The Laundromat Resource Podcast

The Laundromat Resource Podcast

The Laundromat Resource Podcast is helping people find financial freedom through laundromat ownership. It is a podcast by laundromat owners, for laundromat owners.

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September 21, 2021 76 min

Domonique is a born entrepreneur with a creative mind and a determined spirit. And it's paying off big for her. She has built a growing laundry service business without owning a laundromat of her own.

Starting from scratch, Domonique built Leslie's Laundry because her mom needed help with her laundry. That simple request from her mother launched Domonique into a full-fledged business that she loves. And it all happened beca...

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Waleed Cope is a dynamic New York City laundry owner and operator and he joins us in today's show to drop a TON of wisdom on us on how to run a successful business. This episode is packed with practical tips, actionable business strategies, and essential mindset shifts to help you succeed in your laundry business, or any business you run.

Waleed shares his story on how he got into the laundry business and how he's been able ...

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In today's show, we delve into the world of commercial real estate investing with Sam Wilson, host of the How to Scale Commercial Real Estate Podcast and founder of Bricken Investment Group. Commercial real estate is an incredible compliment to your laundromat business portfolio and can be an incredible way to build wealth and diversify your investments.

Sam is an experienced commercial real estate investor and syndicator and br...

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Ariana Roviello joins us on the show today to talk about her experience building a laundromat in San Francisco and buying a second one. She has some hard-earned wisdom that she generously shares on building a laundromat from scratch, scaling into multiple laundromats, and running a successful business.

Ariana is also utilizing gig economy drivers to expand the radius of her laundromat business through offering pick-up and delivery t...

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In today's show Jordan is joined by Taniesha and Mac Usher to talk about their experience with buying and running their laundromat. Taniesha and Mac are off to the races with their laundromat empire and don't hold anything back in this interview!

In today's show, Taniesha and Mac share:

  • Their background story and what led them to laundromat ownership
  • The simplicity of laundromats
  • The self-serve nature of the business
  • 4 tips ...
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    Luis Alicea joins us on the show today from the island of Puerto Rico. As a former fortune 500 executive, he now runs a top-notch laundry service business and self-service laundromat. Focusing on using technology and service to differentiate his business from competitors, he's found quick success and has high aspirations for his business.

    In this episode, Luis and Jordan talk about:
    * Why Luis bought a laundromat
    * Practical steps...

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    Shawn Dandridge, former White House employee and Congressman candidate, shares his laundromat experience with us. His laundromat was destroyed shortly after he purchased it and Shawn shares the difficulties of dealing with that and what it's taken to claw his way back.

    In this episode, Shawn and Jordan talk about:

  • The difficulty of running a laundry pick-up and delivery without a laundromat
  • Rundown laundromats
  • What to look for in a...
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    In this week's show, we get down to the foundation of what makes the laundromat business one of the best small businesses in America. Coming off the heels of the 4th of July, Freedom was on my mind and it prompted me to share the two mindsets we can have around how we generate income.

    Most of us are familiar with the time and effort economy. This is where our compensation and our net worth are tied directly to how much time and...

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    In today's show, Andrew Cunningham, previous guest of the podcast, joins us once again to share some more of his practical knowledge to help you find more success in your laundromat business. Andrew and I tackle the finer points of buying a laundromat in a way that will be immensely valuable to anyone trying to buy their first laundromat, but also offers a lot for the veteran owners.

    With Andrew's patented deep insight, he a...

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    June 22, 2021 76 min

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    I often hear from laundromat owners or former owners that when they first bought their laundromat it wasn't what they expected. Often it was significantly more work and stress than they anticipated. 

    Many owners cut their losses and sell their laundromat business. They then go off and explore other opportunities. A very few tough it out and either eventually find success, or eventually throw in the towel. Even less end up sellin...

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    The laundromat industry is changing faster than ever before! Are you ready for it? In today's episode, Alex Jekowsy, CEO of Cents, and Jordan explore the trends in the laundromat industry and what role technology is playing to usher our industry into the future.

    It's packed with valuable information to help you stay on the leading edge of the laundromat industry, plus practical insight and advice to help you run a better bus...

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    Steve Marcionetti, President of Card Concepts, Inc (CCI) and multi-laundromat owner, joins me on the podcast this week to cover a HUGE range of laundromat-related wisdom. 

    We center around the pros and cons of adding a card system into your laundromat as a payment alternative or replacement for the increasing number of coins required to operate laundry machines. Steve gives a ton of great advice on how to add value to your customers...

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    William Rogerson is a data analyst and new laundromat owner who is bent on elevating the laundromat industry, and his personal business, through the use of data. As a proponent that good data organized and analyzed well will lead to better business decisions, William walks us through some of the analytical techniques he uses in his laundromat business. 

    William gives us a picture of how we, as laundromat owners, can collect data and...

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    In today's show, we kick things off by going through the informational sources, tools, resources, and opportunities for you to buy your first laundromat, optimize your laundry business, and scale your laundry business.

    This also comes with TWO HUGE announcements of things in the pipeline here at Laundromat Resource that will help you on your journey toward financial freedom!

    Then we replay one of our past Live Q&A's with ...

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    In today's episode of the Laundromat Resource Podcast, Jordan goes solo to discuss some thoughts about what is going on in our industry and what direction he sees the industry going. From technological advances to big company moves, the industry has been shifting. Jordan addresses how he thinks laundromat owners should operate their businesses and make decisions going forward.

    Is it all just a big conspiracy? Or, is there merit ...

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    Nikila Gibson is a serial entrepreneur who has started businesses from preschools to drop shipping to staffing agencies, and now runs a laundry pick-up and delivery business in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has started and grown her business from scratch using mostly word-of-mouth advertising and is growing at a rapid pace! 

    Nikila brings grit and determination, hard work, and hard-earned business savvy to her laundry business, an...

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    Eli Carey is retired military. Eli, however, didn't just retire from the military, he retired to a booming laundry business! His story is fascinating and the path that led him to his three-pronged laundry business demonstrates a feasible path into a prosperous business that many laundromat newcomers can take.

    With a combination of grit, smarts, preparation, and the right partners, Eli shares his story from a blossoming vending b...

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    Brian Wallace is the long-time President and CEO of the Coin Laundry Association. He has been an advocate for the industry for nearly 30 years. He has networked with hundreds, if not thousands, of laundromat owners, traveled all over the country visiting owners and laundromats, and facilitated research on the industry to help owners better their businesses.

    Brian joins us on the podcast to share what he has learned about this indust...

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    Steven Taylor is a prolific real estate investor who ventured into the laundromat business. The reason he bought his first laundromat is a funny story he shares in the interview. He owns one laundromat and is looking to build two more in properties he owns. He's hooked on laundromats and he'll tell you why you should be, too.

    As a career investor, Steven has some great advice for anyone wanting to find financial freedom thro...

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