In today's episode Mike coaches Liviu Ciobanu about how to combat the seasonality of his area.
In Liviu's town, they have a swing from 20,000 people in the winter to 100,000 people in the summer.
Liviu wants to know how to break into a more annually stable business and normalize his cleaning business income.
Listen in as Mike gives Liviu advice on how not only to survive but thrive in the "low" season of his market.
In this episode Mike coaches Joe Caruso of Ready Fresh Carpet Cleaning on how to transition from his full-time job to starting up and running his new carpet cleaning business.
Listen in on what Mike has to say about how to start up a business with limited time and budget!
Find out 2 of the easiest and cheapest way to build your client list.
In today's episode Mike coaches Emmanuel Gonzales on how to write his commercial cleaning contracts.
Emmanuel is just starting out his commercial cleaning business and wants to make sure that his contracts are set and ready to go for his first clients.
Mike breaks down the good, the bad and the necessary when it comes to commercial cleaning contract writing.
In today's episode Mike coaches Jessie Carson of Spring to it Cleaning in Alberta, Canada on how to make the transition from residential to commercial cleaning.
Mike gives Jessie a solid mind shift before laying out a simple step by step process to start getting commercial accounts.
In today's episode Mike coaches Peggy Cook of Shiny Day Cleaning on how to remove herself from having to clean in emergency situations.
Mike starts off with laying out some key mind shifts in how business owners view their cleaning company.
Listen in to hear how you should view your company when it comes to making crucial emergency decisions.
Then learn how to set up systems to prevent them from happening again in the future.
In today's episode Mike coaches Carla Shiavo from Back to Basics Green Clean on how to transition out of cleaning several of her accounts herself, to running her business full time.
You can't effectively run your cleaning business without putting your best effort into it. That means no more cleaning accounts!
Listen in to Mike and Carla as he walks her through the steps to true entrepreneurship.
There are several mind shifts and 2 step processes to do to getting completely out of working in your business so you can work on it!
In today's episode Mike coaches Zaveius Hogan on how to attract and manage the best employees.
Learn about how you can build a company culture that attracts all the right employees while repelling the ones that will cause you headaches.
How you can get your employees to be fully engaged with your business and treat it like their own.
In this episode Mike coaches Theresa Gaskin of Gaskin's Cleaning Services on how to transition from working in her business, servicing her own accounts to having her employees service all the accounts.
Mike goes over the difference between being self-employed and being a business owner and entrepreneur.
He dispels a few of the common fears associated with transitioning out of cleaning yourself and moves towards the mindset you need to start building the cleaning business you want.
Listen in to hear the major shifts you need to make to start building a business that serves you, not the other way around.
In today's episode Mike coaches Michelle Read on when to hire her first cleaning employee.
It's an exciting and scary shift for many cleaners to go from owner operator to running a business and not cleaning every day. But it's not as scary as it sounds!
Listen in to hear what Mike has to say about finding the money to afford employees so you can spend your time building your business and not cleaning.
Mike dispels many misconceptions about profit, raising prices and customer retention that may be holding you back from reaching your goals.
In today's episode Mike coaches Christopher Epstein of Maid to Perfection on how to maximize his advertising budget.
Marketing is a tricky subject. We all know we need to do it, but where to spend our hard earned money is a challenge most business owners face.
Listen in to Mike's wisdom as he shares some of the newest and most effective marketing strategies available today.
In today's episode Mike coaches Gary Daniels on making that final decision to let go of your day job and go full time into running the cleaning business you dream of.
Listen to Mike's wise words before deciding to jump head first into being an entrepreneur. Know the pros and cons, what to expect, what you need to know and what you must do to make it.
It's a scary jump to make but for the ones that are ready to be their own boss there is no substitution.
In today's episode Mike coaches Joe Church on how to build and put in place systems to help him cope with his business success and growth.
It's important that any growing company handle the influx of new customers seamlessly or you can end up losing more customers than you gain with poor service and being short handed.
Hear what Mike has to say about hiring, marketing and planning for your cleaning company's success.
In this episode Mike coaches Danny Morilo on how to remove himself from the day to day work in his business so that he can enjoy running a business and not being a slave to it.
Mike explains how and what tasks to delegate and hire the right people to build the business that serves you instead of the other way around!
The key is being able to hire the right person for the job with the right attitude about your business. Listen in on where to find those people and make sure they are a fit to your company.
In this episode Mike coaches David Lewis on how to transition his cleaning business into the commercial cleaning contract world.
Listen in as Mike give expert advice on how to navigate through the "gate keepers" and get decision makers ready to pull the trigger when you are there.
In today's episode Mike coaches Bri Dinan on how to ditch bad news customers and prevent bad reviews and all the drama that ensues.
You don't have to deal with pain in the butt customers! Learn how to attract the right ones, repel the ones that give you heart burn and "break up" with the current ones you could live without.
In today's podcast Mike coaches Lewis Young on how to maximize his SEO and get to the first page of search engines.
