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fukk it :manny:

I’m going to narrate my journey from beginning to end. I’m currently employed but the plan is to get fired by the end of next month so I can get my severance, 2 weeks of unused vacation paid out and collect unemployment for 6 months :wow:

Day 1

I formed my LLC in March. I also got my EIN, and business license (NJ). The LLC is the parent company and the mobile detailing business will be a dba under it. I copped by domain name and will be using wix.com to build my website.

I have a budget of $3000 for equipment.


My wifey thinks I should sell by car to get a work vehicle instead of paying insurance for 2 vehicles. I haven’t decided yet. My budget for a work vehicle is $5000 and honestly, I want to stay below that. People normally get cargo vans or those mini cargo vans a la Ford Transit connect. I’m considering a Honda Element. It looks dope, and it’s compact which is the look I’m going for, especially when going to areas where space is limited.


My ultimate goal is $10,000 a month in revenue.
 

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fukk it :manny:

I’m going to narrate my journey from beginning to end. I’m currently employed but the plan is to get fired by the end of next month so I can get my severance, 2 weeks of unused vacation paid out and collect unemployment for 6 months :wow:

Day 1

I formed my LLC in March. I also got my EIN, and business license (NJ). The LLC is the parent company and the mobile detailing business will be a dba under it. I copped by domain name and will be using wix.com to build my website.

I have a budget of $3000 for equipment.


My wifey thinks I should sell by car to get a work vehicle instead of paying insurance for 2 vehicles. I haven’t decided yet. My budget for a work vehicle is $5000 and honestly, I want to stay below that. People normally get cargo vans or those mini cargo vans a la Ford Transit connect. I’m considering a Honda Element. It looks dope, and it’s compact which is the look I’m going for, especially when going to areas where space is limited.


My ultimate goal is $10,000 a month in revenue.
Easy to do if you offer ceramic coating
Less work than waxing and polishing
 

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Easy to do if you offer ceramic coating
Less work than waxing and polishing
I’m working on my prices. I’m finding some people charge way too low. My bare minimum rate is no less than $100 :mjpls:

Ceramic coating will be tricky since I won’t have a space to do it in. I’ll only do those in the morning. I’m going to buy a pop up canopy.
 

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Bruh, i wanna speak with you on this because this is something im going to get into
:salute:Once I get my van I’ll post photos on the set up. I can start small but I’m trying to jump all the way in and be able to offer everything.
 

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Gain any traction op?

$10k in revenue is damn good money.
What’s I’ve done so far.

1. Formed an LLC, got a business license and EIN
2. Created a Square business account and got a checking/savings account thru them.
3. Created an account with Hurdlr to do my accounting.
4. I’m building the website myself to save money. I bought my domain thru godaddy.com and I’m using Wix.com to build it. I’m like 50% done.

As far as equipment I bought my air compressor and vacuum at Home Depot. I bought my steamer, cleaning brushes, drill brushes and pet hair removal tools at Amazon.

The only major purchases left are generator and power washer. Both of the ones I want are over $700. Will be buying them in the next 3 weeks. Oh, and a carpet extractor. That another major purchase.

I’ve been looking for a van for the past few weeks. I’m not in that big of a rush. My deadline to get it is September. My preference is to buy one but the market is bad right now. Worst case is I will find one in the 12k - 14k range, put down 6k - 7k and finance the rest.

My goal is to have a complete set up by the first week of October. I know a lot of detailers come into the game with a small setup and work their way up. I want to come into the game with a full set up so I can advertise with no restrictions. I’ve been doing some networking as well.


One of my marketing tools will be in pricing. I’m going to keep it simple. As I said in another thread, I’m going to leave my job next month. I live in NJ, so if I start in October, the weather should be good enough to get steady work into December. I want to be able to offer undercarriage cleaning/sealant service to protect from salt. You can make at least $800 and up for that service.


Still have a lot to do.
 

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Only downside is that it seems like a young man's game.

What’s I’ve done so far.

1. Formed an LLC, got a business license and EIN
2. Created a Square business account and got a checking/savings account thru them.
3. Created an account with Hurdlr to do my accounting.
4. I’m building the website myself to save money. I bought my domain thru godaddy.com and I’m using Wix.com to build it. I’m like 50% done.

