My business cards

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  1. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    I just designed and ordered my business cards....

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    Tell me what you all think!

    I also did my first 3 details on Sunday....05 Trailblazer, 06 Avalon, and a 05 Durango. These were full details and I charged 150.00 per vehicle (pick up and delivered). I was tipped another 85.00 between the three!

    Thanks guys for all the help in here.

    Justin
     
  2. Gen5_EG

    Gen5_EG :)

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    i like it. simple and to the point.
     
  3. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Yeah....that's what I thought.
    I just bought Ford Ranger Tremor Edition and it's yellow and red! It will be used for the biz.

    Thanks....

    Justin
     
  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Ditto.

    3 details on Sunday? Did you have help or work from 6 am until midnight?

    Nice way to start though.... :)
     
  5. MartyFukstein

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    Whoah! 3 details in a day. Do meth much?
     
  6. justin30513

    justin30513 New Member

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    Started at 6:30AM and finished at 7:00PM.....Probably needed some meth dude!
    I just buckled down and went through a process on each one. I didn't have to shampoo the interior and just used a one-stepper on the exterior.

    Tired?....Hell yeah!...My forearms were screaming yesterday!
     
  7. Buck-O

    Buck-O Guest

    I long for days when i can one step and exterior.

    Unfortunately, most people i detail for, want better then show room finishes on their paint. So im LUCKY if i do 2 in a day.


    Nice cards though.
    I should have by buddy (who designed and printed mine) slap the pdf out to a jpg so i can post it up.
     
  8. justin30513

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    Thanks man. Do that....I'd love to see his work.

    I just got my #3 kit from autodetailsolutions so I'll be doing more than just one steppers. Luckily I'm the only detailer within 150 miles radius so they aren't very picky. I believe that's why I got tipped....They expected the worse and got a helluva-lot better!

    Thanks,

    Justin
     
  9. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    If you can work on them all together, it makes a difference. You can assembly line them. I hate doing multiple details at one location when they need (or want) one of the vehicles done first. Seems like you are finishing and starting over all day. Plus, I can save a good 30+ minutes on two vehicles if I can do them at the same time.
     
  10. justin30513

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    You are so right Scott!
    I was lucky enough to have 2 at my house at once.....HUGE difference in time.

    BTW Scott....how many cars are you averaging now per week?

    Weather has been nice here. I have 3 to do this week.

    Thanks,

    Justin
     
  11. Buck-O

    Buck-O Guest

    BTW, i notice the ratio is a European Style card. How do you, and your clients prefer thsoe over the American Standard size card?
     
  12. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Justin-I average around 900 cars a year. About 40-50% are my regular weekly wash customers, about 35% details and the rest either exterior or interior only details.
     
  13. Pussysmith

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    Boy you guys really got me thinking. 900 cars a year :eek3: :bowdown: :bigok: . I don't mean to be nosey, just curious, but what is the average profit off of a car? Say a detail, a wash, and then an interior or exterior only? Congrats to all of you for a job well done across the board.
     
  14. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I'd say I use less than $5 of product and materials per $100 I charge.
     
  15. spark plugs.

    spark plugs. beautiful. OT Supporter

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    so, like...where are the pics of the details?
     
  16. spark plugs.

    spark plugs. beautiful. OT Supporter

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    and Clean 4 U should be as wide or wider than the text underneath it. it'll make your name pop out more.
     
  17. gandhibrokemyskates

    gandhibrokemyskates slangin beer

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    i'd be a little concerned about putting the meguiars logo on your business card.


    at some of the car shows i work at, i detail on the minimum of 5 cars. I can usually wash/dry/tire shine 20 cars in one day. I've done the DUB car show, Formula D, Import Showoff, and just did the Supercross on Friday.
     
  18. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    As long as he is using Meguiars products, they won't have a problem with it. I know because I've asked. :)
     
  19. justin30513

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    Yep, I did too. They don't mind at all!

    In fact, why wouldn't they like it? I've already had customers wanting to buy some speed shine. I'm actually giving them a 8 oz. spray bottle and a terry with every Premium (full) detail.

    Justin
     
  20. GhettoCivic

    GhettoCivic Evil Monkey

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    How far out do you work? I've been thru blue ridge a few times, seems kinda small :o you dont happen to know Mark Rogers do ya?
     
  21. justin30513

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    Yeah it's small, only the 8th outta 10 on the fastest growing counties in the US!

    Lots of building and real estate here. There 12 real estate agencies here and i have 4 brokers and 10 agents signed up in my first week. Lots of dirt roads too!

    I see you're in Atlanta. I went to Souther Poly in Marietta. Mark Rogers....hmmmmm....does sound familiar. What does he drive?

    Thanks man,
    Justin
     

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