Keep up to date with the latest trends in the laundry industry, with an emphasis on wash and fold and pickup and delivery. The host operates Super Suds laundromat, which brings in over ONE MILLION DOLLARS of gross revenue in wash and fold per year from a single location and is also the co-founder of Curbside Laundries software which makes point of sales for laundromats and offers integrated pickup and delivery solutions, too. There is always a lot to learn in this quickly evolving industry.
Episode 8: Hiring Gig Drivers For Laundry Pickup and Delivery, does it work?
Kenny Simons of The Dirty Hamper Laundry pickup service talks about his competitive advantage over the Gig Economy and ridesharing programs. When a laundry owner outsources driving to a gig worker, that owner is rolling the dice with their brand's reputation.
Listen to this podcast to hear actual gig economy drivers do shocking things while on the 'job'.
Episode 7: Crushing it in Laundry Pickup and Delivery
Owner / Operator Kenny Simons of The Dirty Hamper laundry pickup and delivery service in the Inland Empire, San Gabriel Valley, and Riverside County shares his first hand experience using Curbside Laundries software solution. He increased his revenue by 500% in one year and had the right software solution to manage his growth. Find out how he stood out from the competition. Kenny discusses the new normal - outsourcing laundry. He dives deep into the nitty gritty and discusses how to convert prospective customers into PAYING customers.
Kenny built his pickup and delivery business upon the CurbsideLaundries.com laundry software platform and received help from marketing expert Tiffany of Purple Cow Social www.purplecowsocial.com
Episode 6: Future Proofing Your Laundromat's Revenue Stream
How to protect your laundromat's revenue stream from competitors, lease terminations, rent increases, and more! Find out how to create a new business within your business that can protect your laundry business from external threats.
Episode 5: The Episode the Laundry Industry Does NOT Want You to Hear
There will be backlash for sharing this information. This is the episode the laundry industry doesn't want you to hear. There is a major shift in the laundry business landscape which is empowering individual laundromat owners at the expense of multi-billion dollar manufacturers. Find out why numerous multi-location operators are selling some of their laundromats and focusing on pickup and delivery.
Episode 4: Offering Dry Cleaning at Your Laundromat
Should you offer dry cleaning at your laundromat? Thinking about offering dry cleaning for pickup and delivery for your wash and fold service? Learn about the benefits.
Already offering dry cleaning with your laundry service? It may be time to reevaluate the service you are being provided with. The work your dry cleaner does will reflect upon your laundromat's reputation.
Curbside Laundries provides a wash and fold POS solution that handles in store wash and fold, pickup and delivery, and offers a dry cleaning solution made FOR laundromats.
For more information, go to www.CurbsideLaundries.com
Episode 3: What Are You Selling?
Does your online web presence reflect all of the wash and fold services that you provide or does your Yelp presence just show a bunch of machines? Find out how to communicate the finished wash and fold product to your customers.
Always a nugget
These podcasts are great! And there is always at least one or two helpful nuggets of information in each one.