To insure a successful car wash fundraiser you will need to get publicity. You need to hit many different areas to insure everyone knows when and where the car wash fundraiser will be. The more people know about it the more people will show up. You must alert the media and the community. Here is some good advice for you upcoming car wash fundraiser.
Angee: Our most recent project, and largest to date, is called “10×10”. We are working with Homeroom Chicago.The impetus of the project was to develop relationships between Chicago bands and printmakers that went beyond show posters. To this end, ten visual artists invited a musician or band to join the project by recording an original song. Each artist then created a 10″ x 10″ print inspired by the song they commissioned.
Do you do embarrassing things when you write? No, this isn’t a joke. When I wrote fiction I would often pace while thinking out conversations. Why? Because I was acting out the interaction. Fiction writers have been described as actors with a fear of the stage. If you do embarrassing things then you probably need to remove yourself to a separate room — if only to avoid the even more embarrassing questions.
The Pantone Matching System is very popular in the printing industry to accurately reproduce spot colors on press and the wedding invitation cards you are using should have a Pantone swatch book for you to look through determining the exact shade of red you’d like. Note it will have a number like “PMS 185” which the pressman will use to mix the ink.
Angee: My grandmother loved to oil paint. She was completely self-taught and was my role model. We mostly painted scenery from calendars and for some reason illustrations of Emmett Kelly, Jr., “The World’s Most Famous Hobo Clown.” When I was in high school, I would often visit and we would watch Bob Ross on TV. We bonded over mocking his approach to painting.
Keep a lump sum on hand for emergencies. This could include taking a client out for dinner, repair money for the day your computer crashes (and it will), or money you want to put towards your business at a later date. It’s hard to estimate how much you may want to put away, but $1,000 is a good general figure.
Starting a home based business could be challenging, but if you have all your “ducks in a row,” before starting it you will most likely succeed at your venture. Being creative, decisive, and ambitious is a wonderful start in achieving your goal of operating a successful home based cleaning business. Best of luck to you!