Housekeeping business tips

6 tips to maintain housekeeping job satisfaction and success

Now that you've been hired as a housekeeper , you'll want to pay extra-close attention the first few times you clean to make sure you're meeting your employer's expectations — especially if you are just starting out and are looking for referrals to help grow your client... more

Here are your housekeeping job options

You're a hardworking, honest and reliable worker. You find satisfaction in cleaning and organizing homes, and you enjoy having concrete tasks to perform that make other people happy. Does this sound like you? Then housekeeping could be the job for you. Once you’ve decided that you’d like to enter... more

How much should you charge for housekeeping services?

One of the most important decisions you’ll make as a new housekeeper is how much you charge for your services. But picking a price point can be tricky. You want to make your rates competitive while still making enough to cover your labor, materials and overhead costs. There’s no magic... more

Moving? You'll need this ultimate housecleaning checklist

Whether you’re moving in or moving out, make your home shine with this cleaning checklist. (CLICK HERE to download our house cleaning checklist as a PDF) Moving can feel like a never-ending chore. Renters in particular are often required by lease to leave their apartments in tip-top shape, and anything... more

How to Have a Successful Interview for a Housekeeping Job

Here are some tips for how to handle interviews for house cleaning jobs (as an independent contractor). You've decided to work as a housekeeper, figured out how much to charge, and advertised your services on Care.com or other venues. You have received responses to your ad and now will be... more

How to Use Social Media to Get Exposure

Do you ever wonder if all those “likes” and “shares” on your Facebook page make a real difference to your business? Would you be surprised to learn that social media is one of the most effective small business marketing tools? This final step in our five-step guide to marketing your... more

6 Ways Your Small Business Can Use Social Media for Recruiting

Social media can be a valuable tool to find care professionals who'd be perfect employees for your small business. Social media today isn't all about just photos of your hyperlocal lunches, Puggles, and children. More and more, people are using social media for professional purposes, including finding a... more

6 Summer Planning Tips for Small Business Owners

How to create balance and schedule around common summer concerns     When you run a small business, taking a vacation isn't as simple as asking your supervisor for a few weeks off. You have to do a lot of planning to make sure everything remains operational in your... more