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Higher Close Rates for Pest Control

April 7, 2021

Pest Awareness Month: Tip #2 Increase Close Rates With Less Work And More Support

Standard business hours ended with the advent of the internet. Today’s consumers expect 24/7 accessibility from businesses large and small. Adding after-hours availability can help elevate your business across the board—ensuring that you’re not missing out on a new opportunity due to timing.

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Pest Control Service Prices

April 5, 2021

Pest Awareness Month: Tips To Enhance Your Pest Control Business This Summer

Simplicity is key when determining which services to offer your customers. Keep in mind the season, your service location, and the market, then create relevant uncomplicated packages for quick sales and satisfied customers.

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Lawn Care Voicemail Solution

April 2, 2021

Brandon Rushing Lawn and Garden Care: Starting Each Morning Ahead of the Game

After voicing his frustration with voicemail and lost leads to a friend in the lawn care industry, Brandon was referred to Slingshot. A 24/7 sales and customer support service for lawn care professionals, Slingshot offered a solution to the voicemail dilemma.

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Lawn Pest Call Scripts

April 1, 2021

While email, chatbots, and other forms of online support have become common channels for providing customer service, inbound calls aren’t going away anytime soon. Larger companies often have generously staffed [...]

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Social Media Lawn and Landscape

March 24, 2021

Social Media Strategies for Lawn Care & Landscape Maintenance Providers

With dozens of social media platforms constantly competing to capture the most attention, choosing the right platform can feel overwhelming. Just remember: you don’t have to be on them all — only the ones that matter.

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Family Pest Business

March 20, 2021

Our Top 6 Favorite Home Services Partner Posts

Our partners showcase their own areas of expertise, with engaging new information and insights we can all learn from. Read on to see why we think some of our partners’ best blog posts are such great reads.

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Pest Control Customer Support

March 17, 2021

Slingshot Partners With Mosquito Squad For A Dedicated Pest Sales And Support Team

LEHI, Utah, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Slingshot, the modern customer support and sales solution for home services providers, and Mosquito Squad, an Authority Brands company, have partnered to create a unique offering with industry specialists dedicated [...]

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CSR Onboarding and Training

March 15, 2021

7 Ways Home Service Businesses Can Improve Onboarding and Training for CSRs

The on-demand home service industry is growing in a major way. It hit the $600 billion mark back in 2019, and that number is continuing to climb. That means more [...]

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Pest Control Thriving Business Illustration

March 10, 2021

Pest Control: How to Take Advantage of a Thriving Industry

While the pest control industry has been growing consistently over the past few years, 2020 has amplified its importance as a service industry. This can be attributed to several factors, such as...

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