Checklist: Does your cleaning website include these 5 features?

Here are 5 simple tactics to get your best online marketing return. Tweak your current restoration and/or cleaning website with these often overlooked tips.

Do I need my very own “domain name”?

Just what is a domain name and why are they important for cleaners and restorers? Steve calls in an expert to break down the basics of domain names and how to pick one for your cleaning company.

The Great Carpet Cleaning “Pricing Debate”- Part I

Outside of arguing about the best truck mount (which invariably is owned by the person talking) there is nothing that causes more disagreement among carpet cleaners than “how to price” the job. My take? They all work! Let me explain why …

Use “sound” in your carpet cleaning marketing strategy

OK, a good marketing strategy trivia question for all you carpet cleaners. Which sound associated with a brand name is rated #1 in the world? Most of you hear this sound several times a day. Have everyone in your family guess and then we’ll see who wins …

Can I build a “Honda/Accura” carpet cleaning business model?

A premium Georgia carpet cleaner looks to expand into the budget cleaning market with a “parallel operation” operated with his existing staff and building. Steve isn’t real positive but would like other cleaner’s thoughts. Read and chime in …

What can carpet cleaners take away from the Toyota mess?

As a professional carpet cleaning entrepreneur you have built a great and unshakable reputation for quality. Or have you? Steve Toburen analyzes how a complacent attitude can quickly sink a recognized world leader in quality …

What pitfalls are there in buying a carpet cleaning business?

One wanna-be entrepreneur asks Steve what to watch out for in buying a carpet cleaning business. Steve’s answers may surprise and shock you. If so, they may be just the wake up call you need to successfully sell your company in the future …

Big Billy’s Books and Blogs Directory

Bill Yeadon reviews books, blogs and other education resources with a focus on modern marketing for small businesses in the Carpet Cleaning, Mold Remediation and Fire and Water Damage Restoration industries.