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Are You Doing All That You Can For Your Dry Cleaning Business?

4. February 2011

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You might think you are, but you’re probably not. “Don’t tell me Greg that I’m not.” You’re probably keeping very busy, but busy on the wrong things. Are you working “in” your dry cleaning business, or “on” your dry cleaning business. Working in your business are tasks like, pressing, driving the van, counter work, fixing […]

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Have You Ever Hit Rock Bottom? I Did.

1. February 2011

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My latest and greatest business just failed. I couldn’t get off the couch. I was spending the last of my kid’s communion money. All my savings was gone. My credit cards were maxed out. My house was being repossessed by the bank. And I was $200,000 in debt from money I borrowed to keep my […]

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Your Personal Credo

23. December 2010

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What is your personal credo? What do you stand for? What set of rules do you live by? Here is 15 of a 100 of my “Personal Credo” statements: I agree to the following CREDO for my beliefs: 1)     I never make excuses. It’s my fault, good or bad. 2)     I constantly strive to increase […]

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Is Your Head Screwed On Straight? Mine Wasn’t! What Can You Do If It’s Not?

16. December 2010

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It’s not easy being a dry cleaning business owner today. The economy sucks. Your employee’s are wieners’ and complain all the time. Your customers aren’t always happy. And with all of this, you are expected to put on a smiling face for all—all of the time. First of all, congratulations on being a business owner. […]

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Are You A Dry Cleaning Whiner? I was!

10. July 2010

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I used to blame everything and everybody but myself for my failure in this business. I felt sorry for myself. I used to throw a “pity” party most every day. “Poor me. Why me? Won’t someone help me.”  That used to be my self talk. I was going through a divorce, so I blamed that. […]

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What Can You Do During Those Slow Weeks?

6. July 2010

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Is this 4th of July week one of your slowest? It’s mine. Christmas week is another slow week. But I don’t mind. Why? Because this gives me a chance to rest and reflect on what I need to do to make this slow week what my best week is now. So what do you have […]

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In Your Dry Cleaning Business Who Do You Market To?

18. February 2010

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Do you market to your future customers?  I do! Some dry cleaners don’t. Some dry cleaners market and sell to the naysayers and the complainers. Do you? What do I mean by this? If you get one complaint about your marketing, do you stop doing it? I hope not. I hope your running your dry […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR DRY CLEANERS!!

31. December 2009

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My wish is for you to leap into this new year with renewed enthusiasm for your dry cleaning business!! Take a look at this short video with some dry cleaner marketing inspiration. Make it a great New Year and leave me your comments below.

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A Customer Loyalty Lesson To Learn From Johnny The Bagboy

30. December 2009

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What could you learn from a supermarket bagbog? Lots, I’ve found out. Watch this short little 3 minute movie and let me know how you like it. How can you use Johnny’s inspiration to help you in your dry cleaning business this year? I’ve been a collector of quotes for over 35 years. I have […]

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Merry Christmas! – Happy Hanukkah! – Happy Kwanzaa! – Happy Festivas!

23. December 2009

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Hey–this is my way of saying to have a great holiday season.  You’ll love this! Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today! Get more route customers this year than you ever had! Happy New Year!!

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