Most of the people like to start their day with a cup of tea or to stay awake in night with some strong coffee.

Everyone has different habits when it comes to tea, some want them at the morning immediately after waking up, some want it at their workplace, some at the breakfast table, some while reading magazine or newspaper and so on.

And coffee is becoming popular nowadays. Many teens and old people started drinking coffee along with young people. With limitations having coffee is good for you all-time. Looking for a new and fast growth opportunity, entrepreneurs those are searching for new startup ideas can start their career with tea or coffee selling business online.

If we talk about caffeine side effects, it can cause insomnia, nervousness, restlessness, to those only, who go beyond limit. But yes if you take in normal quantity on regular basis, caffeine effects or effect of coffee is good for health.

How to Start Selling Tea & Coffee Online with useful Steps

  1. Determine Whom You Are Going to Sell To. …
  2. Decide What Coffee Products You Want to Sell. …
  3. Develop Your Brand Image. …
  4. Create a Website and Decide on an E-Commerce Platform. …
  5. Write a Business Plan. …
  6. Determine Who to Choose as Your Coffee Supplier. …
  7. Begin Creating Online Content.

1.Why you sell tea and coffee?  

As Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi also said that he used to sell tea when he was a small kid to earn enough to study and survive.

The importance of tea and coffee in our daily life is increasing day by day. The owners of tea stalls are earning a lot, and due to increasing demand of tea and coffee and digitalization of today’s generation, opening a tea and coffee cafe which is also online is a very good investment of time, money and energy.

The idea of opening a Cafe can also become a side hustle for hustlers and it can be a full time business for someone looking for something like this.

If we talk about caffeine in coffee, based on the FDA’s estimate, an 8 oz cup of coffee typically contains 80 to 100 mg of caffeine. In contrast, an 8 oz cup of green tea typically has 30 to 50 mg of caffeine. 

Clients those are more health conscious and don’t prefer use of caffeine and aware about coffee side effects (which is very less) can be offered  green tea.  Doing This practice will not only increase your customer satisfaction ratio but also increase your business range.

However in limitation caffeine side effects are very less and anyone can consume on regular basis.

2. How you can become a successful businessman in selling tea and coffee?  

Firstly you have to take licence from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) if the business you are going to start was a huge one, and if you are starting at a small scale then you can take licence from the Municipal office of your area.

Which makes sure that your product is healthy and safe to consume.

Being in business requires a lot of brainstorming and hence peace of mind is very important, if you’re sales are not increasing then you will have to hold patience and have to try something new in your existing tea and coffee business.

To be a successful businessman in tea and coffee business you will have to research on the market that which type of tea or coffee has high demand, you have to see the competition in the market and to be ahead of other competitors, you have to implement new techniques in your business.

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 3. How to open an online Cafe to sell tea and coffee online?

Firstly, you have to determine that what tea and coffee products are you going to sell online. You can sell variety of tea and coffee, roasted beans, curated coffee beans, premium quality of tea, various flavors in tea and coffee and many more endless things.

After this you have to decide that for which community which kind of your product you will sell. Nowadays the young generation like products which are different from the normal one.      

So, you can also sell coffee mugs in latest and old designs. You can offer your customers to print their images on the mugs at a lower rate than others in the market.


Or you then have to develop a brand image of your business in the market due to which customers gets attracted towards your business.

You have to make the logo and design of your business products just like it was done by a professional and experienced person.

  4. How to make website for your Cafe?  

 A website for your business will help your customers to look at your tea and coffee products, purchase them, and share their views about your product.

 Either you can hire a Freelancer to make your website or you can save your money and make your website by your own who only requires a part of your time and energy.

5. Business is all about an identity.

    Firstly you have to choose and buy a catchy and easy to say name for your business and it’s high quality domain.

6.  A good logo for your business will greatly influence your customers.

Then you will have to research and buy a safe and secure hosting for your website to prevent it from getting hacked.

