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Target Your Advertising with Every Door Direct Mail

Postcards are a favorite advertising choice for cleaning companies. They’re cheap, simple and they get read.
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Preserving Wooden Floors Can Be As Easy As 1, 2, 3

There is a common misconception regarding hard flooring in general, but it’s particularly applicable to the wood flooring category and classifications.
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Rug Dyeing Tactics Part II: Color Correction

In my last article, I talked about a few of the color corrections you can perform on rugs that will not only bring more income to your business, but also make you a “hero” in your client’s eye.
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"Socially" Selling Commercial Carpet Cleaning

Do you ever get tired of reinventing the wheel with a constant parade of different houses and businesses to clean?
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Phenomenal Leadership Systems

One of the biggest reasons small business owners remain a slave to their business is due to the lack of leadership.
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Give it Purpose: Mission Statements and Core Values

Whether your company is brand new or not, it should have a mission statement.
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From EZ-Moves to Sticky Tabs: Furniture Moving Tools

What happens when a professional carpet or restoration specialist gets called out to do a job and can’t lift his wand, let alone a couch?
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Game Plan: Adding Absorbent Pad (Bonnet) Cleaning

The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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The September ICS Must See Product Gallery

Check out the September ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.
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How Much Airflow is Really needed?

I have felt for a long time that we are taking “shots in the dark” when we make decisions about how many airmovers to deploy on a drying job.
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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.

Podcasts

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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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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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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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