Kevin Devoto is the founder and the CEO of Kevin Devoto Limo Service Company. The company is one of the best limousine services provider of executive stretch limousines and town cars to all favorite destinations in Miami. The unforgettable night outs and Miami airport city car transfers are two specialties at Kevin Devoto Limo Service. These services are provided to customers using a range of beautiful luxury vehicles. They include extravagant fleets of Excursion limousines, Hummer Limo, Van, SUV Suburban, Escalade fantastic stretch limousine and black Lincoln sedans.
Kevin Devoto Limo Service is dedicated to treating clients and their esteemed guests as Royals. Customers have provided feedback and experiences that Kevin provides unique services which are only available in his company. Devoto’s success can also be attributed to highly skilled professional drivers who work in his business. These trained and qualified personnel understands client services essentials in addition to highways and roads.
Kevin entered the limousine industry in 1998. Currently, he is the leader in this elegant and lavish limo services industry with the best in affordable, exquisite and safe travel. With 12 years of experience in the industry, Kevin’s company is heralded for their efficient and timely transportation services in receptions, corporate and social events, Bar Mitzvahs and weddings. With his highly certified, uniformed and dedicated team of chauffeurs, Kevin has managed to showcase a touch of class in any event indeed. In this manner, Devoto and his team have pride on providing luxury limo services fitted with latest amenities. These includes complimentary beverages, data ports, ample storage rooms for customers and fast-speed internet access.
How did you get started in this business? What inspired you to start this business?
I liked the idea of providing excellent limousine transportation services, and so I entered into the industry. Additionally, I was motivated by the need to make corporate and social events exclusive. Everyone would want their occasion to be memorable, and so I decided to help my customers experience fashionable events in the sense of transportation.
How do you make money?
I run Kevin Devoto Limo Service Company where we offer safe and punctual car service to Fort Lauderdale and Miami International Airport from all the South Beach hotels. Also, at Devoto Limo Service, we provide our transport services in corporate event planning. Our esteemed customers are the source of my income.
How long did it take for you to become profitable?
I started the company in 1998, and as I worked hard in providing transport services, the firm was always profitable. Our clients continue to increase up to date. There has been a significant increase in profits over the years because our services are exceptional.
When you were starting out, was there ever a time you doubted it would work? If so, how did you handle that?
I had confidence in my vision and also the team that I created increased my confidence concerning the viability of the business. Twelve years later, this team has helped me to provide professional services without any fear of failure.
How did you get your first customer?
We managed to secure our first clients through networking and marketing. Our marketing approach targeted the overwhelming numbers of customers at Miami International Airport. These customers provided positive feedback about their experience of traveling with us. In this way, we were able to win the large numbers of clients that we serve today.
What is the toughest decision you’ve had to make in the last few months?
I allowed my professional drivers to work with our competitor, the Uber network. Our clients have continued to increase beyond our capacity and to assure them of our loyalty; this decision has been necessary. However, the drivers are allowed to get booked when they are not scheduled for travels with our company.
What is one marketing strategy (other than referrals) that you’re using that works well to generate new business?
Diversified marketing. It involves the use of both modern and traditional platforms. For example, we reach our new clients through social media advertising. These includes Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
What’s one way you’ve been able to grow your business?
Priority to customer needs. In our business, customers are the bosses. My team has always been dedicated to ensuring satisfaction of our clients is met. Our customers continue to recommend our services to new others.
What do you think it is that makes you successful?
Commitment. I am so much dedicated to achieving my long term goals. I work hard to invest in my team who I attribute to my success. Also, I am extremely passionate about the transport industry and its long-term outcome. My business is an opportunity which I pursue while enjoying every day and hence make significant progress.
What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Witnessing clients giving feedback and coming back again to experience our services. My team has helped me to secure such valued customers. I welcome anybody who’s a happy client to connect with me via social media or through my website and let me know how we can continue to improve and satisfy.
What does the future hold for your business? What are you most excited about?
Expanding my business to reach clients across the world. We aim to venture across the whole of Europe five years’ time. I am so much excited to work towards this goal.
What business books have inspired you?
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I have read this book for six times. I am motivated by the determination, focus, and passion which Jobs demonstrated as an entrepreneur.
If you were to start again, what would you do differently?
I would still do everything in the same way. Specifically, creating, building and motivating my team to ensure professionalism.
What is a recent purchase you have made that’s helped with your business?
We have recently made an investment in two brand new limos that are now assisting us to expand the horizons of our services. Our vision is to purchase more cars for the benefits of our clients.
What advice do you have for the upcoming generations of entrepreneurs?
First, potential entrepreneurs should choose an industry where they are passionate about and invest their ideas. Secondly, as aspiring entrepreneurs, the understanding of their weaknesses and strengths is critical. This helps the entrepreneurs to consult and invest in others. Finally, as an entrepreneur, one must remain steadfast in the pursuit of their vision and belief.
What people have influenced your thinking?
Bill Gates due to his passion for creating a modern world that connects all the people. Gates is the founder of Microsoft, one of the largest empires of the world.