Arthropodcast - A Pest Control Podcast for Industry Professionals. We Cover Pest Control News, Pest Control Topics, Pest Control Products
Arthropodcast is a weekly pest control podcast that promotes professionalism and industry expertise to business owners, pest control operators, sales reps, and inspectors.

Your favorite Pest Duo is back with another amazing episode of the Greatest Pest Podcast in the Multiverse.  Bryan and Scott catch up and talk about the importance of service and taking care of the customer. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Direct download: ep_158.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:24am CDT

Your favorite Pest Duo is back with another amazing episode of the Greatest Pest Podcast in the Multiverse!!!  Bryan and Scott wanted to thank Nick Madero for his heart-felt shout-out and naming the Arthropodcast the #2 ranked pest podcast.....Scott shared an amazing story about one of his techs swallowing a wasp.  You don't want to miss this episode!

Direct download: ep_157_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:55am CDT

The guys are back with another fun episode of the Best Pest Podcast in the Multiverse.  Bryan gives us an update on his weight-loss journey.  Scott gets in his weekly Daniel Dye reference on the show.  The guys also discuss the Million Dollar Club 2.0 conference call and of course they discuss Pest Cemetery.  Listen out for a couple of Shout-Outs to some of our fellow Arthopodcastians!

Direct download: ep_156.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:08am CDT

Bryan and Scott are back with another fun episode!  Bryan talks about his weight-loss struggles.  Scott goes off on a rabbit trail that takes entirely too long to get back on track.  We even threw a little Pest Talk in there.  As always Scott made his "Daniel Dye" reference of the show.  Pest Control shouldn't be this fun!

Direct download: ep_155.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:19am CDT

Your favorite Pest Duo is back with another episode of the Greatest Pest Podcast in the Multiverse.  Bryan talks about the fast rising company's in the latest printing of PCT's Top 100 and Scott talks about the importance of showing value every service. As always the guys will travel off on their own rabbits trails.  It's going to be a great time for all.  Let us know what you think!

Direct download: ep_154_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:14am CDT

The guys are back again with another AMAZING Episode of the Greatest Pest Podcast in the MULTIVERSE!  Bryan speak about the new changes coming to Pest Cemetery Pro.  Scott goes over the events of an employee turning in his notice.  The guys discuss weird ways pasted employees have quit and more!

Direct download: EP_153_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:53am CDT

Bryan and Jerry are back with another episode of Whistling Past the Cemetery.  The guys talk about the NEW Pest Cemetery Pro and just catch up with what's going on in their worlds.

Direct download: WPTC.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 12:21pm CDT

Bryan and Scott are back with another amazing episode of the Arthropodcast Show.  The guys discuss a very hot topic going around in the industry today Ghost Services.  Bryan also teased some cool things coming up for the show, and of course Scott had no idea what he was talking about.

Direct download: ep_152.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:54am CDT

Bryan and Scott have Josh Shoemaker on the show to talk about his book God and the World of Insects.  Bryan mostly complains because he did get a copy of the book.  Scott is still trying to find friends.  

Direct download: ep_151_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:22am CDT

The guys are back with another amazing interview on Mosquito Control.  Bryan and Scott talk with Dr. Stan Cope from AP&G Final Feed.  Some would say we had a "wild" time with Uncle Stan.  This is  an exciting new tool to add to the mosquito treatment program.  Of course the guys give you their take on mosquito control.

Direct download: EP_150_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:07am CDT

Bryan and Scott have Dennis Judy on again to talk about the release of ER-3 Insect Killer. Dennis Judy is a Technical Director with EcoRaider.  If you want more information go to EcoRaiderpmp.com/ER-3

Direct download: EP_149_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:58am CDT

Bryan and Scott catch up with one of their biggest fans!  Daniel Dye joins the guys and talk about State Inspections, Sales, and what Daniel has been doing to stay busy since retirement.  Scott also tries not to make the episode weird with his man crush on Daniel. Always a fun time when Daniel joins the show!

