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On November 12, 2018
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FREE Website and SEO Health Check With Optional Consultation

There are two people in the world. Those who kick dropped ice under the fridge and those who take the time to pick it up. I won’t tell you which person I am. If you’re in the Kick Ice Under the Fridge Club, I have something for you: a FREE website and SEO health check. […]
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On November 8, 2018
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Have You Heard: Still Talking Podcast

I have a running list of magazine articles, newsletters, and webinars to sift through and usually there isn’t enough time for nearly all of the content I horde away. I barely have time to brush my hair these days (OK, fine. It’s never been a priority). Recently High-Proof Creative become a sponsor of Still Talking […]
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On November 1, 2018

5 Easy Small Plates to Serve in Your Distillery Tasting Room

Don’t have a full blown kitchen but want or need to serve your hungry patrons food while they drink? Here are 5 simple, small plates you can pull off in your distillery tasting room without a full kitchen. SPICY PROSCIUTTO SPREAD Basically, throw everything in a food processor and grab some crusty bread. View recipe via […]
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On October 31, 2018

Use Content to Lure in Potential Customers, and Keep Them Sipping

You’re living the dream: sourcing unique grains and finishing barrels while customers enjoy the fruits of your labors. As you sip the labors of your distilling life, you’re probably wondering why we would recommend that you complicate your routine with a content strategy, especially as sales are picking up and your products are moving off […]
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On October 8, 2018
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Product Launch Marketing Package for Craft Beverage Companies

Time to Launch! You spent a lot of time and energy bringing your product to fruition. Ensure potential customers know about your new product! We can help. Product Launch Marketing Package Planning/Discovery Write Press Release Send PR to 5 trade publications, 2-non trade Write Messaging  (Differentiators, tagline, etc.) Creative Assets (1 Social media header for […]
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On September 24, 2018

Meet Jeia Villacis, Designer at High-Proof Creative

Jeia and I first met while working together for a Seattle cannabis company. Jeia has been working with High-Proof Creative on internal branding and marketing projects, in addition to branding for clients. I’m excited for you to meet Jeia Villacis, our enthusiastic and talented designer. Background & Experience: – A.A. Graphic Design from Edmonds Community College, […]
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On September 10, 2018
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Distillery Trademarks: Q & A with Attorney Michael Jonas

I first met Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC when I attended his seminar in Portland about trademarking. It’s one aspect of distilling that I know often comes up: distillery trademarks. Should you trademark your name, your logo, your products? If you have a Certificate of Label Approval (COLA), that approval isn’t that going to […]
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On September 7, 2018

Meet Founder of High-Proof Creative, Karen Locke

Hey there! Karen here, founder of High-Proof Creative. I’m proud to be one of the few woman-owned creative agencies in the craft distilling industry. I get asked a lot about my background, and how I became involved with craft beverage brands, so here’s a breakdown of some of my experience, favorite beverages, and more. Next […]
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