I figured, I would write my thoughts on making money in the coffee industry. I have worked for several coffee shops, I have also worked my own coffee concession. I roast beans by pan, yes it's work, but it's also fulfilling, however the question is am I making money? Well honestly I would have to say no, why because although I work for myself I'm glued to the bean, and with that I can't go out and enjoy the coffee scene the way I would like to. Now knowing what I want to do, it's a matter of doing it, I feel now that in order to make money, I'm gonna have to network more, I believe that if I can connect with just 2 like minded individuals we could take over the entire coffee scene, yeah like Starbucks did, I want to see just how long it takes me to make what I consider money in the coffee industry. Right now I have the freedom, just not the money to travel and coffee the way I like.It is my belief that in a year I should be able to travel as I wish, if I apply myself.I market my products to individuals as well companies, anyone with info or leads on how I should go about being more effective, my business depends on word of mouth.Any and all words of wisdom appreciated.Until next time here, I'm your BaristOnDutY.

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Comment by BaristaOnDutY on October 18, 2009 at 11:20am
Just Over A Year Since My Last Comment, Wow How Things Have Changed :D 4 The Better, My Coffee Is Now Being Enjoyed In FL,GA, TX, CA, AL, NJ, MI, CT, VA, DC, NY, CO. May Have Missed A Few, But Can Say The Gospel Is Spreading :D. Can't Wait To Look Back On This Post When I'm Global c|_|
Comment by BaristaOnDutY on September 29, 2008 at 2:44pm
J5 (JohnP) I know what you mean, I tried to keep it as a hobby, but the more I hobbied it the more it became part of my life, so what can I say The BEAN has cursed me, now I'm a PAN ROASTING BEAN BOASTING,always toting GREEN BEANS PromotinG The Gospel.. As for you J3 I'm done naming The Js, 3 is a crowd...lol you are better with numbers,guess you got urself a job now!!!*cheers* once we get 100 Js when can begin World Domination.....*evil laugh*
Comment by Jason Haeger on September 29, 2008 at 10:30am
Oh no, another J?

You can be J5.
Comment by JohnP on September 29, 2008 at 10:23am
I just keep coffee as a hobby nowadays, more fufilling to me :)
Comment by BaristaOnDutY on September 24, 2008 at 6:34pm
*lmeo* hilarious!! Now how about my new Espresso Cart?? I'm a veteran but I don't see McCain endorsing this..It is Green, it would only pollute the air with the sweet smell of coffee being brewed, JH let me know when you reach GA, I'll walk with you from here..Before I forget on a more serious note if you guys love parafenalia like me go here and get a free muGG while they still have them ;- ) http://www.digilake.com/as/shop_content.php?coID=47 Compliments of Baristaonduty
Comment by Jason Dominy on September 24, 2008 at 5:50pm
Comment by Jason Haeger on September 24, 2008 at 5:26pm
In that case, I'll start walking. See you in a week!
Comment by Jason Dominy on September 24, 2008 at 4:53pm
Either are welcome here anytime, drinks are on me!
Comment by BaristaOnDutY on September 24, 2008 at 4:08pm
Hahaha...now that we 3 Js are on the same boat..I'll have to let you guys know when we get to go take over the HARPO Network...lol..JD I'll be coming up you way soon, just making sure before I put my foot in my mouth, I'm a starving Artists you know!!JH Naturally I'm a cowboy born and raised on a farm, I'll let you know when my funds permit travel to the LoneStar..JD is only a tank of ga$ away ,that is if I can find ga$ here in the south, just heard today there is a shortage...whats next?? how bout an espresso cart that runs off of coffee, and beans!!! 50miles to the green pound, 25miles Roasted/Used Grounds...I'm in...just gotta see who will Design it??
Comment by Jason Haeger on September 24, 2008 at 3:49pm
If by that you mean that she runs the universe from the shadows, then you are right.

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