Can You Make a Detailing Business Succeed Within Your Market?
Many people approach and ask me what it takes to succeed within business. The answer to that repeatedly asked question is not easy. The answer is actually a combination of several factors, which include education (not just college), life and business experience, personality, inner drive, needs, and passion.
But all of the above cannot do much if you fail to plan, take action, and be educated in the art and war of the detailing business. Passion drove me to detailing and education, keeping ahead on business, tactical/technical detailing, marketing, sales, and a host of other elements have kept me at the top. Average does not work within business. Period.
If you are a business professional, do not kid yourself. You are at war within business and competing not only with those within your industry, but also an army of daily needs and desires your current and prospective customers have for other types of products and services.
Creating niches within industries has never been more important than it is now. Following the rest of the herd in the detailing industry is the worst thing you could do. Be a leader within your local market, do things differently than any other shop. Stand apart from the everyday shop and make sure you STAND OUT.
Knowing the art of detailing is HUGE but even more important-once you take your passion from hobby to business-is being a solid businessman or woman. Passion drove you to detailing, right? Now sound business practices and devotion to education can make you a prime example of detailing done right. Continue to read, research, and network, and don’t forget the importance of finding the proper mentors to assist you with your goals.
Starting a detailing business is not hard. Making a profit is much harder. Matching a profitable business with the lifestyle you desire will be the biggest challenge you face. Be ready by being educated and well versed within all angles of the detailing industry.