Editor's Blog

Editor's Blog
ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.

5 Rules On How To Go Green ... And Make Money Doing It

May 17, 2009
Frankly, I’ve been in the business of saving the planet and I didn’t even know I was doing it.
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Recession-Busting Strategies Part 4 - The Top Four Ways to Motivate Your Staff

May 13, 2009
Many construction-related business owners and managers are aggressively managing their operations. They are cutting expenses, finding new efficiencies and improving their marketing effectiveness.
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Make Money By Exiting The Warehouse Business

May 11, 2009
If there’s a common mistake contractors make it’s that they think they can manage their in-house warehouse and save money.
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Recession-Busting Strategies - Part 3: Four Business Groups That Help Construction Pros Succeed

May 5, 2009
Despite the construction downturn, now might be the best time to join a professional association or organization. Doing so might provide you with marketing advantages that your competitors won’t have.
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Are You Working On The Right Things Right Now?

May 3, 2009
No more putting out fires. Change the way you spend your week.
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Recession-Busting Strategies for Construction Pros -Part 2: Your Top 10 Marketing Investments

April 28, 2009
Now is the perfect time to rebalance your marketing efforts.
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What You Must Do to Make More Sales

April 26, 2009
Why were my sales so poor at the beginning of my sales career? Here are only three of the many reasons.
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6 Tips On How to Lower Your Rising Accounts Receivables

April 19, 2009
It’s very likely you’re experiencing a cash squeeze. And with tough economic times, one area that’s bound to be on the rise is your Accounts Receivables.
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Recession-Busting Strategies for Construction Pros - Part I: Four Ways Your Competitors Out-Promote You

April 16, 2009
Many of your competitors will survive this recession, but only a handful will grow stronger. How in the world are they doing it?
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4 Ways to Improve Cash Flow Right Now

April 12, 2009
If you're struggling to meet payroll (and ends meet in general) follow these four tips to get the cash flowing again at your company now.
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