Legends Behind the Craft Podcast

Why the Wine Unboxing Experience Matters with Kim Connolly, Founder of Loupe Graphics

June 3, 2021
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On this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks has a conversation with the Founder and CEO of Loupe Graphics, Kim Connolly. They discuss the impact of a good unboxing experience, tips for customer retention and engagement through packaging, the popularity of virtual tastings, and much more. You don’t want to miss this jam-packed episode!

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Using Sensory Awareness to Enhance the Wine Tasting Experience with Dr. Hoby Wedler

May 27, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Dr. Hoby Wedler, an entrepreneur, chemist, visionary, and teacher. Together, they talk about how to accelerate happiness by enriching the moments that matter through sensory experiences. Dr. Wedler shares his insight into the non-visual senses and explains how to create an inclusive, collaborative community. Plus, Dr. Wedler offers his advice for making your business stand out through multisensory branding. Stay tuned!

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Creating Authentic Connections Through Social Media with Shana Bull

May 20, 2021
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Tune in to this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, where Drew Thomas Hendricks sits down with Shana Bull, digital storyteller, marketing educator, and writer. Together, they discuss the best ways to make social media work for you. Shana talks about digital storytelling and connecting with customers virtually, the biggest mistakes made on social media, and how to find the marketing approach that fits your company’s needs. Plus, Shana shares free resources to elevate your social media strategy!

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The Power of Workwear: Building Your Brand Through Custom Uniforms with Jim Snediker

May 13, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Jim Snediker, Founder and CEO of Stock Mfg. Co., to talk about custom uniforms for your company. Jim discusses why workwear matters, how to transition your staff into uniforms, the way custom attire can reflect your brand, and how his company helped raise money for unemployed hospitality workers during the pandemic. Plus, Jim shares a special promo code to get 20% off your Stock Mfg. Co. order. Stay tuned!

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Using a Mobile-First Approach to Customer Engagement with Paul Salcedo

May 6, 2021
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Tune in to this episode of Legends Behind the Craft as Drew Thomas Hendricks talks with Paul Salcedo, Co-founder and CEO of BottleVin. Paul discusses his company’s mobile-first approach to customer engagement, how to analyze data and improve outreach through scanning technologies, and tips for telling your company’s story through social media. Plus, Paul shares how you can get a special offer on BottleVin’s services.

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Marketing Strategies to Launch Your Craft Brewery Business to the Next Level with Marty McDonald

April 29, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Marty McDonald, Co-founder and CEO of Bad Rhino, to talk about marketing tips for your business. Marty discusses how to guide social media conversations towards sales, why you should schedule content and build your email list, and how to begin planning the next phase of your marketing approach. Stay tuned!

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Creating a Brand That Lasts with Megan Rounds

April 22, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks sits down with Megan Rounds, Owner, Creative Director, Art Director, and Designer at Rounds Design. Together, they talk about the graphic design industry and how to brand your business. Megan discusses the questions you need to ask yourself while building your company, how to relay your message through visual content, and how to get your career started in the graphic design industry. Stay tuned!  

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How to Optimize your Winery’s Production Through Cloud-Based Software with Ashley DuBois Leonard

April 15, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks talks with Ashley DuBois Leonard, Founder and CEO of InnoVint, about the newest software innovations that are giving winemakers a taste of modern technology. Ashley discusses her transition from winemaking to technology, the benefits of cloud-based software solutions, and how you can grow your business by adapting to a more progressive work model. Stay tuned!

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Designing Your Beverage Brand with Laurie Millotte

April 8, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Laurie Millotte, Founder and Chief Amazement Officer of Outshinery. Laurie takes us behind the scenes to explore how her company uses technology to design labels and high-end marketing media. Laurie also shares her expert tips on shaping your brand, understanding your audience, and creating the best website possible. If you’re interested in artistically scaling your craft beverage company, this episode is for you!

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Mastering Your Social Media with Duncan Alney

April 1, 2021
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In this episode of Legends Behind the Craft, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Duncan Alney, Founder and CEO of Firebelly Marketing. Together, they discuss the best social media strategies for wine and beverage companies. Duncan talks about tailoring your message, creating conversational and visual authenticity, and the best ways to engage your audience. Stay tuned.

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