Funding Businesses with Community Programs Helps Rentention & Will Encourage New Businesses to Move Here.


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Lets Unite Our Business Communities into A Year Round Tourist Attraction!

Our Products, Services & Tastings Can Modernize Indy Shops on Main Street, To Highway Chain Stores & Malls.

Business Prosper By Comparing Similar Products, Appraising New Ones Tasting/Cross Selling/Embeding Groceries.

Support Area Businesses By: Attending Tastings, Testing New Products, Buying Samplers/Sets, Shopping & Embedding/Cross Selling Groceries.

Sponsors Wanted

Tastecoin reps, racks, distributes, promotes, trains, tests, surveys & provides data.

Tastecoin reps manufacturers, whose products appear in our testings, tastings, comparings & showcases.

Tastecoin is a rackjobber of new products, themed sets, closeouts, drop shipped goods & products to taste test.

Tastecoin distributes books, socks, soaps, scarves, samplers & new products to businesses, offices & consumers.

Tastecoin promotes using targeted direct mail with businesses & newspaper circulars co-ops with manufacturers.

Tastecoin trains businesses and supports them through consultations, marketing, networking & public relations.

Tastecoin tests similar products from different brands by taste, durability, smell, feel, ingenuity and theme.

Tastecoin transparently surveys all tested products & gathers data from businesses, offices & consumers.

Tastecoin provides data transpartently after testings & all the nitty gritty data can also be reasonably purchased.

Tastecoin will continually stock, exchange product & help make stores look different everytime we are summoned.

Core Competencies

* Tastecoin Compares And Puts into Perspective The Different Components That We Use To Create Local Tourism.

* Business Prospects Are Given The Flexibility To Realign Our Strategies, Modifing Their Options To Work With Us.

* Partners Skills & Techniques Build Tourism, New Revenue Streams, Tastings, Showcases & Community Building.


I started Tastecoin to decentralise towns using innovative programs to maintain attention to local businesses.

I ignite local support for our services & happenings by enriching participants with new revenue sources.

Businesses can support local causes, purposes or charities using a percentage of their shared revenue.

I will draw attention by organizing co-ops of direct mail & newspaper circulars & other marketing plans.

These plans will monetize consumers, wholesalers, content suppliers, online retailers, offices & local causes.

Let's reclaim Main Streets & help all sized local businesses thrive using Tastecoin's products, services & tastings.

Tastecoin will discover & distribute the best rated & graded similar products from different manufacturers.

Our distribution network of new & quality products will help innovate change & add revenue to local businesses.

New customers will use participating businesses, to discover, embed & cross sell their favorite products locally.

Our posted data will help to educate manufacturers, distributors, businesses, content providers & consumers.

The sales & distribution battle by small manufacturers, can be based on quality not just availability & convenience.

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New Revenue
EatOffs Tryouts
TestBites Samplers
New Product Showcases
Themed Set
Themed Sets
Cross Selling
Reserved Rewards
Co-op Promotion
Membership Levels

Coming in Mid 2017 & 2018

Home Businesses

New Revenue

Business Hosts

Tastecoin Provides Events, Products & Services To Get New Customers Into The Doors Of Participating Businesses.

Our picture book trails lures families into your business & are rotated to keep your regular customers kids engaged.

Drop ship customers are rewarded with 2% coupons to physically get them into the store that sponsors them.

Closeout circular coupons get customers into the host businesses that are part of our co-op direct mail campaigns.

The 1st closeout coupons allows customers to buy scarves & cover ups for $7.77 & vintage hawaiian shirts for $7.77.

Businesses can host food, drink & snacks tastings or new product showcases & share revenue from supplied items.

Businesses that host ThemedSets, Picture Book Paths, 60's Shirts or closeouts also revenue share all related sales.

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

Businesses that join our free no fee buying group, split the profits from any purchased new product.

Businesses that currently are part of our direct mail program split the profits from provided closeouts.

Businesses revenue share the sales of customized Themed Sets, starting with socks, soaps & picture books.

Businesses revenue share by cross selling or embedding groceries for customer in-store pick up or home deliveries.

Businesses revenue share from selling TestBites Themed Set Samplers & earn future dividends from subscriptions.

