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Dissan Group names Avmor Supplier of the Year

Dissan Group names Avmor Supplier of the Year

Avmor has been supplying professional cleaning solutions to Dissan and its members for more than a decade.

Voting now open for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Awards

Voting now open for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Awards

Program recognizes the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services.

CBT Product Reviews: Brillo Estracell

CBT Product Reviews: Brillo Estracell

We check out the "No Scratch Sponge with Wedge Edge"

When in doubt, use emotional intelligence

In the cleaning industry we can find several instances where emotional intelligence can make or break a moment.

Missouri to lower St. Louis minimum wage from $10 to $7.70

State preemption law to kick in August 28, blocking city ordinance

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How to sell services to the new urban consumer

Serving these consumers is a big opportunity, but requires you to think through their needs & your business model.

Are you trapped in the office?

Give your staff a sandbox they can play in.

The who, what, when, where & why of terminating an employee

We don’t want to let people go, but sometimes we have to.

How to prepare for the back-to-school surge

Why you should start recruiting now, even if it doesn’t look like you need more cleaners.

3 things to train your employees so they avoid an explosive situation

Make sure your cleaning techs are familiar with precautions for homes with natural gas.

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 READERS' CHOICE


Can you make a million bucks in the house cleaning business?

Can you make a million bucks in the house cleaning business?

7 steps to control costs which affect your gross income potential

Top 15 Stories of CBT’s Third Year

Even as we’re planning articles more than halfway through our fourth year, we reflect on the new shape of the cleaning industry in the past year.

12 Cleaning Upsells for 12 Months

Upselling to your current customers is easier, less expensive and more profitable than relying only on new customers to raise your revenue. Part 1 of 2.

9 Questions with a Cleaning Business Insurance Expert

What you don't know about business insurance for the cleaning industry could save you a lot of time and money.

3 Ways My Business is Better Today Than a Year Ago

Major change requires checking progress and making adjustments as needed.

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10 tips on how to stay married while owning a business

10 tips on how to stay married while owning a business

From the wife of a serial business owner

CBT Product Reviews: The Works Shower & Tub Cleaner

Even hydrochloric acid has its place in cleaning, just not for everyday for maintenance cleans.

Five tips to help stay in compliance with overtime laws and avoid lawsuits

How to keep your cleaning business out of court when it comes to overtime rules

CBT Product Reviews: Magic Eraser

How melamine sponges work, why you should use them, and how to save money on them

Introducing CBT Product Reviews

New feature on CleaningBusinessToday.com will help owners choose cleaning products and equipment.

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  TECHNOLOGY


Google is getting into the job listing business.

Google is getting into the job listing business.

New tool for job seekers and employers set to roll out in the next few weeks

Augmented Reality (AR) and other innovations aim to transform the cleaning industry.

From robotics to the Internet of Things to augmented reality, high-tech innovations are poised to take cleaning to a whole new level of efficiency.

HomeAdvisor parent company IAC agrees to to buy Angie’s List by end of 2017

Angie’s List stock surges on news of merger with HomeAdvisor; new company to be called ANGI Homeservices Inc.

Taking your Facebook advertising to the next level with Ad Manager

Move beyond boosted posts and tap into the power of Facebook Ad Manager.

2017 ISSA Innovation Award Program open for submissions

Program features the latest products and services from top manufacturers and suppliers throughout the cleaning industry.

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 LEADERSHIP


Janitorial workers graduate from English classes taught at Google offices

Janitorial workers graduate from English classes taught at Google offices

Classes are part of a program set up for Spanish-speaking cleaning workers.

ISSA partners with Cleaning For A Reason

Worldwide cleaning association and non-profit join forces to help women with cancer

IEHA members vote to approve merger with ISSA

IEHA memberships will have access to global ISSA membership and benefits.

Registration is open for 2017 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America

Attendees of the 2017 event will have even more options to customize their experience

Key steps to get a corporate social responsibility program going

CSR primarily involves developing ways to give back to a community.

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ISSA launches DEAL

ISSA launches DEAL

Program helps businesses reduce costs and be environmentally responsible

Who and what should dictate cleaning product pricing?

How to avoid a never-ending price war with your competitors

Licensure and government grades to enhance maid agency regulation

Singapore maid agencies must meet new quality measures from consumers and the government to renew licenses.

3 Ways My Business is Better Today Than a Year Ago

Major change requires checking progress and making adjustments as needed.

5 Tips to Prepare for Retirement on a Shoestring

Millennials unprepared for retirement; majority want alternative retirement savings options.

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 CLEANING


Reclassifying hospital floors as "critical" areas when it comes to cleaning

Reclassifying hospital floors as "critical" areas when it comes to cleaning

"Floors do harbor dangerous germs and should be reclassified as "critical" areas requiring more thorough cleaning and disinfecting"

Four things to look for when selecting a high-performance floor pad

Four things to look for when selecting a high-performance floor pad

Selecting a quality, high-performance pad can make your floorcare job easier, faster, far less labor intensive, and more profitable

Mold prevention in the home: DIY vs Pros

Mold prevention in the home: DIY vs Pros

How does professional containment work? Find out with this infographic.

Checklist for success

Checklist for success

5 ways to gauge how effectively you’re managing your cleaning business

Five things managers should know about sewer odors

Five things managers should know about sewer odors

The most common way sewer odors get into buildings is through floor and fixture drains.

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