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Episode 83: Disciplining Employees of Cleaning Companies
Jean Hanson
Episode 83: Disciplining Employees of Cleaning Companies Many cleaning company owners and supervisors have never received any formal training on how to discipline employees. In this video, Jean Hanson and Dick Ollek, CBSE, discuss several best practices when it comes to dealing with discipline issues. If you don't follow these recommended practices, you'll likely find your self frustrated and possibly in hot water if you don't pay attention to the legal side of discipline. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Deborah Crowley
Jean Hanson
Member Profile:  Deborah Crowley Deborah Crowley owns and operates Exclusive Cleaning Services. Although Deborah opened her business in 2013 she it not new to the Ownership of a Cleaning Business. In the past she co-owned one and decided it was time to open her own. Her goals include making her company a household name! . . . keep reading
Episode 82: Price Versus Cost: There IS a Difference When it Comes to Selling Cleaning Services
Jean Hanson
Episode 82: Price Versus Cost: There IS a Difference When it Comes to Selling Cleaning Services These days cleaning prospects tend to focus on the price of your cleaning service over everything else because they want the best deal to stay within their budget, while still getting a quality service. But it's your job to help them realize they should be thinking about COST, not PRICE - there IS a difference. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Tracey Thoren
Jean Hanson
Member Profile:  Tracey Thoren Tracey Thoren started Mystic Cleaning Services, Inc. in 2011. She started her business with her sister and mother to accommodate a much-needed flexible schedule for their families. Their company offers Residential, Commercial, Real Estate (move in/move out) and after construction cleanings. Plans to grow the company and branch into organizing is soon. . . . keep reading
How to Improve Cleaning Quality With Home Inspections
Jean Hanson
How to Improve Cleaning Quality With Home Inspections Providing your clients quality cleaning and meeting their cleaning needs and specifications is the foundation of any successful, customer-centered residential cleaning company. Performing home inspections is an important part of the company's quality assurance program since it is what helps an organization achieve its quality objectives; to assure clients that it is positioned to deliver quality services on a regular basis. Home inspections provide the necessary feedback in order to measure the cleaning services being provided to that client. . . . keep reading
Episode 81: Cleaning Business Owners: If You Want It Done Right, Do It Yourself
Jean Hanson
Episode 81: Cleaning Business Owners: If You Want It Done Right, Do It
Yourself If you want it done right, do it yourself. I'm sure you've said this to yourself a few times; I know I have. And you know what? You're probably right! No one can run your business as well as you. No one will put the same amount of time and energy into your business as you do, and no one has the passion for the business that you have. Of course not, it's your business! . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Tameka Thompson
Jean Hanson
Member Profile: Tameka Thompson Tameka Thompson started Abracadabra Cleaning Services in 2014. Her company focuses on a Cleaning Services to Real Estate agents who need their vacant homes cleaned. Temeka would like to expand her cliental to include local property management companies. . . . keep reading
Why You Should Be Concerned About Ergonomics In Your House Cleaning Business
Jean Hanson
Why You Should Be Concerned About Ergonomics In Your House Cleaning Business Have you ever given any thought to whether the equipment you buy for your employees to use is designed for their comfort? Most of us are too concerned about what the product costs rather than its ergonomic value. But buying products and equipment that are designed with ergonomics in mind can prevent injuries and help your employees perform their routine tasks better and more efficiently. . . . keep reading
How To Reply to Website Inquiries For House Cleaning Services
Jean Hanson
How To Reply to Website Inquiries For House Cleaning Services When people are actively searching for house cleaning services and they land on your website, it's a perfect opportunity for you to gain a new customer. Now that you have their attention, be sure to make it easy for them to contact you. After all, they came to YOU so you don't want to be hard to reach! . . . keep reading
Episode 80: "Facebook Tip for Reaching More Cleaning Prospects."
Jean Hanson
Episode 80: "Facebook Tip for Reaching More Cleaning Prospects." Many business owners are getting frustrated since Facebook has severely limited the ability of our followers to see our posts unless we spend money to boost visibility. If you also connect with clients and prospects on your personal page, this Facebook tip will help you reach and engage with more of your followers and cleaning prospects in a very targeted way. . . . keep reading
Member Profile: Rosa Pizzo
Jean Hanson
Member Profile: Rosa Pizzo Rosa Pizzo started Rossimaids Janitorial Services in 2006. Her company offers both Residential and Office cleaning. Rosa's goal when she started the business to help create employment for others and to be her own boss. Being her own boss allows her time to care about her business as well as herself and her family. . . . keep reading
7 Ways to Increase Efficiency In Your Home Cleaning Business
Steve Hanson
7 Ways to Increase Efficiency In Your Home Cleaning Business Since the fall of the economy a few years ago, it's becoming more and more evident that home cleaning business owners need to increase the efficiency of their operation if they want to survive. When you increase efficiency you stop wasting time, which saves money. . . . keep reading
Put Your Upsell On Autopilot For New House Cleaning Clients
Jean Hanson
Put Your Upsell On Autopilot For New House Cleaning Clients Upselling is a marketing process that cleaning business owners should put on autopilot. But sometimes they forget to tell their new cleaning clients that they offer more services than just general house cleaning. It often comes from trying to get your foot in the door without asking for too many services for fear they won't want to spend too much money! But if you want to increase sales and profit in your business, you need to let your clients know about all the services you offer and upsell them on those services. It will not only help your bottom line, but it will keep them from going to your competitors for services you already provide! . . . keep reading
Episode 79: "Are Your Referral Rewards So Good They Keep The Cleaning Referrals Coming?"
Jean Hanson
Episode 79: "Are Your Referral Rewards So Good They Keep The Cleaning Referrals Coming?" We all know that getting cleaning referrals is one of the best ways to gain new clients. But most business owners I talk to admit that the referrals they get are sporadic at best, and they'd like to find a way to increase those referrals. When I ask if they reward the people that refer new business to them, their answers run the gamut from sending a Thank You card to sending a gift certificate to giving a free cleaning to giving hundreds of dollars in cash. . . . keep reading
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
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