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


Tastecoins are earned by tasting, testing, comparing, rating, reviewing, posting, shopping, adding on & embedding.

Consumer Tastecoin rewards are doubled for each different product testimonial that gets posted on social media.

Consumer testimonials from tasting, testing, comparing, rating or reviewing can lead to manuacturers commissions.

Local customers earn 2% incentive credits to discount in-store purchases from their dropped shipped purchases.

Consumers earn discounts for their embedded items placed in local stores, when items prove to be great sellers.

Newspaper/direct mail coupons allow customers to buy $7.77 scarves & cover ups & $7.77 vintage hawaiian shirts .

The greatest picture books ever written will help kids absorb good morals, virtues & traits at local businesses.

Causes, Purposes or Charities

Revenue from products sold to consumers are shared with businesses, wholesalers, charities or designated causes.

A percentage of the hosts revenue sharing can be assigned to a rotating cycle of local causes, purposes or charities.

Charts on Tastecoin will highlight the totals, goals & each of the hosts split percentages for each local cause.


Manufacturers or distributors that create registered Tastecoin customers, can split profits & revenue share.

Beyond their own products, wholesalers would profit from their registered customers other Tastecoin purchases.

Use online signs, mailers or texted, phoned or emailed customer service recomendations to create new customers.

Revenue is shared when the customers you point towards us, tell customer service that your their hosted member.

All Tastecoin members must be sponsored by a participating business member, but are allowed to change hosts.

Distributor Commissions can also be confirmed by shipping or trucking products to our Sparta area office.

Non drop ship partners can ship or truck products to our Sparta area office for us to sort and ship.

Wholesalers revenue share from all their registered customers Tastecoin orders, besides getting our added orders.

Drop Shippers

Drop ship partners split the shipping costs of their registered members & drop the drop ship fee to all members.

Manufacturers/distributors do not have to discount shipping to all Tastecoin members, just their hosted members.

Providing split shipping to their registered Tastecoin members confirms the wholesaling members commissions.

EatOffs Taste Testing Tryouts

EatOffs are themed food events that test & sell similar groceries in various restaurants, grocers & businesses.

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

Spontanious consumer sales are satisfied by micro marts filled with most products being tested at various EatOffs.

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

Tastecoin's Instant Gratification adds on customers groceries to be picked up or delivered from local businesses.

Instant Gratification will even embed some of our customers grocery requests onto the shelves of local stores.

EatOffs launches in towns around Sparta, NJ, testing chocolate bars, mustards, pretzels, root beers & gummies.


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TestBites Themed Set Samplers

TestBites are take home 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.

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

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

Jump to the First TestBites featuring Chocolates.

Milk, Dark, Extra Dark, Almonds, Hazelnuts, Mint & Spicy.


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New Product Showcases

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

Businesses showcase new books, fashion, foods, gifts & toys while promoting tastings & other pavilion attractions.

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

Some showcases are expanded to judge new products against similar goods currently on the market.

New products are rated against other accessories, apparel, bath goods, bedding, books, decor, foods, gifts & toys.

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


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Themed Set

Edible Samplers Of Chocolates Are Our First Themed Set.

Sold In Varieties Of Milk, Dark, Extra Dark, Almonds, Caramel, Hazelnuts, Mint & Spicy.

ThemedSet tests similar themed food products grouped together from different manufacturers.

Consumers taste different sets of products to determine their favorite company for each themed food category.

Consumers choose a favorite manufacturer from competing companies to earn 5% discounts on future purchases.

Future purchases from companies you determine "favorites" are discounted by 5% when ordered through Tastecoin.

Upcoming edible samplers will compare similar almond butters, brownies, candies, cheeses, cookies, dressings,

drinks, grains, herbs, honeys, hot sauces, jams, jerkies, kale chips, mustards, nuts, oils, pickled products, preserves,

pretzels, produce, rubs, salsas, sauces, speads, spices, sweeteners, syrups, teas & much more food products.


For Non Edible Sampler Sets Try

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Themed Sets

Different Groupings of Socks, Soaps & Picture Books Are Our First Themed Sets.

