Question: What is the name of your business?
Your Answer: College Girl Cleaning Service
Question: Where is your business located (city & state)? Who are the customers you serve? What products or services does you company provide?
Your Answer: Our headquarters are in Orlando, Florida and we also currently have a franchise location in Denver, Colorado. College Girl Cleaning Service is an Orlando, Fl founded residential house cleaning, commercial cleaning, housekeeping and maid service committed to helping the local communities we serve. Franchises are currently available in select locations throughout the United States.
Question: When did you start your business? Why did you decide to start your own business?
Your Answer: We started in early 2011. We wanted to start a business that was profitable and helped the local community. That was t our main desire to start College Girl Cleaning Service.
Question: Did you quit your "day job" to start your business? How did you initially fund your business?
Your Answer: Yes; we funded the business initially from savings from past jobs.
Question: What has been the biggest challenge in running your company?
Your Answer: Managing growth and making sure we provided the same quality service as when we had one customer.
Question: What’s been the biggest opportunity that came from owning your business?
Your Answer: Being able to provide others with work would have to be the biggest opportunity.
Question: What has surprised you most about being your own boss?
Your Answer: You see something new every day. Every day is certainly not the same.
Question: Is there a success tactic you’d like to share that could help other business owners (i.e. implementing new software, tactic to grow sales, etc.)?
Your Answer: Do your research before starting a business. Make sure the business can be competitive in your market. Also, avoid debt and bootstrap your business in the beginning instead of borrowing money.
Question: What’s the best piece of advice you could give to other small business owners?
Your Answer: Stick with it; there will be highs and lows but always move forward and don't dwell on the past.