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Social media is not living up to its name. New evidence suggests that the more time users spend scrolling through Facebook and Twitter, the more isolated they feel. 



Posting a photo or earning a "like" on a post affects the human brain the same way as a hug or a jolt of sugar — there’s a temporary high, and once the high fades, the brain’s chemistry falls lower and craves more.



Visit https://www.carwash.org/car-wash-magazine/feature-stories/feature/anti-social-media to view the full article online.

 
We're working on the Fall issue of CAR WASH Magazine and would love to hear from you! We're writing articles on some of the following topics. If your company has an interesting perspective to share, please reach out and let us know! 




- Industry consolidation

- Access to capital

- The M&A environment

- Leading a company through consolidation

- Industry consolidation

- Change management

- Car wash foodservice




Email managing editor Jennifer Lipner at jlipner@naylor.com for consideration.




Visit mailto:jlipner@naylor.com to view the full article online.

 
A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News
Source: FOX Business

With more Americans eager to join the workforce, small businesses are looking for skilled workers. Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon encourages businesses to go to vocational schools to help students learn about the skills they might need.

Visit https://www.foxbusiness.com/small-business/small-businesses-face-critical-shortage-of-skilled-workers-sbas-linda-mcmahon to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
 
   

Source: CarsonNow.org

Quick Quack Car Wash has purchased a building permit through the Carson City Building Division, with plans to open a new Carson City, Nev., franchise on about 3.5 acres. This will be the California-based company's first Nevada location.


Visit https://carsonnow.org/story/07/21/2018/new-planned-car-wash-ducky-addition-carson-city to view the full article online.

 
Source: The State Journal-Register
Three new washes are joining the nearly two dozen already in the capital city of Springfield, Ill.

Visit http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180710/car-wash-market-in-springfield-keeps-expanding to view the full article online.

 
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Leadership
 
   
Source: Entrepreneur
The old adage that no one likes change is a cliche for a reason, but there are ways to prevent the inevitable fallout from a big announcement. 

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/316936 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Forbes
When it comes to economic value, your business is worth a lot more to you than to anybody else. After all, you created it and have nurtured it ever since. 

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnbrown/2018/07/31/ugly-surprises-that-can-derail-your-plans-to-sell-your-business/#48d42237ec67 to view the full article online.

 
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems LLC
WEG Electric Corp.
Marketing
 
   
Source: Inc.

All too often, marketing strategies are explained as "having social media," "having an online brand" or "advertising a lot." Unfortunately, these explanations oversimplify the deeper and more complex concepts behind a truly effective marketing strategy.

Visit https://www.inc.com/peter-gasca/a-simple-analogy-to-explain-difference-between-marketing-advertising-branding.html?cid=landermore to view the full article online.

 
Source: Small Business Trends

For the modern small business, voice technology is a great way to streamline processes and boost customer service. However, according to recent statistics, only about a third of senior-level employees use the technology at work. 

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/07/business-can-use-voice-technology.html to view the full article online.

 
Hydra-Flex Inc.
PDQ Manufacturing
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