April 2013

How to quote house cleaning

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by Tom Watson on April 28, 2013

One of the most popular questions concerning starting a house cleaning business is “how do I come up with a price to charge?” While that seems like a simple question to answer, it’s not, due to the many variables you will be faced with when trying to perform a quote yourself. So while we will try to […]

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Creating your cleaning business mission statement

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by Tom Watson on April 21, 2013

Creating a mission statement for your cleaning business is an important part of your overall plan of operating a successful cleaning operation. This is because your mission statement “captures” the very essence of your business. The statement itself lays out in just a few short sentences your company’s goals and objectives. The other side of […]

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The 10% Rule. WHAT it is and WHY it’s IMPORTANT.

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by Tom Watson on April 14, 2013

When you first start your cleaning business you are really just trying to get some accounts under your belt. I know that when I was new to the game I took just about anything. That approach worked well for me as my goal was to just get some experience AND some money coming in. I knew I needed […]

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Goodie bags and referrals still paying dividends…

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by Suzanna Watson on April 7, 2013

This week alone we received phone calls from a realtor, a relative and a referral from a relative. As we always say, tell everyone you are in business! It started with my cousin calling us to do some upholstery cleaning. They purchased a used motor home a while back and needed it freshened up. So we went […]

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