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Home Cleaning Franchises: Why State-Of-The-Art Technology Matters

Posted by Maddi Park on Jun 22, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Over the next several installments in our home cleaning franchise series, we’ll explore four big differentiators — technology, marketing, training, and sales — that can make all the difference between a home cleaning business YOU run versus one that runs you!

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Topics: Starting a Cleaning Business, Home Cleaning Franchises

Home Cleaning Franchises: 3 MORE Questions to Ask on Your First Date

Posted by Maddi Park on Jun 8, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Here in Part 2 of our multi-part series on how to thoroughly size up a home-cleaning franchise partner, we look at three more important questions to ask before you sign a contract.
 

 
Q4: Are there requirements around who I can send out to clean homes? 

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Topics: Starting a Cleaning Business, Home Cleaning Franchises

Home Cleaning Franchises:  3 Questions to Ask on the First Date

Posted by Maddi Park on May 25, 2017 2:15:26 PM

Choosing a franchisor is akin to choosing a life partner. It’s best to learn all the nuances – like, leaving the cap off the toothpaste, drinking straight from the carton, or hanging the TP roll upside down – before you sign a contract. This post is the first in a multi-part series in which we explore vital – not always intuitive – nuances about home cleaning franchises and the best questions to ask to uncover them quickly.

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Topics: Start a Cleaning Franchise, Home Cleaning Franchises

How to Start a Business During Times of Political Uncertainty

Posted by Maddi Park on May 4, 2017 9:05:00 AM

As global politics become increasingly fraught, it’s understandable that entrepreneurial dreamers on the verge of stepping into business ownership might hesitate. What if:

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Topics: Starting a Cleaning Business

Opening a Cleaning Franchise in Canada

Posted by Maddi Park on Apr 20, 2017 9:05:00 AM


You’ve decided that corporate life just isn’t for you. You’ve taken and passed a few of those "Are you an Entrepreneur?" self quizzes with flying colors. You’ve dug deep into the advice, pros and cons of starting your own business and are thinking you might be well-suited for a franchise venture. You have researched all different types of franchising opportunities and are thinking: ‘Hey, a home cleaning franchise sounds really great!'

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Stuck in Your Job? 3 Steps for Busting Out of the Cubicle

Posted by Maddi Park on Apr 6, 2017 11:05:00 AM

If you often find yourself dreaming about becoming your own boss, here’s a 3-step process to help you discover if it’s the right path for you!

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Topics: Starting a Cleaning Business, Start a Cleaning Franchise

Five Reasons to Retire Sooner than Later & Start a Home Cleaning Business

Posted by Maddi Park on Mar 23, 2017 9:05:00 AM

It’s time to start thinking about when you’ll retire from your corporate job and how you want to spend the rest of your life. If you’re like many Baby Boomers, you might not have enough saved to guarantee your lifestyle through retirement. So now what? Below are five great reasons to consider retiring sooner and investing retirement incentives and/or some of your savings into a small business such as a MaidPro cleaning franchise.

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Six Types of Entrepreneurs: Which One Are You?

Posted by Maddi Park on Mar 9, 2017 9:05:00 AM

 

If you were the type of kid always looking to earn a buck — setting up lemonade stands, selling services to neighbors, and whatnot — it’s likely you’re a natural born entrepreneur. But there are several subtypes of entrepreneur and where you fit provides important clues to the type of business venture in which you’ll likely succeed. See if you recognize yourself in any of the following:

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Four Reasons Your Cleaning Business Isn’t Growing

Posted by Maddi Park on Feb 23, 2017 9:05:00 AM


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Is your home cleaning business not growing fast enough for your taste — or not at all? There are dozens of possible reasons, but these four are among the biggest:

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5 Steps For Making a Sale

Posted by Maddi Park on Dec 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Sales is one of the most important aspects of a growing business. Unfortunately, for some people, sales can be very intimidating. Before contacting your customers, you'll want to have a strategy in place that can help you feel cool and confident when the questions, comments and concerns come your way.

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Topics: Starting a Cleaning Business, Starting a Business, Start a Cleaning Franchise