The Marketing Lush: An Unknown History

World TravelEver consider doing one or more of the following:

  • Learning a new language?
  • Moving to another country
  • Starting a new profession in a whole new industry?
  • Following your life’s passion?

I will be doing ALL of these in 3 months!  But first, some background.

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Sell Them & Buy Craft Beer

Anniversary Tee - The Marketing Lush

Love craft beer?  Stick it to life by selling those crummy lemons it gave you, and buying something you REALLY want… delicious craft beer.

Wear this shirt and remind your friends that when they are having a bad day, the answer is probably craft beer.


Celebrate The Marketing Lush’s one year anniversary with this fun, custom-designed tee.


Buy the shirt here on TeeSpring: – ONLY $15!



Special thank you to our fans that helped select the winning design for our anniversary shirt.  Cheers!


Craft Beer Marketing: The Strong Survive

Who would have thought that craft beer could have so much impact on the marketing industry?  Consider these facts:

  • Craft beer now comprises 17.2% of the beer market in the U.S. (as of 2013).
  • Barrels shipped in 2013 totaled 16.1 billion, having doubled since 2007. [
  • Marketing budgets for craft brewing are around 3.6% of revenue (7% for big beer companies), and marketing spending is increasing.

The story of craft beer has been Cinderella-like…

If The Shoe Fits - The Marketing Lush

Except, you know… with beer.

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T-Shirt Design Contest

To celebrate our one year anniversary in March, The Marketing Lush is going to be unveiling a spiffy t-shirt to our fans.

Unknown T-Shirt Design

But first we… uh… need someone to design it!

We’ve created a design contest on View the Contest Here

Anyone can enter, but only one will win.

Tell your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, little old ladies, toddlers, or anyone that would be up for the challenge of designing our FIRST EVER t-shirt for The Marketing Lush.

Entering the Court: Studying Wine

One wine-lover’s experience with her pursuit of knowledge.

Wine in Row
By Michelle Marcus

After attending so many wine tastings and events around the St. Louis area over the last six years, wine has become a hobby and newfound passion. I learned how to swirl, sniff, and sip from the STLwinegirl, also known as Angela Ortmann.

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