Thank you Jon-Don and Steve Toburen for being my ‘partner for success’! Before starting my own business I worked for a large company. The stress and endless hours sitting at my desk were destroying my health. I was burnt out with the corporate culture. I knew I needed a change so I took the leap […]
Tag Archives | owner/operator
Steve congratulates a Midwest owner/operator for his residential carpet cleaning growth and success. But what now?
Steve offers 8 tips to increase efficiency and speed up production for maximum profits. (Without creating negative moments of truth.)
Getting your foot in the door can be tough. Making the sale can be even tougher. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a step by step guide on how to inspect your customer’s home and sell your services efficiently on a regular basis. We present the latest SFS Special Report: Carpet Cleaning Inspections That […]
Steve Toburen weighs in on how to create a “beautiful” company that will attract high-end clients, long term employees and most importantly a business buyer that is lusting to possess your company!
Choose your own path to business growth. This report helps you avoid common pitfalls while finding the path that best suits you and your life goals.
Build a niche by specializing in fixing fine fabric problems. Are you ready for the lucrative world of fine fabric cleaning?
You can make a lot of money in cleaning and restoration. But will it be enough for you to retire in style? Take steps now to provide for the day you leave your business. Steve gives his recommendations on how to “clean up”.
Can you be successful without enduring the inevitable agonies of hiring employees? Absolutely. But if you fly solo you must make a few adjustments.
Should this restorer start a restoration company of his own? There are no easy answers. Steve invites all cleaners and restorers to first establish goals.
Should a business hire a salesperson or do it themselves? Steve Toburen gives a complete answer to this question to a surprisingly complex question.
Many “burned-by-employees” cleaners and restorers reject the “getting big” dream and decide to “stay small” as a “Lone Wolf” owner-operator.
Far too often we just sort of let circumstances and chance determine our life.
No matter how good you are a few clients will STILL complain. (And you can only HOPE they call you instead of nailing you on the Internet for 1,000’s of prospective customers to read!)
What do you do when an unhappy client actually wants to USE your “100% delighted guarantee”! GRRRR! This is so unfair since you did a “good job”! Listen carefully here..