5 Secrets For Starting A Successful Online Wine Business

Want to start your own online wine business? Here are 5 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an online wine business:

#1: Sarah Newton, founder of CoolerSomm Limited:

We chatted with with Sarah, founder of CoolerSomm Limited ($50K/month). In our interview, Sarah says:

My advice to anyone starting a new business is to really research your niche, choose a product with good margins per sale, especially if you can not work full time on your project.

Additionally:

Nothing beats word of mouth and despite what people may think, customers will research your back story, research your brand and they want to know you are going to not only deliver the sale but be there for them if they encounter a problem.

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#2: Agent Red, founder of The Wine Spies:

We chatted with with Agent, founder of The Wine Spies ($1M/month). In our interview, Agent says:

Great ideas on the whiteboard will stay as just that until you turn them into a concrete plan of action and put in the work to make them a reality.

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#3: Agent Red, founder of The Wine Spies:

We chatted with with Agent, founder of The Wine Spies ($1M/month). In our interview, Agent says:

I literally went door to door, visiting with hundreds of wineries and trying to describe to them this new-fangled β€˜flash sale’ business model.

Additionally:

Focus on your supplier, focus on your customers, and deliver incredible service and value. Do these things and you’ll earn relationships that endure.

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