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eye on the competition
January 17, 2020 CMM Staff

Keep an Eye on the Competition in 2020

CMM benchmarking survey helps BSCs get a better picture of their peers, the industry, and how their business measures up.

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custodial marketing
January 30, 2020 Robert Shor

Is Your Custodial Marketing Working?

Finding an affordable marketing strategy to grow your cleaning business can be challenging. Here are tips that will show you how to calculate your marketing ROI and help you make more informed marketing decisions.

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Three Steps to Conquering Your Growth and Revenue Challenges
December 16, 2019 Pam Washington

Three Steps to Conquering Your Growth and Revenue Challenges

This three-step system can make a difference in controlling your revenue, predicting your growth, improving your profits, and saving you time.

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Elements of a Winning Proposal
December 5, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Elements of a Winning Proposal

Tips on how to spice up your proposals with stylish and impactful elements to win more business and make it easier for clients to choose you.

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value-based pricing
February 4, 2020 Will Humsi & Dave Clement & Dylan Vest

Value-Based Pricing in the Services Industry

Value-based pricing is an increasingly important profit factor. In the traditionally cost-driven services industry, however, many organizations find it surprisingly difficult to implement.

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cleaning open-architecture ceilings
January 13, 2020 Brad Pierce

3 Tips for Cleaning Open-Architecture Ceilings

Using vacuums and lifts can help custodial staff remove the dirt, dust, and grime which easily accumulate in this hard-to-reach area.

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Filling the Gap Between Sustainability Knowledge and Action
December 12, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Filling the Gap Between Sustainability Knowledge and Action

Jansan businesses looking to bridge the gap between recognizing and acting on sustainability goals can follow the examples set by various global companies.

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Staffing Challenges Continue for BSCs
November 25, 2019 Amy W. Richardson

Staffing Challenges Continue for BSCs

Recruiting and retaining staff continues to be a challenge for building service contractors.

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Planning Your Career in the Cleaning, Restoration, and Inspection industry
November 19, 2019 Paul Pleshek

Planning Your Career in the Cleaning, Restoration, and Inspection industry

People entering the job market for the first time and entrepreneurs alike can use IICRC education to develop their careers.

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Government Incentives for Hiring Ex-Offenders, Veterans, and People with Disabilities
November 11, 2019 Nan Hallock

Government Incentives for Hiring Ex-Offenders, Veterans, and People with Disabilities

​An all-new ISSA state-by-state summary of economic incentives for hiring nonviolent ex-offenders, people with disabilities, and armed forces veterans is now available at ISSA.com.

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Start the New Year With a New Logo
November 5, 2019 Ron Segura

Start the New Year With a New Logo

A descriptive company logo includes text along with commonly recognized images or designs that communicate the type of products or services you are offering.

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The Aftermath of Divorce
October 18, 2019 Trisch Garthoeffner

The Aftermath of Divorce

When a marriage ends, the spouses need to divide their marital property, including businesses that were started during the lifetime of the marriage.

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Managing ESL Employees
October 9, 2019 Nan Hallock

Managing ESL Employees

Thoughtful supervisors can help ensure the success of individual employees who speak English as a second language and teams by building bridges of understanding.

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IICRC Standards
October 7, 2019 Mili Washington

IICRC Standards

Following industry standards helps your firm streamline processes, trim costs, build credibility, and earn customer loyalty, which ultimately boosts your bottom line.

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2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report
September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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6 Tips for Starting Your Own Commercial Cleaning Company
September 20, 2019 Mariah Bliss

6 Tips for Starting Your Own Commercial Cleaning Company

Check out these six tips on how to start a cleaning business, with advice on everything from picking out your cleaning territory to getting your first customer.

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