I had worked with 2 business coaches, had been in business for over 10 years and yet I still learned SO MUCH more with SFS!
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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?
Steve shares how to “transform” your company by focusing on the “Emotional Dynamics” of the home owner’s loss. (Even if you don’t offer restoration now many of the same principles apply in carpet cleaning too!)
An experienced restorer has fallen on hard times. Steve offers short and long term solutions to a difficult situation.
Use this weekly cleaning company finances report to get a snapshot of where you are and what is coming down the road.
An apparently successful Florida restoration contractor is fed up with the daily shenanigans he faces. Steve shares a concept and solution…
An Atlanta carpet cleaner just doesn’t have the budget to attend SFS. Or does he? Steve shares some great low-cost and no-cost options …
Five solid free software tools to make your cleaning business more productive. Did we mention they are all FREE?
We all want to increase profit per job. But Steve warns against getting distracted peddling product for pennies when you could be making Cheerleaders (aka. word of mouth referral machines). How?? GIVE AWAY a bottle of “Free Lifetime Spotter” to every customer …
What do Rock & Roll, Toto, and Facebook have to do with your cleaning business? Value conscious customers!! Big Billy Yeadon advises carpet cleaners to keep an eye on their company image in this new economic climate. So how and what are you contributing to your community?
They say “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. If so, SFS member Dave Pastor very “sincerely” likes our SFS Director of Training. Read how Dave blew away his local BNI group by sharing a few key SFS ideas. Then learn how you can use these same concepts in your company. (Even without attending SFS!)
Chaos sounds horrible. It brings to mind historic events such as the fall of Saigon or 9/11 and the horrors that ensued. But chaos can also lead to opportunity. In fact there is a Chinese symbol that stands for danger but also means opportunity. Which one will you choose?
Watch it, folks. Steve is off on one of his rants about customer service and this time he is more fired up than usual …