The 10thanniversary Connections Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas is officially now only about a week away from kicking off. And we wanted to take a little bit of time to let you know about a couple of valuable events that ICS Cleaning Specialist is hosting along with our sister magazine, Restoration & Remediation.
This isn’t exactly brand-spanking news per say, as our YouTube page officially launched several weeks ago, but we’re happy to offer readers another way to stay connected with the industry, as well as dive into exclusive looks at the industry trade shows, conventions, demonstrations and seminars that we attend.
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...
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.
Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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.