7 Secrets For Starting A Successful Flip Flop Brand

Want to start your own flip flop brand? Here are 7 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a flip flop brand:

#1: Matt Griffin, founder of Combat Flip Flops:

We chatted with with Matt, founder of Combat Flip Flops ($350K/month). In our interview, Matt says:

Create a plan, put it to a spreadsheet, and ensure it’s financially viable. If it isn’t, go back to the board again and rework the plan until it is.

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#2: Brad Munro, founder of Boomerangz Footwear:

We chatted with with Brad, founder of Boomerangz Footwear ($40K/month). In our interview, Brad says:

I’m a big believer in Marketing guru Seth’s Godin’s principles around being ‘remarkable’. Whatever you’re selling should be unique and solve a problem so people ‘remark’ about it.

Additionally:

If you think you can sell the same crap that everyone else is selling but with your fancy new logo attached – you’re wrong! It will fizzle out faster than you can say “but I’m the uber of my industry – aren’t I?”

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#3: Matt Griffin, founder of Combat Flip Flops:

We chatted with with Matt, founder of Combat Flip Flops ($350K/month). In our interview, Matt says:

Write down what you want to do, break down the subtasks, put them on the calendar, then hold yourself accountable. It’s pretty simple when you plan it out.

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#4: Brad Munro, founder of Boomerangz Footwear:

We chatted with with Brad, founder of Boomerangz Footwear ($40K/month). In our interview, Brad says:

You can make more sales by selling a different product or slight variations of the products you are successfully selling now.

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#5: Matt Griffin, founder of Combat Flip Flops:

We chatted with with Matt, founder of Combat Flip Flops ($350K/month). In our interview, Matt says:

Until you know how to do something yourself, don’t contract it out. Do a task until you know the full details involved.

Additionally:

There’s no secret sauce when it comes to promotion, advertising, and social media. You simply have to put in the work.

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