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#384 - Frozen Pup Treats Are No Barking Matter

Frozen yogurt for dogs? Yep. It starts as one couple’s hobby, expands to a farmer’s market, and eventually earns a million dollars in sales. Side Hustle School features a new story EVERY DAY of someone who started a hustle without quitting their job. You’ll learn how they got the idea, how they overcame challenges along the way, and what the results are.  Share: #SideHustleSchoolShow notes: SideHustleSchool.comTwitter: @chrisguillebeauInstagram: @193countries

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This episode is brought to you by KPMG Risk services. Kpmg believes that when you ve earned the trust of all your stakeholders, that's when your business has a solid platform to grow. That's the trusted imperative, KPMG risk services develop and put in place dynamic with strategies designed to help your business, earn that all important trust, a red dot. Katy mg dot. U S, Slash trust, to learn more. Hello, hello, white, south, welcome back, hey. My name is preschool about. I'm your host precisely school, bringing you a different story. Every day of someone creating an income generating project
Also known as a moneymaking project, also known as a freedom making projects, even if you love your job, even if you have no plans to leader current situation, we need more than one source of income. That's what aside, I saw is all about, and today frozen, yogurt dog treats are on the menu beside us on menu. That is- and this is not the simplest project to start but hey dogs need frozen yogurt. Just like humans do, or at least that's what one Colorado couple thought and his inspiration led them on a journey to what is now a full time: occupation for one of them, with annual sales exceeding one million dollars. Of course, it all started with An initial idea to do something small and part time listeners be careful. What you were for the frozen yogurt dog treat story is coming right up support. Recital school comes from three m from helping I've vaccine and therapy development with advance perfectly in technologies to developing an,
event that helps boost vaccine effectiveness. The research scientists at three m are delivering innovative healthcare solutions to help us today and for arrested, better tackle. What's next learning, three m dot, slash improving lives? Three m science applied to life. Are you dog likes to eat your ice cream? Okay, maybe you don't have a dog, but it seems common knowledge. The dogs like to eat ice cream, especially if it comes from their owners. Well, thanks to make and Matt Mire, you can now send him or her your dog that is, or somebody's dog through the freezer to get their own Mega Matt side. Hustle is a healthy and funded frozen. Yogurt treat for dogs called the bear, and the rat its name for their own two dogs. One of them is Alaska, Lhasa, who crowds like a bare and his brother from it?
her mother is a rat terrier mad decided to make these beloved dogs their own, treats when he got tired of the battle between giving into them when they want and of his ice cream and being the mean guy who wouldn't share, because the sugar and milk weren't good for them wait not so fast. Would dogs in their owners actually like the frozen yogurt, treats that he envisioned to find out the Myers made a sample batch with their home blunder and ice cream maker. I ve been tested this product for three weekends. At an affluent farmers market each week they sold over a hundred dollars with a two dollar cups and decided there idea was viable. They got licence with the Agricultural Department of the state and they also consulted with holistic veterinarians to perfect the recipe right from the start. They needed a facility to make their tree How can that be? Well, I was about his heart is getting a dog eating frozen yogurt to stop wagging her tail? In other words, it was rough, also, tough. It was rough aunt off. Let's say they found a small ice cream maker to help and produce them
product. But after a year that company moved on to a larger co, packer, so Megan Matt, rented a commercial kitchen and try doing it themselves. Also rough Eventually, the original ice cream maker open back up and megawatt returned to them, but then, as their company grew, it became more and more difficult to keep up with demand and they had to move once more from there. They took a series of next steps over a series of years during much of his time. Meg worked as a director of marketing for a cookie company and Matt went back and forth from being employed to working on the hustle full time this process, continued slow and steady until twenty seventeen when they reached one million dollars in sales for the first time this year, twenty eighteen, they expect to double it. Just in case the sounds like it's been a walk in the dog park while it hasn't been.
Megan Matt say the road has been. You guessed it rough with plenty of dropped, leashes along the way for a while. They had a failed product, a no go in a private label deal and at different times plenty of unbelievers who thought they were just barking up the wrong tree. Without a doubt, the biggest headaches Megan mad have experienced have been caused by challenges in manufacturing before carrying off in search of a tennis ball or a commercial kitchen. In their case, neither of them had any experience in manufacturing, plus their product wasn't proven frozen yogurt for dogs in one of their biggest times of challenge. When they had two children and seriously consider giving up the business they had plans to attend a trade show in Orlando. The headquarters for public'S a south eastern chain of supermarkets was just twenty minutes away. Matt called their ice cream by her several times
only managed to get him on the phone. The buyer agree to a meeting and two weeks after Megan Map presented Public's, ask them to produce a product they hadn't yet debuted. This was a problem because Rimmer they didn't have a packer or a large enough facility, so Matt called one of the co packers. You been talking to you for years and explained the situation at first. The packer couldn't believe it published what actually bring in an early stage brand until he saw the email, but then he was on board the couple transition to the new facility just before their new product went to public's, which they considered a huge victory and turning point. Twenty eight ten is looking strong for the couple and their brand, the baron, the rat between its us. Gonna be a good year for dogs frozen treat from their own thoughts.
Titusville, school friends, listeners community, don't go barking up the wrong tree. You need support. You need knowledge, you need encouragement, that's what side of the school is all about lesson from time to time I get emails from people who say they love the show, but they just don't love all the puns and I'm like. I totally understand you know this. One guy kept hounding me over and over, and I was like man just don't bite the hand that feeds you. Okay, don't go over to the dark side. Can I do something to her but I felt something for you, but then he never a back, so I'm sure he's a big fan before I wrap up the day. Let me remind you, inspiration is good, but inspiration combined with action is better. You should feel encouraged and supported by listening every day. It's less than ten minutes long and Michael. Is it and each episode you're gonna, learn something if you like to see the show not for today's episode and learn more about frozen yogurt for dogs just come to satisfy school dot, com,
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