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Ask Steve: How Do I Set Myself Apart from Well-Established Competition?

Marketing (and sales) should be a continuous process year-round
April 17, 2014

Virtually all marketing “works.” The key is to a) do something, b) test the response and then c) do it regularly! 


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Ask Steve: What’s Your Take on Business Borrowing and Debt?

There are very few successful companies that don't borrow to expand.
April 10, 2014

If there was a business expansion that I was convinced would far out-produce the expense of a loan – I would go for it. 


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What’s Your Worst Cleaning Story? VersaClean Wants to Know

Contest Ends April 30
April 8, 2014

VersaClean is inviting customers to share their best (meaning worst) cleaning story – and how they solved the challenge – for the chance to win a free VersaClean Portable Sprayer, according to a press release.


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IICRC Unveils S800 Standard

April 4, 2014

In early February, the highly anticipated ANSI/IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcoverings made its debut.


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PACR Update: April 2014

April 4, 2014

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is very excited for the new location for the Experience Conference & Exhibition in Frisco, Texas on April 24-26, 2014.


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CRCII Increases Membership by 20% in the Last Year

April 4, 2014

After being sworn in as president, Don Quick has infused a new spirited group of board members in the Carpet & Rug Cleaners Institute of Illinois (CRCII).


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The “Greening” of Carpet Cleaning

April 3, 2014

While green cleaning has now essentially become the “norm” when it comes to professional cleaning in much of the jansan industry, that has not necessarily been the case for professional carpet cleaners.


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Ask Steve: How Can I Handle the “How Much” Question Over the Phone?

April 3, 2014

It is so darn frustrating to know that you truly are the best in town, to truly wish to be of service and to know that you give excellent value for the money and then to get blown off course with the good old "How much?" over-the-phone question!


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Will You Grab Your “Golden Opportunity?”

“I think everyone is an opportunist if they have an opportunity.” – Katharine Hepburn
April 3, 2014

You love carpet cleaning. I did too. So I’m happy for both of us!


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3 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Cleaning Company

April 3, 2014

We’ve covered a lot on green in this issue as a means for cleaning for health and safety.


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