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Navigating the Cloud: Selecting the Right Mobile Device for your Business Needs

The cloud provides an interactive online database that you can access via a mobile device like a smart phone, laptop, or tablet. This technology allows you to immediately gather the information you need to solve a customer's problem before you forget any of the details.

Published in Sep/Oct 2013
The Realities of Social Media for BSCs: Get Started Now-or Get Left Behind

As much as the industry has changed, many cleaning contractors find that the old-fashioned way of marketing—making cold calls, often by walking into facilities they wish to clean—is still an effective way to secure new customers. However, many cleaning contractors do not like this or any type of cold calling, and many more simply do not have the time to do it.


Published in Sep/Oct 2013
Software Application with a Financial Focus

There are many software products out there designed specifically to help BSCs manage their finances.

Published in Dec/Jan 2010
IT and Hardware Choices Aid BSCs Immensely

Depending on the size of your company, IT (information technology) and hardware systems can run the gamut from fairly simplistic to too futuristic for even the Jetsons. However, when broken down into manageable sections, ensuring your company has the right-sized IT system need not be as frightening a prospect as you might think.

Published in Sep/Oct 2009
Software Applications That Make Life Easier

In today’s building services contracting industry, the need for sophisticated computer systems has never been greater. As the industry continues to progress, BSCs are faced with a growing number of software applications that can make both their businesses and lives run more efficiently.

Published in Sep/Oct 2009
Making Pest Control More Effective—and Green: The Latest Advances in Pest Control Technology

In the past decade, new technologies have given facility managers and BSCs the opportunity to make their buildings run more effectively and efficiently. The same goes for the pest management industry, which over the past few years has introduced new technology that can help your facility manage pests more efficiently—and with less impact on the environment.

Published in May/Jun 2013
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