With the economy still trying to recover, and unemployment still high in
many countries, a good solution for many people is to find an easy to
operate business. Most people think of large expenses or a lot of
experirnce needed when they think of running a business, but there is a
unique business that requires neither one of these. It is starting an
office cleaning business.
The office cleaning business is unique in that the job itself requires
no experience. Anyone can clean and vacuum. And your only costs will be
cleaning supplies and start up marketing costs. And even the marketing
costs can be minimal.
To get business, you can start by preparing a simple flyer on your
computer, or on a computer at your local copy shop like Kinko’s.
Next, target office complexes where a lot of businesses have their
offices all grouped together. Try to get accounts with a bunch of
offices in the same building. If you get one and do a good job, get them
to write a recommendation for you so that you can take it to other
offices in the building to secure more business. In that way, you can
have multiple accounts, but have all your work in one place.
When you start getting more and more business, you can hire workers to
do the actual cleaning for you. Pay them a fair wage, and take the
difference for yourself. Your job will now be to find more and more
accounts. Use those letters of recommendations to help you.
The beauty of the business is at this point, you are adding recurring
streams of income, and other people are doing the cleaning. As long as
your workers do a good job, you will keep the accounts from the previous
month, and keep adding new accounts, which will soon make your monthly
Who ever thought that cleaning could be so exciting?