Inside the March 2011 Issue of Pumper

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Small Company, Big Image Small Company, Big Image
Michigan’s Pump That Septic aggressively markets to spur growth and educate consumers.
Faster, Smarter, Greener Faster, Smarter, Greener
Software solutions help you go paperless, speed up service calls and track service technicians in the field for the ultimate in efficiency.
Venting About a Vent Problem
An unpleasant buildup of sewer gases surprise winter visitor to northern lake cottage.
Let's Be Careful Out There
New video aimed at cargo tanker drivers offers helpful safety reminders for liquid waste carriers as well.
Illinois Drafts Standards For Direct Discharge
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency drafted a general NPDES permit to set water quality and management standards for direct discharge from 1,500-gpd buried or recirculating sand filters, waste stabilization ponds, and aerobic treatment plants listed by NSF for Class I effluent.
Time For a Website Makeover? Time For a Website Makeover?
Digital strategy consultant James Davidson shares tips to rev up your small business Internet presence AND attract more customers.
Pros At Perseverance Pros At Perseverance
Multiple bouts with cancer and a wild economic ride can’t keep hardworking Colorado pumpers Kevin and Cindy Sullivan down.
Product News - March 2011 Showing Them the Money
Hourly, salary or commissions: Pumping contractors explain how they compensate the workforce.
Complaints Offer an Important Reminder; Required Septic Inspections Are a Good Thing Armor Yourself
To protect against calamities that could cripple or ruin your business, consider insurance that goes beyond the obvious coverage.
Clamp Down on Cell Phones
Now that every worker has a phone glued to his or her hip, consider practical constraints your company should put on rampant usage.
Industry News - March 2011
Federal Signal Names Dickens Midwest Sales Manager, Federal Signal Names Dickens Midwest Sales Manager, Bear Onsite, Jackel Form BEAR-JACK Alliance, Consortium Seeks U.S. Businesses for Global Projects Database, Vacuum Truck Rentals Names Gaff VP Sales and Marketing, Ormson’s Fast-Vac, Multi-Vac Form Alliance, SJE-Rhombus Hosts U.S. Senator, KeeVac, ORI Featured on Modern Marvels
Classy Truck of March Classy Truck of March
This month we feature Tillman Septic Pumping Services in Jacksonville, Florida.
Seven Ways to Fail
When there are too many competitors and not enough work orders to go around, company owners can lose their focus and make business-busting decisions.
Have You Checked Your Website Lately
If your company has an outdated or unsophisticated website, it’s understandable … It’s easy to justify putting off improving your website if you’re busy making money pumping tanks or servicing portable restrooms.
Association News
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