Direct download: EP_148_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:25am CDT

The guys are back with another great Podcast of Awesomeness.  Bryan and Scott talk about how crazy the ratio from male to female is in the pest industry. They discuss some cool things on the horizon and of course the normal back and forth between the guys.

Direct download: ep_147_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:48am CDT

Bryan and Scott are back with another amazing episode of the Greatest Pest Podcast in ALL the Multiverse.  The guys from Pest Posse join them.  When these two teams get together you can bet it's going to be one of the best podcast ever!!!  

Direct download: Ep_146_3.29_PM.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

The first show of 2019!  The guys just wanted to say hi and good bye to 2018.  Bryan and Scott are interviewing the Pest Posse this week so stay tuned.  Lots of other cool stuff coming in 2019!!!

Direct download: ep_145_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:15am CDT

Bryan and Scott are back with the final episode of 2018.  The guys talk about the contest with Ann Marie Teresa, and the new Pest Cemetery Pro New Business Portal.  

We wish you all the very best for 2019 and look forward to more amazing episodes from The Best Pest Podcast in the Multiverse!

Direct download: EP_144_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:42am CDT

The guys are back with another hilarious episode.  Bryan and Scott talking about why they got into the business and most importantly why they stayed.  They also talk about why they are thankful this time of year.

Direct download: Ep_143_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

The guys are back for another amazing episode of your favorite Pest Podcast.  Bryan and Scott discuss what is like to be in the field more than expected and what it's like to depend on the office staff more than usually.  Of course we talk about Pest Cemetery Pro and Scott has the PCT Spot-light about Crawl Space Encaps.

Direct download: EP_142_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:33am CDT

The guys are back and talking about the awesome experience they had Pest World 2018.  They get better with time and you can hear how much both Bryan and Scott love the industry.  

Direct download: EP_141_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:48am CDT

Bryan and Scott are live from Pest World 2018.  They are hanging out at the Winfield United booth talking to the Godfather of Rats Dr. Bobby Corrigan.  

Direct download: Ep_140_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

Bryan talks about is his irrigation system malfunction. Scott touched on NPMA’s Leadership Academy and When Pest Control Takes a Backseat. The guys discuss all the cool things that are coming up. Scott talked about Pest Posse’s review on the Pest Pro 4. Pest World and more!

Direct download: EP_139_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:52am CDT

Bryan and Scott are back again! Scott discusses what he believes to be the worst german roach infestation of a refrigerator.  On the Pest Cemetery Spot-light Bryan talks about Paul Bello and bed bugs.  On the PCT Spot-light Scott brings to light that there are a billion software products for the Pest Industry.

Direct download: ep_138.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:46am CDT

Bryan and Scott are back with another riveting episode of the greatest podcast in the whole multiverse.  The guys talk about personal space and announce something fun that is coming up at Pest World.

Direct download: ep_137.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:04am CDT

The guys are back again!  Scott talks about almost dying but was saved by a red-neck with a chain.  Bryan talks about how some customers invade your personal bubble.

Direct download: EP_136.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:48am CDT

Bryan talks about the importance of having a "Police" in our industry. Bryan talks Bed Bugs in the Pest Cemetery Pro Spotlight.  Scott talks about how much it cost to train new people in the PCT Spotlight. 

Direct download: EP_135.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:36am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk with Dennis Judy Technical Director of EcoRaider. They speak about a variety of topics from pest resistance to mosquito control.

Direct download: EP_134.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:23am CDT

Bryan has the Pest Cemetery Pro Minute and talks about the Pest Burrito.  Scott takes the PCT Minute and talks about Annoying Flies.

Direct download: Ep_133_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:34am CDT

Bryan and Scott catch up on a few things.  Bryan talks about losing a pump during our busy season.  Scott talks about a few changes going on in his world plus The PCT Minute and The Pestcemetery Pro Minute.

Direct download: ep_132_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:13am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk with Jason Janet of Delta Five about a new and exciting way to monitor bed bug activity.

Direct download: Ep_131.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 2:44pm CDT

Bryan and Scott are back for another amazing episode.  Scott talks about the pressure of his oldest graduating and getting married.  The guys talk about smelly ants, felonies, and when is it ok to fire a customer.

