A Year of Reflection for the Passport Apps

It is hard to believe that more than two years ago I walked into a New Jersey winery (Villa Milagro Vineyards, to be exact) without my paper winery passport book. Had my wife not set up the tasting (I’m smart enough to not blame her for the rouge passport book) who knows if Winery Passport would have been born. I began reflecting on 2015 earlier this month and felt compelled…

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Brewery Passport Adds Direct-to-Consumer Leads for Breweries

Beer industry’s leading brewery app allows users to send beer purchase, club and reservation requests to all breweries. WAYNE, NJ, July 9, 2015 – Brewery Passport, the top iPhone and Android app for discovering breweries across the U.S. and Canada, launched the beer industry’s first direct-to-consumer mobile lead generation technology on Thursday. This feature will help breweries increase DTC beer sales, tasting room reservations and beer club memberships. Brewery Passport…

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The Long Passport Apps Journey

I write this as I approach inbox zero. To say that I’m exhausted is an understatement, but it’s by choice and I’m excited about why I am this tired. The latest versions of Winery Passport and Brewery Passport hit the App Store on Wednesday. The work getting these two versions there started back in mid-December — I can’t belive that’s about four months ago. At the time, I was happy…

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The Story Behind Getting Winery Passport & Brewery Passport on Google Play

The first audience I reached out to upon the release of Winery Passport in July 2012 was bloggers. I went after anyone who wrote about wine, figuring their readers would have the most interest in the app. The response was great; however, there was a recurring theme: Android. I hadn’t created an Android app before, nor was I considering building one. But as the emails rolled in, and months flew…

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Facebook Log In Coming to Passport Apps

I don’t write nearly enough. It actually pains me to write that statement, especially since one of my goals for 2014 was to pen a weekly mobile marketing post. Already I’ve failed as three months in, this is my sixth. It’s not because of a lack of motivation, but similar to being sidetracked on some of my 2013 goals, other priorities took precedence. Between a career change and working on…

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