FOOD TRUCK JOURNEY
By joshua black
The Food Truck Journey Podcast is a resource for aspiring and current food truckers. Join me as I document share, learn, and discover what it takes to start, build, promote and run a successful food truck business.... So let the journey begin.
All Help is not created equal
I learned that all help is not created equal. I found out that I needed two types of help to make the truck successful. I wish I understood this in the beginning. So learn from my experience and take note.
December 27, 2021
Food truckin' thru Winter (3 tips)
Managing the winter months can be challenging for food trucks. It also poses opportunities food truck operators think about. In this episode we explore a few of these opportunities. Join host joshua Black as he lays out the possibilities
January 10, 2021
Interview: John Ou of The Fix Food Truck L.A
Check out our interview John Ou of the Fix Food Truck. John is based in LA. We chat about everything including the LA food truck scene, menu engineering, marketing and more. Be sure to listen with paper and pen. Find out more about John and The Fix Food truck
November 09, 2020
5 FOOD TRUCK INSURANCE FACTS. YOU MUST KNOW!
I interview Insurance agency owner and self described food truck freak Kelly Spies. This episode is a must listen for those who own or are considering owning. a food truck. Kelly talks about the importance of insurance and reveals info food truck operators MUST know. Kelly also talks about her super cool project The 365 day food truck video challenge. So be sure to grab and pen and paper while you listen. Checkout Kelly and her 365 day food truck video challenge
October 26, 2020
How Trader Joe influenced my menu strategy
Creating your menu can be fun, stressful and challenging all at the same time. This episode I talk about how Trader Joe inspired my menu strategy. The importance of your menu and more.
October 06, 2020
William Drake talks about starting his food trailer and the challenges & triumphs
On this episode I interview Food Trailer owner William Drake about his food trailer Detroits Coney Island. William shares his insight on everything from finding a location to deciding to go full time and everything in between. The wisdom from William is priceless. We talk marketing, demographics, competition and more. So be sure to join the journey.
September 13, 2020
3 THINGS TO kNOW WHEN BUILDING YOUR FOOD TRUCK
When I decided to build out my food truck from scratch. I wish I had someone to lead me in the right direction, so I could avoid some hard lessons. This process has taught me some hard lessons that cost me time, money and energy, but at the end of it all I feel blessed and accomplished. I'm sure this episode will be helpful to anyone taking on the task of building out their own food truck. Enjoy the journey.
September 07, 2020
Let's Talk Payment Processing w/ Matt McDowell
Let's Talk Payment Processing w/ Matt McDowell of Bloom Pay. We dig into the options available for us food truckers. Matt also shares a few things to avoid. I love this opportunity to talk about a subject we all will have to confront while on this journey, Be sure to listen til the end Matt has a great deal for my listeners. Checkout Bloom Pay https://gobloompay.com/
August 31, 2020
"I want t start a food truck. Where do I start?" The answer may surprise you.
So you want to start a food truck....But where should you start. Of course the check with your local health department, buy a food truck make a menu. Those are the mechanics of starting a food truck. But it's so much more to it. Let me explain.....
August 12, 2020
How I wrapped my Food Truck for $150
Hey Guys, This episode I talk about how I wrapped my food truck for $150 bucks. I also talk about the reasons behind the choices I made about the design. We also touch on the importance of strategy when wrapping your food truck
August 03, 2020
How I started my food truck with NO MONEY pt.1
Food truck Journey Host Joshua Black wanted to share his personal food truck journey. How he started his food truck with zero money. This two part episode hopefully will inspire and encourage someone inspiring to start a mobile food business. There are no hurdles too high. Here's his journey.
July 14, 2020
TRUCK BUX FOUNDER | INTERVIEW w/ NICK NANOKOS
I had the pleasure of interviewing Nick Nanakos founder of Truck Bux. A pickup, delivery and locator service built specifically for food trucks. As I build out my own food truck and I searched for a reasonable delivery service partner, I found Truck Bux. So enjoy, learn and listen til the end for an amazing offer for my listeners. Be sure to check put truckbux.com
June 29, 2020
Food Truck Marketing " Understanding Where"
As we continue the Food Truck Marketing Series. We focus on "Where" we explore and break down where and how you locate your food truck. Join me me for this fresh and innovative prospective.
June 24, 2020
Understanding marketing my Food Truck
This is the first part of a 5 part series all about marketing your food truck. The who, what where how and why. Every business should pay attention to marketing including food trucks. So enjoy this first of 5 episodes as we explore the what....What is your product(s)
June 15, 2020
5 Food Truck Documentaries
Check out these 5 food truck mini documentaries. I found them all to be helpful to my own food truck journey. I'm sure many will find these short documentaries helpful, informative and resourceful. be sure to follow us on Facebook. Enjoy
June 12, 2020
Let me introduce myself
Hey Guys, Welcome to the first episode of the FOOD TRUCK JOURNEY PODCAST. This intro episode will give you an overview about the show. FTJP will explore the business of food trucking along with my own personal Journey. So let's get this journey started!
June 09, 2020