OSP 134! This week I talk with a detailers wife. Becky Caldwell is the Executive Director for the Virginia Highlands Festival and a virtual Executive Director helping Non Profits. She contacted me to share her insights on marketing and building a detailing business. She was a blast to interview, and gives us all some great info!
OSP 133! This week we flashback again to the SEMA show floor as I sit down with P.J. from Waxstock, Europes largest Detail industry show, and Co Owner of Dodo Juice. We talk conventions, traveling, marketing, and products. It is nice to sit down to an open conversation with this industry professional!
OSP 132! This week we revisit the Las Vegas Convention Center Showroom Floor to listen to a discussion between Adam Huber and Marcy Tran, Co Owner of Clean Car Custom Detail, in Brenham TX. They discuss the Optimization Training classes as well as dive into Dave Ramsey principles for business and life.
OSP 131! This week I play a couple more interviews from Opti Coats Mobile Podcast Studio. First visit with Robert Fafrowicz, owner of All In The Polish Detailing in Camp Verde Az. Learn how this young man thrives in a small town. Being from an entrepreneurial family, Robert is a natural. Then I sit down with Drew Truitt, owner of Lake and Land Detailing, in Mt Juliet TN. Fellow hockey fan and polisher, and soon to come on board with Opti Coat!!!
OSP 130! This week you get the first installment of the SEMA files of 2018. First I sit down with Adam Thurman owner of Ultimate Image Detailing in South Weber, Utah. Then I have my yearly talk with Vu Nguyen Executive Director of PCA Porsche Club of America. I learned that even 6 month old Porsche Enthusiasts can now join!
OSP 129! This week Dann and Adam Huber talk to Sam Pain, owner of Prestige Automotive Care in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and Joseph Nucifora, owner of Clean Get Away Detailing, Warana Queensland Australia.Although our accents are different, our passion for clean and protected cars is very in line!
OSP 128! It is not every day I get to interview celebrities on the Optimum Synergy Podcast, but this day I did! Meet Jenn Barlow, Julian Taylor, and Sam Nehme and go behind the scenes and look into the life of the 3 stars of History Channels, "It’s How You Get There". As a show sponsor, Opti products are used during the show. One show even features our newest regional managers Adam and Jason polishing and coating something! Listen and make sure to watch It’s How You Get There on the History Channel!!!
OSP 127! This week on the Optimum Synergy Podcast Dann sits down with Detailing Legend Paul Apollonia and marketing guru Martin Brossman. These guys will be hosting a seminar at Mobile Tech Expo this year. I think anyone at Mobile Tech would be wise to attend. Learn some different tricks to marketing on a budget and discover different revenue streams you probably have never considered! These guys were fun to talk to and chock full of great, useful info! This is the auto detailing podcast, to drive you towards success!
OSP 126! This week on the Optimum Synergy Podcast Dann, Yvan And Adam Huber talk to Bo Sparks from South Shore Kentucky. Bo reached out to me after listening to OSP 124 with some questions about detailing on the side. So we break down Bo’s situation and discuss a side hustle and detailing part time with Optimum Products. There is something for everyone on the, auto detailing podcast, SYNERGY!!
OSP 126! This Week Dann sits down with Mack, Huber, and Carter, Opti Coats new Creative Director, to discuss upcoming product releases, Events, trainings, and our new Marketing strategies. More fun than a barrel of monkeys! Opti Coat and the Ultimate, auto detailing podcast!
OSP 125! a Redux of OSP 24! I sat down with Justin Wees VP Financial Advisor from Charles Schwab. Justin sheds light on the different ways a small business owner can get on the right track for retirement. Learn the difference between a 401k, Roth, SEP, and Individual IRA! This is likely the most important thing you can do for your future. You just can’t detail forever!
OSP 124! This week Adam Huber, Yvan and Dann discuss starting a business on a shoestring budget. With a starter kit and some determination, good things can be had. Then the loose ends part we talk about SEMA and training and a a couple of other loose ends! This is the auto detailing podcast for success. New or seasoned we got you covered!
