What I Would Tell My Younger Cleaning Business Self

Whether you’re just starting a cleaning business or simply want to learn new and better ways to keep your existing janitorial or residential cleaning company profitable, in these videos Dan covers everything from the latest trends in janitorial bidding and inspection software to proven marketing strategies to help you grow.

Sometimes you realize effective strategies later on in your business life and wish you could reach back in time to share them with your younger self. Unfortunately, you can’t – but, here is a practical strategy you may want to check out and utilize now rather than wait until later.

Check out today’s fast paced video where Dan shares one strategy he wishes he would have employed earlier in his cleaning business. It’s something that can help make all other decisions involving people and procedures easier to decide. And, the best part is implementing the idea doesn’t cost you anything, except a little segment of time.

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Thanks for watching our video, What I Would Tell My Younger Cleaning Business Self, but don’t stop there, be sure to check out our video, Specific Alternatives where Dan shares a story about his wife’s struggles to get a window replaced and the valuable lesson it may reveal. Then he explains how using a strategy of offering specific alternatives can help in your cleaning company whether it’s trying to set up a bid walkthrough, proposal presentation or even when to start a new cleaning contract

Plus, we hope you continue to check out Dan’s weekly videos in the future to hear his latest ideas, tips and strategies ‘concerning things you’re concerned about’, such as how to bid cleaning jobs profitably. You’ll quickly discover practical keys about what it really takes to flip a cleaning company from painful to profitable. Want to flip yours?


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You're welcome Ricky - glad you found it helpful. Wishing you much success with your cleaning business, Dan

Rickie Robinson

I am glad you mention the 4 P"s and by doing that you will know what dection your company is going. Thank You.



Can new business owners handle that and current cleaning business owners struggling in todays unfair competition? Every janitorial business owner just starting the business, should understand these facts.

The fact the cleaning business is turning back the clock to 80's & 90's profit margins in the 21st work more and more illegal competition, new business owners need to know the facts before starting such a business today.



This is got to be one of your best video's along with your earlier video's back in 2010 & 2011. Your right when you say as a young business owner long ago, what would you say to yourself if you know the business in the long term. You nailed the point about the business, so true

We'll that same question should be for people wanting to start a janitorial business today, that same question. That is what are they up against in the todays cleaning business than yesterdays cleaning business 20 years.

For starting a business, new owners need to know the facts. 1) Low price wars, 2) illegal immigration competition, 3) quality control demands for low price, workers demand for high wages, 3) overtime to business owners, 4) no holiday time off, 5) 6 to 7 days a week work schedule (yes business owners), 6) no such thing as price increases, 7) workmens comp pricing, 8) way more owner responsibility, 9) No vacations and etc.