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What Business Owners Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2022

Posted on: September 8, 2022 |

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 made some significant changes to the tax code. Some of these changes benefited business owners, including Ice House owners. The changes to how business owners could deduct equipment depreciation from their taxable income was significant. This portion of the TCJA is phasing out in the coming… Continue reading


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How to Decide What Business To Start: Take the Quiz

Posted on: August 9, 2022 |

It’s never too late or too early to start your own business. If you know you have a hard-working, entrepreneurial spirit, but you’re not sure how to decide what business to start, this quiz can help. This quiz will help you not only inventory your skills, but help you decide what business you should start… Continue reading


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8 Ways to Finance Investment in Your Vending Business

Posted on: May 24, 2022 |

You’ve decided to grow your vending business and invest in new machines or machine upgrades. You might be wondering how you can finance investment in your business. Maybe you’re considering loans, or maybe you’re looking for alternatives. Let’s take a look at the ways to finance investment in your vending business, including traditional and creative… Continue reading


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9 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Vending Machine

Posted on: May 10, 2022 |

Whether you have a vending machine for snacks, drinks, candy, ice or something else, traffic is important. If traffic to your vending machine slows down or changes, new strategies can help you keep sales up. If you’re looking to increase sales and traffic to your vending machine, try these innovative strategies. 9 Ways to Increase… Continue reading


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How to Leverage Social Media to Grow Your Vending Business

Posted on: April 26, 2022 |

Social media can be a powerful tool for many businesses, including vending businesses. The right social media platform and strategy can help you build awareness for your vending machines, make new audiences aware of your machines, and help you forge profitable relationships with other businesses. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at how… Continue reading


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Case Study: Virgil Denise, Sublease, Jacksonville, FL

Posted on: January 10, 2022 | , ,

Virgil Denise has owned coin-operated car washes in the Jacksonville area for decades. Over ten years ago, he found an opportunity to increase revenue to his businesses without adding extra stress to his workday. He noticed an Ice House on a nearby lot, and looked into adding an Ice House to his car washes. “I’m… Continue reading


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7 Creative Investment Ideas Not in the Stock Market

Posted on: January 26, 2021 |

The stock market is confusing and unpredictable to many people. Unpredictable highs and lows have made many investors consider creative investment ideas outside the stock market. If you’re wondering about how to save for retirement or another big expense, but you’re uncertain about stock markets, these 7 creative investments might be for you. Creative Investment… Continue reading


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How to Start a Side Hustle During a Pandemic And Actually Make Money

Posted on: January 12, 2021 |

If you’ve been laid off or you’re working fewer hours during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may have wondered about how to safely start a side hustle during a pandemic. You’ve probably already thought of or found a lot of options, but it’s unclear which of these side hustles can actually make money. Asking yourself the… Continue reading


How Do Ice Vending Machine Businesses Work?

Posted on: May 18, 2020 |

How Do Ice Vending Machine Businesses Work? Vending machines have gained popularity as retirement investments and passive income. With a small upfront investment compared to most businesses and few demands once the machines are running, ice vending machine businesses are ideal for many entrepreneurs looking for a hands-off approach. If you’re considering starting an ice… Continue reading


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How to Start a Vending Machine Business in 5 Steps 

Posted on: May 6, 2020 |

A vending machine business can be very lucrative and it requires relatively little time and upkeep. Though this is a great opportunity, a vending machine business, like any business, must be set up properly to be successful. Here’s what you need to know about how to start a vending machine business. How to Start a… Continue reading