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How to Open a Sandwich Shop: Going All-In on a Deli

Have you seen delis and sandwich shops around lunch time? They always seem to have a line going out the front door.  If you love sandwiches as much as most Americans, it might be a good time to get into the business. We interviewed someone who went "all-in" on his sandwich shop and is now reaping the benefits of his investment and hard work. Kevin McHenry of Cricca's Italian Deli & Subs in...

How to Start a Landscaping Business (And Make $58K/Month)

Do you love being outside and working with your hands? How about the idea of being your own boss? If your answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” then starting a landscaping business could be the perfect career for you. It certainly was for Brian Linson, the founder of BL Landscapes. Brian started BL Landscapes in 2014 with just a single truck and a 2-man crew. Six years later, the...

How to Start Lawn Care Business (and Make $100K in Your First Year)

Do you ever think about starting your own lawn care business? Russell Jeffcoat, owner of Legends Lawn Care in Blaine, Washington, did more than just dream about owning a business someday. He took decisive action by starting the lawn care business of his dreams, and then, he earned $100,000 in his first year. Today, he rakes in between $500 and $6000 every time he takes his machines out and works...

Opening a Gas Station: The Ultimate Guide (2020)

Owning a gas station is a business we think of when we imagine an entrepreneur realizing the American Dream. According to the National Association of Convenience Stores, there are over 120,000 gas stations that double as a convenience store in the U.S. (out of over 150,000), and 62% of convenience stores are operated by a single-store operator. That means most gas stations are not owned by...

How to Start a Bakery: A Step by Step Guide (2020)

Have you thought about running your own bakery? Have you ever wanted to make people happy with yummy cakes or tasty breads while entering into one of the fastest-growing industries for small businesses?  Today we're going to reveal insider information on how to get started with your own baking business! We've connected with Puran Deep, a successful bakery owner who runs the wildly popular Wild Wheat...

How to Start a Used Car Dealership: A Definitive Guide

If your love for used cars ranks above enthusiast, it may be time to take things to the next level. Ever thought about owning your own dealership? We’re going to tell you how! Our exclusive interview with Carlos Becerra of Imports & Classics helped reveal the details on starting a used car dealership. As Carlos explains, starting a car dealership takes some investment in time and money....

How to Start a Farm (and Make $120K/Month) in 2020

Have you ever wanted to get out of the city and run a farm of your own? This guide will provide you with what you need to know to get started. Today, you'll hear from successful farmers who built their business from the ground up. And we'll show you, step-by-step, how to do it yourself. We recently interviewed expert farmers, Tim & Grace Lukens of Grace Harbor Farms. They shared with us the...

How to Open a Coffee Shop and Grow it to 19 Locations (2020)

Do you want to start your own MULTI-MILLION dollar coffee empire? If so, you’ll want to follow Wes Herman’s example. He started with one coffee shop, and now, he owns coffee shops in 19 locations. What’s more, he didn’t use a dime of his own money! In this article, we’ll tell you all about how Wes did it, and how you can do it too. You’ll learn how he created his business plan, how he...

How to Start $417K/Year Food Truck Business (Step-by-Step)

Have you ever bought a sandwich or a taco from a food truck and thought, “I wish I could quit my job and start a food truck for a living”? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Recently, UpFlip spent time with food truck owner, Kyle Gourlie, who runs the Vet Chef food truck business in the Seattle area. Kyle has owned his food truck for a few years now and, in an exclusive interview, he...

How to Start a Multi-Million Dollar Cell Phone Repair Business (2020)

This article is all about starting a cell phone repair business that'll blow all the other repair shops out of the water. Once you start your repair business, you'll be able to tap into this lucrative customer base.  And then, as far as earning potential goes, THE SKY'S THE LIMIT!  To ensure that this article contains the most up-to-date information about cell phone repair, I talked to Joe Pilat,...

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