It is always a delight to start your day with a cup of hot coffee. If you are a housewife who is looking forward to starting her own venture then I think the coffee house could be one of the great ideas.
You have a natural reason for that because you already know and are expert in making a delicious hot coffee and also know the art of presenting it. As you are doing with your family members on a daily basis.
Many times, you think of converting your hobby or the daily routine into business but you stop because you think:
But this uncertainty and ambiguity can be cleared and you will have confidence if you have the right business plan in your hand and you can do wonders in this business.
Okay, let’s start with some facts:
"Around 2.25 billion cups of hot coffee are consumed and cherished everyday in the world"
"More than 150 million 150 million Americans drink coffee everyday"
"The Finnish tops the coffee consumption in the world"
"The coffee house business is centuries old and Café Le Procope, Paris is the oldest operating coffee house in the world which started in 1686"
Yes, you are right in this post we will discuss starting your own coffee shop.
The top 25 coffee-consuming nations in the world are:
I think it is enough for you to get a glimpse of the popularity of the coffee in and around the world.
Your coffee business is very much in the trend and is going to boom in the coming years.
The Entrepreneur's Checklist to Selling Online
Visit the nearby coffee shop
The first thing you need to do is to visit the local coffee shop in your area. Sit there and enjoy the cup of coffee.
Observe the following things:
This initial inquiry will help you in knowing the nuances of the business, enabling you to take the informed decision.
Equipment and devices
Although you already have the required equipment for making coffee, again the coffee making equipment is need-based, I mean to say the needs of the customers.
Initially, you can start making coffee with whatever equipment you have in your kitchen and I know you can manage very well because the coffee making is an art which largely depends on how you make than the equipment you use for making.
Apart from this, you will be needing some additional devices and gadgets for taking orders, delivering the coffee, and promoting your business, etc.
I am highlighting the main equipment and devices needed to launch your venture:
Now you know the market and have the necessary equipment to launch your coffee house.
You have 3 options in hand to start your venture:
Start from home
Coffee shop on rent
If see the above options, there are pros and cons of each category. If you are confused which option to select that will boost your coffee business.
Then I think the combination of 2 options start from home + make it Online will have many benefits over cons that will help in flourishing your coffee business in the minimum possible time.
Home + Online
Let us see what you can do with the combination of these 2 options:
There are many other effective ways which we will discuss in this post to promote your business and get the sales numbers.
You can keep your home to make and experiment with different types of coffee and use your website for taking orders and promoting your business.
Let us understand how you can boost your coffee business using the combination of these 2 options:
If you feel that you don’t have a sitting space in your home for xyz reasons then you can make coffee at home and can deliver it to the home or office. But before doing so, you need to keep the following points in the mind:
You too can adopt this concept and can deliver the coffee at the doorsteps of the coffee lovers.
The right theme helps in attracting more customers as it gives a feeling of your business in their minds. They feel like as they are actually sitting in your coffee house only by looking at your website.
This will push them to order a cup of coffee from you.
The right theme helps in kick-starting your business and if your quality and service are liked by the customer then believe me you are going to get orders regularly.
You can easily do it if you have a smartphone with you. Just click the photos from different angles and upload them on your online store.
An online store with Weebly has all the requisite features available that will help you in launching your coffee house and making it online.
Kuju Coffee is one of the good examples of the coffee houses which is built on the Weebly platform.
The best thing about it is that you can do it at your home with your desktop or laptop.
This option is not only cost effective but also has the potential to accelerate your coffee business in less time.
Marketing is one of the most important aspects of any business. If your marketing is effective then you can sell anything you want.
One can say the launching a business in one aspect and marketing it is another aspect of the same coin.
No one is going to buy your product; howsoever good it is until people know about it. Marketing is the only way to let audiences know about your coffee business.
You can adopt the following strategies to increase your sales numbers:
The coffee making business is an art in which the taste and the service decide the price of your product while your marketing efforts reflect the sales volume.
However, one can make on an average 10% profit in the starting as you will be offering your services at less price than the market in order to established yourself. Once established then your profitability will also increase.
Begin your journey today and start your online coffee shop with Weebly