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Businesses Unite Around Sparta, NJ To Support Local Tourism !

Tastecoin Plans To Construct A Sparta Area Based Attraction By Testing New & Akin Products In Shops & Chains.

Main Street Indy Shops & Highway Chain Stores Unite To Appraise New Products, Compare Similar Ones & Taste.

Support area businesses by: taste testing, buying samplers/sets, testing new products, shopping & bundling.

When Publicly Compared, Worthy Products Will Become Embraced By Consumers, Retailers, Distributors & Press.


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New Revenue
EatOffs Tryouts
TestBites Samplers
New Product Showcases
Shop
Data Collection
Reward Pools
Co-op Promotion
Publicity
Content
Bundling

Membership Levels


Coming in 2017

Glut
Tipping
Home Businesses



New Revenue

All businesses split the profits from their registered customers buying drop shipped goods from 5000 vendors.

Businesses that host food, drink & snacks tastings or new product showcases earn half of their event sales profits.

Businesses also split the profits from selling TestBites samplers & earn future dividends from subscription sales.

Businesses that host ThemedSets, Closeouts, 60's Shirts or Reading Rest Stops split profits from all related sales.

All Businesses that use Tastecoin's grocery service for customer in-store pick ups or bundled deliveries, split profits.

Businesses always keep 100% of any sales from products already in the store, that were not supplied by Tastecoin.



EatOffs Taste Testing Tryouts

EatOffs are themed micro marts that constantly test & sell similar groceries in various restaurants & businesses.

EatOffs tests & compares similar candies, condiments, snacks, beverages & foods from different manufacturers.

Tastecoin supplies some products being tested in micro marts for spontanious consumer sales at all our EatOffs.

Tastecoin tests similar grocery products, allowing potential customers to find their favorite foods, drinks & snacks.


EatOffs kicks off this summer in Sparta, testing gummies, mini chocolate bars, mustards, pretzels, & root beers.

In the fall, EatOffs will expand to towns surrounding Sparta like Andover, Lafayette, Newton & Jefferson.

NJ Herald, Sparta Independent & AIM Jefferson Circulars will promote the EatOffs & other attractions around Sparta.

Food judges include local chefs, caterers, restauranteurs, food retailers, nutritionists & food & beverage bloggers.


The nature of the changing grocery themes of EatOffs helps Tastecoin expand & vary the hosts for our taste testing.

After our 2016 beta test, Tastecoin plans to expand into Morris, Passaic & Bergen Counties.

Besides Drawing Local Support, Launching North Jersey Attractions Increases Tri-State Tourism & NYC Customers.

Tastecoin progresses by continuously adding new locations, enticing new customers to our trade pavilions & data.


Tastecoin's first few EatOffs & TestBites themes may be:

Candy - mini chocolate bars & gummies, Condiment - mustards, Snack - pretzels, Drink - root beers.

Candy - caramels & sour candy, Condiment - salsas, Snack - tortilla chips, ginger snaps, Drink - ginger drinks.

Candy - gums & mints, Condiment - ketchups, Snack - potato chips, crisps & sticks, Drink - cherry sodas.

Candy - malted milk balls & nonpareils, Condiment - bbq sauces, Snack - cornbreads, Drink - coconut waters.


Upcoming Candy Tryouts includes, cinnamon spiced candy, licorice, nut bars, peanut butter cups, sugar free, taffy & toffees.

Upcoming Condiment Tryouts includes bbq sauces, dips, dressings, horseradishes, hot peppers, hot sauces, pickled foods, sauerkrauts & syrups.

Upcoming Snack Tryouts includes applesauces, bars (energy, fruit, granola, krispy), dried fruit/berries, jerkies, nuts, popcorns, & trail mixes.

Upcoming Drink Tryouts includes aloe, berries, coffees, diet, energy, flavored & sparkling waters, garden, juice boxes, lemonades, & limeades.

2017, will bring Bakery Tryouts including brownies, chocolate chip cookies, cinnamon rolls, crackers, cream puffs, muffins, tarts & whoopie pies.