ThemedSets tests similar (non food) themed products grouped together from different manufacturers.

Consumers test and review different sets of products to determine their favorite company for each themed category.

Consumers choose a favorite manufacturer from competing companies to earn 5% discounts on future purchases.

Future purchases from companies you determine "favorites" are discounted by 5% when ordered through Tastecoin.

Participating businesses can cluster different manufacturers socks together in customized themed pack sets.

Consumers can rate/grade their different brands of socks for years, collecting quarterly rewards for updating data.

Which brands got holes? Which companies socks shrunk the most? What socks stretched out the most? What socks faded the most?

Sets of Socks and Soaps Are Now Available By Sampler or Subscription.

Consumers pick their own themes or scents, create their own samplers & create their own themed subscriptions.

Book themed samplers & subscriptions can be picked by consumers after reading books on our picture book paths.

Upcoming sets will compare similar art, arts & crafts, baby gear, bags, bangles, boxes, bracelets, candles, charms,

cosmetics, eyemasks, fair trade goods, hats, holiday items, journals, key chains, kids items, leggings, ornaments,

pet items, party supplies, pins, purses, puzzles, scarves, scents, stationary, stickers, t-shirts, tins, toys & underwear.


For Edible Sampler Sets Try

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Cross Selling

Sparta area businesses test in-store customer pick-ups of packaged foods, drinks, candies, condiments & snacks.

Local businesses revenue share by arranging in-store pick ups or added on deliveries of our groceries.

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

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

Limited Sparta area cross selling will start in early 2017, using a few of the 15 distributors coming soon.

Northwest Jersey patrons get access from cross sellers, but Tastecoin can ship most products throughout America.


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Customers can embed packaged foods, drinks, candies, condiments & snacks onto the shelfs of local businesses.

After tasting or searching our distributors Tastecoin will find a local business to stock your requested products.

Some businesses will also help to highlight new grocery products, others help to discount our remainders.

If any embedded item sells well to our other consumers, discounts will occur for the consumer who placed it.

Embedding drives customers to talk up products to their friends, unleashing community multi level marketing.

In 2018, local restaurants, caterers and food shops can embed fresh soups, salads & slaws into local businesses.


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DirectVendors & Clothing Machine rotate Tastecoin's 5,000 revolving drop ship companies.

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

This 10% reusable rebate from drop shipped online purchases is first used to credit the shipping of items bought.

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

Local customers earn 2% incentive credits to discount in-store purchases from their dropped shipped purchases.

Tastecoin's 2% incentive credits are rewarded to most local customers who use any of our shipped shopping.

As well as cushioning the shipping, Tastecoin's reusable rebate buys consumers collectibles, closeouts & tipping.

Our Sets, groceries & samplers also get 10% Tastecoin rebates & 2% credits, but not the discounted shipping.

Consumers that track their packages on, and get random special offers.


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

Businesses revenue share selling TestBites, future dividends come from selling subscriptions.

Local online drop ship customers, earn 2% incentive credits to physicaly lure them into participating businesses.

When business members shop personally, we provide a discount absorbing members earned revenue sharing.


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Reserved Rewards

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

Consumers earn Tastecoins by tasting, testing, comparing, reviewing, posting, shopping, adding on & embedding.

Consumers use Tastecoins for shipping discounts, then for tipping & are recycled again to snag reserved rewards.

Consumers Tastecoin's buys a wide variety of collectible goodies, closeouts, old memorabilia & local glut.

Consumers reserve offered reward items while tracking incoming orders or discovering items on our rewards pages.


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Co-op Promotion

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

The direct mail & food blogs ads inform consumers about our top events, website & upcoming newspaper circulars.

The circulars highlight many of the products being compared, tested, rated & showcased around the Sparta area.

These circulars also include coupons for closeouts, ThemedSets & 60's Shirts featured at various local businesses.

Local businesses that are part of our direct mail co-op can be included in our closeout coupon promotion.


To start, manufacturers send in requested products or any new product to be added to our showcase pool.

Local businesses select manufacturers goods from Tastecoin's product pool to test, rate, compare or showcase.

7 products are chosen by each local business from all the similar samples gathered from various manufacturers.

