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Unread 12-07-2009, 10:34 PM   #7
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The other question is what size smoker you are using to turn out the Q. The weather is a huge factor on turn-out / potential Customers. Make sure you do a spreadsheet with costs on one side (include not only product cost but roll in all costs including lodgeing, space charges, $1M Bonding Insurance, gas, etc against proofit prodictions and break even product sales. Once you see product to meet break even, see if 5% of last years attendance is high enough to make your profit margin.

There are so many variables, it truely is a roll of the dice, but good planning and selecting only profital potential festivals shifts the odds in your favor.

Good Luck
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