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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

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Federal Govt. Labels Integrators as ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers’

Department of Homeland Security issues guidelines that would enable technicians to continue to install home offices during coronavirus crisis.

Jason Knott · March 20, 2020

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Coronavirus: Is There a Silver Lining?

Integrators should use this downtime to clean up their databases, update their website, conduct internal trainings, and implement new software.

CE Pro Editors · March 20, 2020

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4 Tips to Run a Virtual Office Effectively

Having the right software — from Zoom to Slack — to communicate with clients and each other is vital to succeed in a virtual office work situation.

Jason Knott · March 19, 2020

Canada’s HeyBryan App Adds Smart Home Installation Services

Similar to HomeAdvisor, HeyBryan will connect Canadian homeowners with integrators for installation for Sonos, Nest, Ring and other smart devices.

Jason Knott · March 19, 2020

Tips for Working With Designers

Learn more about the necessary relationship between integrators and designers and how it results in happier clients and improved projects.

Peter Smith · March 17, 2020