Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

ISSA Web sites gets 1 million hits

September 18, 2001
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
An increased emphasis on its Internet presence is paying off for the International Sanitary and Supply Association, as August figures show that "hits" to the site broke previous records.

CHICAGO, Ill. -- A greater emphasis on its Internet presence is paying off for Chicago-based ISSA, the International Sanitary and Supply Association, as August figures show that "hits" to the site broke previous records.

According to ISSA, all figures relating to the sites usage has jumped dramatically in the past six months and most especially from this time last year. In August, more than 1 million successful hits were recorded. This nearly doubles the number recorded to the ISSA web sites (www.issa.com and www.jansan.com) in 2000. The number of "Unique Users" has more than doubled to more than 21,000 per month while the number of user sessions per month now tops 53,000, another hefty increase.

According to ISSA, the strategic planning process concluded last July with the ISSA Executive Director John Garfinkel and the ISSA Board of Directors emphasizing Web sites and technology. The process resulted in the creation of a Web team consisting of Lori Crane, David Martinez, Josephine Jyon, Robert Kravitz, and lead by Rebecca Pando.

The team has already produced major changes to the three-year-old site. "John told us to make ISSA.com a major source of information for our industry," said Crane. "I think the big jump in viewers to the site shows our work is now paying off."

The site has been revamped with greater organization, navigation, substance and appearance in mind. The site includes more news, content, images and photos making it more useful and pleasant to view.

Plans are underway to enlarge the issa.com Web site, and address the various segments of the JanSan industry. The new site should be up by the first quarter of 2002, according to ISSA.

ISSA is the largest and the oldest association for the cleaning industry in the world, with more than 4600 members including most of the major manufacturers and distributors in the cleaning industry. Its annual convention, ISSA/INTERCLEAN, to be held this year in Orlando, Fla., traditionally attracts more than 17,500 attendees annually.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to i Cleaning Specialist Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

Podcasts

Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
More Podcasts

ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Social Media

Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
View Results Poll Archive

THE ICS STORE

Get Paid! book cover
Get Paid! (ebook)
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

More Products

ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

Director_Buyer.jpgThe premier resource and reference guide for the cleaning and restoration industries.

Click here to view

TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

Click here to view

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png youtube_40px.pngcrc logo