Manufacturers use ad opportunities like circulars in local papers, while hosts co-op direct mail in the area.

Each food related business selects what similar products are tested by their customers & how it is promoted locally.

Co-op direct mail pieces promote products chosen (costing $18-$45 for in town & $138-$325 for surrounding towns).


Manufacturers with new products have the best chance to be tested by participating businesses & consumers.

Chosen products are promoted by manufacturers using circulars costing between $160 - $400.

Providing sample product to businesses will give manufacturers their initial grading by hosts for free.

Providing some sample product for consumers will give manufacturers the consumer data it produces for free.

Data includes - Hosts initial gradings, brands chosen, judges decrees & consumers ratings, gradings & testimonials.

After hosting EatOffs or other attractions, manufacturers may award involved shops free or discounted products.

Event based ad opportunities for manufacturers like signage, tasting tickets & score cards will start in 2017.


Profits from EatOffs micro mart products sold to consumers can be split with the host, charity or designated cause.

In 2017, Tastecoin will create non GMO, organic and allergy based menus for more sensitive consumers to thrive on.

EatOffs is currently being built at eatoffs.com



TestBites Samplers

TestBites are consumer versions of EatOffs, examining how products stack up against similar items.

Consumers buy TestBites to discover their favorite brands of snacks, drinks, candies, condiments & foods.

Sampling helps investigate similar themed products at any time, in any place, to share with whoever they want.

Members hosting EatOffs or other local attractions will have the first chance to beta test TestBites.

Groupings of some of EatOffs top winners may also become TestBites future special compilations.


TestBites competitive consumer food testing embraces both old and new products from food manufacturers.

New TestBites are constantly launched by Tastecoin that will feature grouped together similar product samples.

Different grouped varieties of gummies & mini chocolate bars will be featured as the 1st & 2nd TestBites.

TestBites are sold at member stores, at most EatOffs and some attractions & by mail order and subscription.


Testers rate the similar products in each version of TestBites and place them in order of personal preference.

Each TestBites box will be coded to let consumers vote through special hotlines, emails or texts.

Once each tester finds their favorite products, the products they like can be home shipped, delivered or picked up.

Products are arranged by 12 or 6 piece cases, 8 or 4 piece slices, 6 or 3 piece half cases or 1 - 4 piece remainders.

Tastecoin provides a bounty of Tastecoins for consumer testimonials after participating.

Posting testimonials onto social media from Tastecoin.com doubles consumers Tastecoins rewards.


TestBites samplers are limited editions & sold to buyers in member stores after first being offered to subscribers.

TestBites subscriptions range from 1 month (gift), 3 months, 6 months, 9 months or 12 months.

TestBites subscriptions are non sequential, so subscribers only get what they order.

Each TestBites sampler is limited & priced separately, but can be reserved by subscribers for a $20 down payment.

New TestBites selections automatically opts out if subscribers don't order or don't contact us.

With no subscription time limits, plenty of options & no opt out tricks, subscribers always & only get what they want.

TestBites is currently being built at testbites.com



New Product Showcases

Beyond attending EatOffs and buying packaged foods & samplers, visitors can visit new product showcases.

These showcases at participating businesses, judge new products against similar goods currently on the market.

New products are rated against similar existing toys, gifts, apparel, bedding, books, decor, foods & accessories.

Businesses showcase toys, gifts, books & fashion as they promote our tastings & other trade pavilion attractions.

Most similar items compared are from Tastecoin's 5,000 drop ship companies that ship directly to your customers.


Showcases will be rotated thruout various towns, hosted by local businesses like toy, gift, book & clothing stores.

Tastecoin helps fashion, book, gift, party, toy, food, drink & snack manufacturers consumer test new products.

After the testing period, relationships of products that prove their worth to our local businesses should prosper.

New Product Showcases will be featured on salnj.com



Shop

Members split the profits when their customers buy any products from over 5,000 manufacturers that drop ship.


Split profits from referred drop shipped sales are credited to:

Wholesalers that direct consumer sales to DirectVendors, Bundlers, EatOffs, TestBites or ThemedSets.

