Selling Commercial Work Door To Door

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These things are additions that help grow your business well. To be at the top of the business, these facts/fugures are need to be calculated and implemented. Thanks for your kind help. (Y)
 

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Do you guys ever go door to door i; shopping centers dropping off coupons or is that illegal?
 

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Do you guys ever go door to door i; shopping centers dropping off coupons or is that illegal?
Some businesses have a spot on their counter and will allow you to place cards and such .
If you mean handing out coupons to customers , you need the owners permission and a solicitation permit from the locality to be outside on the sidewalk .
All the Best, Ed
 

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I found that commercial business is the easiest to sell, Every Restaurant, bank. bar, hotel bowling ally and store has carpet that needs to be cleaned more often than residential. If they have more than one location you can get the rest. When I first started I got one bank account. I ended up with nearly 100 banks full of carpet drapes and upholstery twice a year and banks were less than 10% of my work. Hand out your card to every business you go to. You don't have to ask for the business, Tell them what you have to offer them, (Then deliver) they will find you when they are ready. The word gets around quick when you do good work. Don't sell price! Sell Quality and dependability. The biggest obstacle to getting all the work you can handle is getting it done when promised.
 
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I found that commercial business is the easiest to sell, Every Restaurant, bank. bar, hotel bowling ally and store has carpet that needs to be cleaned more often than residential. If they have more than one location you can get the rest. When I first started I got one bank account. I ended up with nearly 100 banks full of carpet drapes and upholstery twice a year and banks were less than 10% of my work. Hand out your card to every business you go to. You don't have to ask for the business, Tell them what you have to offer them, (Then deliver) they will find you when they are ready. The word gets around quick when you do good work. Don't sell price! Sell Quality and dependability. The biggest obstacle to getting all the work you can handle is getting it done when promised.
You are right on the money.

I have found commercial carpet cleaning to have substantially higher margins and much easier. You just show up and spend several hours/full day at one location. I have one restaurant client whose carpet we clean every 30 days going on 18 months. Dream client. We let ourselves in, the check is waiting and get to work. And we've gotten 2 referrals.
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commercial is on on one.....
make sure to talk to the guy who makes the decision or you're wasting your time........

resturants, hotels...apts....rentals...dont care how long you work as long as you clean it correctly....

i am doing my theaters in about half the time after you get a regular schedule and get your system down......

homes - you cant fly in and fly out...imo????
 

Gregory Stiel

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I built my whole business on commercial work, I never cleaned a home in the last 30 years unless it was mine. Defiantly was a gold mine. I would rather do one large job rather than run from house to house. My pitch was "If you don't like my work, Don't pay me for it." It worked every time and I never had anyone not glad to pay me and I honestly had all the work I could do at very good prices.
 

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Where are you Located? I would like to set up my business this way.
Thanks.

I built my whole business on commercial work, I never cleaned a home in the last 30 years unless it was mine. Defiantly was a gold mine. I would rather do one large job rather than run from house to house. My pitch was "If you don't like my work, Don't pay me for it." It worked every time and I never had anyone not glad to pay me and I honestly had all the work I could do at very good prices.[/QU
I built my whole business on commercial work, I never cleaned a home in the last 30 years unless it was mine. Defiantly was a gold mine. I would rather do one large job rather than run from house to house. My pitch was "If you don't like my work, Don't pay me for it." It worked every time and I never had anyone not glad to pay me and I honestly had all the work I could do at very good prices.[/QUOTE
 

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When you guys say commercial, is it including franchises?