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New online lead generator launched for cleaning contractors

Published 21st May, 2013 by Neil Nixon

New online lead generator launched for cleaning contractors

A new online lead generation platform has been launched for cleaning contractors nationwide. The new web platform provides a free service to end users looking to locate approved and trusted cleaning providers across the country.

Approvedcleaningservices.com provides qualified leads to approved contractors on a 'no lead, no fee' basis.

The inspiration for the new service arose from the difficulties of sourcing experienced providers within a specific region and industry sector. Historically, the contract cleaning sector has a low cost of entry and as a result the market is populated with large numbers of providers. Finding professional companies is time-consuming and fraught with difficulties when it comes to qualifying the credentials of the individual contractors.
Cleaning is also a high trust service. Companies provide their contract cleaner with access to their property, often when other members of staff are not present. Security remains a concern as do issues relating to health and safety and corporate responsibility.

Approvedcleaningservices.com has been co-founded by Karen James who spent nine years in the industry as sales and marketing director for Nilfisk UK. She said: “The Internet is where everyone goes to search for information and this is only increasing with the advent of smart phones and mobile devices. Getting your business to page one requires expert SEO and is often beyond the reach of small and medium sized contractors. www.approvedcleaningservices.com allows contractors to access the power of the web, receiving leads that are relevant to their experience within specific regions and sectors. Leads are fully qualified by our customer services team before they are offered to a maximum of three approved contractors on a no lead - no fee basis. Out of every 10 enquiries received, only four or five are qualified as being a solid lead from a customer ready to be contacted. It is a very cost effective way for professional contractors to grow their business.”

In order to gain approved status, contractors must pass a stringent approval process. This requires them to provide copies of health and safety accreditations and public and employer's liability insurances. These certifications are then checked and reverified at the end of the period. Additionally, Approved Cleaning Services will verify a client reference, contacting an existing customer and obtaining testimonial information which will be passed onto the end user.

In short, the end user can be assured of receiving information on only approved, accredited and trusted cleaning providers in their area. The business user will receive certificates and insurance copies together with testimonials and ratings from other users on the site.

Approved Cleaning Services is looking to appoint approved contractors within specific geographic areas now. As a result, for an introductory period, there is no approval fee charged to the cleaning services provider. Interested parties can view further details online via the 'contractor area' of the website or through the customer services team: contractor@approvedcleaningservices.com.