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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,...

How to Open a Convenience Store (in Just 10 Steps)

If you’re considering becoming a convenience store (“c-store") owner, you’re in good company.  According to the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the United States boasts over 154,000 convenience stores that generate $233 billion a year in sales. What's more, sales at 75% of c-stores grew for the 17th consecutive year in 2019.  That’s a lot of years of sales growth! What’s...

How to Open a Gym: Your Step by Step Guide (2020)

Do you love fitness and think "Wouldn't it be awesome to open my own gym?" In an exclusive interview with the founder of Lab Athletics based in Bellingham, Washington, we asked Jake Brog to share his story. As Jake's launch demonstrates, creating your own fitness brand shouldn't require you to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars. Best of all, Jake opened his gym business using nothing more than a...

How to Start a $25K/Month Pressure Washing Business

A lot of people assume that a pressure washing business is something a teenager does for extra income during the summer months. In reality, this could not be farther from the truth. While some people do take up pressure washing to make a little side income, it requires a lot more to turn a hobby into a thriving, lucrative business. The problem is that most people don’t know how to start a pressure...

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