We recently held a poll here on ICSmag.com that asked just how important you all valued social media. Surprisingly, the majority of those polled either answered with either “Too soon to gauge – We do it, but we haven’t’ really seen significant payoff yet” (50%) or with “Not important – we’re doing just fine without it” (29%).
I grew up with the likes of Green Day, Weezer and Jimmy Eat World, but my
all-time favorite act is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Now “The
Boss” is some 35 years my senior, but his music is powerful, inspiring and
extremely well-written, which can’t be said about a lot of music these days.So just what does Bruce Springsteen have to do with carpet cleaning?
By now you’ve seen the ad teases and
announcements about Clean Restore Connect (www.cleanrestoreconnect.com), a free online
network for cleaning and restoration professionals that ICS Cleaning Specialist and Restoration
& Remediation magazines are pleased to be launching. Now it’s time to
of the most admirable things about restoration workers is how spontaneous they
have to be. When the phone rings and there’s work to be had, they have to get
themselves ready to go, whether it’s 6 a.m. or 6 p.m. Now this little bit that I’m about to share certainly
isn’t on the same level as the “drop everything and get out to the site” mentality
of what restoration professionals have to go through, but...
The Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) 67th-annual
Leadership Summit and Industry Expo (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) came to a close March
29, capping three days worth of convention workshops, keynote addresses,
breakout sessions and, of course, networking.