Direct download: Ep_130.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:49am CDT

This week, Jerry speaks with James Rodriguez of J.T. Eaton.

Direct download: James-Rodriguez.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm CDT

Bryan and Scott wrap up Bryan's truck saga.  The guys talk about customer service and how important it is to the Pest Industry.

Direct download: Ep_129.mp3_fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:51am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk about the future of pest control.  How millennials are playing a BIG role in it. Arthropodcast Shout-out to Steve Jackson on getting his A.C.E and Ann-Marie Teresa with Intelligent Pest Control on her 1st Anniversary in Business.

Direct download: Ep_128.mp3_Fin.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:22am CDT

This week, Jerry speaks with stinging insect extraction and control expert CritterMcCool.

Direct download: Who-is-Critter-McCool.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:22am CDT

Bryan and Scott speak with the GREAT Jerry Schappert.  We also find the answer to the burning question Does Bryan hate men????

Direct download: ep_127.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:38am CDT

Jerry speaks with Josh Alpert about setbacks.

Direct download: Josh_Alpert_Setbacks.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm CDT

This week, Jerry speaks with Gerry Wegner. 

Direct download: WPTC-JerryandGerry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm CDT

Bryan and Scott talk with Martyn Hafley again with Winfield United.  They discuss Bryan's love affair with their products

Direct download: ep126_finished.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:20am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk to Daniel D. Dye II about what he has been up to since retirement.

Direct download: ep125_Finished.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

This week, Jerry speaks with Josh Rzepka of Enviro-Pest Solutions. Don't miss this episode!

Direct download: WPTC-Josh-Rzepka.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:39pm CDT

Bryan and Scott talk about the importance of Woman in the Pest Industry and Scott loses his man card again....

Direct download: EP124.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:43am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk about organization and they take a walk down memory lane from the time they worked together.  Bryan also shares the sad news of Tom Nay.

Direct download: Ep123.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm CDT

Bryan and Jerry catch up on this fun episode.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:51am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk about Nick Madero's post on Facebook and Scott loses his man card.

Direct download: Ep122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12am CDT

Bryan discuss his crazy week.  Scott is the highlight of someone's day and random fun.

Direct download: Ep121.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:04am CDT

Bryan and Scott talk about how service is the best.  Shout out to Nick Madero and Breaking News Service Masters to purchase Copesan

Direct download: Ep120.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:47am CDT

Bryan and Scott interview Martyn Hafley B.C.E. with Winfield United

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Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:24am CDT

Shout out to Mark Hunter, Ethan the Producer, and Bryan and Scott put your kids to sleep

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Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

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Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:55am CDT

On this special episode, Patrick brings us an interview with Donnie Shelton. Donnie is the owner-operator of Triangle Pest Control and Coalmarch Productions, both of which he has grown to multi-million dollar enterprises within the last 10 years. His reliance on checklists and systems, the chief tenets of Build and his first book, Grow!, are a result not only of his personal business growth experience but of his 14 years as a pilot for the United States Air Force. Donnie is passionate about helping fellow service business owners grow their companies by pairing traditional business development with a robust digital marketing strategy and strong workforce management processes.

Direct download: Donnie_Shelton_mixed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:57am CDT

Join Jerry and Bryan for WPTC recorded Jan. 20th.

Direct download: WTPC-Jan20th.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:39pm CDT

This week Bryan and Scott talking about Bed Bugs and Vendetta Nitro and more

Direct download: 115.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm CDT

The guys talk about 

new Years resolutions, rodent boxes and bulldogs

Direct download: 114_The_Greatest_Showman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm CDT

Jerry Bryan and triple d talk about professionalism in pest control 

Direct download: WPTC-Christmas-Eve.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:03am CDT

Bryan and Patrick talk about seo

Bryan learns (among other things) that there is no plural seo

How to keep website in top 3

And how pro can help

Direct download: WW24.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:29am CDT

The Loneliness of Route Techs and Hello to Scott Ballard

Direct download: The_Loneliness_of_Route_Techs_and_Hello_to_Scott_Ballard.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:21pm CDT

In Bryan's first Webster Wednesday, he discusses graphing programs with long-time host Patrick Baldwin. Don't miss it!

