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For optimum online success, hire a pro

July 28, 2019 By
A pest management professional hired a pro for his company's digital marketing strategy and shares his valuable experience. Read more»
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If you offer it, they will come

July 25, 2019 By
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»
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Which ant species are most often misidentified?

July 24, 2019 By
We asked pest control experts: "Which ant species are most often misidentified?" Read more»
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Test your knowledge of flies

July 24, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about flies. Editor’s Note: Questions for this month’s test were contributed by Frank Meek, BCE. Read more»
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Going green? Avoid ‘greenwashing’

July 23, 2019 By
It’s one thing to say you offer green pest control services, buts it’s truly another to deliver certified green services. Read more»
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5 questions with David Fleming

July 22, 2019 By
A Q+A with David Fleming, owner of Pest Management Solutions, Spartanburg, S.C., reveals how he created a special compressed air sprayer system Read more»
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3 skills for better bed bug treatments

July 21, 2019 By
A skilled technician gets better results in less time. Time spent practicing skills involving furniture and carpet manipulation can improve performance. Preparing a new bed bug technician requires both education and training. Education is what you need to know, but... Read more»
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Test your knowledge of bed bugs

July 18, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about bed bugs. Read more»
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Green pest control solutions

July 17, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new — and their forecasts for 2019-2025. We spoke with 11 industry suppliers to discuss strategies, products and equipment for pest management professionals (PMPs) who want to “go green,” and what environmentally friendly trends are on... Read more»
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Termites serve as inspiration for building HVAC

July 16, 2019 By
Termites might have the answer to better-designed HVAC systems and building ventilation, according to a new study. Read more»
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