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PMP Summit Sound Bites: Show appreciation, know your competition

June 14, 2019 By
At the 2019 Pest Management Professional (PMP) Growth Summit, PMP’s staff encouraged attendees to share the business and pest control tips that work for them. Check out this column each month for advice and tips overheard at the 2019 PMP... Read more»
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Contract tips for navigating attorney fee provisions

June 12, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) should review their contracts for all services at least every two years. Within this review process, it is important to consider regulatory, legislative and labeling changes; advertising and marketing programs; and insurance policy changes, among other... Read more»
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Recognize the top 3 signs of ‘bug season burnout’

May 30, 2019 By
Running a route this time of year, with repeatable 10- to 12-hour days, is stressful. Here are three warning signs of seasonal burnout, and how to avoid it. Read more»
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4 tips to strengthen your online marketing

May 20, 2019 By
Here are four tips to help improve and strengthen your pest control company’s online marketing and meet your business goals. Read more»
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5 decades of being Pete Schopen

May 15, 2019 By
For his 50th birthday, Pete Schopen reflects on 50 things he's learned, is thankful for or has changed his life. Read more»
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Meet the 2019 PMP Growth Summit Partners

May 14, 2019 By
The third-annual PMP Growth Summit introduced Boardroom Presentations to give attendees a thumbnail view of the pest control solutions each Partner had to offer. Read more»
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PMP Growth Summit a win-win for attendees

May 10, 2019 By
PMPs and leading suppliers build relationships and revenue at the 2019 PMP Growth Summit. Read more»

6 key aspects to a pest management businesses

May 8, 2019 By
We compare a pest management company to the Marvel gauntlet with the Infinity Stones representing the six key aspects of business. Read more»
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Beware of the customer attrition penalty clause

Sellers looking to maximize purchase price and minimize downside risk must negotiate the customer retention issue to avoid excess attrition. Read more»
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The old man and the (digital) sea

May 1, 2019 By
Pete Schopen shares a discussion with fellow PMP James Sneed, founder of Crowd Culture Media, to get a better understanding of SEO. Read more»
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