SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
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"I now see this issue as more complex than just snapping a photo of a bug."

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3 ways to get more calls for pest control and which one is the best
In the world of digital marketing, it’s tough to figure out where you should spend your often-limited marketing dollars. You know you should advertise on the internet, but all the jargon and constant changes often make digital marketing seem, well, just too difficult. How do you know how much to budget for online marketing?
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Digital Edition [Sniffing an opportunity: More PMPs offer wildlife management]

[California PMPs: Know your licensed limits]

[How rodents resemble squirrel monkeys]
View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
NMPMA Annual CEU Tour
[Sept. 26 in Las Cruces, N.M.]
VPMA State Technical Meeting
[Sept. 27-28 in Richmond, Va.]
Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting
[Oct. 23 in Baltimore]
NPMA PestWorld 2017
[Oct. 24-27 in Baltimore]
New York Pest Expo
[Nov. 10 Fort Lee, N.J.]
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istock/utah778 Determining company value and EBITDA
Every pest management company has characteristics and traits that drive its value. Here are five factors that may lead to a bigger payoff when it's time to sell.
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Dittmar 9/11 survivor shares story at RISE meeting
By Marty Whitford
Joe Dittmar Sr., a fire-insurance industry executive, was in 2 World Trade Center when the terrorist events of 9/11 unfolded in 2001. Hear the survival story he shared at RISE's annual meeting.
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6 sessions at this year’s New York Pest Expo
Since 2003, PMPs have been celebrating at the New York Pest Expo with a fun day of training, exhibits, food, prizes and special offers. Here are the six lessons you’ll learn at the Expo’s 15th Anniversary Edition.
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SenesTech partners with production facility
SenesTech Inc. signed a 12-month agreement for the deployment of ContraPest at a food production facility on the East Coast. Find out more about the distribution of the company's proprietary rodent control fertility product.
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Northeastern Northeastern redesigns website, adds ID feature
Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Northeastern Exterminating relaunched its website, Check out the new features, including a "Pest ID" upload form.
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SLAP CLS marketing campaigns win awards
Celtic Chicago Inc., a full-service marketing agency, won two awards for marketing campaigns for client Central Life Sciences: the Bug Free Grains lineup of stored grain protectants and the "SLAP" mosquito awareness campaign.
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LEDs safely light up your crawl spaces
Now lighting is no longer an issue during crawl space work. Our string of five indoor/outdoor LED lights produces 2500 lumens, uses just 30 watts total and has an LED life of 50,000 hours. Lights are spaced 10' apart on a 50' cord. Connect up to 20 sets.
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NPMA issues summer 2017 QualityPro, GreenPro certifications
Ten firms earned the National Pest Management Association's QualityPro certification this summer. Also check out those newly GreenPro and Food Safety certified.
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Black ESA dishes out 2017 entomology awards
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) revealed the winners of its 2017 awards, which recognize those who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology. Find out who was honored by the association.
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North Carolina Pest Management Association awards 5 scholarships
The Education Foundation of the North Carolina Pest Management Association awarded five Past President's Scholarships to students pursuing post-high school degrees. Get the details.
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Ohio Pest Management Association to host ACE prep course in December
In December, the Ohio Pest Management Association will host a test preparation course and facilitate testing for the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) exam certification in Columbus, Ohio.
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Bug Off Your one-stop-shop for
pest control needs

Bug Off Pest Control Center is known for its career training programs, workshops, specialty courses and special events. Take a closer look at the company that offers "everything in pest control."
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Liphatech donates to hurricane relief efforts
In the wake of damage caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Liphatech is contributing $5 to the American Red Cross for each pail of Resolv soft bait rodenticide sold.
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Massey Services helps homeless students
Massey Services and the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association have helped collect more than 289,000 personal hygiene and food items over the past five years for the Cares Collection for Homeless Students.
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Cooper Phil Cooper examines technology, hiring
Phil Cooper, CEO of Cooper Pest Solutions, talks about the pest management industry’s growing use of interception devices and addresses the challenge of finding great employees.
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Sadler AmCan adds Midwest sales representative
AmCan hired George Sadler as its Midwest sales representative. He will provide sales and product support for the Lynbrook, N.Y.-based manufacturer's products.
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Steele Truly Nolen hires Marco Island office manager
Truly Nolen Pest Control named James Steele manager of its Marco Island, Fla., office. Take a look at his operations experience. [ read more ]
Edge makes Inc. 5000 for third year straight
Edge was ranked on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the third year in a row. Find out more about the company.
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Products that are new to the pest industry
J.F. Oakes: Pro-Pest Very Berry Lure
Nisus: iStrike Insecticide Foam
Wildlife Control Supplies: Wildlife handling gloves
Xcluder: X2 door bottom seal system
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