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Quick, what do Starbucks, AMC Theaters and Volvo all have in common? They have all launched subscription services recently.

Like you, these brands are in traditional industries yet they have adopted the business model used by the software industry. In a subscription business model, instead of paying as a customer uses the service, customers pay a regular fee for regular access.

Could it work in the car wash industry? It already is.

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Source: Fortune

For the first time since December of 2000, unemployment in the U.S. has dipped below 4 percent. The good news has some speculating that quarterly economic growth is around the corner.

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Source: Earth911

Adding everything from digital payment kiosks to water reclamation technology, commercial car washes are adapting their business practices to fit modern times — and it’s making a big difference.

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Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

During 2017, Atlanta-area charities, schools, and other nonprofits raised over $684,000 through the Autobell Car Wash Fundraising Program, which launched in 1998, and has assisted nonprofits in raising more than $9 million over the ensuing 20 years.

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Source: PRNewswire

For the third year in a row, Mister Car Wash in Tucson, Ariz., is honoring local teachers for their outstanding work in the community. Thirty finalists received classroom grants in the amount of $500 to $1,000, along with a year-long membership in the company's Unlimited Wash Club.

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Diamond Shine Car Care

Source: Entrepreneur

Living in a digital age can be a blessing and a curse. Finding and sharing information has never been easier, but messages may fall through the cracks. These apps aim to help you and your employees get on the same page and communicate effectively.

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Source: Inc.

Anxiety is a common struggle among entrepreneurs — especially those who are already prone to high levels of anxiety. Here are some ways to minimize stress and maximize your potential.

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Source: Washington Post
A recent Cox Business survey found that 71 percent of 1,100 respondents would prefer to spend their money at small businesses that were actively supporting a positive or environmental cause.

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Source: Small Business Trends
For small businesses, utilizing Instagram provides cost-effective opportunities to resonate with target audiences, reach new customers and grow their brand.

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