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Saving through Expansion: How Section 179 Can Save You Thousands on New Vehicle Purchases

Saving through Expansion: How Section 179 Can Save You Thousands on New Vehicle Purchases

According to the US Small Business Administration, small businesses contributed 65% of new job growth over the last two decades. The small business sector also accounted for 97.5% of all firms that export goods and services overseas (SBA.gov). With heavy influence on the US economy and in global markets, the federal government is unsurprisingly interested […]

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8 Key Growth Tips for Small Sweeper Business Owners

8 Key Growth Tips for Small Sweeper Business Owners

To grow a small pavement sweeping company usually requires little proactivity. Without a basic growth strategy, business owners can find themselves overworked while their businesses are underperforming. To improve sluggish growth rates, there are some low-cost and no-cost marketing solutions that can go a long way in helping hard-working entrepreneurs in highly competitive markets throughout […]

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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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