HAPPYTANS PODCAST INTERVIEW EPISODE 20 – JIMMY COCO
Interview by Grant Kantsios from happytans | www.happytans.com
“Our goal is to help you start and grow your own sunless tanning business. I am bringing in some successful business owners within the industry so they can tell you firsthand what they’ve been through to get their business to where it is today. It’s a lot of hard work and a lot of effort but it is possible. I hope you can find some information and inspiration that can help you grow your own business!
If you have any questions for me you can reach me at; firstname.lastname@example.org and I will be happy to help you.”
TANNING THE STARS WITH JIMMY COCO
Jimmy Coco is the Celebrity Tan Expert in Hollywood, California and is a pioneer in the mobile tanning industry. He is known for his work with the stars from Victoria’s Secret Angel models to Kim Kardashian.
Jimmy stresses the importance of self-value, being gracious to customers and the community, and staying in competition with yourself for maximum growth.
2:00 – Jimmy Coco’s breakout in the industry and celebrity tanning
7:30 – Pre-tanning business careers
9:19 – Higher-end prices and higher-end clientele; “Once I raised my prices, the level of respect that came with that was higher too”
12:32 – Improving education, graciousness, and support in the community and forums
21:04 – Worst entrepreneurial moment
24:50 – Highlights in Jimmy’s career
31:03 – Jimmy’s personal tips for success!
35:27 – Your own unique lane; “Do your thing, trust your instincts, and listen to your clients”
38:50 – Importance of sharing knowledge along the way
41:10 – Risk taking and business growth
44:09 – Equipment and Solution
48:57 – Training and Certification; “The Paper Towel Certificate”
51:22 – Jimmy Coco’s letter to SelfJimmy’s Website MineTan Website Listen on YouTube