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Review your online review responses Posted on 29 Oct 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Few things in a pest control operator’s life will ruin his or her day as much as a one-star review. To be completely honest, one of my weaknesses is having... Read more»

The importance of continuing education Posted on 23 Aug 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Pete Schopen shares how and why he decided to invest in continuing education for not only his employees but himself as well. Read more»

If you offer it, they will come Posted on 25 Jul 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Pete Schopen recounts a sales lesson from his early days as a DJ. He also shares details about his new retail store to promote his business better. Read more»

Bridging the generation gap Posted on 24 Jun 2019 in the Business & featured & Human Interest categories.

On the various Facebook group pages I frequent, such as “Let’s Talk Business Mobile” and “Pest Control Fraternity,” I’ve noticed a great debate brewing. I’m not talking about the ending... Read more»

5 decades of being Pete Schopen Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Business categories.

For his 50th birthday, Pete Schopen reflects on 50 things he's learned, is thankful for or has changed his life. Read more»

The old man and the (digital) sea Posted on 01 May 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Pete Schopen shares a discussion with fellow PMP James Sneed, founder of Crowd Culture Media, to get a better understanding of SEO. Read more»

Losing staff, Schopen makes a music playlist Posted on 25 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

During the past nine months, Pete Schopen had five employees leave his company. Read more»

Online is a lifeline for many PMPs Posted on 01 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Share your pest control stories, problems and questions with other PMPs through social media groups. Read more»

Calibrate your work schedule Posted on 04 Feb 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

When I was in sports broadcasting, it was not unheard of for me (or my peers) to put in 16- to 18-hour workdays. When you are in the sports industry,... Read more»

Schopen’s 2018 year in review Posted on 31 Dec 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

My wife still puts together the daily deposits for our company. Recently, she was filling out the deposit slips for Nov. 5, and it took her four hours. Four hours... Read more»