Joanna Saucier Puts Her Name on the Line – A Model Business and a Person of Distinction!

By David Kiser Joanna Saucier and Rachel Fedora taking over Manitoba! When you put your name on the line everyday, it means something. It certainly seems that way for Joanna Saucier (pronounced SōCā) Palumbo and her company Signature Cleaning Services. Since 1999, Joanna and her team have built Signature Cleaning Services into [...]

By |2019-09-09T19:06:25-05:00September 9th, 2019|Articles, Latest Articles, Leadership, Profiles in Success|

5 Helpful Online Marketing Tips for Cleaning Business Owners

There are nearly 900,000 cleaning companies in the United States. If you are the owner of one of these cleaning companies, finding a way to create a competitive edge is crucial. Creating an online presence for your business is imperative when trying to appeal to modern consumers. The first step in building an online [...]

By |2019-08-06T12:16:44-05:00August 5th, 2019|Articles, Latest Articles, Sales and Marketing|

Drug Testing and Insurance

Why drug test?   Substance abuse takes a heavy toll on businesses, costing employers over 10 billion dollars each year. How big is the problem?   There are 21 million illicit drug users in the US.  Chances are we all have been personally affected by alcohol and drug abuse in some way.  According to data from the [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:48:51-05:00June 25th, 2019|Latest Articles, Sponsored Articles|

Can your home be too clean?

NO, it can’t. Why? The definition of “clean” as it relates to your home is “the absence of unwanted matter”1. If there is a desirable benefit to dirt or soil, then it is not “unwanted”. “Unwanted matter” is empty pizza boxes, soda cans and bottles. You get the idea. There is no sound argument for [...]

The Problem with Indoor Air Quality

When we think about the amount of contaminants inside a home it is little wonder that asthma and allergies are on the rise. There is regular, tracked-in dirt. But there are also microscopic contaminants that make their way indoors on the bottom of our shoes as residues and particulates too small to see with the naked eye. While cleaning businesses can't stop these unwanted guests from entering, we can add value to families that need help keeping this problem contained.

The Green Cleaning Issue – Prologue

Although green cleaning has been around since the 1970’s it is still not a mainstream concept, broadly speaking. While there are certain US markets where environmentalism is woven into the ethos of the community they are still in the minority. Even the eco-minded don’t necessarily view their cleaning products as having a real impact [...]

Part 1: Green Cleaning – It’s Your Business

Anyone can say they clean green. But what does that mean? Many shades of green exist within the spectrum of green cleaning. How green is green? The varied scenarios include businesses that mix their own natural cleaning products (with or without essential oils), contract production of proprietary and custom blends, buy manufactured green formulas, [...]

Part 2: Green Cleaning – Educating Customers

The authenticity of your green cleaning program depends on two things – the completeness of your green protocol and how you talk about it. The former is addressed in Part 4. This article details decisions related to your public messaging about green cleaning. The three main areas are legality of claims, removing consumer bias [...]

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