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[Method] How I Turned $7,700 In To A $5,000 Per Month Business In 3 Months

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Agera, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. Agera

    Agera Junior Member

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    Hello to the BHW community and thanks for visiting my post. I've been in to SEO & IM for quite a few years and since my start has predominantly been my main focus and work. When it comes to business though and being successful, I think it's important to diversify your investments and work and I don't believe that it's ever a good idea to have all of your eggs in one basket. Almost three months ago now, I was thinking of other businesses that I could start and one that ran across my mind was the "Limousine" business. Operating a limo transportation service is an easy to run business that requires little start up costs while yielding high profit margins.

    So, what I did was I went on line and found that there were tons of limousines available at great prices and ended up winning a limo on an auction for $6,700. It's a little bit of an old limo but it's a nice Lincoln stretch limo, very clean and a near perfect paint job. Once acquired, I found a small office down the street from my home that the owner was only wanting $500 per month for, I moved in to the location for $1,000 and within a week had a fully operating limousine service running, vehicle, office, registration and all! :)

    So, as I mentioned I've had this now for right about 10 weeks which is how long I've had it in service and so far it has done really well. I'm currently charging $75 per hour with a 3 hour minimum which means if I take someone to a concert and I have to sit in the parking lot in the limo waiting for the event to be over, I'm making $75 per hour just for sitting. To date, the company has booked 38 appointments and has grossed $14,160 ($4,700 Per Month Average). Most of the appointments and calls that I get are for groups going to clubs/events or for weddings. I know the end of the school year is coming up with prom and I'm thinking of purchasing a second limo as I know there's going to be a ton of phone calls coming in.

    Another thing I'm considering is hiring a dedicated driver, SEO/IM consumes a lot of my time so getting appointments actually inconvenients me even though it's making me money. A dedicated driver will free up a lot of my time and I'll still be able to properly manage the business.

    Thanks again for reading my post. I just wanted to share the success that I've had with everyone and maybe it'll spark some ideas for those here! Feel free to comment below with your thoughts, I'd love to hear what you have to say! :)
     
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  2. Agera

    Agera Junior Member

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    One thing I forgot to mention is that I'm driving traffic to the site with both SEO & AdWords in case anyone was wondering.
     
  3. ok888

    ok888 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Where are you located?



    so its only you right now running the whole thing?
     
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  4. afredopogliari

    afredopogliari Newbie

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    Congrats, I hope the vehicle is in a perfect condition to serve you long enough.
     
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  5. amark

    amark Newbie

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    nice post but if you explain briefly like some other BHW members then it would be awesome.
     
  6. freakymonday

    freakymonday Junior Member Premium Member

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    Interesting business actually and not bad profit. Wish you good luck in future, maybe you will expand your company get more limos and drivers. Just save money you made and invest in more limos.
     
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  7. amark

    amark Newbie

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    SEO ?? what kind of methods do you use ?? is it black hat tech or white hat tech??
     
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  8. Paper-Boy

    Paper-Boy Elite Member

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    love this type of threads. Kinda reminds me of the book, fastlane millionaire. :p
     
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    Nice little idea.
     
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  10. Smashez

    Smashez Newbie

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    *thumbs up* Nice, nice.
     
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  11. CriminalMind

    CriminalMind Regular Member

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    u must be in the us to get a limo that cheap and get clients for it in most country this business is not as eazy as u make it sounds
     
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  12. radiant13

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    Hire a driver and you can just work on your business and not in your business, know what I mean? Make sure you have all the insurance you need to cover every possible scenario...drunken passengers can do some strange things, mechanical problems with the limo can happen too, etc.

    Thank you so much for sharing your success story, it's very motivational.
     
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  13. asiko

    asiko Newbie

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    Very nice method
     
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  14. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    The ability to make the phone ring is what sets you apart from other operators...

    So forget about scaling up the limo business. Instead, scale up your ability to make the phone ring - and sell those phone calls as leads/bookings to anyone who wants them. Then you're making real money :)
     
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    psychosimo Regular Member

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    i really loved the idea :) keep it up bro ($6,700 for a limo is so good , where are you located ? i mean the country)
     
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    Limo business is an awesome business. Great post and I pretty sure your profits will go up when Prom Season comes around.
     
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    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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    Sweet, I know who I'm calling for the conference when I land in Vegas!:drive:
     
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  18. kengaime

    kengaime Newbie

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    Next Step: FakeLimo :p (if you know what I mean)
     
  19. sogeking

    sogeking Power Member

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    dude thats actually pretty sweet. good job
     
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    jojoenglish85 Newbie

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    Sounds like an interesting endeavor, let us know how you end up.
     
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