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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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In the Market for a New Wand? Here's What to Look For

If you're in the market for a new wand for your in-plant facility or your truckmount, then here's some information on what to look for.
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Tips for Removing Light to Heavy Pet Urine Contamination

The first step in proper pet odor removal? Remove the source of the contamination. But since most customers probably won't go for getting rid of the family pet, a proper and thorough cleaning is usually the answer.
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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.


While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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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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