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December 2, 2020

Background Headquarters:Troy, Michigan Year Founded: 1860 # of Clients: 45,675 2020 PCT Top 100: #25  There Can Be Only One… There are many pest control companies that can trace their [...]

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Organic leads

February 24, 2021

5 Ways to Generate More Organic Leads For Your Local Service Business

With an ever present digital market, consumers are looking to their mobile devices to find solutions to their problems, which is why optimizing your website in order to rank highest in search results is of utmost importance.

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February 15, 2021

As a small business owner, you know the ins and outs of your business better than anyone. Yet no matter how well you know your industry, managing your personal and [...]

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Pest control owner winter checklist

February 15, 2021

What Every Pest Control Provider Should Be Doing in the Off-Season

As the cold season slows business, now is the time for pest control providers to shift their focus to the future. While the worst of mosquito season is a distant [...]

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Pest Webinar

February 12, 2021

Maximize Your Customer Experience with Voice for Pest and Slingshot: Webinar Recap

Earlier this week Slingshot and Voice for Pest teamed up to share tips and strategies for enhancing the customer experience through their individual services and integrated technology.

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Busy business owner

February 8, 2021

Home Services Providers: How Many Hats Should You Be Wearing?

Owning a small home services business is no walk in the park. From sourcing supplies and marketing to fielding customer calls to actually providing your services — be it lawn [...]

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Marketing graphic

February 8, 2021

The market for pest control services is growing. Valued at $20 billion in 2020, it’s estimated to reach $28.1 billion by 2027. To get a share of that growth, pest [...]

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2020 recap

February 5, 2021

Slingshot 2020 Year in Review

To put it lightly, 2020 was a year of new and unique challenges. Slingshot rose to these challenges and finished the year with significant new achievements and accolades under our [...]

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February 5, 2021

How Heating Oil and Propane Providers Can Benefit From a 24/7 Answering Service

Heating oil and propane providers face considerable pressure to fulfill their customers’ needs, and fast. Demand fluctuates throughout the seasons and local shortages can strain resources to their limit. The [...]

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Real Green Solutions Event

February 4, 2021

Real Green Solutions 2021 Recap

Although 2021 continues what has been an unprecedented time in history, Real Green Systems maintained its annual tradition of presenting its Solutions conference to the lawn service community.  The 2021 [...]

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