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Late Summer Sweeping

Late Summer Sweeping

Late summer and early fall, when many of the sweeping contractors are out mowing and landscaping, there doesn’t seem to be a need to sweep streets except for after parades and festivals. But for preventing stormwater pollution, this could not be further from the case. Early in the year, we are all about spring cleaning. [...]

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Leveraging References for New Municipal Business

Leveraging References for New Municipal Business

Breaking into the market for whales [huge clients] for any professional service is difficult without an inside connection. Most of the business for consistently large volume clients is done through referral, and earning that business can be as much a game of politics as a game of skill. Here are a few ways you can [...]

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Hush that sweeper!

Hush that sweeper!

Most of us don’t give much consideration to noise on a day-to-day basis, but you may find yourself on a job site in both business and residential areas that limit the decibel level permitted. Many cities have developed noise ordinances that restrict the allowable noise level(s) at certain times of day for different zoned areas [...]

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Sweeper Summit 2016 Announcement

Sweeper Summit 2016 Announcement

Sweeper Summit 2016 is excited to announce the first of many guest speakers, Eric Van Dam. Eric is currently a Vice President at Quarton International. Eric has over 10 years of investment banking, private equity, and hedge fund experience. Prior to joining Quarton, Eric was a hedge fund analyst at Kingdon Capital, a $2.5 billion [...]

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Fleet Management Software: Top 4 Benefits for Your Sweeper Business

Fleet Management Software: Top 4 Benefits for Your Sweeper Business

Managing your fleet of street sweepers can take many forms. While some people might swear by the traditional method of paper and pen when scheduling and tracking their vehicles, this process can easily gobble up valuable time that could be spent better on other goals like increasing business or reaching out to customers. Fleet management [...]

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Planning for Success

Planning for Success

Expanding your business will most likely involve significant investment of time and treasure. This is why it is necessary to take the time to think it through and develop a solid and doable business plan before anything else. There are numerous business action plan templates available over the Internet but one authoritative model, called SWOT, [...]

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A Guide for Developing a Comprehensive Marketing Strategy

A Guide for Developing a Comprehensive Marketing Strategy

Even though most business owners recognize the importance of developing a business plan outlining their company’s strategies and course for success, the marketing strategy component, because it is sometimes buried in the overall business model, may not be given the attention, time, and research it deserves. This may be because business owners feel they know [...]

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Chester County Airport

Chester County Airport

For this month’s spotlight we spoke with Gary Hudson, Airport Manager, and Douglas Eadline, Airport Maintenance/Safety Supervisor, at the Chester County/G.O. Carlson airport located in Coatesville, PA. Q: Tell us about the Chester County airport. The Chester County Airport (CCA) is designed to handle just about any corporate business aircraft. CCA features a 5400ft. x [...]

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Insurance-Related Factors that Could Impact Your Business

Insurance-Related Factors that Could Impact Your Business

Navigating the complex field of liability and other insurance related issues is often difficult and confusing for small business owners. Nevertheless, as everyone knows, having the right kind of insurance is a saving grace in the event that a major problem or accident occurs that involves one or more of your employees. In this month’s [...]

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Top Smartphone Apps for Small Businesses

Top Smartphone Apps for Small Businesses

Almost everyone has a Smartphone these days, and savvy business owners know how to take advantage of their mobiles in order to advance their business interests. When it comes to “apps” that can be downloaded, however, there are literally millions, with billions of people downloading them, and so it gets confusing trying to determine which [...]

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