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Link Building for Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on April 27, 2017

Pest control companies want to do well in local online searches because without that extra boost, you may be missed when someone is looking for pest control in their area online. You may still be doing old-school type marketing like billboards, pamphlets, and signs posted around the neighborhood, but with searches switching to online, search […]

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Local Business Ranking Factors For Pest Control

By Chris Keenan on April 20, 2017

You may think that online ranking factors do not play any role in your pest control company simply because that isn’t your line of work. Why should you care where you place on Google? In reality, there is a portion of ranking which deals with local search rankings or the kind of searches that appear […]

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How to Keep Existing Customers Interested As A Pest Controller

By Chris Keenan on April 6, 2017

The hopes of any business, including pest control, is to consistently attract new customers. You put ads out, entice new customers with sign-on deals and market your company so that you are being reached by new people daily. The flip side of this is, how do you keep customers you have already served interested? Now, […]

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Setting Up Shop As a Pest Control Business

By Chris Keenan on March 30, 2017

If you have ever wanted to become a pest control technician or create your own pest control company, you know that it takes a few–well, many–steps. Some may look at the steps and say “I don’t have the time or means,” but this should not deter you. Below is a very brief overview of the […]

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Benefits of Teaching Your Customers About Pest Control

By Chris Keenan on March 23, 2017

You’re a pest control company, so your daily job is going out to residences and businesses and eliminating the pest problem they have. This is the number one portion of your job, but did you realize that you could also add a teaching component as well? What, a teacher? Yes, because there is nothing worse […]

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How to Prepare For and Utilize Busy Months in Pest Control

By Chris Keenan on March 16, 2017

We’ve touched on how to deal with slow months as a pest control business, but what about the opposite side of the coin? Busy months are always welcomed within the pest control industry as they bring in the bulk of the yearly revenue and offer a constant stream of new business and potential new repeat […]

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Why Having a Blog Helps Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on March 9, 2017

The irony is that we are writing a blog about why blogs can help your company–and there is no coincidence in doing so. Sometimes, as a pest control company you may feel like you have nothing to say, don’t want to take the time to write a blog or feel like no one will actually […]

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Why Same Day Service May Help Your Pest Control Company

By Chris Keenan on March 2, 2017

Many different businesses that respond to customers needs tend to offer same day service. Obviously, a fireman is not going to show up more than 24 hours later–let alone more than 24 minutes laters. The same idea goes for pest control companies as well who are here to help immediately get a pest situation under […]

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Free Pest Inspection vs. Quote

By Chris Keenan on February 23, 2017

Another week and another battle between two ideas. We’ve discussed ideas such as live phone calls vs. automated forms, covering all pests or only specific ones, and other topics–so now let’s focus on the age old free inspection vs. free quote offer. Both offers can be ver helpful when trying to establish a new customer, […]

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Can Pest Control Companies Succeed on Social Media?

By Chris Keenan on February 16, 2017

Social media plays a huge role in most companies these days. No longer is paid advertising, money mailers and billboards the main way to get the word out about your pest control business. Now, it is as simple as typing in the phrase “pest controller” or “local pest control company” and your business is out […]

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