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Hartong joins CBT and The Gift of Clean

Ernie Hartong, former Executive Director of ARCSI, has started EJH Consulting.  He will currently be working with Cleaning Business Today on their advertising sales.  Hartong will also be working with the Gift of Clean, a Chicago based universal gift card company that has developed a gift card program for cleaning companies. “After ten years [...]

By |2019-04-03T14:13:39-05:00March 27th, 2019|Latest Articles|

CBT Is 6 Years and Growing

We’ve come a long way in six short years. What began as an e-zine with flip pages has grown into a multi-media news outlet for the cleaning industry, delivering the news you need to succeed through Cleaning Business Today’s social media channels, resource-rich web library and email newsletter. Our evolution continues but our purpose [...]

By |2019-04-03T15:23:00-05:00March 26th, 2019|Sponsored Articles, Trends in Residential Cleaning|

Handy.com gets acquired by the owner of Angie’s List and Home Advisor

Online cleaning company known for use of independent contractors gets acquired by Angie's List parent company

By |2018-11-06T12:38:39-05:00October 26th, 2018|Latest Articles|

CBT Product Review: Compressed Eraser Sponges

Derek Christian explains why two particular sponges from SpongeOutlet.com are easier to use and more cost-effective

By |2018-11-06T12:36:04-05:00October 18th, 2018|Sponsored Articles|

CBT Product Reviews: Sponge Outlet

CBT’s series of Product Reviews continues this month as Derek Christian examines the melamine sponges from Sponge Outlet. As it turns out, not all manufacturers are the same.

By |2018-11-06T12:37:33-05:00August 22nd, 2018|Sponsored Articles|

Foundations RideAlong, part 2: delegating authority to your staff

Part 2 in our Foundations RideAlong series gives another glimpse into the six months of coaching included in the Foundations of Success program. In this session I discuss with Julie Vincent how to set up a system for delegating various levels of authority to her staff.

By |2018-08-10T19:02:17-05:00July 19th, 2018|Sponsored Articles|

Foundations RideAlong, part 1

Julie Vincent and Katie Postema of Coastal Clean in SW Michigan were among 17 cleaning business owners who attended Foundations of Success earlier this year in Charleston, SC. In this Foundations Ride Along segment, we give you a glimpse into the six months of follow up coaching that each Foundations alumnus gets as part of the program.

By |2018-08-12T11:18:45-05:00June 26th, 2018|Sponsored Articles|

How to track results in your cleaning business

The measurements, software, and systems needed to gauge marketing productivity by your office staffIn this Facebook Live video, I get into detail of how to accurately measure the marketing activities of your office staff. There are many great ways out there to measure the work of your cleaners, but figuring out how productive your office [...]

By |2018-01-26T19:37:32-05:00January 26th, 2018|Start Your Cleaning Business|
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