Where to find well paying commercial cleaning accounts

Here’s an interesting question (and my answer) I had on Facebook yesterday about the difference between residential and commercial rates, and where to find well paying commercial cleaning accounts. Question: I own a residential maid service in RI and we are trying to...

Keep your commercial bids from disappearing into a black hole

Make sure you get a clear idea BEFORE submitting your proposal of what the decision making process looks like: Who makes the decision What are the key criteria When will decision be made What happens after bids are received If a new vendor is selected, when will they...

GROW YOUR CLEANING BUSINESS WITH THESE 4 STEPS TO EFFECTIVE HIRING

Today’s topic is how to hire effectively. The most important ingredient in a great team building strategy is hiring people who are naturally good at what you’re not. In this article I’m talking primarily about people on the team other than cleaners. Hiring good...

WHY DIDN’T I GET THE NEW (CLEANING) ACCOUNT (PART 2)

Losing is always hard. Learning you are the loser in a deal you worked hard on and really had your heart set on is a frustrating, humbling, and embarrassing event. In this circumstance, perhaps it’s time to honestly ask yourself the following 2 questions: Did I miss a...

INTERNET MARKETING FOR CLEANING BUSINESSES

“What happened? I thought our meeting went great and I quoted you a great price. This has happened to me a couple of times lately, so I’d really appreciate it if you could at least let me know what happened and why we didn’t get the contract.” Mary explained to Todd...