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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

image Current valuations rate commercial fire accounts worth the most (40X multiple), while residential security accounts can earn 35X and service contracts are worth 30X. But what are the 3 big mistakes that can hurt your multiples?View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 09/30 at 07:38 AM
News, Business Resources, Home Automation and Control, Security, Legal, (0) Comments, Permalink


Monday, September 29, 2014

More Info CE Pro goes one-on-one with CEDIA Chairman Larry Pexton, who says optimism among integrators is running high as CEDIA membership in the Americas grows 16.5%, with increased operating profit margin reported for 2013.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 09/29 at 08:30 AM
News, Business Resources, Home Automation and Control, Events, CEDIA, (0) Comments, Permalink


Friday, September 26, 2014

image Just as we run EH Publishing 'as if' print were going away, integrators should run their businesses 'as if' key employees were leaving, the high-end were disappearing, the sky were falling ...View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/26 at 07:19 AM
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

image The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news. View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 09/25 at 12:00 AM
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

image Reg Byrd, who brokered an SBA loan for Mike McMaster and Wilshire Home Entertainment, explains the fund-raising process in his most challenging case to date. 'What do you guys do?!" (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/23 at 09:53 AM
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image After taking over Wilshire Home Entertainment from his father-in-law, Mike McMaster shares lessons on a brutal fund-raising campaign, offers advice on structuring a business with an exit in mind. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/23 at 07:05 AM
News, Business Resources, Audio, Home Automation and Control, Lighting, Home Theater, (4) Comments, Permalink


image If an employee quits, can you deduct money from, or withhold his entire final paycheck, for damage to company property or until he returns company equipment? Short answer: No. Here are your options. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 09/23 at 06:45 AM
News, Business Resources, Legal, (2) Comments, Permalink


Monday, September 22, 2014

image Industry expert Jeff Boccaccio uses the Quantum Data 980 6G generator/analyzer to evaluate Rev 2.0 4K/Ultra HD transmission.View this story
Posted by Jeff Boccaccio on 09/22 at 08:04 AM
News, Business Resources, Wire and Cable, HDMI, (1) Comments, Permalink


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

image CEDIA Gem: Through the SpringDeck sales and business app, home technology integrators can view and access relevant vendors, products and documents through a single portal. View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/10 at 04:40 AM
News, Product News, Business Resources, Slideshow, Events, CEDIA, (0) Comments, Permalink


Tuesday, September 09, 2014

image Some day, we might have one platform for entering and gathering product specs -- no more tedious data entry, dups and goofs.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/09 at 06:50 AM
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Monday, September 08, 2014

image Iconic San Antonio A/V shop establishes 'Bjorn's University', holding twice-monthly seminars on technology, both newish and emerging.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 09/08 at 12:00 PM
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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

image Research firm IHS notes that homeowners are no longer purchasing alarm systems solely for security, but want to add more features that are life safety and convenience driven.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 09/02 at 08:36 AM
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Friday, August 29, 2014

image In at least one area, New York, integrators that ask for job applicants to not have a 'criminal background' or have a 'clean driving record' could be deemed as discriminating and violating the law. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 08/29 at 07:37 AM
Blogs, Business Resources, Legal, (2) Comments, Permalink


Thursday, August 28, 2014

image Here are 8 ways to elevate your business out of the hang-and-bang doldrums to assure yourself that you will never be labeled as a trunkslammer. View this story
Posted by Chuck Schneider on 08/28 at 11:43 AM
Blogs, Business Resources, Events, CEDIA, Home Theater, (22) Comments, Permalink


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

image A new national study conducted for Lowe's reveals that security/safety is the primary driver behind consumers' desires to purchase home automation equipment. Fear of high cost remains the main inhibitor. View this story


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