Polly Hammond

Polly Hammond is a dynamic speaker, podcaster, and consultant, and founder of 5forests. She helps businesses build and implement robust strategies that drive measurable growth.

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5forests Launches New Free Wine Marketing Resources on YouTube

5forests is excited to launch a groundbreaking new YouTube series, Headtraining, bringing expert free wine marketing resources just in time for the 2023 holiday sales season. “Marketers are now expected to understand everything from social media and email marketing, to SEO and e-commerce,” says Polly Hammond, founder of 5forests. “But there’s nothing out there to…

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Built for Play. What the wine industry can learn from Video Game design.

Lately, I’ve been pondering my GenX husband’s secret guilty pleasure: MMORPGs, huge multiplayer online games with complex story plots that often rely on community-building to master. Dear Hubby has been a gamer for as long as we’ve been married, and before life got busy with kids and businesses and mortgages, I spent many an evening…

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GDPR for Wineries

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is the new data protection law in the EU, it comes into force in May 2018, it has serious penalties, and it applies to data collected about EU citizens from anywhere in the world. This means that pretty much every winery site anywhere needs to care about…

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