Bottle Blog

The New Food Economy is Here

It’s easier and more affordable than ever to test and launch a food business.

Emily Wilson Andy Blechman 26 May 2021 • 4 Min Read

It’s Easier Than Ever to Start and Grow a Successful Pizza Brand

From innovations in the kitchen to advancements in ordering technology, here’s why pizza is the undisputed king of takeout and delivery.

Emily Wilson 21 May 2021 • 7 Min Read

Last Mile Delivery Best Practices For Local Businesses

The food and beverage space has seen drastic changes with the pandemic. Home delivery has become the norm and companies are exploring how to do it well using platforms like Bottle and Routific.

28 Apr 2021 • 13 Min Read

The Power of Drops for Local Businesses

How a drop-based business model fuels creativity, consistency, and community.

Emily Wilson 21 Apr 2021 • 3 Min Read

Building Bottle 2.0

Our vision and the key features that will take Bottle to the next level.

Will Schreiber 25 Mar 2021 • 3 Min Read

How Text Memberships Could’ve Saved My Local Food Delivery Business

Customer retention for local merchants is challenging. Now we have the solution.

Andy Blechman 24 Mar 2021 • 5 Min Read

How to Hire and Manage Your Own Delivery Drivers

There’s no denying that the food delivery market is explosive right now. The pandemic has forced a large portion of the dining public to rely on delivery over the last nine months.

Andy Blechman 03 Dec 2020 • 6 Min Read

Six Micro Habits That Contribute to a Healthier World and Life

Our mission at Bottle is to build the local food system.

25 Nov 2020 • 6 Min Read

The Market For Homemade Food is Here: How Foodnome, Minimart, and Bottle are Empowering Home Cooks

While Covid has caused all sorts of trials and tribulations, one silver lining is how it’s given many of us more time to explore our identities as home cooks.

Emily Wilson 23 Nov 2020 • 4 Min Read

How Patreon Uses Memberships to Power and Monetize The Creator-Fan Relationship

A membership model exists when customers make a commitment to a business in exchange for access or value. One example is subscriptions, which require individuals to pay a recurring fee to receive unlimited content or regular deliveries of product.

Emily Wilson 18 Nov 2020 • 5 Min Read

How 9 Miles East Uses Bottle for Pre-Ordering, SMS Marketing, and A VIP Membership Club

How this multi-channel food operation uses the power of text and pre-ordering to sustain and grow their local food economy.

Emily Wilson 26 Oct 2020 • 5 Min Read

What I Learned Testing, Starting and Launching A Food Delivery and Meal Prep Business

From key assumptions to custom tech, here’s what it took to build Southfork.

Andy Blechman 20 Oct 2020 • 8 Min Read