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Calibrate your work schedule

February 4, 2019 By
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, long hours are part of the package. Football coaches do... Read more»
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Make your voice heard at Legislative Day 2019

February 1, 2019 By
We must show Congress how important our issues are — and that all begins and ends with you. Read more»
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5 questions with Dr. Mo Rachadi

January 31, 2019 By
This month’s question-and-answer session is with Dr. Mohamed Rachadi, who has been in the pest management industry for more than three decades. His newly published book is titled The American Dream for Immigrant Entrepreneurs … A Beginner’s Guide to Freedom,... Read more»
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5 ways to improve your website

January 30, 2019 By
As an internet marketing provider, we have looked at hundreds of pest control service providers’ websites. Some websites are good. Some are bad. Some are terrible. We aren’t talking about graphics, or even search engine optimization (SEO) — although those... Read more»
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Share your knowledge with future entrepreneurs

January 24, 2019 By
My wife, Tammy, and I recently were asked to speak to a group of students in an entrepreneurship class at the Sevierville, Tenn., satellite campus of Walters State Community College. The group wanted to learn from actual businesspeople and not... Read more»
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2019 PMP Survey Challenge

January 23, 2019 By
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Entries are now being accepted through Tuesday, April 30 The 2019 PMP Survey Challenge! We’re inviting you, the pros, to join in a friendly competition for some truly amazing prizes ($500 gift card anyone?). Here’s how the PMP Survey... Read more»

The perfect match: Recent industry mergers

January 19, 2019 By
It would seem that Santa was very good to several pest management professionals (PMPs) last month, in that there were quite a few companies looking to sell that matched up with companies looking to buy. Among the bigger pest management... Read more»
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Prepare for a great financial year

January 18, 2019 By
Your financial year ahead could be good or great, depending on how you prepare. Read more»
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Overcome termite control challenges

January 8, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional‘s columnists and editorial board members what they thought the most challenging aspect of termite control is and how they work to overcome it. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that... Read more»
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Schopen’s 2018 year in review

December 31, 2018 By
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 for one day’s worth of worked clients! I couldn’t believe... Read more»
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