Carpet Cleaning Business Management

This zone covers everything regarding how to make your business highly successful.

ARTICLES

The Fastest Ways to More Cash: Part I

This past November marked my 30th anniversary as a carpet cleaner. Prior to getting into this business, I worked as a waiter.


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Differentiation with Value-Added Service

“Success is the sum of details.” - Harvey S. Firestone

So do you want to be different from the hordes of other carpet cleaners out there?


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Cleaner’s Corner

Marketing, Diversification Help Cascade Cleaning Services Beat the Winter Lull

For Cascade Cleaning Services (Boise, ID), the winter slow season begins after Christmas and typically lingers into spring, with the slowest month being January.


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Make a First Impression Last

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so you want it to be a good one.

 Wherever they go and whomever they meet, employees are walking billboards for their companies.  


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Get (and Keep) More Customers by Understanding the 6 Reasons People Clean

A big mistake that cleaners make is not realizing that people clean their carpet, floors and fabrics for more reasons than just how it looks.


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Can Your Company Truly be Viewed as “Different?”

“Being different is good; embrace it.” - Simon Cowell

Should you be “different” from other carpet cleaners? Well, just analyze your average competitor’s attitude, appearance, employees, vehicles, equipment and image.


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In Review –The Experience Convention and Trade Show

Record attendance, new location and new offerings help make 2014 fall Experience show best one yet.

The industry’s biggest trade show has reached new heights.


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The True Value of the Up-Sell (and How to Close More Every Time)

In any business there is one type of sale that brings the most profit. There is one single sales activity that can make the most difference in the profitability of your company.


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Differentiation: Why it’s Important (and How to Do it!)

“Successful people are ‘different’ because they will do what others won’t.”

What the heck does “differentiate” mean?! Good old Google comes through again with the definition: “become different in the process of growth.”


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Level 5 of Being Phenomenal Successful Person – Character

Over the past few months, I’ve shared “The 5 Levels of Being Phenomenal.” The levels are the stages everyone goes through when they are attempting to change a habit, reach a new goal or develop a skill.


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EVENTS

Industry

Xactware User Conference 2015

2/10/15
Grand America Hotel
555 South Main
Salt Lake City, UT
United States
Contact: Koral Reid

Connect with industry colleagues, receive valuable training, and learn about the future of the property industry at the Xactware User Conference 2015.

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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

1/27/15 2:00 pm EST

Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

Podcasts

While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2015 Jan/Feb

The Jan/Feb ICS issue features content on cleaning services during the winter time, commercial cleaning, rug cleaning, new with rugs, marketing for restoration and new products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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