Business Owner Profiles

Pioneering Piggyback Coupons and Underserved Farmer's Market Helped the Stay-at-Home Mom Advance to More Money

5 Mins read
Quarantine “completely destroyed” Emma Narvaez’s doTERRA business that she’d been running successfully for 8 years. And over the next 2 years, she worked on how to replace that income while still being able to pick up her kids from school. She had the skills advantage from her other career fundraising for New York City nonprofits, but it was in one of her local mom Facebook groups that she stumbled upon a Dumpling business owner.
Coach's Corner

How to Curate Your Ideal Grocery Delivery Clientele

4 Mins read
So you’ve made the switch to running your own grocery delivery business – and for a while it’s going great. You’ve got so many clients who are expressing gratitude and giving you more flexibility in your work. But then you get a client (or two) who you find yourself dreading doing orders for every time you get the notification from them. First you’ll want to determine if the issue is actually the client or if it is something that can be remedied going forward by updating your business settings and policies. 
Coach's Corner

Add a New Offering to Your Grocery Delivery Business by Shopping at Local Farmer's Markets and Farm Stands

2 Mins read
As we head farther into Spring, many places across the US are getting ready for the Local Market season! Whether it’s just a farmers market or your city’s local farm stand, these both can be a favorite for many. Markets have all sorts of products, from fresh local produce and meats, plants and flowers, and even handmade baked goods or crafts, there is something for everyone.
Business Owner Profiles

Hearts of Gratitude Spur Grocery Delivery Growth for Entrepreneurial Parents of Twins

6 Mins read
s Dumpling takes action. They care about the shoppers, but they also care about the clients and the tech. When people write in and complain or ask questions, there’s adjustments made, Dumpling’s always growing and changing,” explains Netta, “I can’t confidently say that about other platforms out there.”
Business Owner Profiles

Snazzy Out-of-This-World Suits and Creative Chops Help This Delivery Duo Earn More with Fewer Orders

8 Mins read
A grocery deliverer who’s not a fan of grocery shopping? Well, that’s only when he’s shopping for himself. But when CBE Delivery Service owner, Chuck Elliott (or Uncle Chuck to his beloved customers), shops for his clients, he’ll go to other towns, cities, and on long discovery trips to gather exactly what they need. And he does it in one of his 20 out-of-this-world suits designed for all holidays, seasons, and to spark joy in customers.
Coach's Corner

Tips for Dealing with High Gas Costs for Your Delivery Business

4 Mins read
One of the concerns that the Dumpling Coaching Team continues to hear from business owners all across the country is how rising fuel prices are or may impact them within their delivery businesses. Although gas prices have come down slightly since the initial record-breaking spike in March of 2022, it is still a concerning factor for many of our business owners and experts expect that it may continue to be an issue for some time.