Step-by-Step Maker Onboarding Guide

A complete guide to set up your brand, add your products, and get ready to go to market with LibDib.

LibDib makes it easy to gain distribution in new markets, connect with Buyers, and expand your business. All online. All on your terms.

This handy guide will walk you through the entire Maker onboarding process, step by step. You should be fully set up in less than an hour.

 


Section 1: Account Setup

Step 1: Create a new account

First, head to LibDib.com and click the SIGN UP button.

On the next screen, enter your basic info, agree to the Terms of Service, and click SIGN UP.

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Step 2: Set up your business

Fill in a few basic details for your company.

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Step 3: Add licenses

Fill in your license info, then upload your licenses for our team to review and approve.

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Step 4: Preferences

Answer a few questions about yourself to customize your experience, and to help us serve you better.

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Step 5: Add a FedEx Shipping License

In order to ship alcohol via LibShip you need:

  • An active FedEx account
  • An Alcohol Shipping Agreement on file with FedEx

For more details, visit our Help Center article here.

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Section 2: Brands & Products

Step 1: Brands

The Brand Page is a place for you to show off your brand and share your story. Click the PRODUCTS tab to begin.

Next, go to each sub-tab to add:

  • Brand Information
  • Photos and Videos
  • Collateral and Reviews

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Step 2: Add a product

Now that you’ve set up your business, it’s time to add your products.

To add a new product:

  • In the sidebar, click ADD
  • Fill in some basic details
  • Click SAVE

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Step 3: Add product details

Your new item now appears in the product menu. Select the product to add info in four sections:

  1. Spirits and Package Information
  2. Description and Tasting Notes
  3. Photos and Videos
  4. Collateral and Reviews

Repeat this process for each of your products. Once completed, all products will appear in the left sidebar.

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Section 3: Choose Markets

Step 1: Markets

Head to the MARKETS tab to finish up. There are four sections to complete. The first two are:

  • Plans: Tell LibDib where you want to go.

  • Compliance: Enter compliance information for each market.

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Step 2: Agreement

Review the Market Agreement for each market and click AGREE.

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Step 3: Pricing Offerings

Select a state from the left panel to see your offerings in that market. Next, select a product. Click on “Show panel to Enter, Edit, and Submit State Details.”

This will open a new screen where you can set the availability and pricing for the product in the currently selected market. When you’re finished, click SAVE.

Repeat this process for each offering in each market.

Need help with pricing? Check out the Maker Pricing Guide.

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Section 4: Tools & Resources

Preview

After you add your offerings, you can use the PREVIEW tab to see how items will appear to Buyers.

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Invitations

Under the SELLING tab, you can send invitations to current Buyers (and new ones, too).
Note: Not applicable in LibDib@RNDC markets. 

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Order Templates

Create order templates to make future orders even easier.

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Depletion Reports

Instantly access your depletion reports anytime, anywhere.

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Checklist

Want to put your best foot forward with Buyers?

This checklist has the most important details Buyers look for on LibDib. Make sure you’ve got these points covered, and you’ll be good to go.

Download a handy PDF of the checklist here.

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