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How to Save Thousands through Year End Planning

How to Save Thousands through Year End Planning

President Eisenhower understood that while life is unpredictable, mental and physical preparation will benefit us no matter what comes our way. On the small business battlefield, things are certainly unpredictable. New challenges arise all the time, and the occasional crisis can throw an entire year out of line. Before you know it, your annual goals […]

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Quarterly Business Reviews

Quarterly Business Reviews

Customer communications are an ongoing challenge for small businesses. How frequent should your contact be, and how can you make sure you’re not wasting your time or the customer’s? We invite you to consider one type of client communication that will keep you in regular, but not too frequent, contact. It’s a process that can […]

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Molding a Successful Sweeper Operator

Molding a Successful Sweeper Operator

Being a sweeper operator isn’t the most glamorous job out there. It’s hard work, and it’s a dirty job, with odd hours. It’s not for everyone and finding just the right person often times takes several attempts. Not only are you tasked with finding someone that’s not allergic to hard work, but often times the […]

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Uncharted Territory: Exploring New Revenue Streams

Uncharted Territory: Exploring New Revenue Streams

In 1989, Pepsi Co. introduced a new product which they believed would change the soft drink game forever. The so-called “breakfast cola drink” was “Pepsi AM,” and it completely failed within the first year. It turned out people didn’t want to drink cola first thing in the morning, and the gamble cost Pepsi millions. More […]

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Top 10  Sweeper Safety Tips for Incident Prevention

Top 10 Sweeper Safety Tips for Incident Prevention

It is a must that all operators have identifiable and verifiable training on the equipment before operating. Accidents can happen to both the newly trained and seasoned veterans. Tips to Avoid Equipment Accidents For everyone’s safety especially those of the operators, here are ten important heavy equipment safety tips. 1. Blind spots Sweeper operators have […]

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Seatbelt Safety

Seatbelt Safety

When it comes to reducing the chances of death or injury in an accident, there is nothing more effective than the seat belt. Wearing a seat belt can reduce the risk of injury by 45 percent and restrains an operator from leaving the sweeper through ejection or having a violent impact inside the sweeper itself […]

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Diesel Engines

Diesel Engines

EPA emissions regulations have been progressing over the last two decades, leading up to the current Tier 4 Final diesel engines. Diesel engines require more stored energy to start than gasoline engines, especially on cold days. Instead of just using the battery to enable the starter to crank the engine, a diesel engine must have […]

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Overcoming Daily Struggles, Finding Long-term Success

Overcoming Daily Struggles, Finding Long-term Success

As a small business owner, it may seem like you face a new challenge every day. Whether it’s a difficult employee, unforeseen economic changes, or a supplier falling through, there is rarely a dull moment when running a small business. This reality can be an exhausting one, and at times you may find yourself feeling […]

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How to Ask for Testimonials

How to Ask for Testimonials

Client testimonials are invaluable, no question. Good or bad, they can help you evaluate and improve your business. But these testimonials don’t just land in your inbox on their own. If you want your clients to give a testimonial for your product or services, you’ve got to ask them for it. Testimonials are good for […]

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Should I Sweep My Parking Lot  When It Rains?

Should I Sweep My Parking Lot When It Rains?

Rain can put a damper on many of your activities. But during the rainy season, a lot of people make the mistake of canceling their regular sweeping services, and this does more harm than good, not only for your parking lot but also the environment. Parking lots are covered with waste, whether you see it […]

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