The MoJo Behind Mosquito Joe – Our Company Culture

Mosquito Joe Company Culture

Mosquito Joe is entering its fourth year of franchising, and while much of our focus is spent on our franchisees and their success, we can’t forget about the amazing Corporate team in Virginia Beach that makes it all possible.  As of this post, our team has grown to include 20 people with responsibilities ranging from … Continue reading The MoJo Behind Mosquito Joe – Our Company Culture

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Why Interns Can Be Great For Small Business Owners

Intern

If you’re like us, the word “intern” brings up visions of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson goofing off at the Google offices. While a great movie, it isn’t exactly great insight into how beneficial an intern can be, especially for small business owners. An intern can bring fresh ideas at low cost, and you get … Continue reading Why Interns Can Be Great For Small Business Owners

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Franchise Advisory Councils – A Franchising Best Practice

Mosquito Joe Franchise Advisory Council

The franchise world may seem overwhelming and crowded to those exploring it for the first time.  There are multitudes of franchise companies offering all kinds of services, with their own individual rules and regulations, spread throughout the country.  Through experience, however, you’ll start to notice that the most successful franchise companies have a lot in common … Continue reading Franchise Advisory Councils – A Franchising Best Practice

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Zika Concerns Cause Mosquito Control Needs to Spike

Zika Virus

If you’ve paid attention to the news lately, mosquitoes have been making regular headlines for yet another disease they spread.  As of April 18, 2016, 42 countries worldwide report active Zika virus transmission. Most are concentrated throughout Central and South America, however, countries in the Pacific Island and Africa also made the list. As of April 20, … Continue reading Zika Concerns Cause Mosquito Control Needs to Spike

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Women of Mosquito Joe – Joanna Patterson

Mosquito Joe of Suburban Pittsburgh

If there is one thing we’ve learned it’s that there are many misconceptions about women in the pest control industry! So while we could write a blog post about why women are a good fit for Mosquito Joe, we thought there were a few people who could do a better job. In our blog series … Continue reading Women of Mosquito Joe – Joanna Patterson

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Launching a Mosquito Control Business? 5 Tips to Read from a Pro

New Franchise Tips

You get lots of tips and advice when you’re searching for the perfect business opportunity, but what about after you’ve signed the franchise agreement? When sitting down to think about the tips we’d offer new franchisees launching their Mosquito Joe business, we went to one of our veteran Joes. Erica Burdine of Mosquito Joe of … Continue reading Launching a Mosquito Control Business? 5 Tips to Read from a Pro

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Why Our Franchisees Love Mosquito Joe

Franchisees Love Mosquito Joe

Summertime is a lot of people’s favorite season, but here at Mosquito Joe, we love it for a different reason.  It’s our time to shine in communities across the country as we help make outside fun again for everyone by ridding their yards of mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks.  Of course, Mosquito Joe wouldn’t be the … Continue reading Why Our Franchisees Love Mosquito Joe

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Tips on How to Handle Hiring and Employee Turnover

Hiring and Managing Employees

The mind of a small business owner can be a crowded and chaotic place.  Inventory, customer service, marketing ideas, revenue, repairs, and maintenance are just a handful of thoughts flying around at any given time.  Hopefully the business grows to a point to necessitate additional employees.  But with more staff comes more potential problems.  Interviewing and … Continue reading Tips on How to Handle Hiring and Employee Turnover

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Entrepreneur Names Mosquito Joe Top New Franchise

Entrepreneur Top New Franchise

Every year, Entrepreneur announces a list of franchisors who started franchising within the past five years based on objective, quantifiable criteria, including financial strength and stability, growth rate and system size. Franchisors on this list do all that while helpings other start their own businesses and achieve goals. Pretty amazing, right? We thought so, too. That’s … Continue reading Entrepreneur Names Mosquito Joe Top New Franchise

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Top 3 Mistakes First-Time Franchisees Make and How to Avoid Them

How to Avoid Mistakes When Buying a Franchise

It’s officially spring!  And that means more sunlight, warmer temperatures, and unfortunately, more mosquitoes.  If they aren’t already, many Mosquito Joe locations in the southern half of the country will be opening for the season within the next few weeks.  By now, our network is comprised of nearly 100 experienced franchise owners with one or … Continue reading Top 3 Mistakes First-Time Franchisees Make and How to Avoid Them

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