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When Can You Apply for a CARES Act Loan?

Enhanced guidelines issued by US Treasury Dept. show integrators and manufacturers can apply for CARES Act loans on April 3. Self-employed individuals can apply on April 10.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2020

How to Get Your CARES Act Money

Both manufacturers and integrators are eligible for SBA loans for two months of payroll, and repayment will be forgiven if CARES Act rules are followed.

Jason Knott · March 27, 2020

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Do You Have a Coronavirus Safety Checklist?

Legal expert offers 4 important tips for creating a coronavirus safety checklist to use before dispatching technicians to projects.

Jason Knott · March 26, 2020

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OneVision Opens Coronavirus-Related Resources ‘Data Room’

Service and support specialist OneVision Resources has rounded up integrator guides for financial preparedness, client engagement, regional considerations and more.

CE Pro Editors · March 26, 2020

14 Immediate Actions to Maintain Cash Flow

Extending credit terms with vendors, freezing overtime, sending technicians home if there’s no work, and using showroom equipment for inventory can aid cashflow.

Jason Knott · March 24, 2020

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10 Strategies to Thrive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Instead of being idle, integrators should outreach to clients with assuring messages, look for opportunities to help them, and brush up internal policies.

CE Pro Editors · March 24, 2020

How Integrators Can Get Government Loans to Aid Cash Flow During Coronavirus Crisis

The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2M during the coronavirus outbreak.

Andrew Nichols · March 23, 2020

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URC Helps Dealers Create Coronavirus Action Plan

The home automation provider has rounded up resources in its URC dealer portal for assistance with communications, sales & marketing, training and more amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Arlen Schweiger · March 23, 2020

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Best Buy Stops In-Home Installs, Shifts to All Virtual Support

Best Buy experiences surge in demand for home office equipment from coronavirus outbreak. In-home installations and consultations are halted.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2020

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Coronavirus Crisis Communications: 4 Strategies for Showroom Owners

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, priorities include both internal and external communications; investing in or ramping up your website; and engaging in online chat.

CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2020