As far as equipment I bought my air compressor and vacuum at Home Depot. I bought my steamer, cleaning brushes, drill brushes and pet hair removal tools at Amazon.

The only major purchases left are generator and power washer. Both of the ones I want are over $700. Will be buying them in the next 3 weeks. Oh, and a carpet extractor. That another major purchase.

I’ve been looking for a van for the past few weeks. I’m not in that big of a rush. My deadline to get it is September. My preference is to buy one but the market is bad right now. Worst case is I will find one in the 12k - 14k range, put down 6k - 7k and finance the rest.

My goal is to have a complete set up by the first week of October. I know a lot of detailers come into the game with a small setup and work their way up. I want to come into the game with a full set up so I can advertise with no restrictions. I’ve been doing some networking as well.


One of my marketing tools will be in pricing. I’m going to keep it simple. As I said in another thread, I’m going to leave my job next month. I live in NJ, so if I start in October, the weather should be good enough to get steady work into December. I want to be able to offer undercarriage cleaning/sealant service to protect from salt. You can make at least $800 and up for that service.


Still have a lot to do.

You got a lot done. I'll bump this thread in October. I'm trying to figure out my own business.
 

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You got a lot done. I'll bump this thread in October. I'm trying to figure out my own business.
A friend of mine in his late 40’s has his own mobile mechanic business and he’s making in the low 6 figures. It all depends on your mindset.

Long term I want to have people working for me. I want to eventually have mostly paint correction and ceramic coating jobs. It’s less volume but more income.
 

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A friend of mine in his late 40’s has his own mobile mechanic business and he’s making in the low 6 figures. It all depends on your mindset.

Long term I want to have people working for me. I want to eventually have mostly paint correction and ceramic coating jobs. It’s less volume but more income.
What’s your IG or details? I’m in North jersey. If anything I recommend you homie. Love seeing a nikka winning. I made this same decision in 2020. It was hard at first but you can do it. One thing that helped me with my business ( I don’t do anything related to what you’re doing) is getting a google listing and asking for reviews. That shyt is the best thing I ever did and it got me a lot of clientele.
 

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What’s I’ve done so far.

1. Formed an LLC, got a business license and EIN
2. Created a Square business account and got a checking/savings account thru them.
3. Created an account with Hurdlr to do my accounting.
4. I’m building the website myself to save money. I bought my domain thru godaddy.com and I’m using Wix.com to build it. I’m like 50% done.

As far as equipment I bought my air compressor and vacuum at Home Depot. I bought my steamer, cleaning brushes, drill brushes and pet hair removal tools at Amazon.

The only major purchases left are generator and power washer. Both of the ones I want are over $700. Will be buying them in the next 3 weeks. Oh, and a carpet extractor. That another major purchase.

I’ve been looking for a van for the past few weeks. I’m not in that big of a rush. My deadline to get it is September. My preference is to buy one but the market is bad right now. Worst case is I will find one in the 12k - 14k range, put down 6k - 7k and finance the rest.

My goal is to have a complete set up by the first week of October. I know a lot of detailers come into the game with a small setup and work their way up. I want to come into the game with a full set up so I can advertise with no restrictions. I’ve been doing some networking as well.


One of my marketing tools will be in pricing. I’m going to keep it simple. As I said in another thread, I’m going to leave my job next month. I live in NJ, so if I start in October, the weather should be good enough to get steady work into December. I want to be able to offer undercarriage cleaning/sealant service to protect from salt. You can make at least $800 and up for that service.


Still have a lot to do.
I plan on converting my power washing set up into a mobile detailing business. The only thing fukking with my head though is thinking about the colder months. I live in NC where it stays warm into December and then drops pretty cold in January-early March.

Your services provided in those months sound pretty good though in the much colder state of NJ.

More power to you breh
 

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I plan on converting my power washing set up into a mobile detailing business. The only thing fukking with my head though is thinking about the colder months. I live in NC where it stays warm into December and then drops pretty cold in January-early March.

Your services provided in those months sound pretty good though in the much colder state of NJ.

More power to you breh
I’m in Jersey so it would be more of a challenge.

The way I see it is the only difference for me is the snow and ice. But people still get their cars cleaned and you can offer protection. Not only that, a lot of detailers don’t work much in the winter so I’m going to take advantage of that :manny:
 
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