Restaurants, retailers & businesses that host EatOffs, test new products or work with SALNJ's Attractions.

Retailers, caterers, event planners & local sponsors that help organize EatOffs, promote our events or bundle.

Content providers, bloggers and other press that promote Tastecoin, our attractions or drop shippers.

Any member who sells TestBites subscriptions bring themselves bonus future dividends.


When Tastecoin Selling Group members shop personally or for business from DirectVendors or Clothing Machine:

Our customer service rep can provide a deeper discount that absorbs the members earned split profits.


Consumers purchasing from DirectVendors, Clothing Machine or TestBites get a 10% Tastecoin rebate.

This 10% reusable rebate from our online purchases is first used to credit the shipping of the item purchased.

If consumers cost was $50, $5 is applied to shipping, if the cost was $95, $9.50 will be used to credit the shipping.

Consumers then use this reusable rebate for quarterly tipping, finally it's exchanged for collectibles & closeouts.


Drop shipped packages can be tracked on USPSDS.com, FedExDS.com and UPSDS.com.

USPSDS.com, FedExDS.com and UPSDS.com randomly offer special deals when you check on a package in transit.

Consumer Tastecoin's buy closeouts, collectibles & glut, besides cushioning current or future shipping.

Starting in 2017, a percentage of consumer Tastecoin accounts can be used for free quarterly tipping.

Each month Tastecoin gives bonuses for any money paid by business members for Sabor's POS terminals or apps.

Tastecoins are a ledger currency used for marketing, constantly valued at Bitcoins current price.

Tastecoins can only be transferred to customers through Tastecoin.

Direct Vendors is currently being built at directvendors.com
Clothing Machine is currently being built at clothingmachine.com



Data Collection

Tastecoin is a data company that collects, rewards & sells ratings, gradings, testimonials & social media blasts.

Consumer ratings & gradings from taste testing and product evaluations are rewarded in Tastecoins.

Consumers giving product testimonials are rewarded in Tastecoins (amount based on manufacturers involvement).

Consumers testing some ThemedSets earn quarterly Tastecoins by suppling us follow up data in greater detail.



Reward Pools

Besides testimonial & data rewards, consumers earn 10% in Tastecoins shopping from 5,000 online manufacturers.

Collectible rewards & closeouts are offered to buyers as they track their packages on any of our shipping sites.

Consumers use their Tastecoin's to dip into our reward pools of collectible goodies and old memorabilia.

Consumers reserve offered or discovered reward items and collect Tastecoins to win them.

Consumers use Tastecoins for shipping discounts, then for tipping & are reused again to buy reserved collectibles .



Co-op Promotion

Tastecoin organizes co-op ads for local newspaper circulars, direct mail & food blogs.

These newspaper circulars include coupons for closeouts and 60's Shirts featured at various local businesses.

Manufacturers

Manufacturers promote products in co-op newspaper circulars enticing consumers to related showcases.

Tastecoin's summer circular may run in NJ Herald Sunday - 18,414 copies & Sparta Independent - 7,534 copies.

Tastecoin's fall circulars may run in 3 involved local papers, NJ Herald, Sparta Independent & AIM Jefferson.


Local businesses pick the showcased products, chosen manufacturers are invited to promote in our co-op circulars.

Manufacturers products must be chosen by at least one business host to be listed as part of the attractions.

Chosen manufacturers co-op all advertising costs and the printing/inserting of circulars.


Tastecoin anticipates 20-50 manufacturers to be involved at launch, at a cost between $160 - $400.


If 20 manufacturers split a $8,000 circular cost it would cost them approximately $400 each.

If 25 manufacturers split a $8,000 circular cost it would cost them approximately $320 each.

If 30 manufacturers split a $8,000 circular cost it would cost them approximately $266 each.

If 40 manufacturers split a $8,000 circular cost it would cost them approximately $200 each.

If 50 manufacturers split a $8,000 circular cost it would cost them approximately $160 each.

Event advertising like signage, tasting placemats, score cards & other in-store options will be added in 2017.


