sales between regular shipments. This concept takes much of the legwork out of the digital promotions you…

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Winery Marketing Automation

Level Up Your Winery’s Marketing Through Automation


In this guide, we are going to show you how to use marketing automation to increase your wine club membership, retain your existing members longer, and boost wine sales. Let’s take a look! How Does Marketing Automation Help Wineries? Wine isn’t just a liquid; it is experience in a bottle. However, that experience doesn’t have…

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Why we maintain a large library of free digital marketing resources?

At Nimbletoad we believe in empowering our clients to do as much or as little as they like.  In fact, this guiding principle forged two of our five core values:

Be Helpful: We share knowledge. If you know the best way to do something, you will do good work. If you share that knowledge with others, you will become a leader.

Never Stop Learning: Our quest for knowledge is is driven by relentless curiosity. We seek to improve and innovate continually. 

For Do-It-Yourself Marketers use these guides and helpful resources to set up and optimize your own marketing campaigns.  When you find success please let us know. We love to hear how our work has made a positive impact.

Need a little help? We can Do-It-With-You. Tackle as much or as little of your website design and marketing as you feel comfortable handling.  Use us to do the rest.  Or schedule a training session and we can teach you and your team how to accomplish your goals.  You'll leave the training session empowered with news skills and a recorded video that you can refer back to anytime to refresh your memory.

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