The other day I got asked a really good question. Basically someone asked what can be done while he waits for his first account. This person just started, and is working hard doing direct mail regularly. He hasn’t gotten any bites yet, and he doesn’t want to sit around like the guy in the picture to the […]

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The title of this post is one of the most popular questions I get asked. Sadly it’s a question I can’t answer. The reason is because the only way I can bid something is to SEE SOMETHING. Plus I would need to know WHAT YOUR OVERHEAD IS among other variables. Whenever I get asked this question I […]

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How to create a cleaning services business plan quickly and easily

June 12, 2016
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Many people don’t go through the trouble of creating a business plan for a variety of reasons. Some don’t know where to start or think it’s unnecessary, while others believe it’s only needed when you seek outside funding. While not having one isn’t the end of the world, it is a good idea because it makes you think […]

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Amazon Deal On Extendable Microfiber Dusters

June 5, 2016
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I was scanning Amazon for some deals when I stumbled across some Extendable Microfiber Dusters. These really come in handy when cleaning a home or business, and for a four pack to only be $20 they certainly don’t break the bank. What’s nice about microfiber is that they are really good at grabbing onto dirt and debris […]

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How I made sure me and my employees had off during the holidays (for the most part)

May 29, 2016
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When you are a kid growing up, holidays were always FUN TIME. You had the day off and many times you spent it with family and friends. Once you get a little older and get a job that can start to change. Many times your first few jobs aren’t all that great, and you may have […]

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Five things that make cleaning apartment turnovers easier…

May 22, 2016
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The other day I did podcast #230 Five tips for apartment turnovers and it was pretty popular. It had a lot of listeners and I received some good feedback. So today I wanted to expand on that topic just a bit and talk about some items that make cleaning them easier. The goal is to get done, […]

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Need an idea for a cleaning business flyer?

May 15, 2016
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I’m not one to play the lottery all that much, but when the jackpot gets real high… I’m in! So the other day I play the lottery and it hit me. Playing the lottery is what our potential customers do when they choose us. Sometimes they win the jackpot and get a great cleaning service, […]

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Review of the BISSELL 1940 Powerfresh Steam Mop

May 8, 2016
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One of our neighbors recently purchased the BISSELL 1940 Powerfresh Steam Mop and loved how well it worked. She said it was really good at steam cleaning the floors, didn’t take up a lot of room and wasn’t all that much money either. So I started looking into the product on Amazon and noticed that […]

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Studies, little known facts and other tidbits…

May 1, 2016
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I’m always on the look out for interesting facts, figures or studies that have been done about business. Sometimes I find some really cool info, while other times I look and look but can’t find anything. You win some, you lose some I suppose. But in the last few weeks I have stumbled across a few […]

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5 Facts about running a business that you need to know now (learning them later is painful)

April 24, 2016
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The more you know about “customers”, and what they expect and how they act, the better off you’ll be. So I dug into some research that’s been done on the topic to see what we can learn about them. Every little bit helps! Luckily, there are a bunch of research studies that teach us a lot about […]

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