We're headed to New Orleans in October for Splash 2017! We'll bring the car wash community together for one-on-one opportunities, plenty of social time, and a mix of peer education offerings (Wash Talks) too. Not sure what Splash is all about?
Check out the video highlights from last year's Splash event and register today.
A pesky bug is making a bigger appearance in Texas this spring than usual. Love bugs have been out in full force in recent days and more people are being bugged behind the wheel. Mating season for these black bugs means headaches for drivers like you and me. Love bugs seem to be a magnet for cars. Amy Thomas of Anderson can't get them off her white SUV fast enough.
Uber said it plans to test flying cars by 2020, with the goal of eventually enabling customers to "push a button and get a high-speed flight in and around cities." The embattled ride-sharing company, which is facing a high-stakes intellectual property lawsuit over its self-driving car technology, said it is partnering with aircraft manufacturers to develop an "on-demand" network of "vertical take-off and landing vehicles."
Two Bowling Green-based brothers are betting big on Frankfort car washes. Geoff and Robbie Rather, both bankers, are pouring money into "Fast Freddy" car washes on both the east and west sides of town as well as in Shelbyville.
Spiffy, a Durham-based startup that provides on-demand car washes and other services, recently completed a financing round valued at $7.54 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company, which lets customers order mobile car washes through a smartphone app, exceeded the initial goal for the funding round, which was $5 million.
One of the most popular Dilbert comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, "So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down because of a weak economy?" To which Dilbert’s boss replies, "These meetings will go faster if you stop putting things in context."
Imagine flying through your to-do list every day and having plenty of free time left over. Sound like a dream come true? That's the promise of productivity hacks. But, as somebody who's tried almost all of them, I've found that this fantasy doesn't always become reality.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads." Like books, podcasts tell a story and convey ideas – except podcasts can carry the most up-to-date information available. In other words, they can be an invaluable tool for entrepreneurs like you.
If there’s one thing you can rely on, it’s change – especially when it comes to social media. It seems like every day there’s some new feature or new technology that is taking the digital landscape by storm. And social media isn’t showing any signs of slowing down yet. Today, one-third of the world’s population uses social media networks on a regular basis.
SONNY’S CarWash College is now open on the West Coast in Buena Park, Calif. Car Wash Equipment Repair, Management and Maintenance courses are already underway at the ACES/FASTECH Facility. Limited seating remains for the May 22 – 26 Management I Course.
D&S Car Wash Equipment Company has launched its new IQ® Car Wash Systems website. This unique website features a 3-layer system of information delivery about the IQ 2.0 In-Bay Automatic Car Wash System.