Be Successful With LibDib

Every day at least three new Makers sign up on LibDib. Not all of them ?go live? right away (due to compliance, waiting for other markets, or just poking around) but most have the same question: Tell me how to be successful using LibDib. LibDib is a different way of looking at distribution. Sometimes it?s […]

Three-Tier Innovations: It?s Now a Little Easier to Drink the Wine You Want

There are lots of great wines being made by small producers all over the U.S. The problem is it?s hard to get your hands on them because of the three-tier distribution system. Happily, because of some innovative business models, we are beginning to get some work-arounds that will help get wines into the hands of […]

Bad Ass Female Makers

My absolute favorite part of this job is spending time with our Makers. I love listening to their stories, learning about innovations and thinking/brainstorming about where their products will sell best. It?s interesting to me and I love getting any and all feedback from them on the LibDib distribution model and platform. This past week […]

The Three Tier System Can (And Will) Work for Everyone

Every day I talk to around three to four Makers about LibDib. Makers who have products on the platform, some who just signed up and others who are exploring their options. I love telling them my long term vision for LibDib and I always share a couple of stories about how LibDib came to be. […]

Feet on the Street and Selling

Your products are on the LibDib platform. Congrats! You now have wholesale distribution and your products are searchable and presented beautifully to buyers all over the state. However, just because they are there it doesn?t mean the stuff will sell itself….

A Little Story….

I was thinking this morning about LibDib and why I decided to go on this path of the high-tech start-up, two-sided marketplace, never sleep well again, journey. I was comfortable in my previous job at the family winery. Working hard, but not too crazy. And I enjoyed it. But I was frustrated. Year after year, […]

Distribution 101

In 1999 I was a young pup and my parents gave me the opportunity to work in sales and marketing at their growing wine company. At the time, I didn?t know much about wine or how distribution worked but I decided: ?fake it till you make it Cheryl.?

LibDib is Yours as Much as It’s Ours

One of the main reasons I left my job at a big company to join LibDib was Cheryl Durzy?s (our CEO) vision. It was perfect to me. From a business model perspective, it was really well thought out. As a technologist, this business model made sense.