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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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How Many Pests Should You Cover?

By Chris Keenan on February 9, 2017

One of the biggest questions asked when starting up a pest control business is what pests should you work with? To some, the immediate answer would be “As many as possible,” but other pest controllers may ebb on the side of caution with covering too many pests. While you are ensuring you have the most […]

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How to Properly Deal With a Negative Review

By Chris Keenan on February 2, 2017

A pest control business–like any business–strives to provide the best service out there. From the first phone call about a pest problem to the end payment, the service should always be superb. Unfortunately, misunderstandings happen, an employee has a bad day or a person is a little meticulous with their pest control services and outcomes. […]

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What Can Pest Control Companies Do During Slow Seasons?

By Chris Keenan on January 26, 2017

The cold winter months can be hard for home businesses such as pest control companies. This downtime can mean less income than the busy season due to a lack of pests, but the downtime also means being proactive in making this year even better than the last. Here are some ways to utilize the slow […]

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Live Calls Vs. Submission Forms for Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on January 19, 2017

We live in a 24/7 type world these days. No longer is it impossible to get in touch with someone beyond a certain hour due to technology. While this can be great, there is still a limit to how long a person can stay awake or how late a business can open before turning into […]

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Closing a Sale For Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on January 12, 2017

Pest control would seem like an easy market to complete a sale in. Someone has pests and needs them removed immediately, so why wouldn’t that be an easy closing sale? Well, like everything else, people want to shop around even if the situation is dire. They can spare an extra ten or twenty minutes to […]

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SEO Best Practices for Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on January 5, 2017

A couple of years ago, some would have scratched their head at search engine optimization or SEO. While the term seemed foreign, it actually was the up-and-coming approach for small businesses–including pest control. While the extent of how much SEO you should use varies from business to business depending on their needs, there is definitely […]

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