Tag: customer service


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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fishers (Martes pennanti) PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/KENCANNING

Educate your wildlife customers

September 9, 2019 By
It’s important for those offering wildlife services to educate customers on the risks of “scary animals,” and dispel inaccurate rumors and myths. Read more»

Shape better customer experiences with team input

September 4, 2019 By
Truly Nolen is empowering its service offices by listening to front-line employees who serve customers directly to make better customer experiences. Read more»
Office Manager Laura Lentz and Supervisor George Cochran stand with a Schopen Pest Solutions retail display. PHOTO: PETE SCHOPEN

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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Truly Nolen’s president: Strive for positive interactions across every medium

June 19, 2019 By
Truly Nolen's president explains why good communication and training is key for top-notch customer service in this digital age. Read more»

Tips in time for the busy season

June 15, 2019 By
Now that temperatures outside are warming up, customers eager to spend more time in their backyards are keeping pest management professionals (PMPs) busy. From about April through October, PMPs have an important job to do: protect the public from the... Read more»
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Ask these questions to sell mosquito services

June 13, 2019 By
Sometimes a list of technical jargon is a turn-off, even if you’re right. Instead, courteous and simple questions are the key. Read more»

PMPs: Offer mosquito reduction, not control

June 6, 2019 By
It's important to be upfront with customers about expectations after services for reducing mosquitoes at their properties. Read more»

5 tips to ease customer worry about kids and pets

June 3, 2019 By
Use these tips to create safe pest management treatments while teaching customers who are worried about their pets and kids. Read more»
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Use residual products to keep mosquitoes away

May 30, 2019 By
Until your next mosquito service, be sure to look for products with a long residual and wash-off resistance to help keep these pests away until next time. Read more»