We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial advisory board members share what business or pest management-related app(s) they recommend. Here are some of the experts’ responses from our October 2023 print edition.
Please take a minute to answer our latest one-question poll on this topic and let us what you’re bring to the new year: Reader poll: Which business or pest management-related app(s) do you recommend?
PMP’s Editorial Advisory Board and Regular Contributors
Judy Black, BCE: straight into the person’s contact list. There are other apps that do the same thing, too, like Blinq.”
Greg Baumann: “The NPMA Field Guide Pro app is the most comprehensive guide in a format that is valuable for the tech. It also allows technicians to teach their customers.”
Sheri Spencer Bachman: “My app, of course: the Pest Control Business app! It tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) by employee and department; increases team performance; creates competition among team members; and helps with accountability to reach individual, team and company goals.”
Jerry Schappert, ACE: “All my techs have the NPMA Field Guide Pro, which is great for making a quick ID and providing general biology.”
Doug Foster: “Google Maps is great for locating customer properties.”
Michael Broder: “I recommend the magnification feature on smartphones called Magnifier to zoom in on specimens and be able to take pictures to properly identify species. I also use the Peloton app to do a quick meditation. Running a business can be stressful, and a quick, five-minute meditation can be a great way to
let it go.”