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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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How to Promote Your Pest Control Business

By Chris Keenan on December 29, 2016

One of the biggest hurdles to step over when opening a pest control company is figuring out whether you can stand out within your business market. There are over 12,000 pest control companies in the United States based on findings by Chron.com. What this means is that you cannot just open up and expect to […]

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Are Local Phone Numbers Important For Pest Control Businesses?

By Chris Keenan on December 22, 2016

Before Twitter handles and Facebook names, the most unique thing that a pest control business had besides its name was the phone number connected to it. Although phone numbers are just numbers, they allow for each business to indirectly show where they are located thanks to local area codes. Now, through advancing technologies, the area […]

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How to Get Customers to Review Your Pest Control Business

By Chris Keenan on December 15, 2016

Reviews are an important source of information for potential customers to see how reputable your pest control business is. Many times, reviews can really be the difference between a customer using your business or going elsewhere. Now, getting reviews from customers is easier said than done, but there are ways to ensure your customers are […]

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5 Organic Marketing Tips for Pest Control Companies

By Chris Keenan on December 9, 2016

Small businesses, such as pest control companies, need a boost, which is something paid marketing can help with–initially. You can make the right bids on Google Ads or Bing, move up the ranks, and be noticed on most search engines with a well thought out paid marketing plan. But, what about organic marketing and search […]

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4 Reasons You Need Reviews For Your Business

By Chris Keenan on May 31, 2016

It’s always great to be told whether or not you are doing a great job which can help you shape your business and continued growth in a positive manner. What many small businesses do not focus on is the importance of reviews. Although it seems like one small piece of the puzzle, a review actually […]

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Phone Etiquette: Why It Matters To Small Businesses

By Chris Keenan on April 5, 2016

For some service-based small businesses, the phone may be your first line of contact between yourself, your employees and the customers–which can be the make or break of any business deal simply based on phone etiquette. When answering the phone, it is important to remember what to do and what not to do and your […]

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