Articles by Jack Freedman

CFI Education Update

September 14, 2009
CFI Education Director Peter Sierck and CFI President Matt Sanders have put together an impressive slate of classes to be held at A+Plus Environmental Supplies.
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CFI Chapter Updates

August 20, 2009
Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports that the LA Chapter held a successful chapter meeting, with 30-plus attendees sitting in on a discussion with past CFI Director Al Casas and IICRC Vice President Darrell Paulsen.
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Carpet and Fabricare Institute July Update

July 16, 2009
Chapter Director Graham Bedwell had a busy two weeks as he represented the CFI at the Connections Convention in Florida (mostly on door guard duty), and was accepted as the new CFI representative to the IICRC at the IICRC Board of Directors meeting.
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In Memoriam: Carl Williams

July 7, 2009
The CFI mourns the passing of our good friend and President Emeritus Carl Williams. He was the founder and president of The Academy of Textiles & Flooring in Whittier, California.
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Carpet and FabriCare Institute Chapter News and Notes

May 21, 2009
Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports that the June chapter meeting will feature special guest speaker Darrell Paulson from Advanced Restoration Specialist Inc. Darrell will be speaking on "The State of the Cleaning and Restoration Industries” with a Q& A to follow.
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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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