Welcome to the Pest in Class Podcast!

Insight, inspiration, and stories from entrepreneurs and leaders in the pest control industry

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How Field Research Impacts the Pest Control Industry

A career turn that started in the Mojave Desert has led Dr. Dini Miller of Virginia Tech to a focus on insects and on research that assists pest management professionals, public health officials, apartment and hotel managers, and homeowners.

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How to Scale Your Pest Control Business with Door-to-Door Sales

It’s that knock on one door for John Ely, trying to sell pest control service and being told "I'm not interested," that led to another door opening in his career. Ely has parlayed his door-to-door sales skills into a new opportunity as the owner of ProCare Pest Services in Atlanta, GA.

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How Transitioning to Software Can Change the Trajectory of Your Business

Melanie Espinola, the operations manager at General Environmental Services, has experience with unexpected operational changes and opportunities for business streamlining.

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Pest Control Marketing: Get Customers to Remember You in a Good Way

Crystal Williams of Lemon Seed Marketing emphasizes the importance of branding for winning community business.

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Environmental Stewards: How Pest Control Operations Secure Healthy Homes

Zeus Martinez spearheads change at Newtown Termite & Pest Control in Pennsylvania to improve the bottom line.


22 - The Future of Field Famous: Looking Ahead to the New Year 

Pop the champagne and call it a wrap, season one of Field Famous has come to an end!

21 - The Bug Whisperer: Spreading Pest Knowledge Via Social Media

21: The Bug Whisperer: Spreading Pest Knowledge Via Social Media

Explore the fascinating world of pest control with Cassie Krejci, the Bug Doc at Rentokil Initial. Uncover insights on public health, industry challenges, and the impact of social media.

20 - Change Vs. Chance: Digital Transformation With Mark Stewart

20: Change Vs. Chance: Digital Transformation With Mark Stewart

The risk in doing nothing, the FieldRoutes strategic account executive says, exceeds the risk of making change.

19 - From Info To Insight: Tactics For Pest Control With Seth Gerber

19: From Info To Insight: Tactics For Pest Control With Seth Gerber

Experiences in the industry and in consulting and high tech shape his vision

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18: Winning Strategies: Leadership, Culture, And Customers With Brad Pitts

The former industry CEO shares his wisdom with pest control businesses.

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17: His Best Pitch: Focusing On Culture And Finances With Pete Schopen

The former owner of Schopen Pest Solutions travels the country consulting for pest control companies.

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16: Coach ’Em Up: Controlling The Chaos With Sheri Spencer Bachman

The Pest Control Business Coach owner puts her expertise to work for companies in the industry.

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About the Show

The Pest In Class podcast from FieldRoutes is your destination for hearing insight, inspiration, and stories from fellow pest control industry leaders and entrepreneurs. Pest In Class host Amanda Salvatore will interview a new leader each episode as FieldRoutes celebrates the success of its customers while delivering software solutions to help them along their growth journey.

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