Articles Tagged with ''carpet cleaning''

Many Names, One Purpose: Faster More Effective Cleaning

Presprays. Preconditioners. Traffic lane cleaners.
January 30, 2014

It goes by many names, but whatever you call it, it is the main cleaning solution in hot water extraction carpet cleaning, and a key part of most all carpet cleaning methods.


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The 5 Levels of Being a Phenomenally Successful Person

January 30, 2014

Over the past several years, I’ve taught my coaching members 5 steps to becoming a phenomenally successful person. This teaching gets more response from them than any other, including the business training.


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Ask Steve: Should I Make a Separate Trip to Give an Estimate?

A look at how to do pre-inspections whenever you choose to do it.
January 23, 2014

Let’s face up to the fact that every job needs to be pre-inspected and priced before cleaning.


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Ask Steve: How Can I Make Commercial Cleaning Jobs More Convenient for Me and the Owner?

With a regular, long-term commercial account it is essential to get the key.
January 16, 2014

Commercial cleaning accounts are big money jobs, but they aren't always convenient.


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Who Wins – a Carpet Cleaning CEO or Yelp?

A Virginia carpet cleaner went head-to-head with Yelp in court after seeing a series of anonymous negative reviews about his business on the popular website
January 14, 2014

So who do you think won – a carpet cleaner or Yelp?


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U.S. Products Names New Sales Manager

Versluis has been with U.S. Products and its sister company, HydraMaster, since August of 2011
January 13, 2014

U.S. Products has announced that Joe Versluis is the company’s new sales manager, according to a press release.


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Ask Steve: How Can I Improve My Commercial Sales Calls?

“The hardest door to make it through is your own!”
January 9, 2014

Here's what we suggest to our SFS members for maximum results and return on their time invested: 


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New PhxBizFest Event Scheduled February 28-March 1

Event will highlight non-carpet aspects of the cleaning business
January 6, 2014

PhxBizFest “Shift Happens” has been created by expert cleaners to educate other cleaners about additional aspects of the cleaning business that cleaning companies can expand into, according to a press release. 


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Prepare Now to Stay Busy This Winter

Consumer pockets are tight once the Christmas credit card bills roll in at the beginning of January
January 1, 2014

 Once December 24th hits, most companies need to have a different marketing plan to keep busy. This is especially true for cleaners in the north where it can be difficult to get clients during winter, but even if you operate in a warmer area, January and February can still be tough months. 


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Ask Steve: How Can I Land the Real “Big Jobs?”

"It never hurts to ask."
January 1, 2014

So the fastest, easiest and certainly the quickest marketing you will ever do is to pick one morning a week to make 15-20 sales calls.


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