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New carpet cleaning company and the phone isn't ringing at all. Please help, losing everything. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
This sux, sorry man.

Understand right now is tough for everyone.
You can not judge your marketing efforts right now as nothing is normal.

I would hold off on spending to much on paid marketing until this corona clears. Instead use all that time you are going to have going door to door to businesses and cold calling. It is very cheap and you have lots of time.
 

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I totally agree with Spazznout above.

You must remember and realize that all businesses have their ups and downs, especially when new/upstarts. Even in "good times".

However, use this particular time to your benefit. Review your strategy, the way you are set up to run your business, your cleaning process, your approach to the customers, etc..., and try to attend a class. Look at this time to improve what you already have; that's referred to as "refinements". Opportunity doesn't honk as it goes by!

Its been said that we can't change the weather but we can surely change our attitudes and the way we view things.

We have been in this Industry for 48 years now and that has always been the way I have looked at it. Call me if I can help!

Wishing you the very best;
Ed Valentine
 

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I hope this makes you feel better. It's not just you. My phone is dead too.

I've been in business for over 20 years. I have one more job on Friday. Nothing next week.

January was slow but February and March have been good because of warm temps and no snow.
 

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I hope this makes you feel better. It's not just you. My phone is dead too.

I've been in business for over 20 years. I have one more job on Friday. Nothing next week.

January was slow but February and March have been good because of warm temps and no snow.
No worries. Each and every kid is home right now. Every home is fully stocked with food and snacks. Kids+lots of time off+ and a never ending supply of snacks= a big mess.
 

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New carpet cleaning company and the phone isn't ringing at all. Please help, losing everything. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Market to every business that has closed their doors. Good time to sell them on cleaning all their floor surfaces.

My residential calls are about half of what they usually are.

Calls for CGD cleaning are way up for me.
 

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Are your techs gonna stick around can they handle no $?
Actually about a year ago we cranked our pricing way up and dropped down to 1 truck... grossing actually a bit more then we were running 2 trucks with much less overhead.

So it's just 2 of us and ya well be fine. All our exterior services are sub contracted and they are still working so as long as they want to work ill keep the work flow coming.
 
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And, never forget Gentlemen: Tough times never last but tough people do.

These times will eventually be history. Stand firm and move forward.
Over the next 24 mos. there is going to be so Much opportunity. Assets are going to be priced at the lowest they have been in decades.
Right now strategize how you are gonna get rich off of this Bust.
Do not get caught in the oh wo is me headspace.
These are the times that normal men can get rich fast.

Seize the moment gentleman..............

This is our Time...................

Been waiting on this for a few years not..........the Bust, Not Corona.

I am sorry, but I am drooling..........
 

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Over the next 24 mos. there is going to be so Much opportunity. Assets are going to be priced at the lowest they have been in decades.
Right now strategize how you are gonna get rich off of this Bust.
Do not get caught in the oh wo is me headspace.
These are the times that normal men can get rich fast.

Seize the moment gentleman..............

This is our Time...................

Been waiting on this for a few years not..........the Bust, Not Corona.

I am sorry, but I am drooling..........
Yep last bust you could pick up water fronts on the pacific for 350k
 
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