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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: David Andrew Smith
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1.Polishing Granite
Of all the natural stones that you can choose for flooring granite is by far the hardest material and the most hardwearing. It is also resistant to staining and acid and alkaline chemicals. This is the reason it is the kitchen worktop of choice and the flooring ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 711   Words: 553]

2.Sealing Natural Stone
The sealing of stone is quite different to sealing other floor types. When sealing wooden floors for example a protective coat is added to the outside. When sealing stone the pores in the rock , or the spaces between the crystals that make up the rock are filled ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 347   Words: 524]

3.The Power Of Internet Marketing
Since instigating proper SEO techniques I have seen my web site visitors increase by over 1500%. My conversion rates have also gone from a meagre 0.5% to a very healthy 8%. How has this been achieved? By following seven simple guidelines which have not only ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2005   Hits: 288   Words: 583]

4.Networking Clubs And Their Relevance To Contract Cleaners
If you are a new business just starting out into the world of contract cleaning then your immediate aim is to gather as many new customers as you can and constantly grow the business. The initial stages ...
[Added: 02 Nov 2005   Hits: 257   Words: 572]

5.The Importance Of Content - Adding A Weblog To Your Site
Continuing my theme of how as a small business you can improve your search engine results. In a previous article I extolled the virtues of article writing and in this one I shall consider the practicalities and usefulness of adding a ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2005   Hits: 373   Words: 556]

6.Writing Articles - Advice For The Do-It-Yourself Webmaster
As an SME it is virtually impossible for us to hire the services of a good SEO company that is going to spend time optimising the site, adding new content and gaining good links for the site, simply because of the cost involved. ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2005   Hits: 378   Words: 734]

7.Do It Yourself Website
If you are just starting out in your new business and you decide that a website could be a valuable addition to this business how do you go about getting one up and running? You have two basic options ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2005   Hits: 342   Words: 719]

8.Cleaning Tips - Their Usefulness To Website Visitors And The Cleaning Company
If you type into the search engines the phrase "cleaning tips" you get a choice of something like 14,800,000 websites to choose from and many of those websites will redirect you to scores of other websites. There are specific sites that are dedicated to giving hints, advice and tips on ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2005   Hits: 291   Words: 713]

9.Marble And Granite - What Produces The Shine?
Many people make the assumption that marble, granite and other finely polished natural stones shine because a 'polish' has been added to them. Nothing could be further from the truth. Natural stones are made of crystals. The crystals are made up of different minerals. Each mineral forms a different ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 299   Words: 447]

10.Natural Stone Tiles - The Confusion Surrounding Sealing
There would seem based my own experience that there is a lot of confusion amongst the general public and some builders as to what sealing natural stone actually means. When we talk about sealing a surface we normally mean that an ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 237   Words: 542]

11.Builders Cleans - A Lucrative Market For Commercial Cleaners
With office cleaning becoming an increasingly competitive market for contract cleaning companies they must diversify or move into a niche market if they wish to continue to grow. One niche market that is not so competitive is that of 'builders clean'. The number of ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005   Hits: 225   Words: 498]

12.Web Design And Seo Experts - A Guide For Small Businesses
If you are a small business and haven't developed a website yet you are probably considering it, or you should be. If you are selling a product or a service, even if your customers are local then your own website can be a powerful marketing tool. It will only become ...
[Added: 13 Sep 2005   Hits: 219   Words: 820]

13.Marketing Options For Cleaning Companies - Part Two
Part one looked at telesales, yellow pages and other directories, using mailing lists and advertising in local papers and journals. In this article I will be considering direct selling techniques, leaflet drops and internet advertising. 1. Direct Approach You ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005   Hits: 188   Words: 497]

14.How To Become A Successful Contract Cleaning Company
If you are considering moving into the contract cleaning or commercial cleaning services market you are entering an extremely competitive arena of business. Not only are you in competition with the 150 UK wide cleaning companies, there will also be several small ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005   Hits: 282   Words: 449]

15.Marketing Options For Cleaning Companies - Part One
Cleaning companies have a variety of marketing methods open to them for gaining new clients. · Telesales · Yellow pages advertising · Thompson's Local Directory · Mailing lists · Leaflet drops · Newspaper advertising · Journal advertising · Direct selling · Internet ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2005   Hits: 266   Words: 661]

16.House Cleaning By Commercial Cleaning Companies
With the demise of 'the woman down the road' many people are finding it difficult to find a domestic cleaner. This cleaner traditionally would not just be a cleaner but would probably do the washing up, ironing and 'tidier ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2005   Hits: 174   Words: 418]

17.The Mundane Toilet Brush! - Making The Right Choice
We all have at least one toilet in our house or apartment and many of us have two or more. What should we find close to these toilets? A toilet brush. It is rare to find a toilet in a domestic setting that does not one nearby. Why do ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2005   Hits: 213   Words: 708]

18.Contract Cleaners - A Guide For Businesses. Part 3
In this third part I will be looking at the remaining questions you should be asking of the commercial cleaning companies tendering for your cleaning contract. Will the cleaning be supervised and how often? If the contract only requires ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2005   Hits: 191   Words: 507]

19.Contract Cleaners - A Guide For Businesses. Part 4
In this the fourth and final part of articles about how to obtain the best service from your contract cleaner I look at the remaining three questions, that can to some degree all be grouped together. Are your staff fully trained in appropriate ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2005   Hits: 313   Words: 328]

20.Contract Cleaners - A Guide For Businesses. Part 2
In the first part of this article I put forward 7 questions that I believed were important to ask of your potential cleaning company. In this article I will explain the relevance of the first two questions and the ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2005   Hits: 245   Words: 436]

21.Bleach - Our Reliance On It Is A Mistaken Belief; Part3
From the first two articles it has hopefully become obvious that bleach does exactly that. It bleaches coloured pigments so they are transparent. It doesn't clean by removing. I was trying to explain this to ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2005   Hits: 192   Words: 452]

22.Bleach - Our Reliance On It Is A Mistaken Belief
Bleach products must be the most commonly found cleaning products in households, and offices complexes are not far behind. Go into most household toilets and you will probably find a bleach product. Go into office ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2005   Hits: 226   Words: 420]

23.Bleach - Our Reliance On It Is A Mistaken Belief; Part2
In the first part of this article I went through a summary of some of the reasons why we seem to rely on bleach as a staple household cleaner namely it seems to clean and it smells clean, therefore it must clean. ...
[Added: 22 Aug 2005   Hits: 239   Words: 493]

24.House Cleaning - The Benefits When It Comes To Selling
A property in a very sought after location was on the market. This property was a two bedded town house. The owner considered that because of its location he would have no trouble selling it and therefore it was not worth time or money in ...
[Added: 21 Aug 2005   Hits: 218   Words: 343]