Direct download: WW23_Graphing_in_the_Field2.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:59pm CDT

For this edition of WPTC, there are two main subjects: 
1. How many trips around a residential service?
2. Website for new business?
Direct download: WPTC-November2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm CDT

After three years of podcasting, Co-host Steve Jackson has decided to pass the baton. Bryan and Steve briefly talk about the transition.

Direct download: 112_Steves_Farewellb.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm CDT

Bryan and Steve talk flies vs spiders and the jumping spider mating dance. Bryan also shares a PR move gone wrong.

Direct download: 111_Spiders_and_Cat_Catcher.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07am CDT

This episode, the guys talk about tiny spiders with big brains, they discuss a study that makes a case for pest control, and Bryan shares a recent bed bug story.

Direct download: 110_A_Case_For_Pest_Control.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:19pm CDT

Maria leads the sales & strategy department of Coalmarch Productions. She works with prospective clients on their website and marketing strategies.

Join her and Patrick as they discuss the importance of recruiting, interviewing tips, and much more!

Don't miss this one!

Direct download: WW22_Maria_Mayorga_of_Coalmarch_Productions.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:45pm CDT

For at least five years, Rick Vetter at UC Riverside has been reporting a trend - Black Widows are being pushed out by their less-venomous cousin, the Brown Widow spider. 

Direct download: 109_Black_Widows_vs_Brown_Widows.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm CDT

Back with another special edition of WPTC, the very popular Daniel Dye stops by to discuss Fall aggregating Insects with Jerry Schappert. Like always you DO NOT want to miss this show!

Direct download: WPTC_Fall_Aggregating_Insects_With_Daniel_Dye.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:04pm CDT

Thanks to Michael from All American Pest Control for helping us clarify details of the newest method of mosquito control. In addition, Bryan talks about the effects of Hurricane Irma.

Direct download: 108_Mosquito_and_Irma.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:55pm CDT

While waiting for Hurricane Irma to arrive in Valdosta, Bryan and Steve discusses the pest control industry's top general liability claims involving animals.

Direct download: Top_GL_Insurance_Claims.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:28pm CDT

For episode 106, Steve talks about how bees overwinter and the roles of honey, nectar and pollen in the overwintering process. In addition, Bryan discusses a new method of mosquito control that involves a pesticide-spiked nectar. 

Direct download: Honey_Pollen_and_Nectar.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:16pm CDT

For episode 105, Bryan talks with Anna Marie of Bug Mafia. In business since the beginning of May, Anna shares some of her entrepreneurial experiences.

In addition, Bryan talks about a recent WDIR that went wrong.

You don't want to miss this episode!

Direct download: WDIR_Gone_Wrong_and_Anna_Marie.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:34pm CDT

In the latest edition of Whistling Passed Cemetery, the guys cover three threads:

  1. P.C. Pro
  2. Jerry’s trip to Bayer’s Headquarters.
  3. A thread posted by Franklin Hernandez about truck logos.

To hear Jerry’s and Bryan’s responses, download the episode today!

Direct download: WPTC-Aug27-17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm CDT

The first week of August brought a slew of new posts on the PestCemetery.com Facebook page. Jerry Schappert and Bryan Baird talk about a few of the most interesting ones. Listen today!

Direct download: WPTC-August-9-2017.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:02pm CDT

Join Jerry and Daniel on an extended episode of WPTC as they discuss wood destroying beetles.

Direct download: WPTC-Daniel-Beetles2.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm CDT

Join Bryan and Steve as they discuss histoplasmosis. In addition, Bryan shares a story that serves as a reminder - when it comes to customer service, it's the little things that make a big difference.

Direct download: histoplasmosis.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 4:50pm CDT

For this special episode, Aaron Bray and Patrick Baldwin talk about exciting things happening with PestBoost and PestWorks. If you're interested in growing your business, don't miss this one!

Direct download: WW21_Pest_Boost_Big_Reveal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:01am CDT

Each week, Jerry Schappert and Bryan Baird recap some of the most interesting posts from the Pest Cemetery Facebook Group.

