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9 Tips for Maximizing Your Sweeping Team’s Performance

9 Tips for Maximizing Your Sweeping Team’s Performance

At the pace the average commercial sweeping business’s service team maintains every night, it may seem that all that can be done is already being done to maximize performance. After all, what else is there? All the drivers are showing up at every one of their accounts, and GPS is confirming the time spent on […]

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Spread the Word: The Importance of Business Storytelling

Spread the Word: The Importance of Business Storytelling

In his TED Talk “Why humans run the world,” viewed over 1.3 million times on YouTube, historian Yuval Noah Harari offers this insight on what makes humans so much more successful than animals: “We can cooperate flexibly with countless numbers of strangers because we alone, of all the animals on the planet, can create and […]

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What Property Managers Really Want

What Property Managers Really Want

What do today’s Property Managers really want from their parking lot sweeping service providers? Consider the difficulties and priorities of today’s busy, constantly multi-tasking Property Managers (PMs). These professionals struggle to stay afloat in a sea of urgent detailed action items, communications, and tactical challenges every day. Great numbers of the Property Managers’ operational challenges […]

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Top 7 Quality Assurance Systems for Sweeping Service Businesses

Top 7 Quality Assurance Systems for Sweeping Service Businesses

Many sweeping business owners may be unaware of some of today’s state-of-the-art tools and free or inexpensive alternatives for more efficient quality management processes. Innovative technologies as well as time-proven methodologies are being used by savvy sweeping service operators throughout the country, revealing an array of strong selection of quality assurance programs, most of which […]

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Social Media and Your Sweeping Business

Social Media and Your Sweeping Business

Even if all of your new customers are finding your sweeper services business by word-of-mouth, there are many important benefits you can gain by using social media. Strong long-term professional relationships are the stuff of a business’s brand, reputation and potential for stability of its customer base. There are abundant online social resources that offer […]

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Contractors are expanding their revenue streams by providing longer lasting cures for potholes.

Contractors are expanding their revenue streams by providing longer lasting cures for potholes.

Sweeping contractors see them all of the time, especially during Spring clean-up. They make the job of sweeping more difficult and can damage sweeping equipment. For many roads and parking areas plagued by potholes, it may seem like the repairs never end—and that’s because for many municipalities and contractors using traditional “throw and go” repair […]

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Rust and Your Sweeper

Rust and Your Sweeper

That brown stain on your hopper, that bubble in the paint at the bottom of the inspection door. Signs that rust has come to beat on your sweeper. Steel will always succumb to rust in a natural environment, but the problem is preventable. Understanding the rusting process, the problematic areas, and the ways to address […]

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SMB Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Business

SMB Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Business

Certain financial challenges confront all growing businesses. For family business owners strategizing to scale, while maintaining family control of their companies over future generations, added issues in planning must be successfully managed. The usual conflicts of opinion on a wide range of business and family matters, including power succession, asset disposition, family hiring practices, and […]

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7 Apps That Can Help Paving Contractors Streamline Their Operations

7 Apps That Can Help Paving Contractors Streamline Their Operations

To effectively plan and complete your upcoming paving projects, you must streamline your operations to best maintain the level of oversight and organization needed for your company’s growth. Thankfully, you only have to look as far as your trusty cellphone to find the support you need to achieve this goal. With the download of a […]

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Best Hiring Practices

Best Hiring Practices

Hiring practices are generally recognized and applied universally within professional fields. Some concepts apply within labor trades as well, with some variances. A construction themed job such as street paving, sweeping, and maintenance can have certain specific considerations when choosing the best person to hire. General Policies and Background Checks It is standard policy to […]

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