Friday, June 16, 2006

You think door mats aren't exciting?

Most people laugh when I tell them that I sell door mats for a living. You're kidding, right?

No, I'm not kidding. There is good money to be made in door mats. Just think how many doors there are in your home, not to mention all the commercial entrances. Without proper coverage, carpets and finishes can be destroyed. Door mats are such a easy maintenance investment.

I've been an online door mat seller for 6 years. Prior to entering the e-commerce scene, I ran a door mat laundry service. Again, You're kidding, right? is the general reaction I receive. But after eight years in the "dirt" industry, I've learned just about everything there is to know about stopping dirt at your door.

So if you are one of those people who think door mats aren't exciting, here's a little tidbit that just might change your mind: Without entrance matting, 1500 people walking through your door can remove 42% of the finish from the floor.

My marketing guru, Debanjan Ghosh, and I will keep you posted on some exciting changes that will be taking place on our three door mat and flooring websites:, and

I hope you'll find this website informative, interesting and helpful. I am always open to questions and suggestions. Thanks for visiting.


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