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Episode #1: 5 Things We Wish We Knew Before We Opened

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Welcome! We are so glad you are here. We are Joann and Kyle (Joann here. I do most of the writing). We are a couple of 10 years who love the outdoors, topo chico, and our two labs, Roxy and Ollie. Four years ago, we dove headfirst into the world of small business opening 3 brick and mortar locations.

We took two of our stores to a profitable, thriving status which gave us the opportunity to sell. Now we have one profitable location (our baby) that continues to grow and thrive. We have experienced all the ups and downs of brick-and-mortar service and product-based business. We even survived the scary days of a global pandemic. Phew!

While it has been a rollercoaster at times, we wouldn’t trade our experience for the world. It has truly been a dream come true.

Now our mission is to help others take their dream idea and bring it to life. In this episode we will walk you through the five things we wish we had known BEFORE we opened our brick-and-mortar business. These were key lessons we learned over the years that have helped us grow that we wish we knew from day one.

So, press play and listen to our first ever episode of The Receipt Paper Podcast. We hope you enjoy!

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