Articles by Jeffrey Stouffer

The 2006 ICS Salary and Benefits Survey

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Don't underestimate the value of a good Internet marketing plan. In fact, if you do this right, it's not uncommon to see ROI along the lines of 30-to-1. Here's a look at 27 free and low-cost tips that you can begin implementing within your cleaning business today to drive more business.
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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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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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