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Insurance audit advice

November 22, 2019 By
I called my insurance agent, Steve Quist, who is with Mangold Insurance out of Burlington, Wis. for some advice about insurance audits. Steve said, “You should like your agent.” Your agent should be an expert at what he or she... Read more»
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Insurance audits: This will only hurt a little

November 22, 2019 By
Pete Schopen talks through the process of maintaing insurance for his comapny, the yearly audits that are required and his mistakes along the way. Read more»
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How to address poor reviews

November 19, 2019 By
With poor reviews, it’s not a matter of if it will happen, but when. Here are four steps Schopen Pest Solutions takes for a review three stars or fewer. Read more»
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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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The importance of continuing education

August 23, 2019 By
Pete Schopen shares how and why he decided to invest in continuing education for not only his employees but himself as well. 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»

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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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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Schopen’s 2018 year in review

December 31, 2018 By
My wife still puts together the daily deposits for our company. Recently, she was filling out the deposit slips for Nov. 5, and it took her four hours. Four hours for one day’s worth of worked clients! I couldn’t believe... Read more»
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Schopen and his wife are partners in work and life

June 13, 2016 By
I must admit I’m a sucker for a good love story. “Jerry Maguire” and “The Princess Bride” are both in the Pete Schopen Top 10 Movies category. I know that a rough-and-tough exterminator is supposed to be more into “Terminator”... Read more»
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