CURRENT POLL

PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Here is the most recent question for pest management professionals. In 2020, what impact did the COVID-19 pandemic have on your company's rodent control business? Click here to participate.

READER POLL RESULTS

Here’s a look at results from a recent Reader Poll:

ONLINE EXTRAS

There is still time to nominate your company’s standout service professionals as a PCT Technician of the Year.

Download the nomination form.

PCT Launches 3rd Annual Vehicle Wrap Contest

In July, PCT launched our third annual Vehicle Wrap Contest, sponsored by Oldham Chemicals Company. Send PCT a photo of your company’s vehicle wrap for a chance to win $500. Many innovative, marketing-focused PCOs have taken advantage of the fact that their service vehicles are constantly on the road, providing an opportunity to be a moving billboard. In re-cent years, PCOs have taken vehicle graphic design to a new level with creative, eye-catching service vehicle wraps. Now is your chance to win $500 from PCT and to be recognized among your peers for having the best service vehicle wrap in the pest control industry in our third annual “PCT Vehicle Wrap Contest.” Simply fill out the brief entry form and upload a photo of one of your service vehicles for your chance to win $500. Entry deadline is Aug. 25. Wraps will be judged on the following:

  • Execution of creative concept
  • Use of design elements
  • Use of colors
  • Placement and readability of contact info

Click here to enter.

Recent On-Demand Webinars

Throughout the year, PCT hosts virtual events, including informative single-topic webinars, Vendor Showcases and Business Booster webinars. Links to past webinars as well as a list of upcoming webinars can be found at www.pctonline.com/page/webinars. Recently archived webinars include: Business Booster webinar “Rodent IPM: What Every PMP Should Know,” sponsored by Senestech; Business Booster webinar “Measuring Your True ROI: A Key Metric for Successful PMPs,” sponsored by PestRoutes and Lobster Marketing; supplier webinar “ANTswers and Tips for Solving Summertime Ant Calls,” sponsored by BASF; and Business Booster webinar “How to Build a Winning Sales Culture webinar,” sponsored by Slingshot.

Get LinkedIn With PCT

Many pest management professionals have found LinkedIn to be great for networking. PCT’s LinkedIn page connects you with your industry peers and includes updated pest control news, videos and podcasts from PCT, as well as fun pest-related shared links. Follow us at https://www.linkedin.com/company/pctmagazine.