THE STATE OF THE LAUNDRY INDUSTRY PODCAST

The State of the Laundry Industry Podcast focuses on the fastest growing segment in the laundry industry:  Pickup and Delivery.  Each episode is designed to deliver you valuable nuggets of information in just a few minutes.

Episode 27: How to Buy a Laundromat and NOT Get Taken To the Cleaners
Episode 27: How to Buy a Laundromat and NOT Get Taken To the Cleaners
On any investment, you make your money on the buy. Your laundromat can make or not make money based upon what you paid for it. Watch this episode to help ensure you make a wise investment and do NOT get taken to the Cleaners.
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Episode 26: TEN TIMES Wash and Fold Growth in TWO YEARS. Do Laundromats Make Money? YES!
Episode 26: TEN TIMES Wash and Fold Growth in TWO YEARS. Do Laundromats Make Money? YES!
Dan with Mama's Laundry has grown his wash and fold business by TEN TIMES in just TWO YEARS with the Curbside Laundries POS and pickup and delivery solution. Dan discusses his explosive growth, which he says he could not have achieved without Curbside. He also discusses the pros and cons of attended versus non attended laundromats and much more!
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Episode 25: A Small Price Increase Leads to an Exponential Increase to Profit in Wash and Fold
Episode 25: A Small Price Increase Leads to an Exponential Increase to Profit in Wash and Fold
Did you know a 20 cent price per pound increase can lead to a 52% increase in profit? Raising your prices increase both your total revenue AND your profit margin, resulting in an exponential increase to your profit. And the reverse, discounting zaps profits.

Kent Wales of Happy Laundry describes how he made this financial discovery and how he incorporates this concept into his wash and fold business. A price increase allows you to do less work and make more money.
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Episode 24: Creating a System for Exponential Growth in Laundry Pickup & Delivery
Episode 24: Creating a System for Exponential Growth in Laundry Pickup & Delivery
Nick Bernaiche with Clean n Green shares his two prong approach which led to his exponential growth in laundry pickup and delivery. Find out how he produced more laundry without increasing his payroll, why you need a system in place before you grow, why he loves Zombie Mats, how he grows his wash and fold business without spending too much on marketing, and how wash and fold pickup and delivery sells itself.
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Episode 23: How to Choose the Best Laundry Pickup and Delivery Software
Episode 23: How to Choose the Best Laundry Pickup and Delivery Software
Learn about the different aspects of laundry pickup and delivery software made specifically for laundromats. What to watch out for, your most valuable asset, what is gold plated, how is the software Beta tested, the best mistake, understanding the depth of the laundry delivery business, who owns the customer, the process of switching software, how to evaluate tech support, and why free software is not always free.
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Episode 22: 0 to 5 Figures in 5 Months
Episode 22: 0 to 5 Figures in 5 Months
Bhanu with Lavender Laundry shares his story about how he grew his wash and fold pickup and delivery business in Tukwila Washington to five figures in just five months. He previously used a competitor's software solution and the delivery business never took off. With Curbside Laundries, Bhanu's revenue keeps going up and up like a staircase.
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Episode 21: All About the Clean Show and Future Trends
Episode 21: All About the Clean Show and Future Trends
When is the Clean Show 2022? Where is the Clean Show? What are the latest trends in pickup and delivery? Learn how the wash and fold delivery market has matured in just five years and what is coming next! Curbside Laundries will be there with the latest in wash and fold pickup and delivery.
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Episode 20: LaundryaGoGo Octuples its Laundry Delivery Revenue in Three Years
Episode 20: LaundryaGoGo Octuples its Laundry Delivery Revenue in Three Years
LaundryaGoGo octupled its wash and fold delivery gross revenue in just three years! Yes, EIGHT TIMES GROWTH. Proprietor Peter Lowin describes how the pickup and delivery business model is designed to grow and his secrets to success.
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Episode 19: How to Raise Wash and Fold Prices
Episode 19: How to Raise Wash and Fold Prices
Should you tell your customers ahead of time that you are about to raise your prices for wash and fold? How do you get the word out? Learn how to minimize customer attrition and how to get commercial accounts to pay more. With wages and fuel costs going up, are you charging the right price?
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Episode 18: How to Hire a Laundry Driver
Episode 18: How to Hire a Laundry Driver
Tips for how to hire a driver for your laundry pickup and delivery business. Just starting and have a smaller vehicle? How to qualify good candidates in a timely fashion? What qualities should you look for? Find out in 5 minutes.
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