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Jason Knott, CI Contributor & CE Pro Site Editor

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Jason's Latest Blog Posts

Mobile First Indexing, AV integrator, Mobile-First Indexing

Mobile First Indexing Could Hurt 66% of AV Integrator Websites

AV integrator websites that do not have ‘responsive’ mobile-friendly design could ‘plummet’ in Google ranking under new Mobile First Indexing policy.

5G network, AV integrators, 5G spectrum, Dish

Dish Spent $20 Billion on 5G Spectrum (And AV Integrators Should Pay Attention)

Dish preps for 5G spectrum world where video is transmitted via cellular network, bypassing the Internet. AV integrators pay heed.

26 Business Management Tips You Need to Put Into Action Now

Offering a lifetime warranty on your craftsmanship, holding only stand-up meetings and charging a 15 percent higher price for referred clients are just 3 of 26 business management tips you need to enact today.

Jason's Latest Posts

Submit Your AV-Themed Holiday Jingle

Peerless-AV holds YouTube video contest looking for the best AV-inspired holiday jingle. Winner receives a free PeerSound Wireless Audio System.

How Feasible is a Goal of 50% RMR?

IHS Research touts a goal of 50 percent recurring monthly revenue (RMR) for security integration companies in the next year. But is it possible?

Strategies for Passing Higher Ed Clients’ MNEC Tests

Trio of university emergency managers explain why there is no cookie-cutter solution for deploying mass notification/emergency communications (MNEC) on campus.

How Much Are Your RMR Accounts Really Worth?

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum points out three big mistakes dealers make that hurt their recurring monthly revenue account valuations.

Nextivity Cel-Fi Pro Signal Booster Includes LTE Coverage

Third-generation cell phone signal booster from Nextivity adds faster processor, more gain, echo cancellation, and LTE coverage.

Cellphone-Mate Makes it Official, Changes Name to SureCall

Signal booster manufacturer, formally known as Cellphone-Mate, makes the official switch to catchier name derived from its booster products, SureCall.

Stricter California Lighting Standards Take Effect

The state of California’s updated Title 24 energy efficiency standards went into effect July 1. Commercial integrators should familiarize themselves with the changes, as well as how to capitalize on this push for greater lighting and energy savings.

New CEO of Severtson Screens: Toby Severtson

Commercial projection screen manufacturer Severtson Screens has named Toby Severtson, son of founder Ron Severtson, as the new president and CEO.

You’ve Got HDBaseT; Do You Still Need an Electrician?

HDBaseT is changing how integrators install displays, especially video walls, which rely on multiple flat panels and AV distribution.

Digital Signage Strategy

Luxury Apartment Lobby Features 15-Screen Digital Signage System

Integrator TVTi works with custom animation firm to create mind-blowing digital signage solution using 4K video for high-rise Chicago apartment complex lobby.