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Why You Should Create a Business Plan

We all nod knowingly when anyone talks about the importance of vision, mission and business planning—and then most of us go back to what we were doing before the interruption. The same is true when developing business plans: Most people believe such plans are important but few actual create them.

How the Recession Changed Your Customers

There is no doubt customers coming out of the recent recession are fundamentally different than they were before. Even customers not directly impacted financially were emotionally shaken by the uncertainty, anxiety and adverse impact on family and friends.

Challenging Cleaning Projects: A Chat with Curtis McLemore

After more than four decades of experience providing day and evening janitorial and related-facility services, it’s probably safe to say that McLemore Building Maintenance has seen it all. Services magazine recently sat down with owner Curtis McLemore to discuss some of the more challenging—and unique—projects that the company has undertaken.

Increase Incremental Revenues with Technology

We surveyed several companies in the United States and Canada to see how cleaning companies are increasing their revenues in this tough economy. There is one key element that all of these companies are using—technology!

2011 BSCAI President Sally Schopmeyer believes BSCAI is headed in the right direction for its members and sponsors. Schopmeyer, who is the second female president in BSCAI’s 46-year history, says, “Despite the many obstacles in running a small business, the future for our association and our industry looks bright.”