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How to start, grow & develop your cleaning business

Welcome to Maid In Business with me, Kelly Ward. Say hello to THE online information resource created for cleaning business owners, by a cleaning business owner. There is no theory here: all the talk has been walked!
Maid In Business was founded by me, Kelly Ward, after I was approached several times by other cleaning business owners asking for help with their sales, marketing, and business branding; after watching me develop my own successful cleaning business and the Mrs. Mopp cleaning brand.
Why Tune Into Maid In Business?

I know that running a cleaning business is hard!

Running a cleaning business requires boundless energy and focus, and being a cleaner/cleaning business owner sometimes does not come with the respect it should!

We are not taken seriously as a profession.

I’d like to help change that view.

Cleaning business owners tend to spend so much time working “IN” their cleaning businesses that they often don’t take the time to learn how to grow and develop it by learning how to work “ON” their business.

What’s in it for you?

What can you learn?

This blog and vlog are designed to help YOU learn about the business cycle and to teach you sales, marketing and branding techniques that you can implement in your business immediately and get real, money-in-the-bank results with.

No more hype!

There is no hard sell, no blag and no theory here, just a whole lot of lessons learned from growing and developing my own business and brand, combined with over 10 years corporate sales and business development experience.

Walking my talk

In 8 years I’ve had some great achievements with my cleaning businesses: success with both the commercial and domestic cleaning side of things, BUT I’ve equally had as many failures and made a million-billion mistakes too!

You know that saying “I wish I knew then what I know now”?
Well, Maid in Business was designed to be that knowledge for you!

Walking my talk
The Business Cycle
Most people think “how hard can it be to run a cleaning business?”
Well, it’s very hard as it happens, and is no different from running any other type of business out there.
You need to be self-motivated, self-disciplined and extremely focused on your goal (and you have to stay that way too) while you juggle your cash flow, the staff member that has let you down, and that tricky customer who you just can’t please no matter how hard you try…
The best way to cleaning business success?

Learn how a business works.
This site will help you do that, I promise!

A bucket of cleaning products and a dream will not be enough, it’s now time to expand your grey matter!
Topics we will cover…





Are you ready to grow your cleaning business?

I understand that thought of starting a cleaning business or the dreams of growing your cleaning business can be scary, and it can all seem a little bit serious.

However, I promise you I will try to make all posts, vlogs and how-to guides as plain and simple as possible, and as fun as possible!

So please, take the tour of the site, sign up for the newsletter and come and connect with me across the interweb on Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.

What are you waiting for?

Kelly x

Let’s get started!

Build A Business To Suit You, Your Life, And Your Family. I Can Show YOU How.

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I look forward to getting to know you and your business better.

Sign up, let’s do this!

Kelly x

Ready to Go Business Templates!
Here at Maid in Business, it’s all about getting you up and running with the least hassle. I’ve put together these essential templates for you. Instant access upon purchase.
Ready for a Mentor?

Is your business ready for growth?

You need mentoring direct with Kelly Ward, who brings to the table a wealth of knowledge and experience in business development, sales, branding and business strategy, to help you take your business to the next stage.

Sessions can be booked as either:

A one-off slot, for a specific problem or issue, or in 3 or 6-month slots.

Each session includes:

1 x 1hr Skype call + 1 x Business Action Sheet to implement in your business + 30 min follow up Skype call at end of 4-week period.

Do you need…

Help to get your cleaning business to the next level?


Help to get your sales, marketing or branding?


Help with your business strategy?


Help with your recruitment and staff retention?


Help with developing procedures for your cleaning business?


Help with a particular staff, client or business problem?


A fresh pair of ears and eyes on your cleaning business?

Is your business ready for change?

All the very best and top people have a mentor and coach; athletes, entrepreneurs, politicians, even Presidents and Prime Ministers!

A mentor can support you and your business, act as a sounding board and enable you to look at your business in a different way and in a new light.

A mentor can help you find the wood within the trees and take you and your earnings to new levels by bring experience, knowledge and know how to the party!

Contact me via my Contact page, and I will get back to you directly
Grow Your Business – Cleaning Business Mentorship – from £100 per month

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Recruiting For Cleaners | The Process Part 2

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Do you need to recruit cleaning staff for your business but are not sure how? For today's Q&A Thursday, the following question about how to recruit cleaning staff was asked on the Maid In Business Facebook page and the answers may help you too. Read on. This was the...

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