Author: cherylclaypoole

Success Story: Virgil’s Coffee House & Creamery Launches in Louisville, Ohio

May 16, 2024 (Published: May 15, 2024)

Louisville, Ohio, buzzed with excitement on April 23 as Virgil’s Coffee House & Creamery celebrated its grand opening at 523 E Main Street. The family learned how to open a coffee shop through our 7 Steps to Success program. The event drew a crowd of visitors keen to sample its delightful mix of specialty coffee […]

A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Thriving Through Summer

May 13, 2024 (Published: May 9, 2024)

Running a coffee shop during the summer, especially from May to August, presents unique challenges and opportunities for the owners. That’s why we’re kicking off a series of blog posts with effective strategies for surviving – and thriving – during the season’s long, sweltering days. Starting this month through August, our 7 Steps to Success […]

Success Story: Trek Coffee Company Opens in Bowling Green, KY

May 8, 2024 (Published: May 8, 2024)

Attention coffee lovers! We have a heartwarming story to share from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that’s sure to brighten up your day – and perhaps even inspire your journey to opening a coffee shop! Meet Trek Coffee Company, the newest addition to Bowling Green’s coffee scene. Life’s a Trip, Fuel Up! Located at 6558 Nashville Road […]

An Intro to Social Media Marketing for Your Coffee Shop

April 4, 2024 (Published: April 2, 2024)

Social media marketing offers an effective and affordable way for coffee shops to connect with potential customers and build a fan base. Since almost everyone owns a computer or smartphone, social media can help your coffee shop get noticed, communicate with customers and build a strong brand identity. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how […]

Success Story: The Office Coffee & Wine Bar Celebrates 7th Anniversary

March 4, 2024 (Published: March 4, 2024)

Seven years ago, The Office Coffee & Wine Bar opened its doors in Southport, North Carolina, beginning a journey filled with espresso, wine, and community gatherings. Today, we’re thrilled to celebrate this milestone alongside owner Rob Warner and his dedicated team. It’s been a remarkable journey of growth, community, and exceptional coffee. When Rob decided […]

Success Story: Lyric Coffee House Wins Best Coffee Award

February 29, 2024 (Published: January 28, 2024)

We’re excited to announce that longtime customer Lyric Coffee House won the 2023 Best Coffee in Clayton, New York! Based on votes by area residents, the 1,000 Islands Clayton Chamber of Commerce recognized The Lyric as the best in a field of seven local coffee shops. “It has been such an honor to serve the […]

Success Story: 5 Bean Coffee Celebrates 15 Years of Coffee and Community

February 25, 2024 (Published: January 14, 2024)

Over a decade and a half, 5 Bean Coffee has become a local favorite in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, known for rapid and friendly service, diverse syrups, cold drinks and locally sourced baked goods. As the shop celebrated its 15th anniversary, Owner Tracy Heitmeyer reflected on running her thriving independent coffee shop through economic busts, booms and […]