wine marketing

Is social media for brands really free?

FACT: it’s simply unbelievable that many promoters of brands still consider social media a free form of marketing. It frustrates me no end to hear so called “marketing experts” referring to social media channels being “free”. It’s misleading and sets [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Social Media|0 Comments

Exploring the US’s Napa Valley and Sonoma Wine Regions

Anyone working in the wine industry would jump at the opportunity to visit the US’s Napa Valley. It’s proclaimed as a key wine tourism destination and being so close to Silicon Valley it was always on my ‘wish list’. Surely this was a region abreast [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Wine Marketing|0 Comments

Marketing responsibly on Facebook: Some tips for Alcohol brands

Alcohol is certainly in the spotlight at the moment and being held responsible for many social issues. An article in SMH was published today astounded me that there was such a widespread generalization by Australian Medical Association about alcohol [...]

By | September 20th, 2012|Social Media 101, Wine Marketing|1 Comment

Decoding facebook’s Promotional Guidelines

We’ve all seen brands on facebook make claims on their pages “first five people to comment will win a free bottle of wine” or “share this photo to win.’ Promotions on facebook are a great way of building engagement with fans and growing the number of [...]

By | July 12th, 2012|Social Media, Social Media 101, Uncategorized|0 Comments