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11 Ways to Generate Passive Income for Landowners

Posted on: July 27, 2021 |

Land is a limited resource. Though there’s a lot of it—about 15.77 billion usable acres, when excluding deserts and mountains—there’s a limited supply. There are many different types of land—rural, urban, suburban, with different land features and climates—but almost all land can be used in some way. There are many ways landowners can generate passive… Continue reading

Alternative Revenue Streams for Storage Facilities

How to Earn More Money With Your Storage Facility: 10 Alternative Revenue Streams for Storage Facilities

Posted on: July 22, 2021 |

If you find that your storage facility isn’t making the profits that it used to, or you feel that your facility isn’t being used to its fullest potential, you’re probably looking for alternative revenue streams for your storage facility. There are a number of ways to earn more money with your storage facility. Let’s explore.… Continue reading

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8 Innovative Car Wash Marketing Ideas for 2021

Posted on: July 20, 2021 |

Whether you operate an in-bay automatic car wash, self-serve car wash, or some combination of the two, it’s important to keep your customers happy and keep their attention. As your neighborhood expands, competitors move in, and new challenges arise, fresh car wash marketing ideas will help bring in new business. Try these car wash marketing… Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Location for an Ice Vending Business?

Posted on: July 15, 2021 |

Location is key for any vending machine business; your location needs to see enough traffic to generate substantial income. However, traffic is not the only consideration when it comes to choosing a good location for your vending business. For ice vending, a few other factors can help to make installation easy and help you get… Continue reading

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5 Innovative Marketing Ideas for Convenience Stores in 2021

Posted on: May 6, 2021 |

Standing out and grabbing customers’ attention can be difficult in the convenience store market. There is a lot of competition in this market, and customers have little incentive to make repeat purchases, other than convenience itself. So how can you make an impact, keep customers coming back, and get their attention? Try these innovative marketing… Continue reading

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Why Ice House America? 6 Reasons to Start Ice Vending with Ice House America

Posted on: May 4, 2021 |

Vending machine businesses present many opportunities for seasoned and new business owners alike. There are many vending machine opportunities to choose from, including ice vending with Ice House America. If you’re wondering about starting an ice vending machine business or adding ice vending to your current business, there are 6 reasons to consider Ice House… Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Vended Ice for Convenience Stores

Posted on: April 27, 2021 |

The average American buys four bags of packaged ice each year, 80 percent of it between Memorial and Labor Day, according to the FDA. Most of this ice comes from convenience stores’ and other retailers’ supplies of bagged ice. With these wide swings in demand occurring around holidays and unpredictable warm days, as well as… Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About FDA Regulations on Packaged Ice

Posted on: April 26, 2021 |

Packaged ice is considered a food item by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and it’s regulated as such. Like other foods or drinks packaged for consumption, labels must be accurate, and food manufacturing and storage conditions must be sanitary. However, not all packaged ice is the same. Here’s what you need to know about… Continue reading

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Which Ice is Best? Traditional Bagged Ice vs Ice Vending Machine

Posted on: April 22, 2021 |

When it comes to ice-on-the-go, consumers and retailers have options, including bagged ice and ice vending machines. How ice is made, stored and dispensed affects quality as well as profit margins for business owners selling ice. So which ice is best? We compared traditional bagged ice and vending machine ice to see which type of… 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