Direct To You Archive

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Direct To You is a series of email newsletters that deliver pest management professionals long-form educational and testimonial columns on specific pests and effective treatments. These enewsletters can be sent to a preselected audience of subscribers or to a custom list of interested readers based on a sponsor’s needs.  Go here to start your free subscription.
 

Direct To You – Ant Management

Ants: Inside and Out” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, April 2017 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

The key to ant management lies in proper identification and thorough treatments” by Dr. ElRay Roper, March 2017 (sponsored by Syngenta)

How Carbs Curb Ant Ailments” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, April 2016 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Don’t Think That Ants Can’t” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell & Jeff Lipman, September 2015 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Ant Axioms & Legal Opinion” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell & Jeff Lipman, April 2015 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

All In A Day’s Walk” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Don’t Think Ants Can’t” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Ouch! OUCH! That HURTS!” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, April 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Follow ME!” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, March 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

DTY: Myrmecology” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, January 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)
 

Direct To You – Bed Bug Business

Bed Bugs Can More Than Bite! They Can Bleed You!” by Jeff Lipman and Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2017 (sponsored by Cnetral Life Sciences)

Bed Bugs: Biters & Bites” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Outgrowing a Growing Problem” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Bed Bugs: Where They Are & How To Keep Them Out” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, January 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Here, There, Everywhere!by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, July 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

The mental health threat from bed bugs” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, January 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

How to protect yourself from bed bug litigation” by Jeffrey Lipman, Attorney-at-law, September 2013 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)

Bed Bug Belligerent Biology” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2013 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)
 

Direct To You – Cockroach Management

Monitoring Cockroach Mayhem” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, October 2016 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

See The LITE On German Cockroaches” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, May 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Do You Know What You Don’t Know?” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, December 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Cockroaches Nothing to Sneeze At” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2014 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)

Direct To You: Blattodeology” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, December 2013 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)

Cockroaches: Common or Controversial?” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2013 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)
 

Direct To You – Flea

Simplify success by knowing flea life cycle” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, September 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Know the Flea Foe” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell,  May 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)
 

Direct To You – Flies

Fatal Attraction” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, June 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

All Warmed Up And No Place To Go” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, February 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Direct To You – General Pest Control

A Perfect Match” by Dan Jacobs, March 2014 (sponsored by TAP Pest Control Insulation)

Insulating the Bottom Line” by Dan Jacobs, January 2014 (sponsored by TAP Pest Control Insulation)

Insulating your company against a down economy,” September 2013 (sponsored by TAP Pest Control Insulation)

Protecting Your Customers and Your Customers’ Brands Against Flying Insects” April 2013 (sponsored by Synergetic)

BaitSafe: The next generation bait station” February 2013 (sponsored by Synergetic)
 

Direct To You – Green

Protecting Your Customers and Your Customers’ Brands Against Flying Insects” April 2013 (sponsored by Synergetic)

Direct To You – Insurance

Getting started with bed bug treatments? 3 ways to avoid headaches” by John Culotta, June 2017 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

You’re licensed and insured—but do your clients know that?” by John Culotta, April 2017 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Why PMPs should fight deadly distracted driving” by John Culotta, February 2017 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Look forward to 2017 by looking backward: Examining customer complaints” by John Culotta, November 2017 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Case studies: How two PMPs made minor changes for major savings” by John Culotta, September 2016 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Education: As important for customers as employees” by John Culotta,  June 2016 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Car accidents drive PMP insurance losses” by Peter Young,  First Quarter 2016 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

The top 3 liability claims from pest control firms” by John Culotta,  Fourth Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Fair Expectations: Reducing the Severity of Pest Control Claims” by John Culotta, Third Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Property Damage: An Expensive—But Avoidable—Insurance Claim” by John Culotta, Second Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Burnt Lawns and Your Bottom Line” by John Culotta, First Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

finseFive Ways to Protect Yourself When Using Subcontractors” by John Culotta, Fourth Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

As Bed Bug Claims Mature, So Must Treatment Protocols” by John Culotta, Third Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Don’t Get Burned: Overtreatment with Pesticides Can Equal Burnt Lawns” by John Culotta, Second Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Employee Training and Managing Customer Expectations: Your First Line of Defense Against Claims” by John Culotta, First Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Four ways to prevent termite claims” by John Culotta, Fourth Quarter 2013 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Use your seasonal slowdown to improve safety” by John Culotta, Third Quarter 2013 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Three steps to effective contracts” by John Culotta, Second Quarter 2013 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

When the heat is on…” by Richard Randazzo , First Quarter 2013 (sponsored by Brownyard Group)

Direct To You – Mergers & Acquisitions

Join Forces with Rollins and Take Your Business to the Next Level” December 2013 (sponsored by Orkin)

Orkin Franchise Program Provides Opportunity to Enter Industry” October 2013 (sponsored by Orkin)
 

Direct To You – Mosquito Control

Buzz, Squish & Splat!” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, May 2017 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Mosquitoes: Break the Life Cycle, Break the Bites” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Mosquito Mayhem” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, May 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

How to Start an Integrated Mosquito Management Program” May 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Just add water!” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, March 2014 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)

Direct To You – Recruiting

Recruiting Veterans and Women to the Pest Control Industry” November 2013 (sponsored by Orkin)
 

Direct To You – Rodent Control

Heat-up your rodent inspections” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, March 2017 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

5 steps to rodent management” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, December 2016 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

Keep the dust off your glueboards” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, September 2016 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

Making Sense of Rodent Senses” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, First Quarter 2016 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

The Direction of Digestion” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Fourth Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

“Rats Under Our Feet” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Third Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

“Sniff or Smell” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Second Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

Rodents Are Always Vigilant … How Vigilant Are You?” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, First Quarter 2015 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

Insensitive Pests Use Incredible Senses” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Fourth Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

Necropsy: What’s Inside?” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Second Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)

House Mouse: Belligerent Biology” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, First Quarter 2014 (sponsored by Bell Laboratories)
 

Direct To You – Spiders

Expelling Spiders” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, January 2016 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Spider Bite Smarts” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, April 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Spider Specifics” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, February 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Don’t Be Behind the 8-Ball” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, October 2014 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)

‘Arachno’ What?” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, February 2014 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)
 

Direct To You – Stinging Insects

Bit There, Stung That!” Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2015 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)
 

Direct To You – Termite Management

The Zen of Master Termite Technicians” by Doug Seemann, with contributions from Dr. Ted Granovsky, February 2017 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Termites at Work & at War” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, September 2015 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Termite Liability Exposures” by Andy McGinty, May 2015 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Meeting the Training Challenge” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, November 2014 (sponsored by Dow)

Refresher Brief: Isoptera 101” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, August 2014 (sponsored by Dow)

Cryptic Ingress = Damage!” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, July 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Effective Pest Monitoring” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, May 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Reticulitermes flavipes & Science-Based IPM” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, April 2014 (sponsored by Dow)

To Termite or Not To Termite” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, March 2014 (sponsored by Dow)

Morphometrics” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, February 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

DTY: Isopterology” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, January 2014 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

Build it and termites will come” by Marie Knox, October 2013 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)

It’s definitely ‘termite time’” by Marie Knox, June 2013 (sponsored by Control Solutions Inc.)
 

Direct To You – Wasp

Got Parasitoids?” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, July 2014 (sponsored by Zoecon Professional Products)

Wasp weather war” by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, November 2013 (sponsored by Central Life Sciences)