Subscription box businesses have become increasingly popular, following the massive success of some amazing brands like BarkBox, Butcher Box and about a thousand other problem solving companies that have made their mark while changing our consumer buying habits. With the popularity of subscription boxes still on the rise, there is plenty of opportunity for interested entrepreneurs to create engaging, problem solving and fast-growing businesses.
When I started Plate Crate, a monthly box of baseball gear, in late 2015, it was not to become rich; it was to create a side hustle to support my professional baseball career. I quickly learned the power of subscription businesses, not only for making money, but for building a deep connection with my customers.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to get to your first sale with your subscription box business.