Operations

How to Pick a Time-Tracking App … and Get Technicians to Use It!

3 key considerations to help you choose the right time-tracking app. Plus, what are the best ways to categorize your labor for measurable results and how do you incent installers to track their time?

Jun 09, 2016

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May 31, 2016

8 Proposal Metrics Most Integrators Forget to Track

Integrators rarely, if ever, sell large projects without proposals, yet many CE pros do not routinely ask these 8 important questions about tracking their sales proposals.

May 31, 2016

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I Blame Circuit City for the Tech Labor Crisis

The lack of skilled labor crisis facing the custom electronics industry is rooted in the demise of the 'farm team' breeding grounds of Circuit City, Tweeter, Sound Advice and other lost retailers. That vacuum is still being felt today.

May 27, 2016

2 Big Reasons You Should Really Be Tracking Your Time (and How to Get Started)

The source of revenue is drastically different in a services vs. projects model, so cost tracking needs to be addressed differently.

May 27, 2016

31% of CE Pros Have Taken a Stab at Commercial Projects and Here’s Why

Professional Audio Associates owner Lew Freedman, a Class of 2014 CE Pro Master, encourages his residential clients to test the waters of the commercial business with events like PAA Tech Day.

May 25, 2016