The Vending Bootcamp

Learn everything you need to know to find profitable vending machine locations, stock your machines, and earn a great living from the founder and CEO of Hill Vending. These strategies have brought him $58k/month, working 2 days a week.



Discover the business behind your instructor

Dive in as we explore the inner workings of your instructor’s business. We’ll ask the tough questions and verify if they truly practice what they preach.


What you’ll learn

  • Simplify your business setup. Get comprehensive guidance on structuring your business for immediate success.
  • Secure lucrative locations. Learn Adam’s insightful methods for acquiring profitable partnerships and accounts in the best possible locations.
  • Recruit trustworthy vending employees. Be empowered to find the staff you need by mastering the interview process.
  • Guarantee yourself a flexible work schedule. This is one of the best parts of being your own boss! Use Adam’s strategies to establish a business structure and calendar that gives you exactly the flexibility you’re looking for.
  • Use rapid scaling techniques. Follow guided steps to swiftly and effortlessly scale up your vending business whenever you’re ready.
  • Implement efficient systems. Learn how you can use Hill Vending’s tried-and-true systems to ensure the smooth operation of your vending venture.
  • Invest in the best machines. Get tips for choosing affordable and profitable vending machines, whether you’re buying new, used, or refurbished.

The Vending Bootcamp, led by founder and CEO of Hill Vending, Adam Hill, empowers you with the education you need to establish a successful vending business. 

Getting into vending can be daunting, but the rewards of securing successful routes are huge. Get comfortable with the complexities of identifying profitable accounts, securing strategic service locations, investing in optimal machines, and recruiting trustworthy employees so you can make great money and work on the schedule you choose—whether that’s full or part time.

The Vending Bootcamp is designed to guide you through every stage of your vending machine endeavor. Learn to conduct thorough research, formulate strategic plans, and mitigate vending business risk.

You’ll receive comprehensive guidance on vending machine selection, inventory management, system implementation, and operational streamlining.

Tuning into Adam Hill's expertise means you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to run your own vending enterprise with efficiency and proficiency—and as an industry innovator, no matter what kind of products you want to sell or what market you’re in.


Meet your teacher

Adam Hill

Adam Hill started Hill Vending in Tampa Bay, Florida, in 2014, to liberate himself from the 9-to-5 grind and gain control of his financial destiny. What was a one-man show is now a thriving family business that earns six figures annually—even as Adam regularly works just 2 days a week.

Adam Hill, founder and CEO of Hill Vending, embarked on his entrepreneurial journey in 2014 with the intention of breaking free from the traditional 9-to-5 work model. He’s grown what he started as an owner-operator business into a family enterprise that earns nearly $60K a month.

Adam brings bona fide hospitality industry skills to all his endeavors. Prior to founding Hill Vending, he worked as Assistant Outlets Manager at Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay and Sales Coordinator at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management from Penn State University.

Today, Adam typically works just 2 days a week. He’s passionate about supporting others in using proven strategies to become business owners who are the masters of their own schedules and financial freedom, too.

Find Adam and Hill Vending at https://hillvending.com/




Welcome to the course

4 min


What a typical day in vending looks like

4 min


Time and skills required

4 min


Financial planning

6 min


Financing

3 min


Market research

5 min


Business plan

4 min


Support network

6 min


Business name

3 min


Registering your business

4 min


Insurance

2 min


Business finances

5 min


Brand identity

4 min


Create a business website

4 min


Establish a social media presence

3 min


Determining your service area

3 min


Prospect Pyramid

5 min


Buying routes or locations

4 min


BONUS: Qualifying questions for buying routes

8 min


Inspecting locations before buying

3 min


How to make an offer

6 min


Prospecting for new locations

5 min


BONUS: Prospecting best practices (the Gatekeeper Secret)

8 min


Following up and closing the deal

5 min


Types of vending machines

3 min


Choosing and buying vending machines

9 min


Vending machine walk-through

12 min


Coin mechanisms

7 min


Bill validators

5 min


Credit card readers

16 min


Parts and repairs

4 min


Delivery and installation equipment

3 min


Finding and choosing suppliers

2 min


Drink machine inventory

4 min


Snack machine inventory

6 min


Cold food machine inventory

5 min


Inventory storage and management

3 min


Contracts

3 min


Planning your service route

3 min


Service schedule and calendar

2 min


Lead pipelines

3 min


BONUS: Pricing for profit

4 min


Commissions

1 min


Tracking revenue and expenses

8 min


Vending management software

3 min


Building a team

6 min


Moving and installing machines

3 min


BONUS: Machine setup for sales

4 min


Customer service

3 min


Collecting payments

6 min


Preventive maintenance

5 min


Machine Repairs

5 min


Machine parts and tech support

6 min


What next?

