Using Software for Effective Business Management in Pest Control
As with any other industry, running a successful pest control business is in many ways determined by how well you can manage all of the individual pieces that keep it up and running. While these businesses were once all run using pen-and-paper recording, pest control software can provide improvements businesses can and should take advantage of wherever possible to improve customer relationships and increase sales.
In this guide, we’ll take a look at how pest control companies of any size can leverage affordable software to better and more effectively manage their businesses by examining four primary focus points you should take into consideration: the customer, your employees, your business, and having the right partnerships in place.
How Software Can Streamline Pest Control Billings and Collections
There's a lot more to billing and collections than just sending out an invoice and waiting for it to be paid. Today's modern software means you have more tools than ever to easily bill and collect from your customers while fewer invoices head into the overdue territory.
3 Ways to Use Technology to Transform Commercial Pest Control
It’s a well-known fact that for most pest control companies, the commercial facilities they treat are their most important contracts, with single deals often accounting for thousands of dollars in annual revenue. Unlike private residences that generally get treatments scheduled every month, commercial properties often require far more frequent service to maintain compliance, sometimes even every week.
Although they share the same basic goal of creating a pest-free environment, residential and commercial...
Ready to Grow: How to Find & Keep Good Customers
Your first interaction with a potential customer is your first opportunity to impress or disappoint them. This begins long before they’ve ever considered doing business with your pest control company. It starts with your marketing efforts and the first words you ever say to each other.
Once your marketing efforts have set a positive first impression, and they have contacted your company for services, it’s time to put in the work to make them trust you to handle both their immediate and long-term...
How to Attract and Retain Top Pest Control Technicians
The time for action? Now! The busy season is almost here. You’ve been planning, assessing and expanding to meet the needs of your business and your customers. Part of that planning process is evaluating the tools you need to make that happen. It’s the age-old adage of “Measure twice and cut once.”
Even though the start of the busy summer season is still a couple of months away, it’ll be here before you know it. It may be tempting to relax in preparation for the intense work that lies ahead, but the better play...