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Tips N Chat Throwback #22: “The Elements of a Successful Business”

The Elements of a Successful Business Lewis Migliore of Magic Steam Cleaning in Rochester, New York has been a part of the cleaning industry since 1973. He is currently a Regional Supervisor for IICUC, a Regional Coordinator for SCT and a member of Ed York’s Consultant Sales Team. Magic Steam Carpet Cleaning, Inc., owned by …

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Tips N Chat Throwback #21: “Bait and Switch Firm Fined $30,000”

This week’s featured Tips N Chat Throwback post is from the July-August 1981 issue of Tips N Chat. Remember to check back every Thursday for a new throwback post! A Phoenix, Arizona firm advertised their carpet cleaning special of $11.95 prior to doing the job. The firm would then make disparaging comments about the special …

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Tips N Chat Throwback #13: Wearing a Black Hat Isn’t Fun

This week’s featured Tips N Chat Throwback post is an Ed Sez article all about Ed York’s position in the carpet cleaning industry. It was featured in the March/April 1980 issue of Tips N Chat, the “magazine published for the benefit and enjoyment of on-location cleaning technicians”. Remember to check back every Thursday for a new …

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Tips N Chat Throwback #12: “Recession Blues”

This week’s featured Tips N Chat Throwback post is a guest editorial written by Michael Thompson regarding economic issues and how carpet cleaners are affected. It was featured in the January/February 1983 issue of Tips N Chat, the “magazine published for the benefit and enjoyment of on-location carpet cleaners”. Remember to check back every Thursday for a …

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Tips N Chat Throwback #11: Sub-Contracting Among Competitors

This week’s featured Tips N Chat Throwback post addresses sub-contracting between competitors, written by Ed York as a Pied Piper column. It was featured in the March 1978 issue of Tips N Chat, the “magazine published for the benefit and enjoyment of on-location carpet cleaners”. Remember to check back every Thursday for a new throwback post! …

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Tips N Chat Throwback #10: Does It Pay to Advertise Your Business Image?

This week’s featured Tips N Chat Throwback post is an article written by Cathey Manning about the benefits of advertising your business image. It was featured in the January 1978 issue of Tips N Chat, the “magazine published for the benefit and enjoyment of on-location carpet cleaners”. Remember to check back every Thursday for a new …

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