Posts Tagged "first steps"


Coffee Shop Design Elements The look of our coffee shop is slowly coming together after collecting ideas and inspiration this past year. Our process of designing a coffee shop has involved various different steps, so check out this last post in conjunction with this one. It’s been a lot of research and learning, observation and note taking, and then compiling all this information over time. I have pages of word documents and...

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Our “design process” started from day one. Even though we didn’t know what look we were going for, and were truly at an amateur level, we slowly started moving forward to build a vision we were excited about. This is what the process roughly has looked like for us and what we’ve encountered along the way, and though it’s happened in this order, it’s always a combination of going back and forth,...

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We came up with a menu back when we wrote the Products & Services section of our business plan, but we’ve definitely made edits along the way as we’re getting closer to what we actually see ourselves serving. Even though it’s still not final, it feels so good to see it come together! During our research phases of visiting coffee shops and reading different coffee start up books, we got a range of ideas of how we...

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If you can’t already tell, I’m more of a thorough person. My [Coffee Shop] Business Plan series is a few posts long with detailed checklists for each section. But if you’re more like my husband and would rather skip the intensive business plan, that’s okay too! Did you know you can do a one-page lean business plan? I know right, why didn’t I tell you before? Some entrepreneurs would say a lean business...

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Well, at this point we are officially a coffee shop business. Minus the coffee shop… but it’s a start! In fact, it’s pretty easy to become a licensed business here in Colorado and it can be done in a day. I can’t wait to share our business name and logo, but it’s not quite the right time yet– just be patient!! What does becoming an LLC entail? It will depend on where you live, but here are some...

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