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If there was a business expansion that I was convinced would far out-produce the expense of a loan – I would go for it.
It is so darn frustrating to know that you truly are the best in town, to truly wish to be of service and to know that you give excellent value for the money and then to get blown off course with the good old "How much?" over-the-phone question!
You love carpet cleaning. I did too. So I’m happy for both of us!
In the January/February issue of ICS, I shared the “5 Levels of Becoming a Phenomenally Successful Person.” To briefly review, you were created to be phenomenal.
When I had my carpet cleaning and restoration services operation we just never could make sense out of doing our own retail carpet sales.
We stumbled upon a story recently in the Charlotte Observer that profiled Chris Souk, an Oxi-Fresh franchisee in the greater Charlotte area that was also the franchise’s top cleaner – of about 250 franchises – in 2013.
I discovered that many managers don’t even know for sure what they pay and are more interested in reliability, a proven track record and a burden lifted off their backs
Your sales system should include scripts, audio and video sales aids, a proposal template, paperwork for setting up the account and, of course, a pricing guide so your salesperson can write the proposal profitably
Here are some things to look for in a structural contractor strategic partner:
You've already made the big investment in an on-site inspection and have already worked up the proposal.