Meet Fiona our Founder and Lead Trainer

Fiona Morris is our lead trainer and the Founder of Start My Cleaning Biz. By trade, she is a trainer assessor in the cleaning sector and by night she runs a successful cleaning business. Helping people enter the cleaning industry and start up a cleaning business from scratch is her passion.


She holds qualifications in Cleaning and Business along with her training and assessment and coaching qualifications.

SO here are TEN random facts about Fiona:

I hate mushrooms - I tell people I'm deathly allergic or they put them in my food anyway

I have a 21 year old son who is the absolute apple of my eye

I live in Newcastle with my partner of two years, Pete. Or as we all call him, Sweet Pete because he is the kindest person ever

I love my 4WD Bertha and Camper Stella more than most humans should

I love dogs - I'm a mum to 2 absolutely adorable cavoodles named Sassy and Lilly

I believe everyone has the right to independent income and that running our own business is...

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How To Start A Cleaning Business - All you need to know 🧽 🧽 🧽

I hear so often ... how do I start? Well to sound kind of corny - you just start, one step at a time and one item at a time. You start a cleaning business the same way as you eat an elephant - one bite at a time - so let's go !

While there is a lot to consider when starting a cleaning business, a few things need to happen before we get clients. The important thing is to have all your set-up done and legals in line before you are getting clients - well, in a perfect world anyway!!

So many of our students have clients already or skip steps along the way and we wind up helping them fix the issues. There is not right and wrong way to start, just step in and get one thing done. Now once you do decide to actually start, check out our Ten Point Quick Start Guide to Starting your own cleaning business


No matter what stage you are up to, you can start making change! 


Check out our facebook page for like minded cleaners wanting to start their own cleaning business!


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Naming Your Business - What who and omg HOW???


.....I remember thinking about my Business Name for wayyyyyy to long, basically I went mad over it! And then guess what I did - CHANGED IT LATER  ..there are so many more important things to focus on but no matter what you call it - don't have your NAME IN IT!!!!!  

Now don't get me wrong, your name is important, but not so important you should stop thinking of bigger items. I like to think the best way is to research, due diligence and then action - so below is how to go about choosing the right name for your cleaning business....

There are lots of cleaning companies out there and one of the best ways to make your company stand out is a great name!! You want it to be unique, catchy, and memorable. It’s also important to get a name that can be branded well and gives the appearance of a professional cleaning service. Recently I helped someone call their business "NewAve Cleaning or New way of cleaning !!" see what we did there?...

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