Important: While I understand that during the coronavirus crisis money will be tight for everyone - I believe that it's important for instructors to get their businesses on a firm footing before the next major crisis, whatever that will be. It's almost certain that when the emergency is over we will be facing recession - perhaps the greatest recession ever...
Much as I would like to, I simply can't afford to give the programme away free but I am repeating the product launch offer from last year to give 70% discount in order to help as many instructors as possible to utilise their downtime in a positive way during the crisis.
One simple change could earn you an extra £750 next year - guaranteed.
If you work full time and follow the Profit Buster advice I guarantee* that you will make an extra £750 - or I'll give you your money back...
But that's just the start of the journey... I believe that you will make much more than that!
Over years I've seen lots of 'promises' where 'get rich quick' programmes and services are aimed at driving instructors.
"Web templates to triple your enquiries"
"Killer voucher scheme to grow your business"
"Advertising secrets to double your earnings"
I could go on...
I've seen instructors spend literally £1000's on quick fix solutions that never worked throwing good money after bad.
So why should you believe that Profit Buster is any different from the rest?
I've been involved in driver training for more than 40 years both at a local and national level and built a solid reputation by delivering on my promises and here's my promise to you.
"If you follow the processes set out in Profit Buster MasterClass you will see an increase in your profits"
I can't guarantee how much your profits will increase, but although you might not believe me, I believe that some instructors who are currently at the lower end of the pricing scale could increase their earning by up to £10,000 - and no, that's not a misprint. If you apply the information in the first Bonus video in the course I will guarantee that if you are working full time (32+ hours a week) you will earn an extra £750. £2000 is easily possible in the first year.
I'm not about to damage my reputation for honesty, good value and good ideas with a harebrained scheme that is all 'hot air'.
Working together, we can improve your business.
Rather than trying to add a 'quick fix' patch to a business that is not performing as well as it could, Profit Buster helps you to understand, first of all that your driving school is a business and then create a solid foundation for planning and marketing that will give you a secure buffer against fluctuations in the market and help make you the 'got to' instructor for your area.
You will learn how to create your own good luck!
Profit Buster is a twenty-part business and marketing programme developed specifically for driving instructors and delivered over ten months - a new update every two weeks. It's designed to help you to maximise your earnings and profit.
Many driving instructors, especially one-person operators and those working on franchises either don’t consider themselves to be business people or don't operate their sales, marketing and business management following set, tried and trusted business methods. This is not because they are unprofessional, many are trying hard and doing their best - but the vast majority of ADI training only teaches you how to teach - not how to run a business.
Profit Buster will guide you step-by-step through the key areas of your business where a deeper understanding can help you to improve your profits.
You will get one task to complete every two weeks for 10 months. The tasks come with easy-to-follow, common-sense instructions to guide you towards your goals. You then have access to the complete programme for another two months or can re-subscribe for a further 12 month period at a 50% discount rate. Scroll down for a list of topics.
Profit Buster guides you through the important aspects of planning and marketing your business. It starts with a couple of Bonus units that will give you a 'kick start' if you need more customers right away and show you an easy strategy to increase your profit by over £750 with little or no effort.
In addition to the main units you will get emails explaining some key aspects or offering more examples/case studies...
The units cover...
1. Business reality/Health Check.
As an instructor your main asset is the time you sell - and you only have a limited amount of time available. The 'health check' will help you to work out your 'real' hourly rate - one instructor doing the exercise discovered that his real hourly rate was around £3 less than he believe it to be!
2. How good is your current marketing?
When you know your real hourly rate and which customers earn you the most per hour you can start to plan your marketing. Here you will test the performance of any current marketing or advertising you do, such as asking fr referrals, Facebook campaigns, etc.
3. Why instructors sometimes lose customers.
Everyone loses a customer occasionally. No matter how few you need to keep a record to look for any patterns. When people stop taking lessons they will often say that it's because they 'can't afford' - but this is rarely the real reason.
4. How many customers do you need?
Do you run your business or does your business run you? In this unit you will set customer targets based on the hours you want to work and the income you want to achieve - this information is essential to plan ahead and avoid any 'lean' periods.
5. People buy with their eyes.
Instructors spend lots on courses and programmes to improve their training or Standards Check grade - this is something I always encourage and applaud - but being a Grade A or certified coach, although it will help, won't in itself get you a good income.
6. What do pupils want?
Do you know what your customers want? Is it something that you have thought about or do you assume that they all have the same test pass goal?
7. Courses and products.
What do you sell? Most instructors are missing out on customer enquiries because they have a 'shotgun' approach to sales and marketing. This unit explores how you can target specific 'generic' groups.
8. Team lessons for promotion and profit.
Do you do team lessons? Team lessons put two or ideally, three, learners in your car together; this can give you a higher hourly rate for the time they are in the car but there are reasons for offering team lessons that are far more powerful than this.
9. Leave a better message.
"You have reached 012345678 please leave a message" - not if there's another choice elsewhere they won't!
10. Prices on websites.
Good idea or not?
11. Not the only sales person.
Depending on your business model, the best business comes from referrals - but how many referral strategies do you have? Or do you simply rely on 'accidental referrals' and see them as a bonus if and when they happen. Depending on your start point it should not be difficult to quadruple your referrals.
12. Special promotions.
Special promotions can bring in business - but you need to be sure that its profitable.
13. Customer says no!
Why are they saying no? What can you do to turn them around?
A deceptively powerful method of getting business.
15. The four P's.
This unit looks at the 'marketing mix' and why it is important.
16. Offer stacking.
A powerful way of 'tempting' potential customers to call you - and to give great value.
17. Review and setting prices.
Where are we so far? 10 months in and you should be seeing a difference.
Most instructors have a Facebook presence - although Facebook has slipped in popularity amongst young people it is still a valuable - necessary - resource.
The word 'guarantee' is a very powerful marketing tool - the reason many instructors shy away from it is because they don't understand how to use it. And incidentally, I guarantee that if Profit Buster does not deliver everything explained on this page, I'll refund the purchase price.
20. Getting in the media
Getting in the media, especially but not only in small towns and rural areas, can be a powerful tool to help you to become the local expert or 'go to' instructor - a key element when it comes to premium pricing.
*For details of the refund guarantee and terms that apply see the MasterClass Terms & Conditions page.