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As the owner of a new pest control company, one of the things you may be struggling with figuring out is how much to charge for your services to remain competitive. If you charge too little, you won’t make enough profits, and you won’t be able to grow your company. Additionally, some owners believe that up-charging customers and inflating prices is an effective strategy because it gives the appearance of legitimacy and quality. However, studies…

Are you interested in starting a carpet cleaning business? There is ample opportunity in the carpet cleaning industry. Research shows that the annual revenue in the United States for janitorial and carpet cleaning services is $45 billion. From routine cleanings to damage from floods, there will always be a need for carpet cleaners. If you’ve identified a need for carpet cleaning services in your area, you may be wondering how to get started. In this…

As an HVAC owner, you are likely concerned about your primary expenses, like equipment. Too often, owners neglect their HVAC websites. Websites for HVAC are especially critical because there is so much competition in the industry. Prospective customers will likely look through a few pages quickly to try to find the group that best fits their needs. According to the Nielsen Norman Group, “users often leave Web pages in 10-20 seconds, but pages with a…

Getting paid used to be easy, right? When a job was finished, a service tech would write an invoice, collect some cash or a check, and roll out to the next job – and you weren’t thinking that this could happen all on the same day. Nowadays, technology advancements have met customer expectations, meaning that your business has an obligation to offer more flexible payment options, as well as the opportunity to improve your quote…

If you are a small business owner who provides a service to customers, one of the things that you may struggle with the most is last minute cancellations. Customers cancelling appointments last minute handcuff you significantly, as it’s likely too late for you to fill the slot with somebody else. You end up losing money without there being much that you can do about it. Last minute cancellations are nothing new. And it’s something that…

Take control of your day with a smarter, more dependable route plan. Learn how you can leverage route optimization software to enable more efficient deliveries for your field service business. Your route plans hold a lot of weight for your field service business – not only do they impact your employees, but they are critical to providing a positive customer experience. It can be challenging to build the perfect route that meets all of your…

Helping new customers to find their way to your business is a full-time job, and chances are that you already have your hands full taking care of your current customers and working to ensure that your business is running smoothly. That’s where WorkWave Marketing Services comes in, handling your marketing needs to help grow your business so that you can reach your full potential. To make things even easier for you, WorkWave Marketing Services is…

WorkWave’s solutions empower pest control businesses from SMB to Enterprise to meet their goals today, tomorrow, and in the future. Holmdel, NJ – October 14, 2019 – WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s lifecycle, will showcase several new WorkWave PestPac features and feature previews, as well as offer consultations, at this year’s PestWorld 2019. WorkWave is also proud to debut a new small-business focused version of…

By Marne Martin, President IFS Service Management Service companies of all kinds understand that business-as-usual is no longer possible. Companies are therefore embracing technology at an ever-increasing rate to enable their business growth and a new way of engaging with customers, employees, and the burgeoning digital ecosystem. These technologies can be as simple as moving from pen and paper to Excel, or as complex as using one platform to do everything from digital marketing, to…

WorkWave Route Manager Receives Recognition by FeaturedCustomers and The 2019 SaaS Awards Holmdel, NJ – October 3, 2019 – WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s lifecycle, today announces that it has been recognized by FeaturedCustomers as a 2019 Top Performer for Fleet Management Software in its 2019 Customer Success Report, and has been named a second-time winner of The SaaS Award’s 2019 Best SaaS Product for…

WorkWave is always striving to make service easier, optimized, and more effective for our many users, giving you the ultimate power and flexibility on the way to achieving your full business potential. This is why I’m so excited to announce that WorkWave is launching WorkWave Payments, a way for your software to support your growth and customer experience taking service excellence to the next level! Time to cash and working capital management is one of…

By The WorkWave Partner Team and A.R.M. Solutions. Taking the steps to find the right 3rd party collection agency partner can be a confusing time for business owners. With many different agencies, all offering different services, pricing structures, and more, deciding who to entrust with your aging accounts isn’t an easy feat. Take the guesswork out of your hunt and check out these tips from our valued collection partner A.R.M. Solutions! Organization and Processes Moving…

WorkWave PaymentsTM puts WorkWave customers at an advantage to grow their businesses Holmdel, NJ – September 5, 2019 – WorkWave®, a provider of cloud-based software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s lifecycle, today announces the launch of WorkWave PaymentsTM, a streamlined, PCI Level 1 certified payment solution seamlessly integrated into both WorkWave PestPac® and WorkWave ServiceTM solutions. Customers now have, for the first time in the service industry, a field service software…

At WorkWave, our Talent team prides itself on one key belief: people are our greatest asset. Our team is dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and developing all employees at all levels. For our company to grow, our employees must grow too. We recognize the need to invest in our people, from the moment they walk through our office doors and continue as they progress throughout their careers. The Human Resources field as a whole is shifting…

Lawn care service is an evergreen—no pun intended—industry which will always have its place in the economy. From consumers who are physically unable to tend to their yards to those who are too busy to maintain intricate landscaping, there are plenty of clients for any lawn care business. Here’s how to start a lawn care business and ensure lawn care business success! Budgeting for Your Lawn Care Business When you first start a lawn care…

Starting a lawn care business requires more than just having the right equipment and knowing how to mow lawns. Opening a new enterprise requires owners to do their homework to lay the foundation for success, and one of the most critical homework assignments to lay the groundwork for success is to create a useful pricing model. Lawn care pricing should be both fair to customers while at the same time produce a profit for the…

Of the many channels of communication used to connect with your audience to promote your brand and increase sales, email marketing has been found to be one of the most successful. In a recent article, Hubspot reported that email generates $38 for every $1 spent, making it one of the most effective options available. Not only is email marketing one of the most successful methods of promotion, but it’s also easy to execute for any…