Moving From a Solo One Man Show To Hiring a Highly Productive Staff- Rick Gelinas

Moving From a Solo One Man

Posted by Mikey P on Oct 1, 20141
Whiter than White!~ Jim Pemberton

Whiter than White!~ Jim Pemberton

Posted by Mikey P on Sep 24, 20142
oh, to be a Carpet Cleaner..

oh, to be a Carpet Cleaner..

Posted by Mikey P on Sep 24, 20143
The Experience to top all Experiences!

The Experience to top all Experiences!

Posted by Mikey P on Sep 18, 20144
Moving From a Solo One Man Show To Hiring a Highly Productive Staff- Rick Gelinas

Moving From a Solo One Man Show To Hiring a Highly Productive Staff- Rick Gelinas

Several years ago I came to a challenging crossroads in my business. At that time, I was cleaning commercial floors and commercial carpet. At that moment in time I was flying solo. My wife and I had grown our business to the point that it was productive and we were ...

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Whiter than White!~ Jim Pemberton

Whiter than White!~ Jim Pemberton

I am often contacted by cleaners who are frustrated when their customer washes a cushion cover (after removing it from the cushion foam) in the wash and expecting them to match the results on the body of the furniture.This is especially difficult with off white fabrics made from natural fibers.The ...

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oh, to be a Carpet Cleaner..

oh, to be a Carpet Cleaner..

...... "I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." .......~Rabindranath Tagore......  with due credit to Jim.

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The Experience to top all Experiences!

The Experience to top all Experiences!

 Press Release: For Immediate Release – Larry Cooper, The Experience September 17, 2014The 2014 Experience Convention and Trade Show had record breaking paid attendance at the Mirage Hotel and Casino on September 3rd through 5th, 2014.  The total attendance at this show exceeded 2500 people and was the busiest show ...

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The Experience to top all Experiences!

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  Press Release: For Immediate Release – Larry Cooper, The Experience September 17, 2014 The 2014 Experience Convention and Trade Show had record breaking paid attendance at the Mirage Hotel and Casino on September 3rd through 5th, 2014.  The total attendance at this show exceeded 2500 people and was the busiest show on record for active attendees!  Along with many ... Read More »

Providing Carpet Inspections Can Lead To Increased Sales

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Something I’ve done for many years in my carpet cleaning business is to provide each new prospect with a Free Carpet Inspection. Why, and what exactly does a carpet inspection provide? Picture going to the doctor during cold and flu season. The doctor has a quick glance at you and within a minute he pulls out his pen and writes ... Read More »

Dryer Beware

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Dryer Beware Roughly 70 percent of the professional restorers that I personally know, began offering mitigation and drying as an extension of their carpet cleaning service. It doesn’t surprise me in the least bit, after all that is how I got involved in the restoration industry. Though I have no hard evidence industry wide of how many make a similar ... Read More »

3 Signs of a Miserable Job

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One of the most frequent posts on Mikey’s Board is the endless search for how to find good people. In 3 Signs of a Miserable Job  Patrick Lencioni he uses storytelling to make what could have been a boring book into an entertaining fable.   #1- Anonymity People cannot be fulfilled in their work if they are anonymous. Technicians need ... Read More »

Great advice for a new or struggling cleaning business..

We have an ongoing thread here on MB right now where some excellent advice is being shared on creating work “ASAP”.   Here are some snippets..   Well this just sucks. No whining, bitching or blaming from me. It seems I may have become a stat. I think I may have to shut down. I have done everything I know to do but ... Read More »