Ten Minutes to Turbo-Charge Your Business

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By Rosie Rangel | January 11, 2016 << Back to Articles

Ten minutes. It’s not a lot of time when you think about it; it’s barely enough time to walk over to your office’s break room and grab a cup of coffee. But did you know in the time it takes for you to write your next email, you could find solutions to issues impacting your business? ISSA’s wide range of members-only benefits can address the following concerns you face. Read on to learn more.

How much is that company worth? Should I buy them out?
Determining the exact value of a business requires extensive research and consultation with a valuation specialist. Sounds complex, right? Well, there’s good news: ISSA has worked with the Profit Planning Group to develop a calculator provides such an estimate quickly and easily. Simply answer a few simple questions―and maybe a couple of not-so-simple ones―and our template will provide you with three unique valuation estimates: liquidation value, discounted future earnings value, and assets and earnings value. Learn more.

How can I improve my client meetings?
As an ISSA member, you have the benefit of having an ISSA representative present at your customer meeting. Our experts will advocate our association’s message: that facility decision-makers stop thinking of cleaning as a cost and start thinking of it as the profit center it truly is. We will explain how the ISSA Value of Clean® tools can demonstrate to facility decision-makers that cleaning is a necessary investment in better health, a better environment, and a better bottom line. Contact the ISSA Member Services department for availability at [email protected] or 847-982-0800.

How can I share my important company news with the industry?
Send it to us! We will run your press release as a member news story on, which receives more than 36,000 unique viewers monthly. We also share your news online via the RSS news feed and social media including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Plus, we run member news in our publications ISSA Today and Cleaning and Maintenance Management as space permits. Email us at [email protected] for more information.

How can I verify my client is a member of ISSA? Are there potential customers in my area I can connect with?
ISSA has a member-exclusive person-to-person directory search. Search by name, company name, title, company type, state, zip code, or country. Connect with industry leaders, key customer contacts, and other cleaning industry professionals via this exclusive expanded directory search.

How can I ensure that my business is compliant with the latest regulations?
As an ISSA member, you can access important regulatory information in the ISSA Reference Library. This comprehensive resource provides reliable information to help you understand various rules and regulations that are specific to the cleaning industry.

How can I promote my professional reputation?
We have some simple—and free—ways you can give your professional reputation an instant boost simply by capitalizing on your ISSA member benefits. For example, your ISSA membership includes a variety of ISSA logos you can use everywhere from your website and business cards to your products and equipment. Learn more.

And that’s just the beginning. Invest just 10 minutes of your time a day at and find out how ISSA can help your business and improve your bottom line. If you have any questions, our Member Services team is always here to help at [email protected].

About the Author.

Rosie Rangel is the ISSA Director of Industry Outreach. She can be reached at [email protected].