52 Ways to Use A Concierge

By Katharine Giovanni

One of the questions I get asked by the media is what does a concierge do? The quick answer is that a concierge will do anything in the yellow pages as long as it’s legal, moral and ethical.

Everyone single one of us tries to squeeze 36 hours into a 24 hour day, and when you do that you inevitably don’t do it very well. You get stressed …

Which leads to tired …

Which leads to not eating healthy because you’re craving “comfort” food …

Which leads to sickness.

Not good!

A concierge is here to do the things that you have to, leaving you the time to do the things that you want to like spending more time with family and friends, putting more time in at the office, or relaxing with a good book!

That being said, below is a list of 52 ways you can use a concierge. Since the real list of what a concierge can do for you is endless, the list below is merely here to get you started.

1. Obtaining tickets to concerts, special events and sporting events

2. Transportation Services – train, plane or automobiles … concierge can get it!

3. Travel and Vacation Planning

4. Business Referral Service – need a landscaper or a plumber?

5. Restaurant Recommendations and/or Reservations

6. Pet services

7. Internet Research – need research done and you don’t have the time to do it?

8. Personalized shopping and delivery

9. Running to the post office

10. Dry cleaning pick-up and/or delivery

11. Grocery shopping

12. Running to the hardware store

13. Senior care

14. Modified house sitting – need someone to wait for the service technician while you’re at work?

15. Picking up or returning a gift

16. Meal Delivery

17. Home Inventory – video the contents of your home and keep it in your safe deposit box

18. Bill paying

19. Auto Maintenance

20. Home Organization

21. Notary Services – many concierge area a traveling notary and can actually come to you.

22. House Cleaning Services

23. Courier/Delivery Services

24. Delivering lunch to nurses and doctors at the hospital

25. Delivering a Meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner

26. Prescription Pick-up and delivery

27. Repair and Service Calls

28. Returning a library book or a video

29. Sick Care – sick in bed? Call a concierge and they’ll do your errands, arrange for dinner to be delivered and can be on hand to help your family out

30. New Mommy Services

31. Meeting and Event Planning; private parties

32. Personal Chef Services

33. Single Parent Helper

34. Employee Relocation Services

35. Gift baskets and Flower Delivery

36. Landscaping Services

37. Special Day Reminder Service

38. Charter a Private Jet, Yachts or Helicopter

39. Hire a concierge to assist you at your event, wedding or conference – also called “event concierge” and “wedding concierge”

40. Need Security? They’ll hire a security company to assist you.

41. Day Spa Services

42. Fashion and/or Stylist Consultant

43. Nanny Services

44. Estate Planning

45. Arrange for your Tee Time at the golf club

46. Book your appointments for you

47. Hire a Butler

48. New to the area? A concierge will give you a tour of the town

49. Catering Services

50. Get Away Weekends

51. Office help

52. Moving assistance – let your concierge unpack those boxes and put it all away!! All you’ll need to unpack is your toothbrush.

There are dozens more, but this list should get you started!

Katharine

Copyright 2017 by Katharine Giovanni

About the Author: Mrs. Giovanni conducts concierge and front desk staff training programs to groups, individuals and corporations from around the world. Please visit her website to read more about her: www.KatharineGiovanni.com






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