You scratch my back................

Discussion in 'Managing Your Cleaning Business' started by SPCleaning, Jul 31, 2014.

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  1. SPCleaning

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    I was approached recently by a window fitting company who wanted me to recommend my customers to them for leaking sealed units and the such like. Bearing in mind we windies see loads of them, I thought it was a good move on their part. In return they will recommend and leave my business card at every new fit they carry out.

    This sounds like a great plan apart from I have very little space.

    Worth thinking about approaching window fitting companies if you are looking for work though.
     
  2. Smurf

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    Networking is a great way of generating work from each other but a downside to this is if either party does a shite job or messes ppl about then can damage the others reputation for recommending them.
     
  3. SPCleaning

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    Yes I can see that could be an issue.
     
  4. Smurf

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    I'm extremely careful who I recommend to customers and only strictly when they ask as can backfire big time otherwise.
     
  5. Posh

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    I've had a few recommendations let me down. You feel as if you've let them down
     
  6. Smurf

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    Yep that's why you have to be so careful posh
     
  7. Posh

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    Don't do it no more. Just not worth it.
     
  8. cheapncheerful

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    god i could keep the window fitters happy...an awful lot of blown units around here....pain in the bum when you go to remove a mark that isnt on your bloo dy side...grrr
     
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