Listen in to get the details on how to boost your ranking without having to pay thousands of dollars to "the experts"
It's not at tricky as you might think but the rules change all the time so make sure you don't miss out on this episode.
On today’s episode, Mike coaches Travis Robbinson from Clean Difference http://cleandifference.biz/ about the latest and effective tips and tricks on how to Communicate Change to your Employees.
Do you wanna level up your cleaning business? But you are having a lot of SETBACKS?
ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES VERY RESISTANT TO CHANGE?
Are you losing customers because of this?
Wanna clear your mind about this matter?
IF YES, YOU ARE ON THE RIGHT PLACE. Stay tuned and let the change begin!
In today's episode Mike coaches Henry Pugh on how to successfully grow his cleaning business without falling prey to the usual pitfalls.
Gain special insight into how to grow your cleaning business without the headaches that come with growing pains.
Mike shares his wisdom on how to staff, plan and market your cleaning business for maximum growth in the shortest period of time.
In today's episode Mike coaches Christopher Robbin from Lolli Maids on how to deal with difficult and problem employees.
Knowing how to deal with employees you don't think you can live without but are a cancer to your business and your culture is crucial to running and growing your business.
Problem employees can run you ragged but if you know how to implement systems to deal with employee problems to immediately fix those problems and make sure they don't happen again in the future.
This is the episode you do not want to miss!
On today’s episode, Mike coches Doug Cunningham of CLEAN IT, INC http://www.cleanit4u.com/ about the latest guide and tips on Employee Retention for your Growing Cleaning Company.
Finding and keeping good employees can mean the difference between a business that serves you that you love and a business that breaks you day in and day out.
No owner wants to deal with constant employee headaches and heartache. Listen in to Mike's sage advice on where to find the best employees and how to keep them engaged, happy and with you for years to come without having to pay through the nose!
On today’s episode, Mike coaches Nick Flower of Spectacularly Clean LLC https://www.facebook.com/Spectacularly-Clean-LLC-1634275236839337 about Stepping Up his Cleaning Business from residential to commercial.
Mike talks about BUSINESS NICHE. What is it, why is it important? Wanna know too? Watch this video!
SMART, SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE LEARN FROM THEIR MISTAKES.
Hear how you can being your business to the next level without having to go through the expensive and time consuming process of tail and error.
Learn how to niche down your business and how that can dramatically improve your customer retention and reduce your headaches.
In today's episode Mike coaches Chris Pernell on the most effective advertising techniques today.
It's hard to know where to spend your adverting budget, but there are definitely some pitfalls to avoid and new up and coming techniques that can maximize your cleaning budget and get you qualified leads automatically.
Listen in to Mike and Chris discussing where the best places to advertise are and how to get customers coming to you without begging, pleading and giving away the farm!
On today’s episode, Mike talks with Dave Nevogt from Hubstaff about Maximizing Employee Efficiency through the use of Hubstaff App!
Listen in on how you can track your employees and gather data on how and where you are losing time and money on each of your accounts.
Don't miss out on the special offer Hubstaff is making available to our loyal listeners!
Hubstaff provides a simple but effective time tracking tools for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android.
Their lightweight desktop timers take screenshots and measure activity levels so you can monitor your remote team.
Their mobile apps let you track time on the go and offers location tracking via GPS.
Listen in to find out how you can use Hubstaff to turn your business into the well oiled machine you know it can be!
In today's show Mike coaches Ryan Knoll of Tidy Casa Home Cleaning in Phoenix AZ on how to make that transition from part time to full time cleaning company owner.
Do you have two jobs?
Are you ready to hold on to your dream of being a cleaning company owner and let go of your day job?
Mike’s got your back!
FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE GOING FULL-TIME:
Ryan shares with us a “cheap” way for your business to have leads especially for cleaning business starters. Interested? Tune in!
Doing an insane 60 hours a week? This doesn’t have to be your life!
First step to change this is ACCEPTANCE! Accept that this should be not your life!
Word for the day: DIVERSIFICATION
You can’t have only one source of revenue.
You can’t have only one source of leads.
In today’s episode, Mike coaches Melissa Cierly from Your Way Cleaning Services http://yourwaycleaningserviceswa.com/ about managing employees and delagating responsibilities to the other members of the cleaning team.
What if you’re unavailable?
What if you had a bad day?
What if you got sick? (We hope not)
Will your cleaning business also be unavailable? Have a bad day? Will be sick?
YOU need a break! There’s no “I” in TEAM. Delagate responsibilities to your other members! Find out how properly Managing Employees can save you time, money and heartache.
Understand why some customers are very “picky” and would simply leave if they don’t get what they want on the first place. Maybe they don’t want to happen again what happened in their past.
Bonus Tips: How to treat your customers
IT’S ALL IN THE INTRODUCTION:
Introduce your employee to the “picky” customer in a nice way. You can even say that your employee has no other responsibilities other than cleaning his customer's house!