Hosts

Hosts co-op direct mail to enlarge consumer turnout & promote their showcased slice of the attraction.

USPS DS helps hosts promote EatOffs & other attractions by facilitating postals "Every Door Direct Mail" program.

Direct mail will be directed towards sought after neighborhoods by targeting different local USPS carrier routes.

A co-op of hosts and local sponsors, split the .17 cent / door fee for each "Every Door Direct Mail" campaign.

All hosts & sponsors split up a co-op direct mail campaign for the 4,839 Sparta homes.


Tastecoin anticipates between 25-60 hosts to be involved at launch this summer, at a cost between $18 - $45.


25 hosts would pay around $45 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

30 hosts would pay around $36 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

35 hosts would pay around $31 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

40 hosts would pay around $27 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

45 hosts would pay around $24 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

50 hosts would pay around $22 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

55 hosts would pay around $20 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

60 hosts would pay around $18 for the 4,839 homes included in our Sparta direct mail campaign.

Sparta zip - 07871 - 4,839 homes = $850, ($250 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $1,100.


A direct mail campaign for 21,508 surrounding homes is split by hosts & sponsors at a cost between $138 - $324.


Tastecoin anticipates 15-35 hosts to be involved at launch.

15 co-op split - $4,860 divided by 15 = $324 each,

20 co-op split - $4,860 divided by 20 = $243 each,

25 co-op split - $4,860 divided by 25 = $194 each,

30 co-op split - $4,860 divided by 30 = $162 each,

35 co-op split - $4,860 divided by 35 = $138 each.


Andover zip 07821 - 3,584 homes = $630.78 ($179.20 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $809.98.
Lafayette zip 07848 - 1866 homes = $328.42 ($93.30 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $421.72.
Lake Hopatcong zip 07849 - 3808 homes = $670.21 ($190.40 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $860.61.
Jefferson zip 07438 - 4510 homes = $793.76 ($225.50 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $1,019.26.
Ogensburg zip 07439 - 888 homes = $156.29 ($44.40 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $200.69.
Franklin zip 07416 - 2497 homes = $439.47 ($124.85 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $564.32.
Oak Ridge/Stockholm zip 07460 - 1441 home = $253.62 ($72.05 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $325.67.
Some of Newton/Fredon zip 07860 - 2914 homes = $512.86 ($145.70 printing/handling at 5 cents each) = $658.56


To help promote our local attractions, Tastecoin supplies apparel, book, gift, party & toy shops with products.

Participating stores display signage promoting the dates, locations and sponsors of all our local attractions.

Partners hosting these attractions can decide on promoting in Sparta only or adding surrounding carrier routes.

Sponsors can reach new customers at a fraction of the normal cost by helping to finance our direct mailings.

Sponsors using USPS DS become Tastecoin Buying Group members & can split their sales profits.


Local Sparta Area Businesses That Want To Co-op Direct Mail can Contact Norman Scherer at 917 822-1870.

Manufacturers that wish to sponsor circulars & Direct Mail can contact Norman Scherer at 917 822-1870.


Advertising options will include tasting score cards, placemat menus, boxes, posters & local food blogs in 2017.

USPS DS is currently being built at uspsds.com



Publicity

Tastecoin works with thousands of content providers giving them stories about multiple markets.

Tastecoin monetizes & gives direct mail & promo access to bloggers, press & content providers.

Stories about our 5,000 drop shippers, bundlers, EatOffs or TestBites, opens bloggers to our split profits.

Writers open their local sites to co-op ads & will get access to glut & home business sponsorships in 2017.

Manufacturers will be able to keep track of their related press through product links in our content databases.

These content directories are featured on TipWee.



Content

Readers support favorite bloggers, press & other content sources through shopping & tipping.

Split profits of readers sales are credited to bloggers that cover any of Tastecoin's 5,000 drop ship partners.

Besides tipping & shopping, Tastecoin also monetizes bloggers by suppling co-op ads promoting local happenings.

Food bloggers are invited to judge EatOffs tryouts, review TestBites samplers, and to self promote in direct mailings.

