Online ordering, diversified menu, multiple streams of revenue—they’re more than just buzzwords. They’re the way of coffee shop innovation in 2022 and beyond. The coffee industry is more competitive than ever, and we applaud Texas Coffee School students who’ve stayed ahead of the crowd.
In our Q&A below with David Bednarek, Coffeepreneur®, we talk about coffee shop revenue and how it’s possible to start a successful business from scratch.
You can join students like David for a 3-day coffee shop education,
Are you a current or aspiring Coffeepreneur® with plans to grow your coffee shop? Do you dream of multiple locations and a team of employees to keep your business running like a well-oiled machine? Here’s some good news. We believe if you can successfully launch one storefront, you’re not far off from scaling into many more.
Intuit predicts that 17 million new small businesses will launch in 2022. Your coffee business can sail ahead of the crowd with these three tips on how to grow:
Refine your coffee shop operations
Invest in your people
Create a memorable brand
We teach coffee shop managers critical business operations and management skills to effectively run a coffee shop.
Like it or not, social media has become a mandatory marketing tool for coffee shops. The days of relying on word-of-mouth and a sandwich board outside are gone. But fear not—if you can successfully start a coffee shop in this competitive market, you have the skills to build a great online presence with these social media tips for coffee shops.
Social media takes strategy, which is why freelancers and content creators are growing in popularity.
These days, it’s tempting to pay attention to what’s trending. A memorable scene at the Oscars, the latest TikTok audio, and last night’s sports game churn up clicks and engagement. But trending isn’t built to last. Small businesses who find success–the kind that endures–are those who innovate.
Coffee shop innovation is an important value at Texas Coffee School. In fact, our business was built on innovation! When we began in 2010, we were teaching classes in students’ houses when coffee education was a fairly new concept.
The most successful Coffeepreneurs® have mastered refined, efficient, consistent coffee shop operations. Consistency leads to better customer service, higher employee retention, and ultimately a more successful coffee shop. From there, coffee shop managers can adjust certain factors as needed.
From communicating expectations to employees to asking the right managerial questions, we’re sharing the foundation you need to start to build a successful coffee shop operations system. It starts with finding efficiencies, knowing what pitfalls to avoid,