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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Women of Mosquito Joe: Gail Yongue

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: Gail Yongue

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Third Annual Franchisee Convention Recap: Charting the Course in 2016

Third Annual Mosquito Joe Convention

To reflect our most successful year in business to date, we decided to take our third annual franchisee Convention on the road to Florida for some sunshine, training, and a lot of fun!  2015 brought exponential growth to the franchise with over 70 new territories open, 5 new states, and over 30 new franchise owners.  It … Continue reading Third Annual Franchisee Convention Recap: Charting the Course in 2016

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3 Myths About Mosquito Control Debunked!

Myths About Mosquito Control

Being involved in the mosquito control industry, Mosquito Joe business owners recognize that there are common myths and concerns surrounding their business.  Experienced customers have a solid understanding of how it all works, but new customers, or those with no previous exposure to the mosquito control industry, are often wary about signing up for service.  Similarly, the … Continue reading 3 Myths About Mosquito Control Debunked!

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