Beyond Social Media | A Social Organization

The Business Opportunity Behind Social Media Starting your own business is daunting and there are many factors that can contribute to your ability to be successful: social media is one of those factors. Using social media to its full capacity goes beyond simply posting on Facebook, sending Tweets, pinning on Pinterest and so on. The […]

Clearing Snow and Hanging Christmas Lights

The weather is changing and winter is on its way, but the good news is that several Men In Kilts locations will begin offering snow removal service to help customers get through those blistery winter months; and yes, they will still wear their kilts while clearing snow. Men In Kilts Founder Nicholas Brand says, “Snow […]

Hiring Freelancers for Your Start Up

As a small business owner you may have thought about hiring freelancers or contract workers as a way to keep your overhead down. Although low costs can be enticing, you should be aware of some of the pros and cons to this approach. At Men In Kilts we have hired numerous contractors and for the […]

“Don’t Waste Your Money” Clean Your Roof!

Have you looked at your roof lately? Is there moss, leaves and residue build up? You’ve probably thought about paying someone to clean your roof, but then thought it would be too expensive. So then you thought about cleaning it yourself, but just haven’t gotten around to it. However, a startling fact that you might […]

Men In Kilts Launches in the Okanagan Valley

Men In Kilts, a window and exterior cleaning franchise, opens their latest location in Kelowna marking the third franchise in British Columbia. Men In Kilts Kelowna opens for business Friday August 15th, 2014 and will be the eleventh location to open since franchising began in 2010 and the third in the province of BC. The […]

Viable Markets for Expansion

As a franchisor, finding viable markets for expansion is always a priority. At Men In Kilts, we are expanding internationally and already have 6 locations in Canada and 5 in the US. Every market sold needs to meet certain criteria – is there a demographic for it? A need for the services? What is the […]

Business Ownership Doesn’t Need To Break The Bank

Owning your own business doesn’t need to be as daunting a task as it might seem. It doesn’t necessarily mean you need to empty every bank account, coin tray and piggy bank in order to scrounge up every last dollar to help support your launch. Even though the initial investment can be costly and the […]

A Smiling Customer Is Worth 1000 Referrals | Men In Kilts

We don’t often re-post blog posts that customers have written about us, but when this Realtor from Vancouver posted this, we thought it was too good not to share… Let’s Hear it for Great Customer Service – Danielle Hrasko “One of my biggest pet peeves is the fact that real customer service seems to be […]

Don’t Be Impatient With Slow Growth | Men In Kilts

Men In Kilts CEO Tressa Wood caught up with Business In Vancouver reporter Jen St. Denis to talk about the slow, but steady growth the window cleaning franchise has seen so far. While competing with thousands of other franchises for sale, the article focuses on how Wood is not at all worried about the success […]

Men In Kilts Rally Up The Kilts In Raleigh

Men In Kilts, a franchised window cleaning, gutter cleaning, siding cleaning and pressure washing company, will officially offer services to the people of Raleigh, NC starting May 5th. Franchise Owners Nikhil and Purvi Parekh are excited to begin their newest adventure and think the Triangle Area will be intrigued by the fun brand and will […]