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Leveraging Technology for Increased Competitive Advantage

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Leveraging Technology for Increased Competitive Advantage

Growing a successful business as a producer of spirits and wines is no easy task. There are countless variables, obstacles, challenges, and pitfalls for a new beverage producer to overcome, and the competition is fierce. [...]

Just Ignore Online Customer Complaints and Feedback, Right?

April 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Just Ignore Online Customer Complaints and Feedback, Right?

The short answer is no, the long answer is hell no. Post by Guest Blogger, Chip Sellarole Complaints and feedback are a perfect opportunity to engage with your customers. It gives you the opening to [...]

Small or Large, Tech Helps Alcohol Producers Take Charge

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Small or Large, Tech Helps Alcohol Producers Take Charge

Strategies for driving sales and trade marketing success in the beverage industry are as important to a burgeoning regional producer as they are to the world’s largest, most well-known portfolios of brands. It is our [...]

Choosing a Sales & Marketing Solution: Best-in-Class Tools vs. Integrated Platform

March 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Choosing a Sales & Marketing Solution: Best-in-Class Tools vs. Integrated Platform

Should you engage a best-in-class solution to automate each specific facet of your organization’s beverage sales and marketing activities? Or does it make more sense to implement an integrated solution, configured to address your specific [...]

Spring Training for Beverage Sales Pros

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Spring Training for Beverage Sales Pros

If you’re a baseball fan like me, you’re always invigorated this time of the year when the boys of summer report to the sunny states of Arizona and Florida to begin Spring Training.  The smell [...]

The Right Tools for the Job Are Only Half the Battle

March 7th, 2017|Comments Off on The Right Tools for the Job Are Only Half the Battle

Want to get the most from your implementation of GreatVines? I know you do! Yet, it is safe to say, for all the benefits you wish to gain from using this powerful solution, you’re probably [...]

Didn’t Make the Top 30 Domestic Wineries List? Gain Competitive Advantage with Top Tech Tools

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Didn’t Make the Top 30 Domestic Wineries List? Gain Competitive Advantage with Top Tech Tools

There are more than 9,000 domestic wineries in the United States, yet 90% of all the wine sold in America is produced by a mere handful of producers. Yes, the Wine Business Monthly WBM30 list [...]

NOT an Invasive Species – How GreatVines Integrates with Existing IT Ecosystems

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on NOT an Invasive Species – How GreatVines Integrates with Existing IT Ecosystems

Think about introducing any new software solution into an organization’s IT landscape is like introducing a non-native species into an existing ecosystem. The ecosystem already enjoys a balance between the complex biodiversity that exists there. [...]

2-MINUTE WARNING: Ten Q2 Action Items Wineries and Distilleries Can’t Ignore

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 2-MINUTE WARNING: Ten Q2 Action Items Wineries and Distilleries Can’t Ignore

Post by Guest Blogger, Chip Sellarole There’s only six weeks left in the first quarter of 2017. Yikes! I know you are knee deep in the daily business of production, in addition to marketing, trade [...]

What’s in it for Me? Attaining Preferred Supplier Status

February 8th, 2017|Comments Off on What’s in it for Me? Attaining Preferred Supplier Status

Motivated suppliers often come to the realization that there is an enormous benefit in improving their relationships with distributors in an increasingly crowded marketplace. We have been increasingly queried by suppliers (both GreatVines customers and those [...]

Make the Leap from Collecting Data to Harnessing It

January 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Make the Leap from Collecting Data to Harnessing It

Collecting, organizing and archiving sales and marketing activity data using software can be truly transformative for an organization. It is a huge first step towards exerting effective control over spend, relationship management and a host [...]

To Build or to Buy? Weighing Solution Acquisition Strategies

January 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on To Build or to Buy? Weighing Solution Acquisition Strategies

Since the beginning of the information age, organizations have been faced with the question of whether to build a custom solution or buy a commercial off-the-shelf packaged solution.  Cloud computing ecosystems like Salesforce and Amazon [...]