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The first WIPC conference offered an opportunity to learn and network. PHOTO: ANNA MUNOZ

Groups support, unite women in pest management

December 4, 2019 By
Learn more about the groups Professional Women in Pest Management and Women in Pest Control, that empower the women who work in the pest industry. Read more»
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Insurance audits: This will only hurt a little

November 22, 2019 By
Pete Schopen talks through the process of maintaing insurance for his comapny, the yearly audits that are required and his mistakes along the way. Read more»
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How to address poor reviews

November 19, 2019 By
With poor reviews, it’s not a matter of if it will happen, but when. Here are four steps Schopen Pest Solutions takes for a review three stars or fewer. Read more»
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5 questions with Tom Morrison

November 15, 2019 By
Tom Morrison kicks off the opening general session at the NPMA Technology Summit with “When Uberization Collides with Your Industry.” Read more»
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5 questions with Corey Perlman

November 15, 2019 By
For more than 10 years, Corey Perlman, CSP, has helped businesses succeed through digital marketing. The longtime digital marketing advocate is owner of Impact Social Inc., based in Roswell, Ga. He got his start in the eCommerce division of General... Read more»
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5 questions with Jack Shaw

November 15, 2019 By
Jack Shaw is an emerging technologies strategist with more than 30 years’ experience helping executives understand and plan for the business impact of these technologies. A leading authority on blockchain, he is the co-founder and manager of the Blockchain Executive... Read more»
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5 benefits of using mobile tech in pest control

November 6, 2019 By
Is your pest control company use smartphones, tablets, cloud-based networks, apps and printers to their full capabilities? Here are five ways to deliver technology's measurable value to your business. Read more»
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Turn it up to 11: PMP’s 2020 State of the Industry Report

November 5, 2019 By
Pest control is a hit with the majority of the PMPs who answered our 2020 State of the Industry survey Read more»
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Review your online review responses

October 29, 2019 By
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 thin skin, so a bad review hurts me more than... Read more»
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Inspection and protection are critical when performing commercial pest control work. (PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/HEDGEHOG94)

Cultivate a mindset for commercial accounts

October 2, 2019 By
Pest management professionals can answer these questions to help them decide if they want to venture into commercial work. Read more»