CSA farmer and marketing specialist Corinna Bench from MyDigitalFarmer.com and Shared Legacy Farms brings you the My Digital Farmer podcast, revealing the best online marketing strategies you can apply to your retail farm business to help you grow your leads and sales. These days, it's not enough to just grow your product. You've got to be able to sell it too. In this podcast you'll be exposed to the fundamentals of marketing theory and practice so you can apply them to your own business.We'll cover marketing funnels, copywriting, website messaging, CSA marketing, lead generation, brand building, social media, customer retention, Facebook ads, sales pages, Facebook groups, YouTube, Instagram, email marketing, and stellar customer service. We also interview other farmers to find out what’s working (and not working) in farm marketing so you can feel more confident in your ability to convert leads, increase sales, and build a strong brand for your farm.
Customer Onboarding: How to Do it FAST
Imagine finding out your CSA was starting WAY earlier than planned, and you had to onboard your customers in 4 days. That's exactly what happened to me this year. In this episode, I break down the ESSENTIALS of customer onboarding -- what to talk about and how.
How to Set Up a Market Card Style CSA with Jen Browning of Juniper Layne Farm
Have you thought of doing a "Market Card" style CSA, but weren't sure how it worked? Well today's guest is Jen Browning of Juniper Layne Farm in Portland, and she answers all the details for how to set up this kind of CSA. A gold mine of step by step information!
The Power of the Weekly Special - My Interview with Juliet Orezietti
Getting a new customer to buy for the first time is a critical step you must ace as a business. It's the moment when the relationship changes from "observer" to "buyer." One of the best ways to finesse this key moment in the customer journey is to build a great first offer. In today's episode, my guest Juliet Orezietti shares her strategy of "the Weekly Special" and how she uses it to build her email list and turn fence-sitters into paying customers.
5 Tips to Crush Instagram Stories with Kendall Ballantine
Take my free 7 Day Instagram Stories Challenge at mydigitalfarmer.com/IGStories. Are you making the most of Instagram Stories to grow your connection with your followers? Today's guest Kendall Ballantine from @MarketingforFarmers shares her expertise in all things Instagram to help you learn 5 tips to turn your IG Stories into sales.
CSA Farm Case Study - Interview with Ann Stone of Elmwood Stock Farm
In today's episode, I feature a case study of a CSA farm that's ALSO doing online orders, shipping, and farmer's market. Ann Stone of Elmwood Stock farm shares her marketing secrets that help her get discovered by the likes of Cook's Illustrated Magazine and Spruce Eats.
NextDoor -- How Farms Are Using It to Sell CSA Shares
Ever heard of the NextDoor app? I've been hearing farmers mention it from time to time as a GREAT way to sell their products. So I decided to investigate. In this episode, I interview Rowan Miller of RowanTree Farms, who explains how this social media app works, who it's best for, and how to use it to sell more of your products.