Articles by Jeffrey Stouffer

The 2006 ICS Salary and Benefits Survey

May 18, 2006
Since the dawn of time, when man first pondered, "Hmm. Me wonder how many mammoth hides Grog took home to cave last year?" the importance of understanding the compensation picture in a given profession has continued to grow. Finding solid footing on a somewhat murky economic landscape is vital when asking, "How am I doing?" as well as, "How are we, as an industry, doing?"
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2006 Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study

March 15, 2006
The ICS 2006 Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study is an intricate dissection of the mechanisms, both mechanical and organic, impacting the direction of the restoration and remediation marketplace.
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State Your Case

March 13, 2006
On Jan. 25, Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration member Joe Arrigo appeared in front of a Colorado Senate committee to testify on behalf on House Bill 06-1006, a bill concerning referrals by insurance companies to personal property repair businesses.
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A Little Help From Our Friends

February 9, 2006
ICS has a tremendous group of columnists and contributors whose articles are filled with the insight and experience you crave, that's a given. However, in recent months we've found our archive of images running a bit low. So we decided to dust off the old Sunart Vidi and restock the shelves.
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2006 Carpet-Cleaning Chemical Market Study

February 9, 2006
Welcome to ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine's fourth commissioned market study designed to measure the opinions and preferences of floor care and restoration professionals as they pertain to the use of carpet-cleaning chemicals and equipment.
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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.


Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

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