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Hello, CFC

For those of you who don't know me, I'm Bob Lindsay.
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The Training Corner: Guess What Your Customers Look for First? (Part Two)

It's the age-old dilemma: Youth means inexperience; older means 'too old.' Beat the stereotype.
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Do You Have a Marketing Mentality?

What is 'Marketing Metality?' Hank Unck explains.
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Focus on Chemicals: What Do Carpet Cleaners Really Think They Are?

We may be only carpet cleaners, but in the home, we are 'health couriers,' and we mean business.
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To Your Success: The Carpet Cleaning Triangle Part II: What About You?

Last month we focused on the business owner. This month we'll examine how your company can bring you emotional fulfillment.
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IICRC President's Corner: A Look at the Certification Board

After explaining the different parts of IICRC over the last several months, Lee Zimmerman zeroes in on the Certification Board.
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Notes From the Trenches: Tackling the 'Little Things' Means Heading Off Big Headaches

Oh, the little things. But, how they can make a big difference with a new customer.
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Rx for Restoration: Appliances and Electronics Vary in Size, Cleaning Effort

As restoration professionals, you're going to face electronics in your efforts. That said, read on.
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What's our logo worth?

What's our logo worth? After all, it's the Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest, and you might be in the duct cleaning or restoration business. Consider this...
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A Look at IICRC

Many professional cleaners seem to have a misconception as to how IICRC operates. Here's an explanation.
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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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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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