When you just start your first business, you know - well, pretty much nothing! You aren’t ashamed of that - generally, you are too busy trying to not go broke. You are learning everything you can - like a sponge, soaking up all the advice you can and working as much as you can [...]
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, [...]
How to keep your people safe in winter weather.
How to handle your scheduling headaches during winter weather.
AFFLINK, a leading sales and marketing organization, with more than 300 members throughout the U.S., offers the following "Ten Ways Administrators can Promote Worker Safety" at distribution locations.
An interview with Ellen Folks of Guarantee GirlsThis week cleaning professionals around the country began rallying around our friends in Texas as they face the ongoing disaster of Hurricane Harvey. As flooding continues in eastern Texas and western Louisiana, some in the industry have already begun raising money for colleagues in crisis. Among those affected [...]
Selecting a quality, high-performance pad can make your floorcare job easier, faster, far less labor intensive, and more profitable Toledo, OH - You always need the right tools for the cleaning job at hand, and one tool that is often overlooked in floorcare - as to its importance - is the floor pad. Many people [...]
How to avoid a never-ending price war with your competitors The price of your products is a fundamental element of your sales and marketing strategies. Competition is continually fierce in the cleaning industry and the costs of your goods – relative to those of your competitors – can often make or break a sale. [...]
5 ways to gauge how effectively you’re managing your cleaning business There are literally thousands of successful janitorial companies. But not everyone has a successful business. Many people struggle on a day-to-day basis, and there are business owners who think their business is doing great but don’t realize they are treading water at best. [...]
Ways that cleaning contractors and building managers can help reduce their cleaning supply costsCharlotte, NC - Reducing cleaning costs is a common goal for building managers and cleaning contractors. Traditionally, the focus is on minimizing labor expenditures when building managers and contractors seek to lower expenses. But reducing supply costs can also prove to be [...]