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How To Sell Your Cleaning Business
Renee O’Brien & Sharon L. Cowan
How To Sell Your Cleaning Business A comprehensive guide on how to sell your cleaning business developed by industry experts Renee O'Brien of SharpChip Consulting and Sharon L. Cowan, CBSE of Cleaning Business Consulting Group. This How-To Guide answers tough questions like: - How to Sell Your Cleaning Business for Big Bucks! . . . keep reading
Episode 78: "Do Your Cleaning Technicians Feel Like 'Fish Out Of Water' Due To Your Lack Of Training?"
Jean Hanson
Episode 78: "Do Your Cleaning Technicians Feel Like 'Fish Out Of Water' Due To Your Lack Of Training?" Many cleaning technicians often feel like a fish out of water due to a lack of training. Some cleaning business owners simply have the employee follow them around showing them what to do, or worse yet, have them follow around another employee that isn't "trained" to train another employee. If this sounds familiar, watch the video to find out what to do about it. . . . keep reading
What To Do When You Lose A Home Cleaning Client Because Of Poor Performance
Jean Hanson
What To Do When You Lose A Home Cleaning Client Because Of Poor Performance All home cleaning businesses lose clients for various reasons. In many cases it has nothing to do with your performance -- they could have lost their job or they could be relocating out of your service area. But if you lose the client because of poor performance, then you need to figure out what went wrong and how to prevent the same thing from happening with other clients. . . . keep reading
Are You Leveraging Your Unique Difference When Marketing Your Cleaning Business?
Jean Hanson
Are You Leveraging Your Unique Difference When Marketing Your Cleaning Business? Most people I talk to understand the concept of differentiating their cleaning business from the competition, yet few actually leverage this difference when marketing their business. They continue to say the same things everyone else says, like "we provide quality cleaning" or "we offer the best customer service." . . . keep reading
Episode 76: "Are You Giving Up On Your Cleaning Business Right Before The Floodgates Open? "
Jean Hanson
Episode 76: "Are You Giving Up On Your Cleaning Business Right Before The Floodgates Open? " It happens a lot. People start a cleaning business and get frustrated after a couple months because they're not getting clients. But if they're actively networking and marketing their cleaning business, they just might be giving up right before the floodgates are about to open. Watch to see what I mean. . . . keep reading
Cleaning Business Owners: Learning To Manage Stress
Jean Hanson
Cleaning Business Owners: Learning To Manage Stress There's no doubt about it -- owning a business is stressful, and owners of cleaning businesses have their own set of stress factors. A little stress isn't a bad thing; in fact, it can sharpen your senses and productivity. But too much stress can be harmful to your health. . . . keep reading
Benefits and Drawbacks of Encapsulation and Hot Water Extraction Cleaning Methods
Mike Gosson
Benefits and Drawbacks of Encapsulation and Hot Water Extraction Cleaning Methods This table compares encapsulation and hot water extraction - as each method relates to carpet care. . . . keep reading
New Form: Training Program / Instructor Evaluation
New Form: Training Program / Instructor Evaluation This is a form trainees can use to evaluate their instructor. It's important to ensure you, your supervisors and/or trainers are doing a good job training your cleaning technicians. And the best place to get feedback on this is from the trainees themselves. This is a one-page evaluation form to give trainees after they've gone through training. . . . keep reading
How to Survive Networking Events
Jean Hanson
How to Survive Networking Events We talk to a lot of cleaning business owners about marketing their business, and one of the questions I often ask is whether or not they belong to any networking groups. And surprisingly, the answer is often times "No". When I dig a little deeper as to the reason they don't belong, it is because they're simply afraid of networking. You see, not everyone is a fan of walking into a group of people that are happily chatting away, seemingly oblivious to the new person that just entered the room. . . . keep reading
Episode 75: Have You Been Rejected by a Cleaning Prospect Lately?
Jean Hanson
Episode 75: Have You Been Rejected by a Cleaning Prospect Lately? If you're a cleaning business owner, you've been rejected by prospects -- you're not going to get every account. Some people get that, and move on to the next prospect. But if you're not happy with your close rate, then take a step back and figure out what you can learn from rejection. . . . keep reading
Are You Letting Past Mistakes Hinder the Success of Your Home Cleaning Business?
Jean Hanson
Are You Letting Past Mistakes Hinder the Success of Your Home Cleaning Business? Are You Letting Past Mistakes Hinder the Success of Your Home Cleaning Business? Even the most successful entrepreneurs have made huge mistakes. But they're quick to realize that even the most devastating mistake is merely a setback. They know that if they learn from their mistakes, they won't make the same mistake twice. . . . keep reading
Episode 74: The Marketing Funnel is Broken! Why You Need the Marketing Hourglass to Grow Your Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
Episode 74: The Marketing Funnel is Broken! Why You Need the Marketing Hourglass to Grow Your Cleaning Business You've probably heard of the marketing funnel or sales funnel. The problem with the funnel is that most companies stop marketing after they get prospects as clients. This video explains why you should use the Marketing Hourglass to guide your prospects through the entire buying process, starting with Know, Like and Trust, and them moving them forward through Try, Buy, Repeat and Refer. . . . keep reading
Jumpstart Relationships By Giving Referrals the RIGHT Way
Jean Hanson
Smart cleaning business owners understand the value of giving referrals without expectation. And when you add the power of a personal introduction, it carries even more weight. . . . keep reading
Episode 73: 5 Things You Need To Succeed In The Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
Episode 73: 5 Things You Need To Succeed In The Cleaning Business I've talked to hundreds of cleaning business owners over the years, and I've found that many of the successful ones have several things in common when it comes to succeeding in this type of business. I would like to share those strategies and why. . . . keep reading
FREE Webinar: 7 Steps to Marketing Success
FREE Webinar: 7 Steps to Marketing Success Get ready for success in your cleaning business in 2014! Are you tired of doing the "hit or miss" method of marketing that does nothing but eat up your hard earned marketing dollars? Many cleaning business owners fall into a practice of trying out random marketing tactics based on what others do without even knowing if it worked. During this one hour webinar you'll learn the 7 Steps to creating a Marketing System that produces consistent and predictable results. This important information will put you on the path to making your business stand out in a crowded marketplace. . . . keep reading
Episode 72: Are You Still Using Old Marketing Methods That No Longer Work For Your Cleaning Business?
Jean Hanson
Episode 72: Are You Still Using Old Marketing Methods That No Longer Work For Your Cleaning Business? This time of year, business owners are thinking about next year's marketing plan and all the new ways they're going to get the word out about their business. But what I'd like to propose is that you take a close look at the marketing you've been doing and this video explains why. . . . keep reading
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