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Old 03-03-2009, 03:39 PM   #76
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:47 PM   #77
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That's an entirely different kind of business and it cost a lot more to start up. My wife might frown on it.


My best friend thinks I should use "Friendly Paul's Delicious Dogs". He thinks the "friendly" thing will get people to stop by.

How about...

Pauly Dogs
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:51 PM   #78
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Sounds too much like polliwogs.
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:56 PM   #79
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I know. That's why it's funny.
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:02 PM   #80
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Makes me think of Pauly Shore.
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:07 PM   #81
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How bout "Best in Show" or "Top Dog".
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:16 PM   #82
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I wouldn't bother with veggie dogs unless you can find a way to cook them completely separate. I know very few people who don't want to eat meat, but are okay with it being cooked on the same surface / steamed in the same water as meat.

But get good, fresh buns. Sourdough, maybe a whole grain. And if you want to get on the health food kick, find breads and ketchup that don't include high fructose corn syrup.

I also don't think Devil Dogs in any form is a good idea. I recently moved from Eugene, Oregon to rural, upstate NY; there are fundamental differences. Going from cali to Florida you just leave that bubble of cultural comfort.

If your business model for the next several years is dependent on you being the only person running the cart, then market it with your name. Your interaction with customers, your appearance, and your taste in food / preparation is going to be a significant part of your product, so market that. Keep it clear that you're a one-man operation. "Paul's Way: Healthy & Delicious Hot Dogs"
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:16 PM   #83
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:27 PM   #84
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:35 PM   #85
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If your business model for the next several years is dependent on you being the only person running the cart, then market it with your name. Your interaction with customers, your appearance, and your taste in food / preparation is going to be a significant part of your product, so market that. Keep it clear that you're a one-man operation. "Paul's Way: Healthy & Delicious Hot Dogs"
I agree with this.

And I personally like simple names. Just call it "Paul's" and have a big friendly picture of a hot dog. If it's a one word name, then that word will be larger and more memorable.

It works for "Nathan's."
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Old 03-03-2009, 05:00 PM   #86
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Delicious Dogs
Decadent Dogs
Delightful Dogs
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Old 03-03-2009, 05:50 PM   #87
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Doggone

Hot Diggitys'

The Weiner's Circle

Possible slogan - "Put our weiners in your mouth"
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:38 PM   #88
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I agree--use your name. And just to be clear, wear a nametag that says Paul. "Welcome to Pauly Dogs. Hi, I'm Paul."
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:42 PM   #89
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What about Pauls Puppy Dogs?...or Pauls Puppies. lol You might need to gain a bit more weight...
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:17 PM   #90
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shame it's not a meatball cart. Paul's Balls has a certain ring to it....
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