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October 12, 2009
As a business coach, one of the biggest issues I see is that owners are held hostage by employees who keep the owner in a constant state of fear and stress. As a business owner, I can attest to this problem stifling my own business for years.
September 21, 2009
Are you getting cleaning jobs online? Maybe some, but not as many as you’d like? Here are some ways to get free cleaning jobs with social media.
September 15, 2009
When you first entered the
business world as an owner, the idea of being your own boss and working the
hours you wanted to work seemed so appealing, along with not having to answer to
September 10, 2009
With the path to economic recovery still uncertain, all types of
facilities are feeling the budget squeeze for maintenance staffing and
August 18, 2009
The people who have already used you are the most likely people in the world to call you again. So why spend your entire advertising budget attempting to pull in people who don’t know who you are? Spend some of your dollars on your current clients.
August 13, 2009
Attitudes seem to slump with the sales figures. As business owners, we love to discuss ways to improve our employees’ attitudes. Throw a party! Tell inspiring stories at the company meeting! Put Successories posters on the wall! Give ‘em a pep talk.
July 20, 2009
SEO is short for search engine optimization. SEO companies exist to get your website ranked high in search engines like Google.
But cleaning companies should be cautious: Know what you're paying for before hiring an SEO company.
July 13, 2009
The trick to being the highest-priced company in town and having plenty of business is getting customers to fall in love with your services. An ecstatic customer wants to give you money and does not let price stand in the way.
July 1, 2009
Google, the world’s largest search engine, accounts for slightly more than 50% of all searches made on the net. So when most people think of online searches, they think of Google.
But what is “Adwords?”
June 30, 2009
You know you have to train your employees, right? Training is
a funny word. It gets used a lot, especially by frustrated business
owners. But few people know what it means. Does it mean
“motivating”? Does it mean “confidence building”? Does it mean
hitting employees with a newspaper or dangling a carrot?