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6 Tips to Spike Holiday Gift Card Sales

Gift Card

The gift card has been democratized. And this is excellent news for your small business. Why? According to a 2016 study, half of American consumers are now very open to buying gift cards from small, independent retailers. What’s more, over one-third of consumers admit that they frequently buy gift cards for themselves. So, how can you get your business on the holiday gift card bandwagon? One. Don’t Wait The…

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Five Simple, Actionable Car Wash Branding Tips

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According to a 2016 poll by Carwashing and Detailing Magazine, 83% of participants agreed that car wash branding is crucial to success in the professional car washing and detailing industry. So, how do you develop successful car wash branding? Two words. Customer experience. Customer Experience and Branding Last month in this blog, we took a look at customer experience and its important role in maximizing your wash’s sales. Customer…

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Maximize the Customer Experience & Make Car Wash Sales Soar

Customer Experience

The Customer Experience How well does your car wash appeal to customers? Does your marketing try to “hard-sell” them with over-the-top advertising narrowly focused on products and services? Or does your wash emphasize the customer experience, appealing directly to their feelings and inspiring first-time customers to become loyal fans? Selling the customer experience instead of focusing solely on products and services isn’t a new technique. But it’s a crucial…

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Hotsy Wash Bay Pressure Washer Solutions for Your Commercial Trucking Fleet

Hotsy Wash Bay Pressure Washer System

Is a Hotsy Wash Bay Pressure Washer System right for your commercial trucking fleet? Mud. Filth. Road residue. Do you struggle to keep your commercial trucking fleet clean? Dirt is more than a visual nuisance. Not only do unsightly exteriors deter potential customers, but buildup of filth results in real damage. The “Dirt” on Dirt From heavy soils to slack stains, diesel exhaust to road films, grime and gunk…

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Summer Car Care Tips to Get Your Ride Road Trip Ready

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What better time to take a family road trip than the summer? Icy roads and snow tires are long gone, and driving conditions generally tend to be optimal. The kids are enjoying a longer break from school, and great weather literally compels you outside. But summer does come with unique concerns from afternoon thunderstorms to sweltering temperatures, road construction to animals darting last-minute across roadways. With the increased mileage…

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Commercial Car Washes & Puget Sound

Commercial Car Washes & Puget Sound

The Puget Sound Car Wash Association (PSCWA) is lobbying for a state retail sales tax exemption for all commercial car washes in Washington. It seeks to promote commercial car washes to the public and could have an important impact on the professional wash industry. It’s also bringing crucial attention to the dangers of residential car washing. Here’s what you need to know… Water Quality Threats Water quality is the…

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Northern Nevada Pressure Washer Repair & Service

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Got Pressure Washer Repair & Service Needs? We’ve Got You Covered… Looking to enhance your company’s cleaning operations? Want to clean faster and more efficiently? Need to maximize productivity while minimizing operation costs? If the answer’s yes, it may be time for a pressure washer repair and service… As the old cliché goes, time is money. And this is especially true for small business owners. From personnel issues to…

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Go Green with an Eco-Friendly Car Wash at Your Dealership

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Celebrating Earth Day brings to mind the preciousness of our planet. What better time to invest in an eco-friendly car wash for your dealership than now? After all, water represents a precious commodity in the arid Western United States. Sure, we’ve had an abnormally wet winter with lots of precipitation and snowfall. But the threat of drought always looms over our region. With drought comes water restrictions. These can seriously…

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Your 5-Step Survival Guide to The Car Wash Show 2017

The Car Wash Show 2017

The Car Wash Show 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, provides the world’s largest car care trade show, meeting place, and networking event in the United States. This year’s theme centers around helping attendees “redefine how you think about your business.” You’ll also learn more about the latest wash innovations, trends, and future projections for the industry. That said, without a plan of action, The Car Wash Show 2017 can…

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Why You Need a Water Reclaim System

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Today, wash owners deal with a variety of complicated factors—from stricter environmental regulations to more rigorous effluent and sewage control measures—that can get in the way of success. Fortunately, a water reclaim system will not only help you address these challenges, it will increase your profitability and make your business more eco-friendly. A water reclaim system purifies and recycles water. In the process, they remove solid waste disposal including…

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