How Luxury Hotels and Spas See Towels

Let’s face it; we’re all consumers. What drives us, as consumers, to make the choices we do? What causes us to like one bath towel over another? According to Martin Lindstrom, author of Buy-ology, the reason we are drawn to a particular brand of clothing, a certain make of car, or a particular type of […]

The Austin Linen Service Strategic Plan

  Herb Kelleher founder of Southwest Airlines said, “We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” When you think about accomplishing really, really great things in your business, a strategy has consequences and affects outcomes. For example, Austin Linen Service has a bold strategy that we are implementing right now. Our plan involves a […]

Putting the Feeling Into Linens and Towels

I believe every business in Austin want’s more business and more attention. At Austin Linen Service we provide world class commercial laundry and linen service to the AustinĀ area. We bring care and attention to the art of laundering for our customers throughout Austin and the surrounding Texas Hill Country. I like to think that we […]

Austin Linen Service and Free Prizes

I remember when the best thing about a box of cereal was the free prize inside. It was the free prize that made the cereal irresistible. Those were the days! Today, we live in a time where our smartphones entertain us. Our attention spans are shorter. It’s easier to ignore and discard the messages we […]

Nothing Happens At Austin Linen Until Somebody Feels Something

“We are Austin’s premier professional linen cleaning service.” This is our mantra at Austin Linen Service. It reminds us of the standards we aspire to live to be the leader in linen services. When it comes to changing how people “feel” about our freshly pressed linens, we realize nothing happens until somebody feels something. There […]

Everybody Wants Change, Including Your Linens & Towels

“Everybody wants to change the world; nobody wants to help mom with the dishes.” — PJ O’Rourke We’ve all heard variations of the platitude, “Real change comes from within” at least a million times before. We hear it so often that the meaning never sinks in, so we continually focus and remind ourselves again and […]

Your Linens Reflect Your Excellence

The late Pat Cetta, the co-founder of Sparks Steak House, demonstrated his view of management through a simple lesson on building and sustaining standards of excellence, especially when you are growing a business. Pat pointed to the set table next to him and his guest. “First,” he said to his guest. “I want you to […]

USA, Gold, and Linens

Michael Phelps just completed what looks to be his last Olympic swim, the 4×100 medley relay. It’s not a surprise. He shined as well as his teammates, and they won gold! Leadership and winning Not everyone wins gold. Just the winner. The winner leads. They never follow. A hallmark of effective leadership is always to […]

Quality Linens, Towels, and Sleep

What’s trending today? Sleep. The trend in our interest in sleep has grown according to Google Trends by 68 percent over the last ten years. There is even a Ted Talk on how to succeed by getting more sleep as well as a New York Times best-selling book on, you guessed it, sleep. Sleep permeates […]

The “Coolest” Linens for Hot Austin Nights

In Austin, we feel the August heat. In fact, we will feel it through October. It’s not uncommon in August to begin counting the consecutive days where it’s 100 degrees or hotter. To cool things down and prevent sleepless nights due to the heat, following are some choices to help you keep your nights “cool” […]