Business Owner Profiles

Cut Off From Going The Extra Mile, This Shopper Switched to Dumpling for 1:1 Connections and Got Higher Pay with Fewer Orders

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Shipt orders went well for a while…until Mike felt it was hindering his ability to be personable with long-held clients and go that extra mile. “It’s just not the same as it used to be, unfortunately,” says Mike, “It’s a shame because it was a good company to work for, I’m not saying it isn’t right now, but a lot of things have changed. And that’s why I started Dumpling because I wanted my good customers to be my only clientele, and to focus on giving them a better variety of stores that Shipt doesn’t have.”

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Business Owner Profiles

Bittersweet Ending to 5,000 Orders Leads to a Glow-Up Business with Dumpling Built Through Relationships and Smart Pricing

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Signing up for a Pro account with Dumpling, Lezley used a welcome incentive offer to help switch over more clients and ended up with a list of 200 customers within 2 months. The combination of regulars, word of mouth, the discount code, and getting away from Shipt where there was less concern for clients or shoppers, helped her climb quickly.
Business Owner Profiles

Couple Who Always Wanted to be Entrepreneurs Delivers Through Glorious Goods and Services

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Their first conversation had a serious sticking point: we’re going to start a business together! The hang up? What kind of business makes sense for us as an entrepreneurial couple? “It’s funny that from day one we’ve always tried to start a business, but couldn’t really figure it out,” Octavia Callahan says, “And the biggest thing I’m grateful for is Dumpling really made a path for us.”
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Meet the Dumpling Coaching Team & Learn How to Connect with Them

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One of the many things that makes Dumpling unique is our coaching program. We have a small team of coaches who specifically focus on helping business owners start, run, and grow their businesses. The Dumpling coaches work closely with business owners in both one-on-one and group settings to offer advice, share best practices, brainstorm marketing ideas, and answer questions. 
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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.
Business Owner Profiles

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.
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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.