PCOs are looking for ways to grow their businesses with fresh ideas that will increase their top and bottom lines. Lately, we are seeing a greater demand for wildlife management, even in urban areas like New York City. In many respects it is an ideal add-on to existing pest control operations.
Archive for February, 2012
Tags: Alan A. Huot, Andy Linares, Bug Off Pest Control Center, National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA), Wildlife Control Supplies (WCS), wildlife management
Tags: Andy Linares, Bug Off Pest Control Center, business strategy, Edward D. Hess, PCT Magazine, PMP's, Small business, Start Up
Tags: Andy Linares, Bed Bugs, Bedbug infestation, Bug Off Pest Control Center, Douglas Stern, hotel room, pest control, Ritz Hotel, Stern Environmental Group
Nothing can be worse than taking off for a fun weekend get-away or a family vacation and returning home with some unwanted souvenirs. Hotels and motels are one of the easiest places that you can pick up bed bugs. Bed bugs can strike both upscale and budget priced hotels and motels. One hotel guest recently had a run in with these blood thirsty pests at one of the most expensive hotels in New York City.
Tags: Andy Linares, Bill Robinson, Bug Off Pest Control Center, insecticide, over applications, PCT Online, Service Technicians Field Guide
[Application Economics] Controlling Over ApplicationFeatures – InsecticidesToo often, insecticides are mixed by the gallon and wasted by the ounce. Here’s how to control economics by reducing the over application of a variety of products.
Editor’s note: The following article was excerpted from The Service Technician’s Field Manual. See the article in the sidebar for information about this new book.
In professional pest control, emphasis is usually placed on the technology of killing pests, while the cost, or economics, of the process is often overlooked. However, designed into every application tool and insecticide is the concept of application economics. This concept considers how much insecticide is being applied, and how well the application tool works in terms of amount and cost. Application technology covers the control effectiveness of treatment, while application economics covers the cost effectiveness of it — both are important.
Tags: Andy Linares, BrandZ, Bug Off Pest Control Center, Ford Financial, Mike Hannigan, US economy
I want to share an article with you I received towards the end of 2011 from my friend, Mike Hannigan at Ford Financial. I know sometimes things get tough and the future doesn’t always look so bright. After reading this you may find things are better than they seem. I hope this message reminds you all that there is always something to brighten your day. Here you go…
Earlier this week, I received US Trust’s August Issue of Investment Strategy Overview. In it is an article titled “Revisiting What’s Right With America”. It is a great article and it lists 10 factors that make the USA an economic powerhouse. Below is a summary:
Revisiting What’s Right With America