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How Much Does A Pest Control Technician Cost?

Pest Control Technician Spraying

TweetConsumers and pest control operators alike value their pest control technicians. For the consumer, a skilled and attentive technician keeps their families safe from dangerous pests like stinging scorpions, poisonous Black Widow spiders, and disease carrying cockroaches. This VALUE is immeasurable but in terms of a monetary COST; it’s about $50 a month, depending on… Read More

10 Mistakes Companies Make On Facebook

Tweet Everyone knows Facebook can be a powerful marketing tool. It allows you to connect with a broad audience, provides a venue to interact with customers, and can give your company a personal feel. However, to be effective, Facebook must be used correctly. There are a number of mistakes that some companies make that turn… Read More

Best Practices For Generating Repeat Business

TweetBeing able to bring in business is great, but keeping a customer loyal is even better. It has been proven time and time again that it takes less effort and money to keep a current customer satisfied than it does to bring in new business. There should be no question that repeat business is absolutely… Read More

Four Points of Inventory Control

TweetFour Points of Inventory Control Do you operate a business where products must be stored and distributed in multiple locations? If so, then you are aware of how important it is to keep an updated inventory control system. Several factors function within this system, wherein each transition and distribution point must be supervised and documented.… Read More

Pest Control Operator Q & A- Raising Prices

TweetPest 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

The 3 Most Common Pest Control Marketing Mistakes

Tweet  Common Pest Control Marketing Mistakes   It’s no secret that the pest control industry is cutthroat. With so many competitors out there, industry success often comes down to marketing. My strategic management instructor constantly drilled that specific concept to the class. Without product or service differentiation, business success always comes down to marketing. I… Read More

Friday Links Round Up

Tweet The Culture of the Negotiated Pest Control Transactions Here’s a great blog for us pest control operators that explores the art of negotiating prices among different cultures, and how American’s are catching on. There’s a great take home lesson at the end on setting prices while still being able to negotiate with potential and existing… Read More