1 min


BONUS: Get leads from Google Ads

5 min


50/30/20 Rule of Vending

Financial planning > Financial planning

Monthly Income Calculator

Financial planning > Financial planning

Financing Worksheet

Financing > Financing

Market Research Worksheet

Market research > Market research

Part 1: Market and Competitors Worksheet

Business plan > Business plan

Part 2: Business Concept Worksheet

Business plan > Business plan

Part 3: Sales and Marketing Worksheet

Business plan > Business plan

Part 4: Vending Business Plan Template

Business plan > Business plan

Choosing a Business Name Worksheet

Business name > Business name

Registering your Business Checklist

Registering your business > Registering your business

Licensing, Permits, and Registration Worksheet

Registering your business > Registering your business

Finding and Choosing Insurance Worksheet

Insurance > Insurance

Marketing Brochure Checklist and Sample

Brand identity > Brand identity

Vending Business Website Content

Create a business website > Create a business website

Set Your 30/30 Service Area Worksheet

Determining your service area > Determining your service area

Prospect Pyramid

Prospect Pyramid > Prospect Pyramid

BONUS: Phone Screening Checklist

BONUS: Qualifying questions for buying routes > BONUS: Qualifying questions for buying routes

Site Inspection Checklist

Inspecting locations before buying > Inspecting locations before buying

Sample Sales Route Agreement

How to make an offer > How to make an offer

BONUS: Sample Price List to Show Prospects

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

BONUS: Adam's Contract Template

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

BONUS: Adam's Proposal Template

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

Sample Brochure

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

Lead Tracker

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

Assembling a Sales Kit Checklist

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

List of Location Types: Examples

Prospecting for new locations > Prospecting for new locations

BONUS: Pitch Guide Worksheet (with Non-Pushy Sales Scripts)

BONUS: Prospecting best practices (the Gatekeeper Secret) > BONUS: Prospecting best practices (the Gatekeeper Secret)

Lead Tracker

BONUS: Prospecting best practices (the Gatekeeper Secret) > BONUS: Prospecting best practices (the Gatekeeper Secret)

BONUS: Adam's Promotion Examples

Following up and closing the deal > Following up and closing the deal

Lead Tracker

Following up and closing the deal > Following up and closing the deal

Choosing Machines Step-by-Step Worksheet

Choosing and buying vending machines > Choosing and buying vending machines

Vending Business Tools Checklist

Parts and repairs > Parts and repairs

Supplier Price and Product Comparison Worksheet

Finding and choosing suppliers > Finding and choosing suppliers

BONUS: Top Brands Checklist (Drinks)

Drink machine inventory > Drink machine inventory

BONUS: Top Brands Checklist (Snacks)

Snack machine inventory > Snack machine inventory

Vending Item Order List

Inventory storage and management > Inventory storage and management

Inventory Management Template

Inventory storage and management > Inventory storage and management

Sample Service Agreement

Contracts > Contracts

Sample Sales Route Agreement

Contracts > Contracts

Servicing a Location Checklist

Planning your service route > Planning your service route

Service Calendar Worksheet

Service schedule and calendar > Service schedule and calendar

Sales Lead Tracking Sheet

Lead pipelines > Lead pipelines

BONUS: Snack Machine Pricing Examples

BONUS: Pricing for profit > BONUS: Pricing for profit

BONUS: Drink Machine Pricing Examples

BONUS: Pricing for profit > BONUS: Pricing for profit

Weekly Cash Tracking Sheet

Tracking revenue and expenses > Tracking revenue and expenses

Monthly Card and Cash Tracking Sheet

Tracking revenue and expenses > Tracking revenue and expenses

Expense Tracking Sheet

Tracking revenue and expenses > Tracking revenue and expenses

Build Your Team Worksheet

Building a team > Building a team

Sample Job Ad: Vending Route Driver

Building a team > Building a team

All Hiring Forms

Building a team > Building a team

Onboarding Process

Building a team > Building a team

Vending Order Item List

BONUS: Machine setup for sales > BONUS: Machine setup for sales

Vending Wish List

Customer service > Customer service

Preventive Maintenance Checklist

Preventive maintenance > Preventive maintenance

Troubleshooting Guide for Common Repairs and Issues

Machine Repairs > Machine Repairs

This course includes:
4h 44m of on-demand videos
downloadable resources
55 lessons
Private community

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