If you’re not a member, you can join here: PestCemetery.com

Maybe you've been away for a while and have not seen some of the things that have went down in the Facebook group. This week, the guys talk about what happened and why some decisions were made. 

In addition, Jerry and Bryan discuss a post by Anna Marie on perseverance and patience.

Don't miss this one!

Direct download: WPTC-July16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:09pm CDT

Trey is an interesting dude. In 2015, he launched Bug Out Pest Solutions in DeQueen AR. In this 45 minute interview, Jerry asks Trey a variety of questions including how he came into the industry and about his brief golf and music careers. Don't miss this one! 

Direct download: WPTC-Trey_Howard.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:40pm CDT

Recorded on Independence Day, this episode has Bryan and Steve discussing a new and interesting method of controlling Lyme Disease through the use of CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats). In addition, Bryan tells us about a bed bug heat treatment gone wrong.

Direct download: EP103.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:51pm CDT

For this special holiday edition on WPTC, Jerry checks in with Tim Williams of Bad Bugs Pest Control. They talk about Bed Bug heat treatments, customer service, Tim's YouTube channel and much more. Be sure to give this one a listen!

Direct download: WPTC-TIm-Williams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm CDT

For this special episode of Whistling Past the Cemetery, Jerry and Daniel Dye talk silverfish.

Direct download: WPTC-Daniel-July-1.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:47pm CDT

Each week, Jerry Schappert and Bryan Baird recap some of the most interesting posts from the Pest Cemetery Facebook Group.

If you’re not a member, you can join here: PestCemetery.com

In the latest edition of Whistling Passed Cemetery, the guys cover three threads.

Direct download: WPTC-June25.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:48pm CDT

For episode 102, we had a request from Michael of All American Pest Management to discuss honey bees. Who better to talk about bees than the one and only Critter McCool? Critter talks about inspections, equipment, extraction and much much more.

Direct download: critter-mccool-honey-bees-stinging.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:51pm CDT

In this episode of Webster Wednesdays, Patrick and Steve cover texting apps, texting etiquette and much more. Be sure to check this one out!

Direct download: ww21.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:11pm CDT

On this special edition of Whistling Passed the Cemetery, Jerry speaks with Josh Alpert of Green Earth Pest Control. 

Direct download: WPTC-Josh-Alpert.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm CDT

In this episode Jerry and Bryan discuss the IPM "paradox", the supplier blues and dealing with domestic squabbles. 

Don't miss this one!

Direct download: WPTC-June11.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:34pm CDT

Let's face it, the pest control industry has a lot of customers looking for the lowest price. Some of these customers can be combative when they feel they're being charged too much. In this episode, Bryan and Steve give suggestions on how to deal with these potential customers.

In addition, Jody Green gives us some insight on what it's like to assist individuals suffering moderate to severe cases of delusory parasitosis.

Direct download: EP101.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:45pm CDT

Should you use the same profile pic for all your social media platforms? Find out on episode 20 of Webster Wednesday!

Direct download: WW20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13pm CDT

For episode 100, Bryan and Steve enlist the help of Dr. Jody Green and Daniel Dye. With all the new products flooding the market, Jody gives us advice on how to determine which products best suit our individual needs.

Daniel Dye talks about the relationship between rain and exterior treatments and how to communicate with customers that might be concerned with potential rainfall.

Daniel also shares some of his experiences in becoming an Associate Certified Entomologist.

Thanks to both Jody and Daniel for helping make this landmark episode an informative one!

Direct download: EP100.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:21pm CDT

On this special edition of Whistling Past The Cemetery, Jerry Schappert talks with Joe Hawkins of Earthwise Pest Management. Since starting Earthwise, Joe has grown his business at a scorching pace. Don’t miss this episode, as the guys cover goal setting, motivation, processes and much more.

Direct download: WPTC-JoeHawkins.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 6:33pm CDT

For episode 19, Patrick talk about the best ways to respond to good, bad, ugly, and illegitimate business reviews. You won't want to miss this one. 