Food bloggers get direct exposure to local foodies by enjoying royalty status judging local EatOffs.

Apparel, book, gift, party and toy bloggers also qualify for co-op ads related to new products showcased in stores.

A directory of content providers by genre (food, apparel, book, gift, toy & more) will keep be updated once launched.

Tastecoin buying or selling group members are free to link directly to any of our content databases.

These content directories are featured on TipWee.



Bundling

This summer, shops will start in-store customer pick-ups of packaged foods, drinks, candies, condiments & snacks.

Businesses split profits by arranging in-store pick ups or delivering our foods & products bundled with their services.

Bundling deliveries can bring many new customers to drug stores, dry cleaners, flower shops & food businesses.

Northwest Jersey customers will use bundlers for access, but we can ship most products throughout America.

Email Tastecoin to uncover North Jersey businesses that bundle their services with our groceries & other products.

Limited summer bundling will be available in the Sparta area, using a few of the 12 distributors coming in 2017.

Bundlers will be featured on salnj.com



Coming in 2017


Glut

Resolve Businesses Biggest Problem - Glut !

In 2017, X Glut will create an untapped global resource based on overbought inventory.

Retail members will use old, excess or other unwanted inventory (glut) to be part of Tastecoins circular coupons.

Circular coupons will be used for overbought new apparel, books, decor, foods, gifts, toys & other unused products.


Every business has glut, overbought products that can't seem to be sold off, even with heavy discounting.

When regular currency seems to fail, retailers and businesses can price their own glut using Tastecoin's coupons.

Businesses that price any of their excess inventory (glut) for our coupons have joined the Tastecoin Buying Group.


Discounting businesses glut using Tastecoin's circulars and coupons gets consumers into participating stores.

Like arcade prizes, people will accept crap when they are holding the right amount of ski ball coupons.

Turn shelf clutter into freedom with benefits. This hidden market will materialize in 2017.

X Glut is currently being built at xglut.com



Quarterly Micro-Tipping

Tastecoin makes math cool again by using Bitcoin's micro payment capabilities to enable peer to peer rewards.

Consumers get tipped for testimonials & social media posts after attending local attractions or shopping online.

In 2017, consumer Tastecoin accounts may include a sliding % that will be used quarterly for Bitcoin based tipping.

(Credited 1% in Bitcoin when holding up to 1 Tastecoin, 2% BTC - 1-10 TC, 3% BTC - 10-100 TC, 4% BTC - 100-500 TC, 5% BTC - over 500 TC).


Consumers tip workers, shippers, content providers & charities using Tastecoin's Bitcoin based tipping.

Tipping could create small town societies where some food, fun, art & education is free & financed only through tips.

The tipster, will be a micro-tipping citizen of the world who can mostly eat & survive on tipping.

Tipsters earn tips from learning, shopping, working, testing, performing, posting, creating & socializing.

TipWee is currently being built at tipwee.com



Home Businesses

Tastecoin's DirectVendors, Clothing Machine, EatOffs, TestBites & ThemedSets will use home businesses in 2017.

The ease of finding products to sell from 5,000 drop shipping manufacturers, will sprout diverse home businesses.

These home businesses will drive and expand Tastecoin nationally, mining franchises in any of the 50 states.


Home businesses sell Apparel, Books, Decor, Food, Gifts, Toys, Samplers, Sets & More (Bags/Jewelry/Scarves).

Home businesses split profits from sales from DirectVendors, Clothing Machine, ThemedSet, EatOffs & TestBites.

Selling to relatives, friends, neighbors, and schoolmates will jump start most home businesses.


Home businesses are sponsored by Tastecoin members that receive 10% of the split profits on all sales.

Home businesses using Sabor's POS terminals or apps will receive bonuses for using Sabor's equipment.



Tastecoins

Fueled by: drop ship inventories, bundled groceries, closeouts, new products, themedsets, glut & collectibles.

Intergrates: advertising, bundling, discounting, dividends & rewards into in-store events, online sales & social media.

Restaurants, retailers, caterers, bloggers & other business members split the profits as their customers shop.



Benefits

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