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May 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 162

When starting a new business, consider the low start-up costs of an office cleaning service compared to start-up costs for any other kind of business. An office cleaning business or house cleaning business has potential to yield huge profits extending over a long period of time. Review these 6 business tips for success in starting your own cleaning business and speed up your results.

The Right Attitude To Have Is Confidence:

Self-confidence is the main foundation for success. It has been shown that people with self-confidence achieve their goals faster than those who lack it; moreover, self confident entrepreneurs are willing to take risks and go the extra mile to break new ground. You must be confident that you can and you will succeed. Failure is not an option. When first starting out, an attitude of embracing rejection in a competitive way will be a big help towards your success.

What Is a Good Name for Your business:

It is important to select a name you will be happy with. Keep in mind if you ever sell your business the new owner could use the same name as well. Consider using a local landmark in your town for your business name. Instead, you might like a name such as "Sparkle Cleaning Service", "Sunshine Office Cleaning Service, Afterglow Office Cleaning, Sundown Janitorial Service, you get the idea.

Where Are The Customers Located:

This refers to where your customers are located. You should focus your promotion in a particular geographical area of town. You should ideally pursue offices that are close to each other and close to you; although, this is not always possible, the less driving around you do the better.

Your First Year Goal:

Setting a goal for yourself the first year is important. A goal of $35,000 to $50,000 or more is very attainable. After the first year, raise your goal by trying to get more customers.. Prepare a plan as to what strategies you will use to achieve your goals and what actions you will take. The office cleaning business has no limitations.

Acquire More Knowledge and Skills:

As a business entrepreneur, it is advantageous for you to possess knowledge about your new business. If you do not possess sufficient knowledge and skills, you can always employ someone to help you get started: though, this should not deter you from starting your business. Especially in the cleaning business. With determination and effort you can always learn as you go along.

Get The Word Out About Your Cleaning Business:

Your new business has opened in town and people should be made aware of this. Many new entrepreneurs spend substantial amounts of money to start a new business, but hesitate to spend money in advertising to promote their business. Advertisements, flyers, brochures and letters create awareness and help bring customers in. You also don't need a website when starting your own cleaning business.

In Conclusion:

You should try to get a steady stream of repeat customers. Use these 6 business tips as a guide. A well known baseball player from long ago named "Babe Ruth" is famous for hitting many home runs. What is not well known is that he struck out more often than he hit home runs. My point is...when you speak with a decision maker about your cleaning service, it is like stepping up to the plate. Keep trying and you will get your share of home runs too.

Sam Rodman is author of the original "Instant Office Cleaning Kit" This #1 start up guide explains how to start or expand your own cleaning business with little or no money. Includes Service agreement, estimating chart and much more! Free cleaning formulas on website save you money at home or office. Visit Sams website at:

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