OSP 123! This Week Dann sits down with Adam Huber, Opti Coat"s Western Regional Manager, and Jason Gibson, Certified Opti Coat installer and Owner of Radiant Reflections Detailing of Salem Va. They were both recently in Virginia for the filming of an episode of “It’s How You Get There”, airing this fall on History Channel and Amazon TV. Hear about their experience from travel, to laying down coating, to talking on camera!
OSP 122! This week Dann sits down with Steven Jackson of Cambria UK to discuss Lean Processing. Dann and Steven are connected on Linkedin, and Steve is a contributor to the Optimum Forum. It seems the most basic simple ideas ore often overlooked, which can lead to inefficiency in any business. These themes will improve your detailing business, or any business.
OSP 121! This week Dann and Dustin sit down and discuss the 2 year anniversary of Dustin moving to California, buying Big D’s Mobile Detailing, Dann’s move to Opti Corporate, and the growth for all! I think you can hear we are both pretty darn happy where life has taken us. Watch as we accelerate into the future!!!
OPS 120! Dann and Adam sit down with Yvan and discuss calculating hourly rates. Yvan posted about this on social media and it got a lot of traction. Now hear us discuss the specifics!
OSP 119! This week on the Optimum Synergy Podcast, we focus in on Mr Mack and MR Dan McPhail our PPF gurus. Dann, Yvan and Adam key in the the pertinent questions .We discuss PPFs beginnings, advances, and teas you a little with a disruptive new PPF product coming from the company who leads the way with Paint Protection, Opti Coat!
OSP 118! This week The Mack, Dan, Adam and Yvan chat with Dann from all corners of the country, and a piece of Canada. Hear about Yvan’s trip to UK, Poland, Denmark, and Egypt. Yes he did visit the Sphinx!!! Then catch up on Mack’s projects, and get a reintroduction to the newest Regional Managers, Adam and Dan! You get the full installer management team today!
OSP 117! The hits just keep coming. This Week Adam and Dann sit down with Danny Cantrell to discuss proper window cleaning, how to detail successfully on both sides of the country, and then discuss some life and business lessons from Gary V’s book. I have probably said it 117 times, like, share, listen, rate, and review this podcast!
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OSP 116! This week Dann joins Kelvin, Adam H, Mack, and Yvan to discuss current things going on in the OptiVerse, then we explore the book Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Lief Babin. These Navy Seals approach to life and business is solid and straight forward. Adam reviews the points of the book, then the Opti guys discuss applying the principles into thier jobs from running a detail shop to managing the factory! This is the auto detailing podcast built for your success!
OSP 115! This week meet Jason Gerasimovich a connection I made on LinkedIn. He started his journey behind a buffer, down and dirty at dealerships, then sold cars, and now building and selling apps for dealerships, detailers, and other small businesses. Check out his app at gerasassociates. These apps drive marketing, and entice clients to leave reviews.
OSP 114! This week Dann and Yvan talk with Nick McGurk from Mint Mobile Detail LLC, in Heber City, Utah. Nick is a family new Opti Coat Pro installer, who has dialed in a lot of the Optimum Synergy System!. Nick, with a background in journalism turns the tables on Dann and Yvan and starts asking us questions! This is the Optimum Synergy Podcast! The best thing to happen to auto detailing, since the invention of autos!
OSP 113! This week on the Optimum Synergy Podcast, Dann and Yvan talk with Kak Varley about marketing strategies from a sales perspective. This one goes a little deeper than boosted posts. Learn about the science and methods that most small businesses are missing out on. Take your business to the top! aidantaylor.com
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OSP 112! This week the Opti Trio of Dann, Yvan, And Mack, welcome the new Regional Managers Dan McPhail and Adam Huber to team Opti! Dan came from a VP position of a large PPF company and will join Mack in exploding the Opti PPF growth! Adam brings his experience as a detailer and one who built a business and is selling it for a profit in 3 short years! I can’t write enough good things about the new team members, so listen to this episode and meet them yourself!
OSP 111! This week on the Optimum Synergy Podcast Dann, Mack, and Yvan get together from their home bases and discuss Opti topics. We get the Opti Coat PPF state of the Union from Uncle Mack, and dive into the proper prep and method for installing Opti Coat Pro Plus. Always a joy to get us all on together!