Business

2-Day Workshop in Tiptonville, TN

2-Day Workshop in Tiptonville, TN

You all know that success as a cleaner (or cleaning company owner) is attainable, but sometimes we feel stuck – maybe stuck in who to hire, maybe how to train them?  Or stuck in how to grow and stop cleaning as much ourselves. That was […]

Field Service Software Review (plus a “free” option)

Field Service Software Review (plus a “free” option)

I’m pretty creative when it comes to using technology to make my life easier.  When I first started my cleaning business, I used Google Calendars to manage my multiple schedules for my cleaners.  It’s free, fairly easy to install on any phone (iOS or Android) […]

What’s your Kryptonite?

What’s your Kryptonite?

We allllll struggle with something in our work, I’m no exception.  My kryptonite seems to be focusing on one thing at a time.  I have about a dozen different projects in my head and I want to attack them all at once but we humans […]

What Happens when Amazon Low-balls Prices: A Short Lesson in Economics

What Happens when Amazon Low-balls Prices: A Short Lesson in Economics

Did you know that you can order number of different types of services through Amazon?  It’s officially called “Amazon Home Services” (aka “AHS”) and house cleaning is one of them!  Here’s how it works: Someone searches Amazon (or Amazon displays in their sidebar) for a […]

How to Price Your Cleaning Services

How to Price Your Cleaning Services

Man, this is the big daddy of all posts…people spend YEARS perfecting their pricing models, and it’s a tough thing to really decide.  Here are some things for you to consider when pricing your services: 1. Being a professional cleaner is HARD WORK. It’s strenuous […]

Business Taxes & Licenses: 5 Things Everyone Should Consider

Business Taxes & Licenses: 5 Things Everyone Should Consider

“…In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin Fresh-faced solo cleaner or seasoned professional, we all need to think about taxes and licenses.  “Which ones are really necessary?” or “I’m new I don’t need to worry about that […]