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Time to Sell? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

When trying to decide if it’s time to sell your pest management business, soul searching blended with logic and awareness of financial aspects will help you assess your situation and make things clearer. Let’s use the example of a pest... Read more»
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PMP Saving the Day from Pests and Fires

December 10, 2013 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) protect public health and customers’ homes from pests. But Terminix pest technician Tim Booth, who doubles as a volunteer firefighter, helped save one woman from her burning home. Booth, a New Start Pest Control Technician (which... Read more»
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Exit Strategies – Minimize the Dreaded ‘Double Tax’

How to minimize the dreaded ‘double tax’ when you sell your pest control C corp. You’ve worked hard over the years building your business, and now it’s time to harvest the fruits of your labors. When you started, your attorney likely advised... Read more»
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Bayer CropScience LP, Environmental Science Division: Cockroaches

December 10, 2013 By
The development of cockroach bait formulations has changed the culture of cockroach control and stimulated the development of other bait formulations targeted against important pests, including ants, crickets, silverfish and flies. Effective cockroach baiting is a skill set that must... Read more»
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Face Off: New Year’s Resolutions

December 10, 2013 By
+Pros Marty Whitford – Publisher/Editorial Director I’m a work in progress. I always will be. I’m a man of many large appetites and a creature of habit, but some of my appetites and habits aren’t the best for me. My... Read more»
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Central Life Sciences: Cockroaches

December 10, 2013 By
Cockroaches are one of the most common insect pests in residential and commercial properties. In addition to transmitting bacteria throughout a building and triggering allergies in humans, cockroaches have been linked to the development of asthma in children. Following are... Read more»
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Once Bitten – Understanding the flea bite

December 10, 2013 By
We have just passed flea bite season. Hopefully, it was productive for you and you weren’t bitten. Speaking of bitten, have you wondered what happens when a flea bites its host? How does such a small insect have the ability... Read more»
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On a ‘Mission’ to give back

December 10, 2013 By
The Maxforce on a Mission program is a campaign in which Bayer and pest management professionals (PMPs) are teaming up with charitable organizations to help rid underserved communities of allergen- and disease-carrying pests. The first community service project took place... Read more»
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Expanding Google Search Results

December 10, 2013 By
One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is, “How does my company become more relevant to Google and other search engines in a broadened geographic area from my physical location?” There are three interconnected ways to have Google expand... Read more»
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Five free apps for your business

December 10, 2013 By
What’s the point of having a mobile device with no apps to make your day easier? I’ve compiled a short list of free apps that will help you work more efficiently. They’re designed for specific phones, so I’ve listed the... Read more»
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