3 Ways Dry Cleaning Companies Can Increase Business

Two of the focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. If run properly, dry cleaning businesses can be very, very profitable as they are a service that will likely always be needed. The following sponsored post is entitled, 3 Ways Dry Cleaning Companies Can Increase Business.

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Operating a dry cleaning company can be fun and rewarding for someone who is passionate about what they do. As with any business, it does come with a set of challenges. Increasing a customer base takes time and effort, but the results can be worth it.

1. Perform Updates

If the equipment used is old and wearing out, it is a good idea to try to replace it with models that are faster and more efficient. This can decrease the amount of time spent on each garment and improve turnaround times, making customers happy. If the point of sale system is outdated, then look into getting software for dry cleaner that can expedite the process of receiving items from customers, quickly process payments and keep a running inventory of items.

2. Evaluate the Marketing Plan

Many companies in the modern world would benefit from integrating digital marketing techniques into their marketing plan. Think about the desired target market and figure out the best methods to advertise to them. Many people use search engines to find companies in the local area, so having a website that shows up near the top of the results page can help boost business.

3. Improve the Store’s Appearance

If the store looks shabby, customers may hesitate to trust the quality of work. If they walk into a place that looks dirty, they will probably doubt how clean their clothes will get. Make sure the outside of the store is appealing by keeping the paint touched up, the windows clean, the sidewalk swept, and the landscaping maintained. Keep the interior as clean as possible and freshen it up with a new paint job to keep it bright and welcoming.

Depending on the store’s budget and the needs of the business, improvements can be made that will entice customers. Think about what will benefit the company the most and act to make it happen.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.