Winning Over the “Price Shopper” (Without losing your shirt!)

Cleaning your carpets on the cheap is definitely “in”. Thanks to the economic downturn (and Groupon!) even well off carpet cleaning clients are negotiating for a better price. So what’s a poor cleaner to do?

She wants me to “price match”! Help!

The “Great Recession” has made it “fashionable to haggle”! Here are some thoughts on how to handle value-conscious customers and the other “can you beat this price” shoppers that inevitably are going come your way.

How to deal with “I wanna a price now” callers!

Any phone script needs tweaking now and then… Steve Toburen’s SFS carpet cleaning phone script is due for a little fine tuning of its own. With these modifications you now have the option of giving a price over the phone and STILL book the job!

Should I “stoop to the level” of my cut-throat carpet cleaning competitors?

After moving to Georgia a carpet cleaner is finding it difficult to get the old cash flow started again. Instead of screaming “Get out there and sell!” Steve says to begin at home with the old-fashioned concept of “frugality” …