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Beware of the customer attrition penalty clause Posted on 07 May 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Sellers looking to maximize purchase price and minimize downside risk must negotiate the customer retention issue to avoid excess attrition. Read more»

6 ways to build your company with the end in mind Posted on 21 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Be ready with a strategy for when you retire or move on. Read more»

Prepare for a great financial year Posted on 18 Jan 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Your financial year ahead could be good or great, depending on how you prepare. Read more»

3 steps to empowering employees with corporate cards Posted on 27 Nov 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Control is the key: A credit card that is used unchecked can do a lot of damage. Working in the pest management business, we find ourselves on the road solving... Read more»

Budget your way to success Posted on 14 Aug 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Pest management revenues can be categorized into three main areas: route work, renewals and new sales. When setting up your budget, it’s important to enable your organization to monitor these... Read more»

Is it time to increase your pest control pricing? Posted on 25 Apr 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Pricing is one of the most powerful ways you can improve your business’ performance. Read more»

Focus on gross margins for profitability Posted on 25 Jan 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Performing breakeven analysis is fundamental to business success. Read more»

What you should know about the new tax law Posted on 01 Jan 2018 in the Business & featured & Pest Talk categories.

In late December, the most sweeping tax reform act since the 1986 overhaul put forth by President Ronald Reagan has been signed into law. So, what does it mean for... Read more»

Is your pest management business ready for 2018? Posted on 15 Nov 2017 in the Business & featured categories.

If you are looking to build a high-growth, profitable firm that garners the most in terms of value in 2018, you need to focus on these three strategies... Read more»

5 steps to organize your business finances Posted on 10 Aug 2017 in the Business & featured categories.

As a pest management company leader, you must juggle operations, management and marketing — as well as customer service and several other functions. Unless you have someone on staff who... Read more»