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Schopen Pest Solutions’ Observational Biologist Mark Berry proudly emerges from a crawlspace in Wood Dale, Ill., after an inspection. PHOTO: SCHOPEN PEST SOLUTIONS

Instill professional pride in your team

December 29, 2020 By
How do we, as owners, raise our techs from “bug guys” to true professionals? How do we create observational biologists? Here's a checklist to get started. Read more»
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Make the pay-per-lead model work for you

February 28, 2020 By
Pete Schopen shares how and why the pay-per-lead model is working for his company right now — and why it might be worth considering. Read more»
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Avoid the bed bug blues

June 1, 2018 By
Here are some suggestions for good ways to ensure bed bugs don't hitchhike home with your technicians. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: True mosquito risk

April 30, 2018 By
On p. 12 of the April issue, you’ll see great responses to our question of the month from Frank Meek, Eric Scherzinger and Pete Schopen. But here’s what other PMP Magazine contributors suggest as a good way to convey the... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Professionalism counts

March 28, 2018 By
On p. 14 of the March issue, you’ll see great responses to our question of the month from Dr. Austin Frishman, Dr. Doug Mampe and Pete Schopen. But here’s what other PMP contributors had to say about why it’s important for service technicians to look... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Experts weigh in on joining groups

February 7, 2018 By
On p. 14 of the February issue, you’ll see great responses to our question of the month from Stuart Aust, Dan Gordon and Frank Meek. But five more of our contributors pondered the topic of “What are the benefits of... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Experts’ favorite technologies

January 29, 2018 By
On p. 14 of the January issue, you’ll see great responses from Frank Meek, Mark “Shep” Sheperdigian and Dr. Stephen Vantassel. But four more of our contributors weighed in on the topic of “What technology do you rely on most... Read more»
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What’s the best piece of industry advice you received?

November 2, 2017 By
On p. 10 of our November issue, you’ll see great responses from Dr. Austin Frishman, Paul Hardy and Dr. Doug Mampe. But several more of our columnists weighed in on the topic of “What’s the best piece of advice you received when you... Read more»
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What is a good add-on service for PMPs?

September 27, 2017 By
On p. 10 of our October issue, you’ll see great responses from Dan Gordon, Eric Scherzinger, Mark “Shep” Sheperdigian and Dr. Stephen Vantassel. But several more of our columnists weighed in on the topic. Not only is residential duct cleaning... Read more»
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Celebrating yellowjacket season

September 4, 2017 By
The kids may be back in school, but Labor Day is that one last fling with summer before we “really” gear up for pumpkin spice season — er, fall. Because we took today off, too, to go put all of... Read more»
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