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Tuesday, 09 April 2013 11:34

A New Trend in Waste Management:

A New Trend in Waste Management:

A growing trend in waste management, known as concierge trash collection, is being increasingly utilized in multifamily housing units across the country. Such services not only promise more efficient and effective trash collection, but they also purport to increase recycling among residents, thereby making the property both cleaner and more environmentally friendly.

Published in Mar/Apr 2013
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 11:21

Take the Sting Out of Tax Time

Take the Sting Out of Tax Time

An often overlooked way to offset some of the financial burdens that come with starting any business is to reduce your company’s taxable income by deducting expenses from top-line revenue.

Published in Mar/Apr 2013
Making Bidding and Estimating Work for You

Bidding and Estimating are not foreign terms to Building Service Contractors in the janitorial industry. Contracts come, contracts go, and, ideally, contracts grow. But winning and maintaining contracts may be easier said than done. Bidding and estimating plays an important part in that process.

Published in Mar/Apr 2013
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 09:19

Turning the Corner

Turning the Corner

The year 2012 marked an important turning point for the BSC industry, and fortunately the shift was in a largely positive direction. The economy steadily picked up steam over the past year, with unemployment dropping to its lowest levels since the onset of the recession and a majority of BSCs seeing an increase in their gross annual sales. By the end of 2012, it finally seemed like we could see light at the end of what has been a long dark tunnel.

Published in Mar/Apr 2013
Networking Tips for Commercial Cleaning Companies

As a business owner or manager, do you cringe at the thought of having to “network” to grow your cleaning company? If so, you need to get over it, because networking is the best way to meet people and build relationships, which is the cornerstone of growing a successful cleaning business.

Published in Business
Customer Retention: The First Step in the Battle Against the Recession

Retaining old customers is the least expensive and most efficient way to grow, so customer retention is more important than ever, especially given our current economy.

Published in Business
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