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Remember the Titans: PMP Hall of Fame book now available

November 21, 2016 By
For years, Pest Management Professional (PMP) has honored the leaders and legends of the industry in the pages of the magazine. Now you can read about the remarkable achievements of 87 PMP Hall of Fame inductees in an exclusive new... Read more»
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Top 4 cockroach management strategies

August 22, 2016 By
An effective cockroach management strategy requires more than one approach. I have three favorite cockroach-related expressions: 1. Cockroaches come from cockroaches. Clutter, lack of customer cooperation and poor sanitation make it difficult to gain control, but the persistence of cockroaches... Read more»
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Lack of insect photos on websites appeals to customers

August 18, 2016 By
As a pest management professional, you know people don’t want to see pests in their homes or businesses. If they did, you wouldn’t be in business. But did you know some people hate pests so much, they don’t want to... Read more»
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Q&A: E-newsletter, outdoor and Facebook advertising

August 15, 2016 By
Q: Is an e-newsletter important to my online marketing strategy? A: Yes. Using this medium is both cost-effective and profitable, growing your business by increasing revenue and referrals using your existing customer base. An e-newsletter not only increases lead generation and... Read more»
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The evolution of German cockroach treatments

August 12, 2016 By
German cockroach control used to mean cleanouts, follow-up treatments and regular preventive services. The old techniques are still necessary to complete your cockroach portfolio. Before the modern era of baiting, control for German cockroaches meant late-night cleanouts performed by a... Read more»
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Where will the PMP journey lead you?

August 11, 2016 By
My good friend Greg Johnson (no relation) is about to embark on a pilgrimage across Spain and Portugal. The route is called Camino de Santiago, and is traveled by hundreds of thousands each year. He won’t know where he will... Read more»
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Q&A: Leafroller moths, residual insecticides and flea bites

August 10, 2016 By
Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Mampe. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of Pest Management Professional’s upcoming Ask the Expert columns. Q: Moths are being found... Read more»
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How to equip employees with tech for success

August 9, 2016 By
I get many inquiries from other pest management professionals (PMPs), and one of the most commonly asked questions is about the equipment I furnish for my technicians. Every tech is different. Some are like Inspector Gadget and want every tool... Read more»
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Suspect all openings as insect entry points

August 8, 2016 By
How small a hole is required for insects to enter a building? We frequently look to doors, vents and openings around pipes and cables, but are those the only entry points? Many of the occasional invaders that enter buildings reside... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs names vice president of sales

June 20, 2016 By
Rockwell Labs Ltd appointed James Osuch to vice president of sales for its professional business, the company says in a news release. In the new position based out of Tampa, Florida, Osuch will manage sales activities and key accounts for North... Read more»
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