Food Truck Funding with Kickstarter Numerous food trucks across the U.S. have been funded on Kickstarter and so could yours! It’s the next best thing to winning The Great Food Truck Race! Food Truck Funding with Kickstarter is full of tips to help food truck entrepreneurs dramatically increase their chances of being successful on Kickstarter. If you’ve been frustrated with traditional methods of generating startup capital, then crowdfunding is the solution for you! Walk through the entire process from project creation to funding success! Learn valuable strategies to squeeze out every possible advantage you need to get funded. The harsh reality is that if you don’t reach at least 100% of your Kickstarter funding goal, you won’t receive any funds! Don’t launch your Kickstarter project until you read this book! Explore effective promotion methods to get your project noticed! Learn how to entice support from backers that don’t even live in your city or state! Find out which funding milestones you need to reach during your campaign to ensure higher chances of success…
Running a Food Truck For Dummies The easy way to drive your food truck business to success A new generation of street food lovers are lining up at food trucks and food carts. Though the idea is a long–standing part of American and world culture, the street food industry has never enjoyed so much popularity or publicity. With lower start–up costs than traditional "store front" restaurants, food trucks offer a unique opportunity to entrepreneurs in a business climate where credit is tight and capital is scarce. In Running a Food Truck For Dummies, you′ll get all the delicious details needed to start your own food truck business quickly, affordably, and successfully. Whether you′re one for the nearly 3 million owners and operators of existing food truck businesses or a chef, foodie, or gourmand interested in starting your own mobile restaurant endeavor, Running a Food Truck For Dummies helps you find your food niche, follow important rules of conducting business on the road, outfit your moving kitchen, meet safety and sanitation requirements, and much more. Help starting and creating a business plan Advice on creating a mobile menu, choosing and outfitting a vehicle, setting prices, and hiring help Everything you need to know about licenses, permits, zoning, parking, and other considerations Coverage of using Social Media advertising,such as Facebook and Twitter, to market your food truck business From choosing and outfitting a business vehicle to franchising and everything in between, Running a Food Truck For Dummies shows foodies everything they need to know to get their business moving toward success!
The Food Truck Handbook: Start, Grow, and Succeed How to start, grow, and succeed in the food truck business. Food trucks have become a wildly popular and important part of the hospitality industry. Consumers are flocking to these mobile food businesses in droves, inspiring national food truck competitions and even a show dedicated to the topic on The Food Network. The relatively low cost of entry as compared to starting a restaurant, combined with free and low–cost ways to market them to the masses via platforms like social media, are just two of the reasons that food truck business are drawing in budding entrepreneurs. Author David Weber, a food truck advocate and entrepreneur himself, is here to offer his practical, step–by–step advice to achieving your mobile food mogul dreams in The Food Truck Handbook. This book cuts through all of the hype to give both hopeful entrepreneurs and already established truck owners an accurate portrayal of life on the streets. From concept to gaining a loyal following to preventative maintenance on your equipment this book covers it all. Includes profiles of successful food trucks, detailing their operations, profitability, and scalability. Establish best practices for operating your truck using one–of–a–kind templates for choosing vending locations, opening checklist, closing checklist, and more. Create a sound business plan complete with a reasonable budget and finding vendors you can trust; consider daily operations in detail from start to finish , and ultimately expand your business. Stay lean and profitable by avoiding the most common operating mistakes. Author David Weber is Founder and President of the NYC Food Truck Association (NYCFTA), which brings together small businesses that own and operate premium food trucks in NYC focused on innovation in hospitality, high quality food, and community development.
The Food Truck Marketing Handbook In this follow up book to The Food Truck Startup, learn how to implement a complete social media marketing plan designed specifically for gourmet food trucks! Explore free and very low cost tools to gain more social media followers and ultimately increase sales. The strategies outlined in this book can be utilized by new food truck startups as well as seasoned truck owners. Many of the tips can (and should) be put into action even before a truck is launched. This allows you to build followers before you even serve your first customer! These powerful techniques can be used separately but are far more effective when used together with the final strategy explained at the end of the book. This is the ultimate secret weapon that will help you gain enormous amounts of solid followers! Included are detailed examples of an entire day’s worth of Tweets that can be copied and customized for your truck. And best of all, learn how to automate many of the techniques in one sitting so you can spend time on other important tasks! See a complete list of email examples that you can follow when rolling out an email marketing campaign on your food truck website. A one-time task that once automated, can be used for the life of your mobile food business.