We love the car wash industry as much as you do, and we have a passion for supporting car washes, especially now in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. With that in mind, we’re putting together resources to help you through this unprecedented time as our CEO Dan Pittman explains in this video:
To recap, our DRB is Here to Help initiative will provide the following resources:
- A video series providing data-driven insights about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on wash volumes, unlimited plan memberships, credit card transactions, etc.
- Webinars focused on what you can do now to hit the ground running when business starts to rebound
- Regular communications to our customers regarding how DRB is responding and helpful tips specific to our technology. You can find the communications we’ve sent to date here: www.drbsystems.com/coronavirus-resources-for-car-washers/
- Information we had planned to share at the show regarding new products and services that can help you plan for the future
We will be adding resources to this page as we go, so check back frequently.
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Data Bytes Video Series
We’ll be posting weekly videos examining wash volumes, credit card transactions and other key metrics to explore how the coronavirus may be impacting the industry.
Data Bytes Part 8 (FINAL Episode) – May 29, 2020
Data Bytes Part 7 – May 14, 2020
Data Bytes Part 6 – May 7, 2020
Data Bytes Part 5 – April 30, 2020
Data Bytes Part 4 – April 23, 2020
Data Bytes Part 3 – April 15, 2020
Data Bytes Part 2 – April 13, 2020
Data Bytes Part 1 – April 7, 2020
What to Do Now to Super-Charge Your Web Presence for the Coronavirus Recovery
In this 30-minute webinar, learn what you can do now to leverage the internet for a successful post-coronavirus rebound. DRB Digital Manager Julie Graff will show you ways to improve your local search engine performance, website and social media presence to drive more people from the internet to your wash.
Calling All Car Wash Operators: See What’s New From DRB, Unitec & Suds Creative
In this 1-hour webinar, we cover what you would have seen at The Car Wash Show from DRB, Unitec and Suds Creative. DRB Senior VP of Sales Todd Davy, and Suds Creative President Jason Baumgartner discuss product enhancements, some new offerings and give participants a sneak peek at some exciting news from DRB and our family of brands.
5 Steps for Strategic Communications
Learn five easy steps that produce results and take your marketing messaging to the next level. In this 45-minute webinar, Jason Baumgartner, President of Suds Creative, shares some simple, strategic ways to get more from your marketing tactics. Enjoy his personal story that proves these steps work!
Calling All New Investors: What You Would Have Seen at The Car Wash Show
For over a third of a century, DRB’s journey has been about helping entrepreneurs discover the American dream of running and growing a business, and we can help you do the same. During this 45-minute webinar, DRB Senior VP of Sales Todd Davy and Suds Creative President Jason Baumgartner will discuss how we do that with our unique combination of data insights and solutions, reliable, intuitive software and hardware solutions and best-in-class support team.
Tech Maintenance Update: What Should You Focus on Now While Volume is Down to Prepare for the Recovery
If you are experiencing downtime as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, this is a good time to perform some cleanup and maintenance on your DRB Systems technology. DRB Senior VP of Sales Todd Davy will walk you through some steps to take to help you be more successful in the recovery.
Social Distancing: Safe Car Wash Transactions
We know that during the coronavirus outbreak, your top priority is keeping everyone at your wash safe. Join us for our 30-minute webinar “Social Distancing: Safe Car Wash Transactions” to learn how to leverage technology to protect your employees, customers and your business during these challenging times.
Rapid Recapture: Winning Back Lost Unlimited Members (And Then Some)
As a car wash operator, the current loss of unlimited plan members due to the coronavirus outbreak is a major worry. However, as Suds Creative President Jason Baumgartner will show you in this 45-minute webinar, there are a number of opportunities that await you on the other side of this pandemic.
Keep your projects moving! DRB Systems has secured fast, flexible financing options through Ascentium Capital. Acquire financing for DRB Systems solutions for as little as $99 a month for the first three months followed by regular payments.
Covid-19 Assistance Programs for Small Businesses
There are a number of programs listed on the Small Business Administration website. The listed assistance programs are:
- Paycheck Protection Program
- Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance
- SBA Debt Relief
- SBA Express Bridge Loans
International Car Wash Association (ICA)
The ICA is compiling important coronavirus related resources and ideas for car wash operators on their Sharing Resources page.