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Follow These 5 Tips for Increasing Profitability in 2019

The gauntlet was laid down in CI’s 2019 State of the Industry Report: Increase profitability now and be prepared for a more challenging marketing and economy. These 5 tips are a good start.

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Trouble Growing AV Service Business? Maybe It’s for These 3 Reasons

At NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference, former Disney exec Dennis Snow exposes three too-often-overlooked AV service fundamentals.

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PSA Announces Lineup for Its Managed Security Service Provider Program

Brivo, 3xLOGIC, Eagle Eye Networks, Netwatch, OpenEye, Viakoo, eSentire and Panda Security are PSA partners for Managed Security Service Provider Program.

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What Percentage of Your Revenue Should Be Managed AV Services? Ep. 47 of AV+

On episode 47 of AV+, NSCA director tells us what percentage of their revenue they should have under managed AV services contracts.

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This Illusory Clause in Most AV Contracts Is Completely Unenforceable

AV contractors should take note of discrepancies between equipment lists and the narrative listed in AV service contracts.

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You Might Go Broke if You Keep Making These AV Business Mistakes in 2019

I see these AV business mistakes being quite dangerous to companies in 2019. So what is your excuse for not trying to solve them?

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The Heaviest Gorilla in the Room This Year, According to Alan Brawn

Your real value goes far beyond the hardware you have traditionally sold. Look at your watch, it is time to change towards AV services.

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The Biggest Challenges AV Integrators Will Face in 2019

Shift to service-based model remains one of the biggest obstacles AV integrators have to boosting bottom lines. But that’s not the only hurdle out there.

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7 AV Integration Firms and the Important Lessons They Have for You

Commercial Integrator published profiles on several large AV integration firms. Let’s revisit lessons from each to carry into the New Year.

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4 Ways to Jumpstart Service Revenue in 2019

Almo Professional A/V suggests four fairly easy and organic steps AV integration firms can take to jumpstart their service revenue in 2019.

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