Is A Paid Location Better
than a free one? Rob explores the benefits of paid locations. It doesn't stop there, we all discuss approaching locations and how to become an asset to them. From making your space the cleanest to building loyalty, it's all in here. You are not just a hot dog vendor – you are a valuable asset to your community too.
News and Announcements
The street vendor classifieds are busy, with over 1000 visitors daily. Buy, sell or trade for free at the all new LearnHotDogs.com classified ad portal.
Record breaking downloads and live listens to the Hot Dog Vendor Radio Show! Thanks for sharing and telling your vendor friends about the show.
Vendor Resources page has new additions. Do you need some direction on where to get all your stuff? Have a suggestion, let us know.
What is LMGTFY?
Do you like sarcasm? I do! I get emails and phone calls where people ask stuff that is easily found online, many from my adult children. Well I found www.lmgtfy.com and now answer them that way. What is LMGTFY? What a great way to passively aggressively answer your friends questions. LOL
We through some sunshine over to our friends at Mad Dog Jimmy's “T-bone steak of hot dogs” and Al Boo Miller with Mickey Dogs. Both shared photos over at https://www.facebook.com/Benshotdogcarts/ Thanks for sharing guys!
We Have A Winner!
Congratulations to Cory Lawrence for his win during the 2 week long contest for the best hot dog inspired creation. Cory or O'Doggy's won a $100 gift card to BensCarts.com Accessory Store. Thanks for participating Cory! We love your creation.
Now You Can Win $250
Win $250 by helping future vendor, Carol Cooke. I interviewed Carol here. You can get the details on how to win on that article or just listen to the podcast above. Winner will be announced October 30th!
Right now, for a limited time: Your contribution will be matched. Help with $25 and it becomes $50.
How Much Do I Charge For Catering Jobs?
Taking To Much
Rob and I discuss taking too much stuff to your location, keeping records and saving time. You can make this job much easier by using some of these tips. Hit play above to learn more.
- Is all the stuff you have to do to get started in Florida worth it?
- What about leasing a cart and trying this business out first?
I share some “DON'T Do IT's!” with those wanting help from vendors.
Rob Announces: Need A Location – I Have Them For You
Rob has built a website and service to offer vendors great locations. He is focusing on North Carolina but his team can help Nationwide. Visit Rob's site here.
Vendor Calls In With Questions
Randy called from Galveston, TN. He asked:
- Found a used cart but no title?
- Selling the cart later?
- Found a place to buy those sport peppers in TN! GFS (Gordon Food Services) They have them.
If you need ideas that endears and creates loyal customers, follow Love Hot Dog Co. on Twitter. Jason sends out a tweet daily with different quotes, specials and events. Find him: @lovehotdogco