HOW TO START A PROFITABLE WORM BUSINESS ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET
The book "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget" is my way to share my knowledge of more than 19 years as a private and commercial worm farmer.
The author of "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget" harvesting worms from a bulk bed
The book was written for people from all walks of life. People that are looking for a new challenge, an additional source of income, or the opportunity to start their own sustainable business! The book has been received very well and has produced a lot of very satisfied readers.
The book "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget" can help you
to make money and generate a consistent income for your family!
If you are unemployed and are struggling to find work, why not use this opportunity to start your own business.
There are lots of potential markets for your worms, worm bins, worm castings and worm tea.
Nurseries, Gardeners, Landscapers, Pet shops, Zoos, Bird keepers, Fishermen and Fishing clubs, Restaurants, Guest houses, Hotels, Schools, Property developers, Old Age homes, Municipalities have all been clients of us and other worm farmers.
The demand for worms, the recycling of organic waste they do and the fertilizers they produce is constantly growing.
I was unemployed for several years in Germany and began to doubt myself and my abilities? I felt like a failure and the chances of getting a decent job where towards "Zero"
Then I got a batch of compost worms and they multiplied and multiplied and multiplied! I have sold probably millions of worms by now but never had to buy a single worm apart from the 1st batch I got more than 15 years ago.
My worm business has paid:
for my car,
my living expenses and
yes even some overseas trips to visit friends and family from time to time.
I am certainly no genius and if I could make it happen, you can make it happen!
A batch of compost worms
Worms can be the best employees you can imagine!
Worms are converting kitchen waste and additional organic materials into valuable worm castings a nutrient rich plant food and soil conditioner.
They neither mourn nor complain and don't stop working on public holidays.
The book "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget" covers all you need to know to become a successful commercial worm farmer.
Have a look at the Table of contents!
How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget
Can one really make money with earthworms?
ESSENTIALS FOR WORM FARMING
How much space is required?
What will I need to get started?
PLANNING THE WORM FARMING PROJECT
The 4 basic components you'll need to start a worm business:
be used as bedding
it be obtained or prepared
Where to get worm food
How to get worm food for free
Getting paid for collecting worm food
How to prepare the food
What are worm bins
What requirements do they have to fullfil
The different kinds of worm bins on a worm farm
What kind of worms should be used
Amazing multiplication of worms
Breeding cycle of compost worms
How to get hold of worms
Different ways to harvest worms
PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS
Protection against the sun
Protection against flooding
Protection in Summer
Protection in Winter
NATURAL ENEMIES OF WORMS
Potential predators of compost worms
How protect worms from their natural enemies
PESTS AND OTHER WORM FARM RESIDENTS
Creatures that might live or invade a worm farm
How to deal with other worm farm residents
When worms want to escape
Acidity in worm farms
Overcrowded worm bins
Worms migrate in wet weather
A simple way to rescue worms from the sun
You will learn how to harvest worm castings (worm poop) which the worms produce in abundance and package and sell it with high profit margins.
An amazing natural plant food and soil conditioner
How to harvest and package worm castings
You will learn how to produce and bottle worm tea which is a valuable liquid plant food and natural pesticide
Liquidized worm castings
Positive attributes of worm tea
How to brew worm tea
Detailed list of many potential markets for your business
Markets for worms
Markets for worm farms
Markets for fertilizer mixes
Markets for worm castings
Markets for worm tea
Markets for worm tea brewing kits
Potential wholesale and retail markets
Making money online
Learn how to raise and package big worms as bait for freshwater fishing
Fishing bait worms packaged in an attractive box ready for sale.
How to package and sell your products
Worms for worm farms
Worms for freshwater fishing
Bottling worm tea
Worm casting bags and labels
Producing your own range of commercial worm bins
Choosing a business name and developing some promotional material
Finding out who your competitors are and what products, services and prices they offer
How to find potential customers
Entering the market
Internet marketing with or without a website
The backbone of a business website
Interacting with potential customers
PACKAGING AND DELIVERY
Choosing the right way to deliver your products
Making sure your worms arrive alive
SHOW ME THE MONEY
Choosing the right payment terms
RULES AND PERMITS
Set up and maintenance instructions for 2- and 3 tier worm farms
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WORMS
GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND TOOLS
Although already a multimillion Dollar / Euro industry the demand for worms is still outstripping the supply and there are still many markets that haven't even been touched yet.
Once you have worked through the book "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget" you should be able to:
Raise and multiply earthworms
Build your own functional and commercially marketable worm farm(s)
Know what to feed your worms and where to get the food for very little money or possibly for free
your worms against the elements and their natural predators
and harvest worm castings (potentially the world’s richest organic fertilizer)
worm tea and worm leachate (liquidized worm castings)
how to package, price, brand and deliver your worms and worm related products
work-shops to the public and potential clients that explain the basics of worm
range of commercially marketable worm farms
worm farms, worms, worm castings and worm tea to millions of potential
customers, i.e. nurseries, garden centers, fishermen, gardeners, pet owners,
private households (that want to recycle their food and garden scraps), restaurants,
guesthouses, hotels, zoos...! The list goes on and on!
an income and run a profitable worm farming business
If you are looking for an affordable way to generate extra income from
your home or backyard than worm farming can be a great solution for
you! The industry is still growing and
"How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget"
will teach you all you
need to know to get your profitable business of the ground and generate an income for you and your family.