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One of the most challenging aspects of being a contractor is consistently finding new leads to build and grow your client base. Knowing how to generate leads is a critical component of your marketing plan. Knowing where to advertise your services is almost as important as garnering reviews in today’s online market. Fortunately, there are lots of great websites out there that make connecting with potential new customers a breeze. You’ll find several options to…

Being a self-employed contractor puts you at a unique advantage in the world. There are a lot of factors out of your control, like the inevitable rise or fall of the cost of material, but you also get to call the shots like your own boss and set your prices and rates. Having these many things to consider as a contractor can seem daunting at first, which is completely understandable, especially if you’re a beginner.…

If you’re looking to ‘clean up’ as an entrepreneur, consider starting your own chimney sweep business. Starting your own chimney sweep business has benefits, ranging from taking pride in your entrepreneurial spirit to providing a needed service to your community at a fair price. According to Indeed, chimney sweeps in America earn an estimated $17.15 per hour. Of course, owning your own business would result in greater profits for you as well as greater control…

You might have an excellent idea to open a carpet cleaning business since you know that carpet cleaning pays decent wage and is a professional field that is relatively simple to delve yourself into. However, without a solid marketing plan, your idea might as well not exist. The reason is simple: rarely can business start, let alone survive, without a well-researched and thought-out marketing plan. There are several steps to creating a carpet cleaning marketing…

As a carpet cleaning professional, you understand the importance of appearance. Not only when it comes to rugs, but also when it comes to designing your website: Your website is your company’s window to the world. It is the first impression potential customers get of your business. Set your website right, and you will convert visits to your website into new customers. The best carpet cleaning websites showcase their business while ensuring customers and potential…

One aspect of becoming an entrepreneur and owning your own business is figuring out how to bill clients and customers. One of the easiest ways is by sending an invoice for carpet cleaning services. But how should you go about invoicing? Are there specific forms? What are the best practices for carpet cleaning invoicing? In this article, you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of the carpet cleaning invoice process, from how frequently you should bill clients to…

Nexstar Partner Portal As a leader in custom enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for field service businesses, WorkWave ServMan strives to connect with customers and provide them with the comprehensive tools and valuable insight they need to run their businesses efficiently and reach their full potential as they continue to grow into the future. This year’s Nexstar Partner Portal provides those who attended the virtual 2020 Nexstar Super Meeting with the flexibility to explore recorded…

No matter the size of your field service business or what industry you’re in, employee engagement is essential to your success. By engaging with your employees in a meaningful way you can ensure that every member of your team drives your company toward its goals, from the day they’re hired to the day that they retire. Companies that are able to create and sustain systems that allow for a positive employee culture position themselves for…

Cleaning can be a hectic, seemingly never-ending chore. Remembering every task during a thorough home cleaning can be difficult. Further, after dusting, washing, brushing, and scrubbing every bit of filth out of a house, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need to do it all over again. How can you manage this chaos? The key to helping solve this problem is to create a house cleaning schedule. With a proper schedule, you can…

Planning projects may seem like the most overwhelming aspect of landscaping, and finally having a solid plan can help ease those stressors. However, now you must consider which projects to execute first, and this can be as equally overwhelming as the planning stage. Not having a landscaping plan is a common mistake made by both professionals and homeowners. Landscaping companies and clients must work together in order to best execute projects that will benefit both…

Outdoor spaces are great for building beautiful landscapes that you can enjoy for years. However, landscaping can be a difficult and lengthy process, for amateurs and landscaping professionals alike. Below are some common landscaping mistakes that can turn your outdoor getaway into a nightmare, and some tips on how to avoid them. Putting Plants in the Wrong Spot Plant placement is a key element of landscaping design and function. Placing plants like trees and bushes…

The advent of COVID-19 earlier this year sparked drastic changes in how many companies do business, with an impact that has resonated in nearly every aspect of everyday life for many businesses and their customers. While many things have changed, demand for your services hasn’t. Essential businesses, like lawn care and cleaning companies, have found that demand for their services is high, even—or especially—during a pandemic. What has changed for many companies is the role…

Choosing a name for your cleaning company is extremely important. Brand awareness and a great brand name are things you can’t overlook these days. A catchy cleaning company name idea can bring a positive ring to people’s ears and stick in their minds. Don’t sleep on this part of your business. Read on to get some tips to make a fantastic choice with these home cleaning business name ideas and more. Cleaning Company Name Basics…

Whether you’ve been in the window cleaning business for years or you’re just starting out, it’s never too late to re-examine your prices. Maybe you’re not sure how much to charge for window cleaning, or you want to make sure that your current window cleaning cost is fair for your client base. We’ve put together a window cleaning price guide that will show you some of the national average prices for window cleaning services. We…

Starting a cleaning business is exciting. The possibilities are endless when it comes to growth and expansion. Before you can be a successful entrepreneur in the service field, you need to know how to charge for house cleaning. Developing a house cleaning pricing guide doesn’t have to be daunting. There are factors to consider that can help you develop the best price guide for your business and clients. You will find answers to all your…

From grass to gardens and everything in-between, you understand what’s needed to keep a yard healthy and beautiful. Unfortunately, landscaping expertise doesn’t always translate to business know-how. Even if you provide a premium level of service, you might lose out to competitors who have a better business plan.Don’t worry if you’re not quite sure what a business plan is or how to create one. Here’s a complete rundown of what you need to know: Understand…

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and open a lawn care business. You’ve done your homework on things like how to start a lawn care business and how to set lawn care pricing and quotes, and you’re ready to get started. But before you begin to purchase equipment, there’s one crucial element you need to examine—and that’s how to start a lawn care business legally.  There are several things you must do to make your…

What’s in a lawn service name? The name of your lawn care business can play a significant role in your success or lack thereof. Take your time when choosing a lawn business name for your landscaping company. The best business names are memorable, inspire trust, and attract customers.Don’t worry if you don’t think you’re creative, or have never named a business before. Here’s everything you need to know about lawn care business names. Start by…

Lawn care service is an evergreen—no pun intended—industry which will always have its place in the economy. From consumers who are physically unable to tend to their yards to those who are too busy to maintain intricate landscaping, there are plenty of clients for any lawn care business. Here’s how to start a lawn care business and ensure lawn care business success! Budgeting for Your Lawn Care Business When you first start a lawn care…

Starting a lawn care business requires more than just having the right equipment and knowing how to mow lawns. Opening a new enterprise requires owners to do their homework to lay the foundation for success, and one of the most critical homework assignments to lay the groundwork for success is to create a useful pricing model. Lawn care pricing should be both fair to customers while at the same time produce a profit for the…