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September 23, 2021

How to Balance Growth in a Pest Labor Shortage

PCT hosted a webinar sponsored by Slingshot with industry growth expert Andrew Barrows, Chief Strategy Officer at Greenix and Scott Steckel, Director of Strategic Development at Plunkett's Pest Control. Together with Chris Brasher, Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Slingshot, the three spoke to strategies to balance sales and service during the current labor crisis.

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Real Green Solutions Event

February 4, 2021

Real Green Solutions 2021 Recap

The Speed-to-Lead presentation advised members of the lawn industry about innovative ways to measure and maximize the response time to leads in order to increase sales. Speed-to-lead has the potential to be a significant driver of conversion when executed correctly.

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Pest revenue and value

February 2, 2021

Webinar: How to Build Revenue and Value for a Sustainable Pest Business

Taylor Olson, founder at Slingshot and Andrew Barrows, Director of M&A at Environmental Pest Services lead this webinar to discuss what pest control owners can do to run a sustainable pest business.

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Slingshot Reveal Graphic

October 28, 2020

“Consumer expectations are growing every day. We are definitely in an on-demand economy,” Lester says. She talked about her two areas of focus regarding customer experience in this climate: sales and service. With sales, the key is meeting customers where they are and “Catching the buyer in the moment when they’re ready to buy. . . and if you’re not right there when they’re ready to buy, they’re going to move on and keep shopping,” Lester adds. For service, Lester explained that being nimble and able to serve the customer for all needs, big and small is key.

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Automation Awaits

October 20, 2020

The Slingshot Reveal on 10/22: What to Expect at this Virtual Pest Control Event

Slingshot will change the way pest control providers operate in the future. During the Slingshot Reveal on October 22, at 11am MT, we will unveil our plans for automation and system integration.  [...]

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