33 episodes

The Detail Spot Auto Detailing Podcast is for detailing business owners or professionals looking to take their detailing business to the next level. This detailing podcast focuses on the business side of owning a successful detailing business so that you can make the money you deserve from your business. Dustin goes over proven systems and strategies that will work for detailers at every level.

The Detail Spot Auto Detailing Podcast Dustin Guard

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    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

The Detail Spot Auto Detailing Podcast is for detailing business owners or professionals looking to take their detailing business to the next level. This detailing podcast focuses on the business side of owning a successful detailing business so that you can make the money you deserve from your business. Dustin goes over proven systems and strategies that will work for detailers at every level.

    Owning A Detailing Business Is Fun Till It's Not | Ep. 34

    Owning A Detailing Business Is Fun Till It's Not | Ep. 34

    When you first start your auto detailing business it is so fun. You become filled with excitement and passion for cleaning, maintaining, and protecting vehicles. I like to call this the honeymoon phase of being your own boss.

    After you realize detailing has become the thing that puts food on the table and pays the bills it becomes not as fun anymore. There is a point to where it gives you a crazy overwhelming and stressful feeling that is ultimately unhealthy for your mind and body. This feeling has personally hit me and gave me an immense amount of anxiety and a taste of depression. 

    When we start our business this feeling is not what we are ultimately searching for. We start it because we want freedom and the enjoyment of not having to answer to a boss. Unfortunately, we did not know about all of the things that come with being self employed and the other side of detailing.

    But trust me, that burnout feeling can go away and be prevented. We have the power to do things in our business to make it enjoyable again or continue making it enjoyable. In this episode I share things I personally did wrong in my business and things that I started doing to reduce the stressful feeling of overwhelm or failure. This makes owning a detailing business that much more enjoyable again.

    In this episode you will learn:


    How to reduce stress in your day to day operation as a business owner
    How consistency and small wins can cut down on feeling burnt out
    How to reset your brain daily

     

    "Every industry be in the hopes to find someone willing to put some valuable content over and over like this channel does!! Love the content " 

    That is what a fellow listener had to say about the channel

     

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    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 29 min
    How To Get More Perfect Clients For Your Auto Detailing Business | Ep. 33

    How To Get More Perfect Clients For Your Auto Detailing Business | Ep. 33

    What is the perfect client and why are they any more important than any other paying customer?

    Building a sustainable and scalable auto detailing business is all based on how good your business is overall and how good your clients are. These "perfect" clients are the foundation for your business and will ultimately decide if your detailing business to what you dreamed it can be.

    Think about it this way yes every paying client is a great thing but what about the clients that respect your prices, respect your systems, want their vehicle detailed regularly, and are willing to pay more for better service. These are my definition of a perfect client and if you can get enough of these you will have an EXTREMELY successful business. 

    In this episode you will learn:


    What a perfect client is
    What perfect clients want out of a detailer
    Things you can do to start adding better clients to your clientele list

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    "Detailing cars is one thing. Running a detailing business is a completely different animal. The content Dustin provides is super valuable and easy to consume. A person can easily listen, find and apply just one thing to make more money in their business. No none sense, subscribe to their podcast, join The Detail Community, and level up."

    That's what a fellow listener had to say about the channel.

    Also,

    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 42 min
    What It Really Takes To Be A Detailing Business Owner | Ep. 32

    What It Really Takes To Be A Detailing Business Owner | Ep. 32

    Have you ever been unsure of what you need to do when you are slow and don't have a full schedule? It happens and I have been there personally.

    Or have you ever just had days or weeks to where you just don't feel like doing the things you know you should be doing? I have also been there as well.

    We are human and don't do everything like a robot would. We dread doing things that make us uncomfortable or things we are unsure of how to do. 

    But doing these things even though you don't want to do them are the exact things that will get you success quicker. These things like learning and implementing marketing, SEO, sales, systems, and social media will be the key component to whether or not you make it in the detailing industry. 

    In this episode you will learn:


    How work ethic is the most important part of being an auto detailing business owner
    The more people that know about you the busier your business will be 
    Being consistent and doing something everyday will get you one step closer to your goals and dreams 

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    "Detailing cars is one thing. Running a detailing business is a completely different animal. The content Dustin provides is super valuable and easy to consume. A person can easily listen, find and apply just one thing to make more money in their business. No none sense, subscribe to their podcast, join The Detail Community, and level up."

    That's what a fellow listener had to say about the channel.

