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What About References When Starting A Cleaning Service

Sometimes a customer will ask you for references. If you are just starting out, you do not have any other offices to use as a reference. Honesty is the best policy. Simply tell them the truth. “You are just getting started.” Offer to provide the names and phone numbers of at least 2 or 3 personal references just like you would use on an employment application. An honest and trustworthy cleaning service with the same people showing up, are the qualities they are looking for. This is what they find most appealing and are most concerned about.

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Should You Disinfect When Cleaning Homes Or Offices?

A disinfectant is most commonly used in a medical office. Medical offices are very concerned about germs similar to a hospital environment. When speaking with an office manager of a medical office it is not uncommon that this subject of disinfecting comes up. Be prepared for it and use it as a selling point by telling the decision maker that you use a disinfectant in the restrooms.

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Start Up

Cleaning Service Profits Produce Instant Income

Beginning with your very first job, the profits are instant. Since you have such a low overhead and very little expenses, the profits are immediate. Labor cost typically run about 50% if other people are doing all the cleaning for you. If you are involved in the cleaning then the profits you will make are even greater.

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Equipment and Supplies

The Best Vacuum Cleaner for House or Office Cleaning – Part 2

We receive emails all of the time asking about vacuum cleaners and for good reason. They do a lot of the work in the cleaning industry. Matter of fact, most people right off the bat will visualize vacuum cleaners a lot of the times when thinking of cleaning. Although we did an article on this already (you can find it here), we thought we would create a second one just to drive the point home, along with our suggestions…

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Sales

How to Impress Office Managers to Get the Contract

Office managers are very much like the rest of us. They go to work. They make decisions. They try to do their best. So what are they looking for in a cleaning service? Some people think that all the managers care about is the price but that is not true. Many times they hire a higher priced cleaning service instead of a lower priced one. The experienced office manager knows they get what they pay for. If your price is the lowest price for cleaning you will be viewed as the lowest quality service for their office and that is not what most offices want at all. Don’t assume that your price needs to be low to get the account.

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Call, Sell, Perform
Sales

How to Get Cleaning Contracts

Sales is what brings the money into your cleaning business, and the money is the blood of your business… But how exactly do you get the money in your business by making the sales so you’re business can not only survive but thrive in any economic condition? It all happens by doing one thing… That is what we are going to discuss today.

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