Stay-at-Home Mom Feared Solopreneur Grocery Delivery Until She Fell in Love with Building Her Own Client Base
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Val Scaturro’s lived many different lives over her short 35 years. From early beginnings as a young entrepreneur in Chile selling painted rocks and custom-made sushi, to owning an online makeup boutique, teaching preschoolers, and heading off to veterinary school. But her most successful ventures have been becoming a mom and hurdling fears to start her business on Dumpling, Val Shops for You.
Good Old-Fashioned Hard Work and Being a Shining Light is How This Incredible Grocery Delivery Entrepreneur Thrives
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Emily Ostrom’s commitment to her clients goes so deep that she didn’t even stop grocery shopping to chat for this…
Spurred by Pandemic Changes, This Rural Grocery Deliverer Grows with Family-Forward Attitude While Mentoring Other Shoppers
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My Hannah. My Sandy. My Jerry and Barb. That’s how Jennifer Slack speaks about her Dumpling clients; as if they’re dozens of family members. At 6 feet tall, pulling 2 carts secured together with a Velcro strap around the grocery store, Jennifer works hard to show her clients, many of them widowed seniors, how much she cares for them.
Pioneering Piggyback Coupons and Underserved Farmer's Market Helped the Stay-at-Home Mom Advance to More Money
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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.
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.