June / 2012

Demonstrate – Demonstrate – Demonstrate! Did I mention demonstrate?

Okay, it seems like every time we are allowed to perform a demonstration cleaning for a prospective client, we get hired.  Now to formulate a plan that can get us the opportunity to demonstrate our carpet cleaning quality more often.  Two to four demonstrations per week just isn’t nearly enough. Here’s a picture of our […]

Technology, Marketing, and Creating a Buzz Without Hyperbole – How is it done?

It looks like I didn’t set up the Google+ page right the first time.  I created a “business” gmail account and apparently treated that as if it were a G+ business page.  OOPS! I should have just left that account alone and created a Google+ business page from there instead, or just used my original, […]

Recommendations – 1 For Us & 1 From Us…

We would like to give a HUGE thank you to Mr. Garen Haddad, president of Gateway Group Personnel, for the awesome recommendation he sent us this morning.  We performed some cleaning service for him at his office Friday. A little about Mr. Haddad’s company: Gateway Group Also, we’ve updated our website, yet again, by adding […]

LinkedIn Company Page

Finally! The website is complete, the Facebook page is complete, and now the LinkedIn company page overview is done. Two weeks of coding and writing copy and editing images and figuring layout and design on the website. I’m whooped! Time for a break. In the meanwhile, if you’re a real estate professional or know of […]

Tips For Longer Carpet Life

A fellow Professional Carpet Systems owner in Nashville, Jamie O’Connor, sent this out just today and I think it bears repeating. Your carpets and rugs represent a sizable investment.  So why don’t they stay looking like new after a few years? Most carpet is made of synthetic fibers such as: nylon, olefin, polyester, and some […]

Memphis Apartment & Real Estate Professionals – Win a Kindle Fire!

We are going to give away a Kindle Fire after we’ve reached 100 subscribers to Spotter’s News & Views newsletter.  Our first issue will be sent out to the real estate & apartment industry professionals in July (those who have subscribed, that is).  So, if you are in the Memphis, Tennessee area and you’re actively […]

Updates to the site – functionality

Customers can now send us their carpet cleaning work by uploading a work order directly into the upload area of the order form. Customers can also upload video testimonials or testimonials on letterhead directly and get $20 off their next service. The file size maximum is only 1 meg right now, but I’ll be working […]

Newsletter Tip #1 – How to find good material…

Quick tip for entrepreneurs who are thinking of putting out a newsletter… Don’t sweat finding stuff to write about. Decide WHAT you want to write about, and then… Set up a Google Alert for those topics. Take what you get from the Google Alerts and then write some stuff about what you learned from the […]

Our Facebook Forum – Check it out and LIKE it.

Okay, thanks to Miranda at Randam Art, I learned about a Forum application that can be added to our Facebook page. Finally installed and I want everyone who may have a carpet cleaning question to feel free to post their questions here. Post your own successful DIY tips for stain removal. Tell us (and everyone […]

Lots of Work

Bob put in a lot of work on this, and I appreciate it, hope others find some helpful information here.