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Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Employees

Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Employees

In the classic holiday movie starring Chevy Chase, “Christmas Vacation,” Clark W. Griswold was expecting a significant holiday bonus but ended up with a “jelly of the month” club gift instead from his company. Needless to say, he was beyond upset. He might have kidnapped his boss after that. Anyway, that’s an extreme, and funny […]

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Improving Employee Attitudes

When you run a sweeper company, you know that your crews are everything. They are the ones out there on a daily and nightly basis representing your business getting the difficult work done for your contracts. Hopefully, you’ve hired great people that make your enterprise the best it can be. Sometimes people’s attitudes can change, […]

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5 Easy Office Upgrades To Do  Right Now

5 Easy Office Upgrades To Do Right Now

It’s easy to let the years go by when you are running an office. You probably just go about your day and don’t really think about changing it up. Sometimes the little things you change around in your office space can make a big difference in productivity. These helpful suggestions don’t require a ton of […]

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How To Keep Your Employees Motivated During The Summer

How To Keep Your Employees Motivated During The Summer

The summertime months can be difficult to work through. When your crews and other employees would rather be out in the sunshine with their families on vacation, it can be difficult to keep people motivated. Why can’t everyone just have summer break, like the kids do? Life just doesn’t work that way. Doing their top […]

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“Relationship Building”

“Relationship Building”

It’s no secret that fostering good relationships with your customers will give you an advantage in retaining contractors. But how much time and which customers do you focus on? This is an interesting dilemma, when solved, may yield to increase revenues. The truth is, you can’t afford to neglect any customer, but there may be […]

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6 Tips to Keep Your Customers Coming Back For More

6 Tips to Keep Your Customers Coming Back For More

It has become increasingly important to know your customers’ expectations and understand how unhappy customers can damage your business. A quote from well-known customer service and customer experience advocate, Bill Quiseng, encourages organizations to “work as hard to keep a customer as you do to find a new one.” For every customer who takes the […]

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Inside Theft, It Can Happen to Your Business

Inside Theft, It Can Happen to Your Business

This is a sensitive topic. You don’t want to imagine the people on your payroll, the very people you hand-picked to help you succeed, would ever steal from you. You entrust them with your business and your very livelihood. An anonymous survey conducted by Forensic Accounting Firm Kessler found that 95% of employees steal from […]

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Updating Your Computer Systems

Updating Your Computer Systems

Having a thriving sweeping business comes with its own set of challenges. One of those shouldn’t be your computer system. With all the technology updates to make computers more affordable and user-friendly, it’s easy to give your system a whole new makeover. Not only is this geared towards making your office space more paperless and […]

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Should You Redo Your Website? 5 Signs It’s Outdated

Should You Redo Your Website? 5 Signs It’s Outdated

Do you judge companies on their websites? If you do, you’re not alone. Think about it. People are forming opinions about your company based on your website alone. Is it up to the standard it should be? Modern. Fresh. Easy to use. Those are all common elements, but look a step further for a moment. […]

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Your Image Is Everything…. Seriously? You Bet Your Sweet Sweeper!

Your Image Is Everything…. Seriously? You Bet Your Sweet Sweeper!

I speak with sweeping contractors daily and am amazed at one common thread among the most successful operators. There are several, but for the purpose of this writing, we’ll focus on one. Image. The most successful sweeping contractors that I encounter present a polished and professional image. They run an organized, structured program for their […]

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