Janitorial Cleaning Service: Getting Started

Written by Randy Wilson

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Income Potential:

$15,000 to $60,000 per year, going solo.

There is a limit torepparttar amount you can earn working alone. As you become more successful at negotiating with clients, you can eventually start hiring other people to dorepparttar 147816 work. The ultimate earning potential is unlimited.

Target Market:

One ofrepparttar 147817 nicest parts about janitorial services is that you don't have to look for new customers week after week. After you secure a few accounts, you will have a fairly steady source of income that only changes infrequently.

Convenience stores, restaurants, grocery stores, strip malls, and office complexes are all great places to start looking.

Tips for Success:

  • Always be professional and courteous. Everyone encounters stressful and undesirable working conditions once in a while. It will carry you a long way if you can remain respectful and calm when dealing with these situations. Don't let your clients walk all over you, but don't let them walk out on you!
  • Janitorial services are very repetitive from day to day. Keep a mindset toward using your time more and more efficiently.
  • Gorepparttar 147818 extra mile. Do what you can to go above and beyond your clients' expectations. This translates to job security and a better reputation inrepparttar 147819 industry.
  • You should get your janitorial cleaning service bonded and insured. If you are not bonded and insured, your prospects for business are very limited.

    Training, Skills or Experience Needed:

    The best training is to have worked as a janitor for some time so you know what you're getting into. It is not easy work. Read a few books on how to start a janitorial service. No matter how much you already know, you are sure to find new information that will help you to be more successful.

    Schooling is not usually necessary, but you can earn better money and find more contracts if you learn to maintain HVAC or other common equipment. There are independent classes available for this type of training.

    Helpful Books or Trade Publications:

  • Commerical & Residential Cleaning Services: A Resource Guide To Developing And Maintaining Your Own Janitorial Or Home Cleaning Business, by Walter Fenix

  • The Janitorial Contractors Bible

  • How to Start and Manage a Janitorial Service Business: A Practical Way to Start Your Own Business

    © Copyright Randy Wilson, All Rights Reserved.

    Randy has dozens of home based business articles such as Mattress Cleaning Business and Nutrition Home Business.

  • Dealing with Digital Disease

    Written by Sean Felker

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    So be careful with what you download. Read product reviews and find out if other people got headaches from using it.

    • Visiting ad-heavy sites

    If you visit a site and you’re immediately bombarded with pop-up ads, leave immediately. You might click on an ad that activates an automatic download of malicious software to your computer.

    Here is a list of activities which you should be doing instead:

    • Invest in good antivirus software. Going online withoutrepparttar protection of antivirus software is like going out naked inrepparttar 147815 snow. That’s just how vulnerable an unprotected computer is.

    • Most antivirus software packages include an internet security program (also known as firewall). A firewall acts as a barricade between you and unwanted content fromrepparttar 147816 internet. When buying antivirus software, it’s better to shell out forrepparttar 147817 internet security as well.

    • Once antivirus software is installed in your computer, keep it updated always so it can recognize and remove newly released viruses.

    • Whatever browser you are using, check that its security settings are all in default unless you really know what you are doing.

    • Periodically delete files that you no longer use.

    • Download spyware- and adware-removal tools and run them at least once a week. Be warned that many of these removal programs are a scam, so make sure that what you download is reliable. You can easily search for product reviews to check ifrepparttar 147818 program is legitimate or otherwise.

    • Back up all your important files allrepparttar 147819 time.

    • If possible, have two computers at home. One will be used to connect torepparttar 147820 internet, andrepparttar 147821 other should not be connected at all.

    The second computer will act as storage of all your important files so that even ifrepparttar 147822 first one crashes, your life won’t be in ruins.

    Don’t be dependent on removal tools and antivirus software packages, though.

    Sean Felker is the publisher of the very successful and popular Work at Home and Making Money on the Internet blog: http://making-money-online.blogspot.com

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