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Profitable Partnerships: The Perks of Pest Control Franchising

Jul 09, 2024
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Profitable Partnerships: The Perks of Pest Control Franchising
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Episode Overview

Since joining Mosquito Shield in 2008, Michael Moorhouse has facilitated 120 new franchisees operating in more than 400 territories.

But Moorhouse, Mosquito Shield’s president, will be the first to tell you that the first leg of the journey wasn’t easy — he realized early that he had a lot to learn about franchising. But today, he recommends it to any aspiring entrepreneur who’s considering entry into small-business ownership.

Moorhouse joined Pest in Class podcast host Amanda Salvatore to talk about franchising, including these topics:

  • [7:11] Identifying and massaging the pros and cons of franchise ownership

  • [16:48] Overcoming early franchisee challenges in a seasonal business

  • [24:58] Dealing with exponential growth and reassessing expectations

  • [37:12] Common franchising misconceptions and success stories

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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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