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Bidding and Estimating

Determining Fair Market Value
October 8, 2017 Trisch Garthoeffner

Determining Fair Market Value

Business and Management

Periodic valuations allow the seller to see how healthy the business is at a specific point in time.

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Writing Renewal Bids
October 2, 2017 William R. Griffin

Writing Renewal Bids

Business and Management

Here are three tips on how to win your client back when the organization wants to go out for bid.

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Levels of Clean
August 30, 2017 Joel Craddock

Levels of Clean

Business and Management

Breaking down facility needs into one of several cleaning performance levels can help to set realistic expectations across the board.

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How Low Can You Go?
August 24, 2017 William R. Griffin

How Low Can You Go?

Business and Management

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Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines
July 27, 2017 William R. Griffin

Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines

Business and Management

If you service areas that are prone to wet and freezing temperatures, chances are you will be responsible for ice and snow removal. How should you bid these services?

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Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects
July 5, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects

Business and Management

When we think of servicing building exteriors,we may think of dumping trash cans, picking up garbage and cigarette butts, and sweeping the sidewalk. However, those aren't enough.

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The Benefits of Long-Term Contracts
May 31, 2017 Ron Segura

The Benefits of Long-Term Contracts

Business and Management

There are five ways long-term contracts can benefit both you and your customers.

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Restroom dispensers
May 30, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Products for Dispensers

Business and Management

Pricing paper, plastic, and hand soap can be challenging and financially risky if you don’t have a formula for accurately estimating past or future usage.

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Bidding in the Age of Sustainability
April 3, 2017 William R. Griffin

Bidding in the Age of Sustainability

Business and Management

Companies and contractors are adopting sustainable cleaning as the new way of doing business, and have found it to be a good strategy.

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Production Rates and Costs for K–12
March 3, 2017 William R. Griffin

Production Rates and Costs for K–12

Business and Management

As with other types of cleaning, consider your staff, process, equipment, and budget when bidding on a school district.

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Bidding Stadiums and Sports Venues
January 30, 2017 William R. Griffin

Bidding Stadiums and Sports Venues

Business and Management

Facility sizes and attendance levels will affect the amount of cleaning staff you need.

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Reducing Costs with Technology
December 26, 2016 William R. Griffin

Reducing Costs with Technology

Technology and Trends

Before buying a piece of equipment, use in it on site for several weeks to make sure that it will really reduce your costs.

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