Manufacturers that are selected by participating businesses are invited to promote in our co-op circulars

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


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 willing hosts & sponsors split up a co-op direct mail campaign for almost 5,000 targeted Sparta homes.

Attraction hosts that want to advertise can decide on promoting in Sparta only or adding surrounding carrier routes.

Any host that helps to co-op our direct mail qualifies for our circular coupon promotion> hosting our closeouts.

Sparta Area Businesses/Sponsors That Want To Co-op Direct Mail Can Contact Norman Scherer at 917 822-1870.


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To promote our local attractions, Tastecoin supplies apparel, book, food, gift, party & toy stores with new products.

Tastecoin supplies shops with foods, drinks, snacks, closeouts & sets of socks, soaps, chocolates & books.

Participating stores display signage promoting the dates, locations and sponsors of top local attractions & events.

Tastecoin monetizes & gives direct mail & promo access to bloggers, press & content providers that work with us.

Tastecoin provides data & stories about multiple markets to thousands of content providers that we link to.

Bloggers Revenue Share Covering Drop Shippers Cross Sellers, EatOffs, TestBites, Embedders, Showcases or Sets.


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Tastecoin's links are a directory of content providers by genre ( food, bitcoin, apparel, book, gift, party & toy ).

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

Bloggers that cover any of Tastecoin's 5,000 drop ship partners can split the profits of their readers sales.

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

Food bloggers are also invited to judge EatOffs, 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, food, gift, party and toy bloggers qualify for co-op ads related to new products showcased in stores.

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


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

Find what products cut the mustard, using Tastecoin's new testing forum for groceries, themed sets & new wares.

Testing a wide range of products, provides Tastecoin with fact based data & insights on multiple marketplaces.


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Coming in Late 2017 & 2018

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 blasts after attending local attractions or shopping online.

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

Consumers with Tastecoin accounts can select a charity and a content provider for Tastecoin to tip in their names.

Tastecoins do not disapear when used to discount consumers initial shipping by 10%, or used for quarterly tipping.

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

Consumers tip charities, content providers & soon workers/shippers 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, live & survive on tipping.

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


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Resolve Businesses Biggest Problem - Glut !

In 2018, 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.

Coupons can be used to sell 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 & coupons helps 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 2018.


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Home Businesses

DirectVendors, Clothing Machine, EatOffs, TestsNew, TestBites & ThemedSets may use home businesses in 2018.

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 will revenue share sales on DirectVendors, Clothing Machine, ThemedSets, EatOffs & TestBites.

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

Home businesses are sponsored by Tastecoin members that receive a % of the revenue sharing on all sales.

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


Tastecoin is fueled by:

drop ship inventories, added on/embedded groceries, closeouts, new products, sets, glut, tipping & collectibles.

Integrating cross selling, discounting, dividends, embedding, online, posting, promo & rewards into in-store events.

Restaurants, retailers, wholesalers, bloggers & other business members revenue share as their customers shop.

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To request a no fee wholesale membership click the title that fits

manufacturer, distributor, brick & mortar retailer, restaurant, online retailer, content provider office or cause.

Include your name, your business name, phone number and best time to call.

Tastecoin members gain new revenue sources, in store events and unique marketing programs.


Want to be a retail customer? Then email tastecoin @ a request (include name, town, state & phone #).

Shipping is restricted to all 50 states at this time, and all patrons must register a member business.

Choose from retailers, restaurants, wholesalers, content providers, online businesses, offices & causes.

Our valets will help you find a favorite member businesses to help them split our profits & revenue share.

No Direct Sales To Customers Allowed, All Consumer Sales Must Be Sponcered By A Member Business.

All customers outside North Jersey must resort to mail order for now, but we will be expanding in 2018.

Or Visit Our Business Members In SPARTA, ANDOVER, LAFAYETTE, NEWTON, JEFFERSON To Taste, Test & Shop.

Help Support Local Businesses In Your Town!!!

Feast, Play, Enjoy, Learn, Wear, Adorn, Smile, Relax, Party, Track.

Foods, Candy, Beverages, Juice Flavors, Snacks, Soda Flavors, Distributors.

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Norman Scherer - Principal

(917) 822-1870

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