Timidly entering the commercial arena …

Many carpet cleaners are fighting off the “residential recession blues” by entering the contract commercial area. But writing the business proposal is a bit intimidating for many of our Site Members. Steve throws a life-line out to one hard working but frustrated carpet cleaner …

Can I charge a premium for after hours commercial cleaning work?

Steve,

Just a short question.  I’ve always felt like I should be able to charge a premium rate for night or weekend work. However, when I bring this idea up to other carpet cleaners they act like I’ve hit on their mother!  What did you do and if you did charge more, how much over your regular rates was it and did you get any resistance?

Perplexed in Toledo

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How can I get my carpet cleaning techs to upsell?

An Oklahoma business owner wants to do right by his employees but is frustrated by their apathy and fear in selling carpet protector. Steve shares 7 steps that he used to super-charge his Scotchgard carpet protector sales …

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?

How to Sell Residential “Additional Service Options”

This freshly revised Special Report lays the roadway towards new and repeat add-on sales of Scotchgard and other high-profit services. Are you getting the full profit potential out of each carpet cleaning job? Would you like to transform your carpet cleaning technicians into motivated yet subtle salespeople? The answers are inside …

The pre-paid “Stay Beautiful” maintenance program for residential carpet cleaning

Are you tired of being beat up by the “Great Recession”? Are your customers increasing their times between cleanings and/or having less done when they do call you? Many of our SFS members have implemented the “Stay Beautiful” residential “service contract” which guarantees your customer beautiful carpets forever AND they report great results. Download this FREE Special Report …

Ten Essential Strategies for Success in a Tough Economy

This is a hard hitting Special Report with 10 Strategies that absolutely will transform your business- IF you implement them.