Carpet Cleaning Business Management

Building a Drama-Free Business: Part II

Find personal freedom without compromising your business

So can you develop great, drama-free employees so you can find and enjoy this elusive personal freedom? My answer is a resounding “yes,” if you have the right concepts, tools and the fire in the belly to break free!


Read More

The Definition of Leadership

Everything rises and falls on leadership

John Maxwell, the world’s No. 1 leadership expert, says that everything rises and falls on leadership. If that’s true, shouldn’t we learn more about it?


Read More

What Are You Doing to Provide Great Service?

Every interaction is another opportunity to make a great impression

What does it mean to “provide great service?” When you think about companies that provide you with great service, what exactly are they doing that makes you feel this way?


Read More

Sustainable Carpet Cleaning

While carpet cleaning and professional cleaning are viewed as two distinct industries with their own special needs, concerns and interests, they do have many things in common.


Read More

New Year’s Resolutions – How Are You Doing on YOUR Goals?

If you are like most people in America, you made a few New Year’s resolutions last month. Now it’s February. How are you doing?


Read More

Building a Drama-Free Business: Part I

Minimize marketing and sales drama in your carpet cleaning business

My wife Sioux and I really enjoy a suspenseful drama… on the silver screen! But drama in real life and in running a small business? Not so much!


Read More

Test Yourself: Seven Tough “Taking Stock” Questions for Business Owners

Ano Nuevo, vida nueva” is a very old Spanish proverb that translates, “a new year, a new life.” And even in our modern times, many feel that a new year on the calendar means a new start, a better life ahead.


Read More

How to Create Record Sales and Profits: Part III

A Tribute to American Legend Zig Ziglar (1926 -2012)


Read More

Thinking About “Diving In” to Water Damage? Here’s What You Should Know

Combining residential carpet and upholstery cleaning, contract commercial cleaning and restoration gave me a three-legged stool with each “leg” supporting the others.


Read More

The Importance of Working on Your Business

Do you ever feel bogged down with your work? Are you doing the work of several people and finding this workload to be not as glamorous as you envisioned when you started the business?


Read More

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.

1/27/15 2:00 pm EST

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.

Podcasts

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.
More Podcasts

ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

CoverImage

2015 Jan/Feb

The Jan/Feb ICS issue features content on cleaning services during the winter time, commercial cleaning, rug cleaning, new with rugs, marketing for restoration and new products.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Janitorial Work

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

THE ICS STORE

FinalCover.gif
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!

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

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png youtube_40px.png

TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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

Click here to view