How to Start a Boat Cleaning Business

How to Start a Boat Cleaning Business

by Lance Winslow
     
 
How to Start a Boat Cleaning Business takes the reader through the process of starting a boat cleaning business. Step-by-step from start to finish.

This book would be great for any nautical person who wants to start a business at the local marina. It is also an excellent book for anyone who runs an Auto Detailing Business or Mobile Car Wash wishing to expand

Overview

How to Start a Boat Cleaning Business takes the reader through the process of starting a boat cleaning business. Step-by-step from start to finish.

This book would be great for any nautical person who wants to start a business at the local marina. It is also an excellent book for anyone who runs an Auto Detailing Business or Mobile Car Wash wishing to expand into boat cleaning or detailing. How to Start a Boat Cleaning Business would also be great for anyone who already owns a business in the marine industry and would like to add a profit center for additional income. Finally this book would be great for any entrepreneur that isn't quite sure what type of a "service" business to start, as it takes them through the process and planning, really making them think.

This book covers; business planning, self-assessment, decision process, local market research, licensing, regulations, determining return on investment, dry dock restoration, detailing, washing, waxing, interior services, marketing, co-marketing, signage, uniforms, website strategy, social networking marketing, types of customers, winterization services, dock cleaning-coating-treating, ancillary services, funding, finding investors, building a team and crew, environmental concerns, equipment necessary, cleaning supplies, restoration services, selling your business, succession strategies, independent contractors, and an economic marine industry outlook for 2011-2015.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012121691
Publisher:
Lance Winslow
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Series:
Lance Winslow Small Business , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,014,895
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Lance Winslow is the Founder of the Boat Wash Guys, a division of WashGuy, Inc (Franchising Company), which includes such brand names as The Detail Guys, Car Wash Guys, Aircraft Wash Guys, and Truck Wash Guy. Lance spent 27-years in the cleaning service business and franchising his company in 23-states; sold 187 franchises, operating in some 400 cities.

Mr. Winslow is currently retired at age 46 in Palm Desert CA and runs the Online Think Tank. Lance is also an online writer with over 22,000 articles (most prolific online article writer in human history - most number of articles written by one person online). He is the author of 10 books and a co-author of Franchising 101. Mr. Winslow often does online consulting for entrepreneurial start-ups, but mostly hangs out at Starbucks, or writing now. He loves flying, sailing, cycling, and inventing.

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