cleaning business opportunities

Can I Start A Cleaning Business In A Bad Economy?

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by Tom Watson on April 29, 2011

We get asked this question quite a bit. To be fair, it’s a great question. What amazes people is the answer. Ready? It’s always a good time to start a cleaning business. We’ll tell you why a little later. You must be wondering about other businesses too. Well I guess it would depend on the […]

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Building A Team

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by Tom Watson on January 5, 2011

When you are just starting to get your cleaning business off the ground it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all. After all, it seems like there is just so much to learn. And if you are a control freak like me, you want to become an expert at everything you do. But that’s not […]

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7 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself

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by Tom Watson on December 29, 2010

Every once in a while you need to stop the presses and evaluate your efforts. This act invariably leads to asking yourself a few questions about how your cleaning business performed over a given period of time. These questions will help you move from the past to the future in a profitable manner. Though each of us faces unique […]

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Analyze This…Motivation, Enthusiasm & Fun

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by Suzanna Watson on November 9, 2010

Today I want to talk about your motivation for starting a cleaning business. If you are starting your own cleaning business just for the money, you may be starting it for the wrong reason. Lets analyze why. Money is a great motivator, but you will go nowhere if that is your only reason for starting your […]

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Do you worry you don’t have what it takes?

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by Tom Watson on September 3, 2010

Many people worry whether or not they can succeed as a businessperson. To that I say, stop worrying. You have more going for you than you think. Believe it or not you are already a businessperson. Every single person who grows into adulthood is a business person on some level. You become “YOU INC”. What you do […]

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Why I Started My Own Cleaning Business

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by Suzanna Watson on August 23, 2010

Starting my own cleaning business was one of the best things I’ve done with my life. Looking back 10 years, it was a bit of a struggle for the first few years. It wasn’t because it was too hard to do, it was because we were burning the candle at both ends for a while. Working […]

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Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day

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by Tom Watson on August 1, 2010

One of my first bosses favorite sayings was “Rome wasn’t built in a day”. It still sticks in my head to this day, and I’m glad it does. It’s a great reminder that empires take time to build. I know when you first start your cleaning company you want to grow as fast as humanly possible. […]

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Frugality in Business

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by Suzanna Watson on July 31, 2010

Looking back (10 years) when we started our cleaning business, we wanted only the best. This included computer, monitor, phones, vehicles, equipment among other items. What we found out was, WE DID NOT NEED THE BEST, nor could we afford “THE BEST”. Se we decided to become frugal. Being frugal does not mean cheap, it […]

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How To Get Rich In The Cleaning Business

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by Tom Watson on July 25, 2010

Getting rich in the cleaning business is not really all that hard IF you can master one thing. We all know what that “thing” is when starting our cleaning business. In fact we all start out doing it perfectly, then the wheels come off for a variety of reasons. It happens so slowly it’s hard […]

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Creating A Management Chart In 4 Steps

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by Tom Watson on July 23, 2010

What is the purpose of creating a management chart for your cleaning business? That’s a easy one to address. To create a “road map” of where you want your cleaning company to be at some point in the future, and the positions you will need to fill to get you there. It’s not all that […]

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