We are always working to better the professional car wash industry and your support makes all the difference. Because of membership support, ICA is able to provide best-in-class programs and resources to its members like WaterSavers, Wash Count, The Car Wash Show, and more.
As you prepare for an amazing 2015, we hope that if you're not already a member, that you'll consider supporting the car wash industry by joining International Carwash Association.
Refusing to wash your car is a drastic measure that’s not necessary or feasible during winter in New England, but if you’re looking to waste as little water as possible, should you be hitting up the local car wash or washing your own car in the driveway?
As it turns out, a commercial car wash is still be your best bet.
Last Thursday, the crew at Magic Mist Car Wash was closing up for the night and counting up their tips. That’s when they looked inside the bucket and found an envelope filled with cash.
"I have a crew of 10, so we split it up between them and it worked out real great," Bushong said.
On the day after Christmas, the place was packed as customers heard of the huge tip.
A true full service car wash, fully staffed with express detail attendants, has found a new home in western Eagle County. White Water Express boasts a 100-foot-long tunnel featuring the highest technology that the car wash industry has to offer, leaving motorists with a beautifully clean car in only three minutes. The operation is not only clean, but also green. The owners have invested in the best recycling equipment, enabling more than 85 percent of each wash’s water to be recycled.
If you intend to buy capital equipment sometime soon, pay attention. The rules for deducting certain business expenses could change over the next few weeks. It's the end of the year, which means time has all but run out to make significant changes to your tax position.
In order to enable your business to function smoothly and do better, it is not only important that your budget mirrors its strategic goals, but you also need to have specific guidelines with regard to the steps to achieving those goals. In today’s dog-eat-dog world, businesses need to be capable of managing their financial resources to be able to deal with unforeseen challenges.
With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your search engine optimization strategies for 2015. It seems like successful SEO tactics constantly change. One of the biggest shifts you need to be aware of is that SEO is no longer a separate component of digital marketing. It needs to be integrated into all your efforts because a huge variety of factors influence your results, according to Search Engine Land. Even the online footprint of your live events can influence SEO.
SEO, referring to Search Engine Optimization, is the practice of making a website findable by search engines like Google, and is one of the most important aspects of an online marketing strategy today. The process involves an understanding of how search engines work, what SEO really means and what it includes, as well as how to strategize for SEO success.