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How To Find Success In The Dry Cleaning Business

Saturday, April 9, 2016

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First of all, let’s define success. I think success is all about lifestyle. There are those that make lots of money, but they are stuck with the golden handcuffs of working for someone else. You and I work for ourselves. We don’t answer to anybody or anyone. We can take off anytime we want without […]

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10 Business Building Tools For Your Dry Cleaning Business!

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

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Who should be taking care of the marketing of your dry cleaning business? Should you pass it off to one of your employees? How about an advertising agency? Or your Valpak rep? You the owner should be orchestrating all of your marketing and advertising—NO one else! This is the most important job you have in […]

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How To Use “More Than Money Back” GUARANTEES To Get & Keep Customers!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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And I’m not talking about those “wimpy” limited guarantees either. I’m talking about GUARANTEES with some pizzazz and bite to them. The primary purpose of a GUARANTEE is to take away the risk of doing business with your dry cleaner. You goal is to pave the way for hesitant prospective customers to easily start doing […]

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EDDM

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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How To Use EDDM To Market Your Dry Cleaners! Every Door Direct Mail –USPS   If you don’t know anything about it, EDDM (Every Door Direct Mail) is a way to mail to postal routes very CHEAP! The going rate right now is about 18.5 cents per mailing piece. EDDM is great for marketing your route […]

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17 Ways To Make Your Phone Ring With Route Customers

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Take one or two of these ideas and put them to use in your dry cleaning business and see what happens. The more ways you can get route customers, the better. Having only one marketing method is dangerous. If you have 4 or 5 ways to get customers and have them on autopilot, you’re on […]

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How Routes, Customer Service, and Dry Cleaning Lockers Will Improve Sales

Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Growing and servicing your route customers, locker customers and even counter service is the best investment you can make in your dry cleaning business. If you think they are NOT, you better get with it! Now, when I talk about investing in your business, investing in getting new customers is more important than investing in […]

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How To Stay Ahead Of Your Competition –All The Time

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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Do you know exactly what your competitors are up to? Do you know all their pricing? Do you know what they’re planning next? Every business is in the business of both monitoring what competitors are up to and check-mating them to maintain their own share of business. Unfortunately, most of us don’t do this. Here […]

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Go Out & Steal All The Marketing Ideas You Can & Use Them. Not From Other Dry Cleaner’s—From Other Unrelated Businesses.

Monday, April 21, 2014

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And I don’t want you to go out and plagiarize someone’s marketing word-for-word. Take from it what you think will work for your dry cleaning business and then give it a try. I’ve started 33 companies in my 35 years of business experience, 17 in the dry cleaning business. I know it’s a lot, but […]

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Disney-ize Your Dry Cleaner

Friday, March 14, 2014

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What would your dry cleaner look like if you took a bunch of business ideas from Walt Disney and his team? I’m sure it would revolutionize it! Why don’t you give it a try. I just got back form a trip to Disney World. I went in thinking how a dry cleaner could use Walt’s […]

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7 Skill Sets You MUST Have (Or Develop) To Be Really Successful As A Dry Cleaner!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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You must master these skills. They can be learned. They have nothing to do with dry cleaning. Let’s get going. Surprisingly, none of these skills have anything to do with how to press a shirt or how to fix one of your machines. In fact, if you know how to do these things and can’t […]

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