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A Plea For Paperless Pest Control

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Today is Earth Day!  As PCO’s, let’s issue a public decree this Earth Day:  Pest control professionals nationwide, make a pledge to join the hundreds of other PCO’s and go paperless!  A Plea For Paperless Pest Control A single pest control technician can use upwards of 10,000 pieces of paper each year. With the average… Read More

How To Keep Your Small Business Afloat

In tough economic times, many people are turned off by the idea of starting a small business. Statistics it may seem are not in their favor. Even when someone does get a business off the ground, keeping it running smoothly and successfully requires more energy than some may be willing to muster. While situations vary… Read More

Pest Control Community Now On Google+

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Google+ Communities Today Google+ announced the addition of Communities to its popular social networking site. The idea is to have large groups of members arranged around a Google+ hub page which is dedicated to a specific topic like fishing, running, or pest control. Google+ will let members share to particular communities with posts, photos, +1’s,… Read More

Pest Control Operator Q & A- Raising Prices

Pest Control Operator Q & A- Raising Prices One of the most difficult challenges pest control operators face is meeting overhead. As labor costs, cost of pesticides, gas prices, and property taxes all increase; some pest control companies are left facing the inevitable… Raising prices to meet overhead, or closing the doors forever. Question: How… Read More

10 Qualities of Outstanding Pest Control Employees

As pest control operators it can be challenging at times finding extraordinary employees and technicians to work for your company. Showing up to work everyday and performing adequately is expected, but it doesn’t make for an outstanding employee. Several pest control operators were asked, “What qualities do their most outstanding technicians and employees possess, and… Read More

Pest Control Slogans & Pest Control Quotes

So just having a little fun here, but I decided to test some popular lines and slogans adding a pest control twist… Out of the Strong came forth pest control. Bug Tested, Mother Approved. Have pest control your way. Good to the last bug. Is it Live or is it pest control? Taste Great, Less […]

Promoted Tweet on Pest Control Twitter Stream by WHO?

A Promoted Tweet on Pest Control term by an electrical company? “Technology has to be invented or adopted.”  – Jared Diamond Okay so this a cool quote and all, but why? Why would GE want to promote this tweet on the pest control stream? Where is the connection? Did someone just do some keyword research […]

Should Exterminators Offer a Bed Bug Guarantee?

What’s the Risk? What’s the Payout?  Should you, a pest control operator, offer a warranty/ guarantee for Bed Bugs?  Anyone that has done their research knows the difficulty in offering a Bed Bug elimination guarantee.  Whether it be for single family homes, apartments, hotels, or furniture rental companies.  Weather you are a large multi-million dollar… Read More