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.

For episode 64 we cover tips to hide the sweaty wet spots while servicing accounts, West Nile follow up, a couple common newbie mistakes, the Green Gorilla Backpack Sprayer, and Social Media Etiquette.  

Do our cell phones spy on us? Did Steve remember to hit record this time?

Find out on the latest edition on the Arthropodcast.

Direct download: EP64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm CDT

After some technical difficulty, we finally release episode 63.  Bryan shares a Father's Day Cracker Barrel incident and his time as an extra in a new horror film.  We also talk about the CDC and Rentokil contract to fight the zika virus and the relationship between DIY website suppliers and the NPMA.

Is the Zika threat being blown out of proportion?  Can websites join the NPMA? Find out the answers to these questions and more on this weeks show.

Direct download: Ep63.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 11:05pm CDT

For episode 62, Jim Hearity (Northeast Regional Manager at Residex) talks products, the benefits of using a distributor over websites and huge growth opportunities for pest control companies. Steve and Bryan also discuss mice infestations in grocery and pet stores. 

Direct download: EP62.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 11:38pm CDT

In this very special edition of the Arthropodcast, Patrick Baldwin of PestWorks talks to Vanessa Van Edwards from Science of People. They cover likability, vocal charisma, three steps in combating customer embarrassment, the importance of a handshake, and much more.

Whether you're in management, customer service or inside/outside sales, you'll benefit from this episode!

Bio: As a behavioral investigator and published author, Vanessa figures out the science of what makes people tick at her human behavior research lab, the Science of People. As a geeky, modern-day Dale Carnegie, her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and CNN.

Direct download: Vanessa_ready.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 2:33am CDT

Is there anything worse than a basket of unlabeled keys from your apartment account? Bryan seems to think so. We also talk in length about Do It Yourself websites and why they're not good for chemical companies.

Direct download: EP61.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:14pm CDT