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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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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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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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10 Tips for Social Media Success

February 29, 2016 By
If your company has a presence on social media, guidelines for what your employees post will help reduce the likelihood of a legal or public relations nightmare occurring. Having a plan in place will ensure employees know what is and... Read more»
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Termite Management: PMPs Share Their Don’ts

October 7, 2015 By
According to our experts, there are several things you should avoid doing if possible. Here is their collective list of Don’ts: “Don’t do partial jobs because the client doesn’t want to pay for the job to be done the way... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: ‘Start with the Insect’ When Dealing with Stored Product Pests

June 18, 2014 By
Of the more than 30 species of beetles that infest stored products, only a few are considered serious pests. Some, like the rice weevil and lesser grain borer, are far larger pests in farm-stored grain than might be seen in... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Bedding Inspection

May 21, 2014 By
With bed bug infestations rising at an alarming rate, proper bedding inspections have fast joined the front line of defense in protecting and preventing against the establishment of this insidious pest into expansive infestations. To minimize bed bug incidents, pest... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: 10 tips for installing stainless steel bird spikes

October 1, 2013 By
By Chrissy Hansen Technical Writer, Bird-X, Inc. One of the most effective, long-lasting, low-maintenance bird control solutions is the stainless steel bird spike. Stainless steel bird spikes have been used for years on buildings and structures worldwide to prevent pest... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Six steps to bed bug success*

May 1, 2013 By
By Bob Hickman, Market Development Specialist, BASF Pest Control Solutions We encourage pest management professionals (PMPs) to inspect, to gather the information that leads to good decisions; to prescribe a treatment strategy to achieve specific goals in the account and... Read more»
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FMC Professional Solutions: Flies

May 1, 2013 By
By Richard Spigler, BCE, Northeast Pest Market Specialist When dealing with flies in homes, businesses or restaurants, it important to look at the big picture. Proper management includes these five steps: 1. Sanitation is still the best method of controlling... Read more»
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