When starting a business, it is important to set yourself apart from the competition. The biggest way you can do…
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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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The Coaching Team at Dumpling is often asked what sorts of items can be helpful for running a delivery business, so we have compiled a list of what business owners often recommend. Keep in mind that your business may be different from other businesses on the platform and all of these are just suggestions.
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.
Add a New Offering to Your Grocery Delivery Business by Shopping at Local Farmer's Markets and Farm Stands
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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.
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.
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A key part of growing your business is learning how to talk about it to potential clients. This means talking about it in a way that piques their interest in the first 1-2 minutes.
Your Dumpling business profile is an important spot to tell potential clients why they should choose you as their Personal Shopper. So, what should you include to ensure you convert as many leads into clients as possible?