The Five W's of journalism may help 'Who, What, Why, When, Where' but more importantly, let's not forget the H's 'How'. If however, these questions aren't the ones you had in mind, please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions , comments or concerns - most any time. (email anytime -- though call respectful hours please)
Who is The DC Concierge?
At this point, The DC Concierge is Marnee Robinson and the business is basically a 'Marnee for hire' service. Being a serial entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience, Marnee Robinson possesses a diverse set of skills from project management, to business strategy and development, to interior design, decor and accessories (both home and boat), gourmet foodservice (specialty - gourmet cookies), gardening and pet care.
The DC Concierge is all about a life.simplified. evolving into a life.enjoyed.
What exactly is a concierge?
Our definition is basically: concierge /ˌkɑːnsiˈeɚʒ/ noun:
a person for hire to do tasks with a smile on their face, whatever -- whenever -- for whomever (as long as it is legal). The idea is that the client doesn't have to do it for themselves and so that the client can have a smile on their face.
The proper definition is broadly: concierge /ˌkɑːnsiˈeɚʒ/ noun:
a person employed (by a person or business) to make arrangements or run errands.
The DC Concierge is at your service -- so how can I help you today? 202.702.9312
Why hire a concierge?
Let's be honest, there are never ever enough hours in the day to do everything that needs to be done. And as we all know too well -- that life is basically too short not to enjoy it doing the things you love. So, inevitably it comes down to choices.
So, if you are overwhelmed with a long laundry list of things to do for your self, your family and your business. If you are stressed out daily with the dreaded sense of unfinished projects for any of the above. If you have less and less quality time with the family and friends. Then the answer to hiring a concierge is big YES, and that may be just be the perfect solution for all of life's little and big tasks.
The DC Concierge is here for you to make your life.simplified. evolve into a life.enjoyed.
When to hire a concierge?
When to hire a concierge is a great question. When your quality time is more valuable than your task time. When the convenience of a concierge outweighs the costs. When time is of the essence and you are in a jam. When you just want to simplify your life so that you can enjoy your life. That is the time to call The DC Concierge.
Where are our clients located?
The DC Concierge is presently servicing the Greater Washington, DC metro area including Northern VA and Southern MD.
(some travel expense rates may apply)
How does a concierge work?
The DC Concierge starts with a free initial consultation either in person or via the phone. During that conversation, we make 'the list' of tasks that you would like to accomplish and when you would like them done. In addition, we will discuss
the 3 "P's -- general pricing, payment options and overall process.
After the initial consultation, a quote is prepared and submitted to the client. If accepted and signed, we schedule the concierge services to commence at a mutually agreed upon timetable. If not accepted, we hand over the organized finalized 'to-do list' back at you and wish you well!
How much does a concierge cost?
The DC Concierge rates are very reasonable and actually below DC market rates. Rates fluctuate depending on the complexity and depth of the tasks involved. For details about specific pricing, please click on the services desired on the "At your Service" page. Package plans are available for best value. Senior sliding fee scale for those who are eligible.
Contact The DC Concierge to schedule a free consultation today.
How do we determine eligibility for the senior sliding scale?
We simply ask some questions, nothing too invasive. And, you must be 65+. Seniors.Simplified. We understand fixed incomes, the growing need and have an appreciation for seniors. The DC Concierge is proud to offer up this random act of senior kindness.
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