    Also,

    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 21 min
    How This Detailer Lives His Dream w/ Miranda Detailing | Ep. 31

    How This Detailer Lives His Dream w/ Miranda Detailing | Ep. 31

    Starting a career as an auto detailer often starts with just the pure passion for cleaning, maintaining, or protecting a vehicle. This passion is something we all have in us and it eventually turns into something that puts food on the table.

    You really can do whatever you dream of in this industry. You may want to have a massive shop with multiple employees or maybe you just want to work solo out of the vehicle you already own. All of that is so possible!

    Philip Miranda with Miranda Detailing joins us this episode to share how he is doing exactly what he loves to do out of the comfort of his home garage. He lets us in on the steps prior to starting his business, the process after his business was started, and the pivot he made to get his business to where it now provides him with a ton of freedom. 

    He is an industry leader that I am super hype to have on The Detail Spot Podcast. 

    In this episode you will learn:


    One service that will be a money maker for your business
    Why communication is so key to a happy client 
    How to turn a client away that you really do not want to do business with

     

    Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcast 

    "Detailing cars is one thing. Running a detailing business is a completely different animal. The content Dustin provides is super valuable and easy to consume. A person can easily listen, find and apply just one thing to make more money in their business. No none sense, subscribe to their podcast, join The Detail Community, and level up."

    That's what a fellow listener had to say about the channel.

    Also,

    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 57 min
    Raising Your Detailing Prices Blueprint w/ Drake's Detailing | Ep. 30

    Raising Your Detailing Prices Blueprint w/ Drake's Detailing | Ep. 30

    Figuring out when to raise prices can be challenging because at first you really can’t be the highest priced detailer in your area. 

    In the very beginning sadly nobody knows who you are. This means that being higher than the rest in your area will be almost impossible because your have not got established yet.

    But don’t get discouraged because it does not take as long as you think. Once you really get the word of mouth flowing and once more and more people know about your detailing business you will instantly be able to start raising prices. 

    In this episode of The Detail Spot Podcast we have on Drake Robert. Drake shares with us his exact blueprint for raising prices and how he grew his marine detailing business to well over six figures per year.

    He shares the exact steps he followed to raising his prices and how he grew his detailing business to well over that six figure mark.

    In this episode you will learn:


     How to raise your prices
     How discipline and patience can pay dividends for your business
     How to respect yourself and your business in the early stages

     

    I hope you enjoy!

    Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcast 

    "Detailing cars is one thing. Running a detailing business is a completely different animal. The content Dustin provides is super valuable and easy to consume. A person can easily listen, find and apply just one thing to make more money in their business. No none sense, subscribe to their podcast, join The Detail Community, and level up."That's what a fellow listener had to say about the channel.

    Also,

    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    If Your Detailing Business Is Slow DO THIS | Ep. 29

    If Your Detailing Business Is Slow DO THIS | Ep. 29

    If you are thinking to yourself "my detailing business could be busier than what it is" then definitely check this out.

    Slow days, weeks, months, or even slow years happen when owning an auto detailing business but can be prevented. You can prevent these slow periods by implementing two pretty simple things in your game plan. These things that I talk about in this episode are something that really turned things for the better for my detailing business personally and I am sure they will help you. 

    In this episode of The Detail Spot Podcast you will learn:


    One way to get your existing clients back in the door when you are slow
    One way to really get your businesses name flowing throughout your area so that you can tap into new clientele
    An Instagram strategy that I used to get my business out of the "gutter"

     

    I hope you enjoy

     

    Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcast 

    "Detailing cars is one thing. Running a detailing business is a completely different animal. The content Dustin provides is super valuable and easy to consume. A person can easily listen, find and apply just one thing to make more money in their business. No none sense, subscribe to their podcast, join The Detail Community, and level up."

    That's what a fellow listener had to say about the channel.

    Also,

    We would love to have you as a member of The Detail Community! We believe you have the skills and talent to have success in this industry. By joining you will have instant access to a library of resources, exclusive live events, members only podcast episodes, a private community of other like minded detailers ready to support you every step of the way, and so much more. Click here to learn more.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

taylormade084 ,

Great content for Details new and old

Every industry be in hopes to find someone willing to put some valuable content over and over like this channel does!! Love the content

aids141414 ,

Best. Podcast. Out. There.

As a beginner that’s just getting into detailing, I’ve listened to just about every podcast and watched every YouTuber. This by far is the best information out there, and he’s real about everything. I listen to it everyday going to and from work.

tampeteteflondetailing ,

Awesome content

Dustin not only helps Detailers who are just starting but also established ones aswell. While featuring some awesome professionals who have been in this industry sharing some useful tips. Keep Grinding Climbing and Shynin Dustin. Thank you for the Detail Spot 😎. B

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