Today I want to answer some common questions that get sent my way here at Cleaning 4 Profit. While I respond to everyone who has a question, I thought a post in a Q & A format would be interesting. So this lead me to scour my email bin from the last several years to come […]

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When you get to the point where you are ready to hire employees, it’s really an exciting time to be a business owner. You are seeing your dream of a successful business coming to life right in front of your very eyes. It’s truly amazing. With that said, once you start hiring employees you need […]

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A few simple tips for being more efficient when cleaning your accounts…

March 8, 2015
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Let me be clear, while I just love to land new accounts, and the revenue they generate, I like getting done as fast as possible even better. For me the challenge is always… “How can I be more efficient?” When you maximize your time, you do the same to your profits. So over the years I […]

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Bidding too low will happen from time to time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t profit from the experience.

March 1, 2015
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Let me blurt something out real fast, not every bid you perform will be spot on. There, I got that off my chest. I bring this up because there are those that want to “bid perfectly” every single time out. While that’s a noble goal, it’s not going to happen. Sorry for the bad news. The […]

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FIVE Motivational quotes that are worthy of being framed on your office wall…

February 22, 2015
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It’s the nearing the end of February. How are your “New Year Resolutions” holding up? Are you faithfully staying motivated to reach your goals? Let’s face it, it can be tough. When you are working on a long-term project, like starting or growing a business, it can be hard to bring boundless enthusiasm to the table […]

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Charging for an initial cleaning to get the account up to speed is an option to consider on new jobs…

February 15, 2015
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Going out on a bid is an exciting time. You get a chance to show why YOU should get the job. It can also be a opportunity to make more than you thought possible. Sometimes you may across an account that has been neglected, and needs some more comprehensive cleaning in order to get the […]

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How I bought another cleaning company. How I went about it, and other details…

February 8, 2015
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Within a few years of starting my cleaning business I ran across an ad for a cleaning business for sale in the paper. I stumbled across it because I was always looking for an opportunity to make more money, which meant I was scanning the classifieds daily. A cleaning business for sale. I was interested! […]

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Making extra income by selling different supplies to your customers…

February 1, 2015
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Once you start landing some customers, or even submitting a bid for that matter, you’ll have the chance to up sell them on the supplies you offer. Items like c-fold towels, toilet tissue, hand soap and various sizes of trash liners are just a few of the items you can provide for a fee. Keep in […]

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How long does it take to clean apartment turnovers?

January 25, 2015
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Way back when I first started my cleaning business I landed a lot of apartment complexes. This wasn’t by accident, it just happened to be one of the markets I wanted to target once I got a little experience under my belt. There was a lot of good and bad to cleaning apartments, but on […]

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Marketing your cleaning services to different industries can pay off…

January 18, 2015
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Back when I first started my cleaning business I was always looking to “compartmentalize” my efforts to get new customers. For instance I would target real estate offices in one mailing, doctors in another (broken down by specialty) and so on. But after a while I had to look for other avenues to market to. […]

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