Direct download: WW19.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:22pm CDT

For episode #99, Bryan and Steve discuss the three biggest reasons German cockroaches would avoid gel bait. They also share stories about elevator pit infestations and Steve's recent cricket infestation.

In addition, Bryan introduces his ACE Challenge. He'll be interviewing PCOs about the victories and challenges they face while preparing for the ACE exam.

Direct download: EP99.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 2:14pm CDT

For this special edition of Whistling Past the Cemetery, Jerry talks with Associate Certified Entomologist Daniel Dye about springtails. You won't want to miss this episode, as these seasoned professionals discuss control methods, food sources, habitats, and much more.

Direct download: WPTC_Springtails_With_Daniel_Dye.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:52pm CDT

Each week, Jerry Schappert and Bryan Baird recap some of the most interesting posts from the Pest Cemetery Facebook Group.

If you’re not a member, you can join here: PestCemetery.com

For the latest edition of Whistling Past the Cemetery, the guys cover two questions by Jody Mills.

Jody’s first question placed Cemeterians in a “hypothetical” situation. Jody posted:

Direct download: WPTC-May16.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:26pm CDT

For the latest edition of Webster Wednesday, Steve explains how to use the websites of your competition to grow your pest control business.

Step 1. Use a website analysis tool

The really good website analysis tools charge a monthly fee, but you can find a few of the premium ones that offer a free trail period.

has generated. Analysis tools can also tell you what search queries were used by viewers to discover the page. 

Once you get signed up and registered with one of these tools, it's just a matter of entering your and the competitions' website addresses. Most tools allow room for five or more competitors. 

Direct download: Webster18.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 10:20pm CDT

On this episode, Bryan and Steve discuss a new extortion tactic used against small businesses, Bryan reviews ActiveGuard Mattress Covers. The guys also chime in on weed in the workplace.

Direct download: EP98_Weed_Active_Guard_and_Extortion.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:02pm CDT

The pest control industry recently lost a legitimate "Hall of Famer".

For episode 97, Michelle Senner reflects on her father's pest control legacy.

Truly Nolen was far ahead of his time. He adopted "Green Pest Control" in the 1970's, helped change public perception of our industry, and displayed several acts of marketing genius.

Direct download: Truly-Nolen.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 11:11pm CDT

This week, Jerry and Bryan discuss Jerry's trip to New Mexico and why it's important to grow your pest control arsenal. The guys also chime in on whether they prefer bed bug or termite jobs.

Direct download: WPTC-April9.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:16pm CDT

We skipped a week or two, but we're finally back. This week, Patrick and Steve talk about creative ways grow your business through the use of email.

 

Direct download: CreativeEmail.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 9:48pm CDT

This week, we have a treat! Frank and Sandy Honess (founders of Ladybug Pest Management) are best known for their highly trained and certified bed bug scent detection beagles, Daisey, Dolley and Dixie.

Join them and the Arthropodcast team as they discuss K9 certifications, training, inspection techniques, and much, much more.

Direct download: Lady-Bug-Bed-Bug-K9s.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:18pm CDT

For the latest episode of Arthropodcast, we had the privilege of speaking with Joseph Latino, Chief Operating Officer of Allergy Technologies. In this episode, Joseph talked about active ingredients, repellency, formulations, bed bug preventative strategies and a unique product called ActiveGuard(TM) Mattress Liners.

Direct download: Joseph_Latinob.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 5:22pm CDT

This week, Jerry and Bryan talk about the Pest Cemetery Live 2017 cruise. In addition, Jerry shares the experience of losing a 15 year technician to retirement and the joys of interviewing the tech's replacement.

The guys also chime in on an outstanding Facebook post by Renee Vickers Ferree. Renee wrote:

"As the wife of an aspiring pest control owner/operator, what can I do to help start the business and give moral support to my husband during the startup phase?

What should I NOT do during this time?"

Direct download: WPTC15.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:39am CDT

For the final installment of Pest Cemetery Live 2017, Jerry sits down with the highly respected Daniel D Dye of Florida Pest Control.

Direct download: Daniel_II.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 8:50pm CDT