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If you’re serious about starting a concierge or lifestyle management service, then you should consider joining this great association. ICLMA’s extremely popular members only forum in Facebook is HOT and has tons of questions and answers from concierge all over the world!
Between the public membership directory, webinars, member forums, international conference, networking opportunities and our members library, ICLMA will become one of your most valuable resources! Katharine Giovanni is ICLMA’s Founder and Chairman of the Board. www.ICLMA.org
Concierge Industry Statistics
Looking for statistics on the Independent Concierge Industry? Visit ICLMA to purchase their latest international survey – www.ICLMA.org
We suggest you call as many local independent insurance brokers as you can. Get a few of them working on your behalf and one of them will be able to help. A common category concierge are being put in is the “consulting” category or the “janitorial/cleaning house” category. Each employee should be bonded as well (called an Employee Dishonesty Bond).
If you are in the United States, it will also help if you know the NAICS code. The code for concierge services is 812990. For other services (such as pet sitting), please visit their website at http://www.naics.com/censusfiles/ND812990.HTM. **
If you would like to see a list of insurance companies from around the world who are currently writing policies for concierge, ICLMA has a great list in their members library … www.ICLMA.org … membership is inexpensive and well worth it.
Biz Start Up
Need to register a domain name? Need to register a domain name? Need to register more websites? We have found a great place where you can register domains names. In addition you can get extremely reasonable web hosting, traffic tools and a shopping cart. Just click here: https://www.securepaynet.net/gdshop/rhp/default.asp?prog_id=triangleconcierge
New to computers? Need a tutorial on how to use them? Here are a few helpful links …
Basic Computer & Internet Skills:
The first link is to a great learners guide on the Grass Roots Design website. On the bottom of each page you’ll find arrows to take you to the different sections of the guide. It shows you how to use the many different parts of your computer, keyboard, software and the internet. It’s simple and easy to understand and should really help first time computer users.
** (The information on insurance codes was obtained from ICLMA member Jennifer-The Errand Goddess)