New Day, New Leadership, Shared Vision

As the founder of PestRoutes, I have had one purpose and vision for my company: help people do what they love and love what they do. I believe that generally speaking, we spend too much of our time on things which distract us from doing what we love. We get caught up in the day to day requirements...

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Patrick McKittrick Named PestRoutes CEO

Founder Jared Green Remains on Board, Shifts to Strategic Advisory Role

McKINNEY, Texas, October 11, 2018 -- PestRoutes, a leading provider of business management software for pest control companies, has named Patrick McKittrick as chief executive officer. He succeeds Jared Green, PestRoutes...

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Empower your Employees to Boost Collections

Sometimes we make things harder and more complicated than they need to be. Why wait an industry average of 78 days to collect money AND spend serious money on collections when you can receive a huge percentage of money either via auto pay or when you are already speaking with a customer.

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3 Ways to Drastically Improve Collections

Collections are critical to your pest control business. Every year, pest control companies lose millions and millions of dollars in past due account balances that they either collect late, fail to collect or pay expensive commissions to agencies to recover. Failure to collect on these...

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Sentricon Integration Press Release

PestRoutes, a leading provider of software for pest control companies, announced a collaboration with Dow AgroSciences to integrate Sentricon® web services. This collaboration will open the door for pest control companies who work with Sentricon® to utilize PestRoutes' simple, mobile, and...

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PestRoutes Takes Growth Equity Investment to Innovate and Scale

Capital from Mainsail Partners will be used to accelerate product development and enhance customer service

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Why Pest Control Business Owners Should Build Relationships With Local Real Estate Agents

For anyone who has a pest control business, keeping current customers and bringing in new ones are both very important. But what are the best ways to do that? Quality service and good prices can help, naturally. So can the proper amounts of advertising. All of that makes a difference, but these... Read more

What is Route Optimization?

Everyone has heard the old adage, "Work smart, not hard." Route optimization is a textbook case in point. Route optimization can not only help you eliminate 100's of hours of drive time and thousands of gallons of gas, it can even allow you to service 1-2 extra stops a day for each technician....

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Hiring new employees

Your number one asset as a company has and always will be your people. Your ability to attract and keep great talent will be the difference between being a 'small-time' one-man show, and being able to grow your company successfully. It will also have a direct impact on your sanity as a business... Read more

5 Habits of Highly Effective door-to-door Salesmen

After selling pest control door-to-door for 5 years, and managing a team of sales reps, I have recognized some common characteristics of sales reps who do well vs those who struggle. Here are 5 habits of highly effective sales reps, that I believe help them be most effective.

1. Positive...

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