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Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday

Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday   Rasberry Ants Spreading Through Texas The Rasberry ant (not raspberry) was first discovered in Houston, TX in 2002, but has now spread to 24 different counties in the state of Texas. They are now also found in North Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida. More… NPMA Legislative Day in Washington – Clark Pest Control Clark Pest Control participated in NPMA Legislative Day sending two executives, Here’s what they learned. More… Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News With the scorpions making an earlier than usual appearance in Arizona this spring, residents were in need of some answers. CBS 5 News in Phoenix called Bulwark Exterminating… Read More

Top 5 Steps to Avoid Pest Control Sprayer Hose Problems

Have you ever had a hose break on you in the middle of a service? Try having that happen when doing weed control and having the tractor dye spray all over a home. Hose problems can be a real mess, costing lots of time, and causing lots of customer headaches and dissatisfaction for changing routes last minute. Well here are 5 easy steps to keep your pest control hose it top shape.   Top 5 Pest Control Sprayer Hose Problems You Can Avoid By Andrew Greess Here are a few simple actions you can take to extend your pest control hose life and reduce chemical spills. Clean hose exterior. When… Read More

Mesa Exterminator Receives Angie’s List Super Service Award

Bulwark Exterminating Earns 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award  Bulwark Exterminating has been awarded the 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the company’s excellent customer service rating in Arizona. Super Service Award recipients have maintained an “A” grade average in Angie’s rating formula. Only an estimated five percent of companies listed on Angie’s List […]

5 Things You Might Not Know About Arizona Bark Scorpions

The Arizona bark scorpion is the only species of scorpion in Arizona, that can cause very serious harm to small children (and anyone who is ill or has a compromised immune system), and can truly be considered life threatening. However, thanks to a powerful anti venom scorpion stings are now rarely life threatening. Aside from their powerful, painful and venomous sting, here are five (5) remarkable facts about the Arizona bark scorpion, you might not have known: The Arizona bark scorpion has 8 jointed legs, that are lightly covered in hair, which helps the scorpion detect subtle vibrations; in the air. Although all other species of scorpions are known to… Read More

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 […]

Vertical Measures Hosting All-Day Search Marketing Workshop

Arizona based Vertical Measures is hosting an all-day search marketing workshop, The Convergence of Search, Social & Content Marketing, on April 7, 2011, in Tempe, AZ.  Arnie Kuenn, founder and president of Vertical Measures will be speaking on topics such as content marketing, keyword research, link building and measurement.  The all-day Vertical Measures workshop is […]

Our Night With The Phoenix Suns @ #SunsTweetup

Bulwark’s marketing department spent last Friday night with the Phoenix Suns for their third annual #SunsTweetup event.  Early access to pre-game shootaround.  Club seating.  Tour of TV productions trucks parked right next to all the players’ vehicles.  Tweetup t-shirt.  And post-game chat session with the Suns’ Jared Dudley.  Here’s all the evidence. We arrived 2 […]

El Tour de Tucson: 109 Miles to Freedom

The longest I had ever ridden my bike was 85 miles, and that was only 2 weeks ago. Everyone that I knew riding in this year’s El Tour de Tucson was riding the 109 distance. I was thinking I might only do the 80-mile race, but when a couple of older riding buddies kept egging me on to go the distance, there was absolutely no way I could back down from that.

Going Viral: A Slow Defeat, Not a Quick Victory

I arrived back in Arizona on Thursday after having spent the previous few days in Florida, attending BlueGlass FL 2010.  I got a number of good takeaways from the sessions that I was anticipating, but the session that really shook the boat was Viral Marketing.  All the speakers blew us away with simple, but priceless […]

Bulwark Exterminating’s New Pest Control Methods?

Bulwark Exterminating denies all reports of organic pest control methods that they could be testing that might cause such an occurrence. “Bulwark will make no formal statements on the the 311 degree high in Phoenix reported by ABC, even if it were beneficial for pest control the evidence that would suggest our involvement is circumstantial at best.”