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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: 11:26pm EDT

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: 11:20pm EDT

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: 10:02pm EDT

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: 12:11am EDT

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: 10:16pm EDT

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: 10:48pm EDT

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: 8:18pm EDT

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: 6:22pm EDT

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: 8:39am EDT

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: 9:50pm EDT