101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 91-101)

Commercial newsletters: Again, a great way to help you keep the commercial accounts that you have worked so hard to acquire and to acquire new accounts by sending a newsletter to potential customers that you are trying to obtain. These companies will produce a quality newsletter for you so you don’t have to spend the enormous amount of time and energy that it takes to … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 91-101)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 81-90)

Mobile home park door knob hangers: Because mobile home parks can provide a large volume of business with no extra travel time due to the close proximity of the mobile homes, you may want to distribute targeted door knob hangers in these mobile home parks. The hangers should provide a special price or dollars off coupon for greater response and a specific day should be … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 81-90)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 71-80)

Weekly newspaper columns: Some carpet cleaning companies have found great success promoting their company by running weekly columns in the local newspaper where people write in questions they have related to cleaning which are answered in the column each week. Another version of this is to simply write a column each week providing cleaning and fabric maintenance tips to the reader (also great for blogging). … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 71-80)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 61-70)

Technical Expertise:The more technically proficient you are at what you do the more confidence you will have when it comes time to sell your services to the customer. Attend as many seminars, schools and classes that teach the proper techniques of cleaning as you possible can. There are many industry approved courses taught each year by the most able educators in the cleaning industry at … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 61-70)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 51-60)

Sales to apartment owners/managers: Again a constant source of jobs. All of the methods listed above can be used to sell your services to these accounts as well as advertisements in the local apartment owner’s organization magazine. Most apartment owners subscribe to these magazines and you can obtain information on who to contact to advertise in the magazine by simply asking one of the local … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 51-60)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 41-50)

Sales Scripts: Preparing and practicing a sales script will help give you the confidence to sell your services because you will know what you are going to say before you say it and you can get the points across to each customer that you want to stress. Business plans/goal setting: The only way you can get anywhere is to know where you want to go … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 41-50)

101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 31-40)

Customer lists: A complete and up-to-date file should be kept on each past customer to determine buying patterns, etc. and to be used to solicit additional work during the year. Customer lists can be kept on a computer program if you use a computer or on a 3″ x 5″ index card and kept in an index file if you don’t use a computer. Customer … Continue reading 101 Ways to Advertise, Promote and Sell a Carpet Cleaning Service (Tips 31-40)