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Getting Back to Business

Now is not the time to hunker down, letting the terrorists of Sept. 11 get their way by changing our way of life, and our way of doing business. It's time to get this economy back on line, and we can help assure that eventuality takes place sooner by doing business. That is the American Way.
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2002 Truckmount GuideTruckmounts, Cleaning Equipment & Accessories

Welcome to the 2002 Annual Truckmount, Cleaning Equipment and Accessories Guide.
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Web Surfing Made Easy

Your business is your livelihood, so you need to keep abreast of new developments. From online training programs, new product information and advancements to updated or soon to be initiated regulatory compliances and MSDS information, your cleaning business revolves on immediate and accurate information. The Internet is your portal and we've surfed the Internet for Web sites that work to complement your bottom line.
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The Training Corner: Technology & Training for the Cleaning Professional

Computer technology is the secret weapon of the cleaning professional. The timesaving value and the customer communication value are enormous. It can improve the consumers' perception of your technicians.
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Software and Computer Technology as Organizational Aids

Computer software designed specifically for the cleaning industry has arrived, and Murray Gordon is here to talk about it.
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Building a Profitable Business: Distance Learning and the Cleaning Professional

Business consultants tell us that the single biggest expense on a cleaning company's ledger is labor. This makes sense when you consider that we are a labor-intensive service industry. With this in mind, it makes sense that better trained technicians are more efficient, thus spending less time on labor.
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Mold and the Workplace: New Business Dream or Liability Nightmare

Mold is very much in the news these days. Media frenzy surrounding multi-million dollar lawsuits have resulted in widespread panic about the dangers of "Black Mold."
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The Computer Revolution

In case you haven't noticed, the computer revolution has come and gone. That isn't to say that computers don't continue to revolutionize the way we do things. They do. It's just that most people have realized the importance of computers in their daily lives, business or otherwise.
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A Comprehensive Package of Information

ICS Cleaning Specialist is leading the charge in the use of cutting-edge technology to benefit our readers.
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All We Ask...

Now that you are reading this month's issue of ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine, you must have noticed the card on the front of the magazine. You ignored it? Allow me to tell you the significance of this card.
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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.

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Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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