Starting a frugal moms grocery delivery service has never been easier. Now is the best time to get started in this up and coming new market. People are busy and have no time for grocery shopping. Starting this new service as second income, or growth into a larger business is up to how much time frugal moms want to invest.
Make a Simple Business Plan
In addition to the business idea, a plan can be an outline of what you want to do overall, or a very detailed document that lets you know each step to take. The type of business plan and details are not as important as what the details are. First, write out a brief overview of what you want your business to be and a few goals. Just a simple road map for direction.
Second, provide a problem and solution. This helps with markets and a niche. Third, outline a target market and income desire. Identify room for growth. Who will you serve, such as seniors only, restaurants, as a specified niche, or a vast residential base through an app. Targeting or narrowing down these target market facts economize on expenses before the actual startup.
Finally, what marketing tactics will you use. In person visits to locations to obtain contracts, flyers, word of mouth online website or app only orders. Most of these marketing options are good for startups, the website build and app generation could be more expensive to amass.
Locations Identified in Relation to Home or Office
Basically this means how far are you will to drive? Will you stay in your own city, or serve cities close by? Will you serve one side of town? Setting up boundaries in the beginning for customers eliminates confusion.
Most frugal moms are starting their own businesses to stay home with bids or homeschool, so an expensive endeavor is out of the question.
Establish the Frugal Moms Niche Grocery Delivery Service
Setting up the initial niche market may be the hardest part of this new business. Deciding whether marketing efforts are geared toward senior citizens to help them get the groceries they need, busy executives in corporate position, or stay at home moms who don’t have time to run to the grocery story.
The niche possibilities are endless, but my suggestion would be to sit down and write out a vast list of the grocery delivery options for customers. Keep a few options open in the niche area. This cuts down on lost opportunity.
Frugal Moms Scheduling, Website, Licenses and Equipment Needed
Finally, before hitting the road obtain the correct license and permit to do business. Put together a website, and set up a core schedule to operate from on a daily basis.
Have fun with the new business endeavor. Likewise, cross all of the “t’s” and dot the “I’s” before starting out.
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