ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
October 3, 2011
It’s always been advantageous to move what your company sells and does from a commodity to a niche.Read More
September 7, 2011
But, here’s what I know no matter where
you operate your business…it’s far better to “Hope for the Best…all the while….preparing
for the worst.”Read More
August 15, 2011
First, we must define what “Happy Calls” are. They
are calls made to your customers right after you’ve been there to do service or
install work.Read More
August 10, 2011
An area that is often overlooked is that we need to be as profitable as we can in order to be able to re-invest in our company as well as provide for our families and plan our retirement.
July 19, 2011
The most important aspect
to being a successful service company is a positive, can-do attitude. With
the recession that all of us have faced, this has never been more
July 11, 2011
It’s as inevitable as death and taxes. Be a contractor long enough and you’re going to end up selling stuff to your family, friend or house of worship.Read More
June 28, 2011
Having grown up in the plumbing, heating and cooling business in New York, I knew that I couldn’t push my cooling equipment too long out here in Arizona. Read More
June 21, 2011
In my last blog, I introduced a partnership BNP Media forged with BirdDog Jobs, a career center specializing in the skilled trades. Today, we’re pleased to announce another partnership.
June 17, 2011
Our industry has lost a friend as well as an outstanding
businessman. Paul Thompson, owner of Town & Country Services in
Greenland, NH, died last week after collapsing suddenly over the weekend.
June 1, 2011
For the last two years, more than 13+ million U.S. workers have been unemployed, many for very long stretches.