HOT DOG VENDOR EXPERIENCES
Click play above and be mesmerized. Grab a snack and pull up a chair cuz this show is jam packed with goodness. We heard from vendors across the country with tales of disaster to success. YOU SHOULD JOIN US ON THE NEXT SHOW: APRIL 14th at 8:30pm EST. Click Here
OH S?!T! MY CONDIMENT TABLE IS FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER
Hear about Roxanne's first week out and her floating table. Learn a tip from a new vendor.
SALESVU – Free Software for Vendors
I had to apologize to Jason Brown last night. He told me about SalesVu about a year ago and I never gave it much thought. Here's what all it does!
- Easily records all your sales made
- Stores all information for free in the “CLOUD” – Doesn't tie up your phone or smart tablet memory!
- Prints and even opens your register.
- Keeps track of inventory, costs, changes, profit and much more
- Keeps up with employees
- Speeds up the ordering process
- It's FREE! Yes, free as in you don't pay anything.
- Pay $10/mo. and they will process credit card sales for you too!
If you have ever wanted a software program to manage your business, this is IT!!! No crappy DOS system, no expensive software, you get it all for free! Thanks to Jason Brown for finding this and for sharing the info with us all. Color me impressed!
I just set it up on my phone and iPad. It is awesome!!!
Take a test drive. Click here to download the free app and just have some fun with it all.
MAKING MONEY WITH A COMMISSARY
Jason Brown of Love Hot Dog Company and the owner of IceCreamBike.biz shared with us about his new commissary he's building. Not only will it serve his needs but it will help other local vendors while creating an extra income for him. I teach about this in my course book: Hot Dogs Saved My Life
I HAVE 50 HOT DOGS LEFT, WHAT DO I DO?
A caller has left over hot dogs. Learn how to prevent this and what to do, just in case.
I HAS VIDEOS!
Often they are missed, but if you are new to the business or have just begun, I have some videos available that will take you step by step on how to start and start right! They are jam packed with tips and advice that will save you years and prevent some big mistakes. IT'S FREE! At the top of this page, click FREE VIDEOS.
BONUS VIDEOS: Oh, at the bottom of that page there is a link to more videos. Be sure to check them out and become the best vendor you can be.
Da SEARCH BOX —————->
Yes, you can search this site. If it has to do with vending, I will bet you money – it's here. Just type in a key word or two and be amazed. From info on steaming and boiling, to getting big tips, from working at night to expanding. You can find articles and videos on about everything.
SHE BOUGHT A CART FROM THE WORST MANUFACTURER ON THE PLANET
After only a couple of weeks, this cart is falling apart, things don't work. It's junk! Avoid these traps and find out how to tell who the respectable and honest manufacturers are. She was going to call in but didn't. I would have loved to help her get her cart fixed and running good.
Remember about 5 sentences ago, I talked about the search box. Believe it or Not, it's there. Or you can just click the resources button———–> here for a direct link. We actually have a link on that page for adding those to your cart. Your welcome.
MICHAEL WOOD WITH DUGGS DOGGS – FESTIVAL
Been back to this festival every year and lost money. But he does it to help, so the money wasn't a big deal. This year it paid off, and big! Listen to Mr. Good Good! share the news of selling out.
IT'S BEEN AROUND FOR 100'S OF YEARS – WILL IT CONTINUE?
Of course. Street vending is the bomb. It's a way to take control of your life and your income. It's relatively easy to start and the potential is incredible. It's not going away anytime soon. In fact, it's the opposite – more and more vendors begin every year than the previous year.
NOT A LOAN – IT'S A LEASE!
Go to about the 82 minute mark on the audio above. Find out how to lease a cart that will be yours for about $8.00 a day. Heck, I used to lease mine out for about $100 daily. $8.00 is a steal. Learn more or get your lease done now: https://hotdogcartstore.com/financing/ Click on Pinnacle!
$400,000 annually – yeah right?!
I have no idea, but I read the email anyway.
BAKERS AND CHEFS ALL BEEF HOT DOGS – HAVE THEY CHANGED?
If you know inform us please. Someone called about SamsClub Bakers and Chefs hot dogs. Said they stink! Maybe they have changed manufacturers recently.
WHAT TYPE OF SAUSAGES DO I NEED TO SERVE?
Jason took this question. Of course it's regional and depends on what people like in your region, so listen above for more.
THEY WON'T LET ME OFFER CHILI AND CHEESE!
I call bullsh&$. Go over to www.benscarts.com/learn/liar and hear why.
CHEESECAKE ON A STICK
Vienna Beef offers cheesecake on a stick and they sale great all year long.
HOW DO I MAKE DIRTY WATER DOGS?
Beef bouillon or beer or… Listen above and learn the tricks of the trade. Make your meat taste great. Create a signature flavor that they can't find anywhere else.
BOB CALLS IN – HAVE A ROUGH GO AT FINDING A PROFITABLE LOCATION
Here what we have to say. This can happen to anyone just starting out. Bob isn't giving up and is trying some new spots.
REMEMBER LARRY FROM FLORIDA
After a year of struggling, making a little, having bad days and good days but more bad than good – has finally found a fantastic location and is making $300, $400 and $500 a day now! Congrats to Larry.
SELLING EXOTIC DOGS – HOW DO I CONTROL WASTE?
Someone calls in and asks about controlling food cost and waste on these expensive menu items. Experience for the win. Jason shares how he prevents waste and creates a demand.