You can buy your hosting from trusted platforms like Go Daddy, Hostinger, Blue host, or you can research by your own and select any safe and affordable hosting platform.

 You can then customize it according to you and your customer’s point of view. If you don’t have much time then you can hire any web developer to do your work.

7. Why people buy your product?  

You have to give your customers a reason to buy your products; otherwise there are other stores/cafes from where people can buy what they want.

People will buy your tea and coffee if it has the best taste as compared to others in the market, you can do some taste experiments with your tea and coffee like combining two different flavoured coffee or tea.

You can create good relations with your new customers by treating them like never before by anyone, so that they will stick forever with your business and also they suggest other people to buy from you, which is the best marketing strategy used by businessmen.

You can take feedbacks from your customers. If the feedbacks are positive then you are ready to go ahead and if they are not so good then you have to improve your products and services.

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Start Your Online Tea and Coffee Selling

8. What are the benefits of drinking your tea and coffee?

You have to tell your customers about the benefits they get by drinking your tea and coffee and buying your products.

Because if you don’t do so then you will have to face difficulty in winning the trust of your customers.

You can do it by telling them that you have the premium quality of tea and coffee which is hardly available in your state and at the lowest price.  

You can tell your customers about the good sides of your products, you can show them how you make it, you can show them that you maintain hygiene in the best way possible, you can tell them that you have the best equipments and perfect workplace.

If the customers have trust in you then they will become your loyal customers and loyal customers are the greatest attests for any business.

Your goal of taking feedbacks from your customers must be to satisfy their wants, because if a customer is satisfied with your product and service then he/she will return to you only and it may happen that they will come back with more customers for you.

9. How to pack and deliver you products?

Packing plays a very important role in making a good impression on customer for your business. Remember, the customers see the packing first and then at the product inside.

Make your packing like the customer was so impressed with that, so that the customer doesn’t feel right in tearing your packing and see what’s inside.

You have to make your packing so perfect that the customer was hooked to the way you packed and delivered it.

Make your delivery as soon as possible and make the customer more comfortable as he/she uses your product.  

Try to sell your products at a cheaper rate even if your profit margin is low during starting. When the customers increase, your profit margin will also increase.

10. How to advertise your products and Cafe?  

 Advertisement is a kind of basic need for any business either it was an offline or an online business. To advertise your products and cafe, you can make phamphlets, posters or you can launch any offer on your cafe which captures the attention of customers at first glance.

You can share the good feedbacks and reviews of your previous customers to people which enable them to trust in your product.

You can hire salesperson to increase your sales or you can sponsor any large event which attracts people to know more about you and your product.

11. How to use social media for your benefit?

You can promote your Cafe on social media sites like Facebook,  Instagram, Twitter and many more. You can run flash ads on these sites which grabs the attention of social media users automatically.

  And you can use hashtags (#) on twitter to drive traffic to your website. You can make short videos which describes that how your products are special and different from others.

Then you can post them on various social media platforms which has abundant number of online users. You can make your own blogging channels which give details to people about your product.

Either you can write blogs by your own or you can hire content writers to write about your products. You can pay social media influencers who have good audience to advertise and promote your product.

You can hire SEO experts so that they can optimise SEO which helps your blogs and websites to rank on search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. Which ultimately increase the sales of your products.

12. How to purchase tea and coffee at cheaper rates?  

This thing is obvious that you can only sell your products at low when you buy low. To purchase tea and coffee at cheaper rates, you can directly talk and deal with the farmers who produce it.

You can sign an easy contract with them to supply tea and coffee in bulk quantities at cheaper rates.

To make farmers confident dealing with you, you can order tea and coffee when they are in the fields only and also you can pay in advance to them, so that they will trust you.

Hope you like above article, thanks all readers for giving their valuable timing in reading my business article. You can have daily caffeine and serve to your valuable clients without any fear. You can give your valuable feedback in comment box and make contact through email address.

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