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CE Pro Summit Panel: Different Builders Require Different Business Models

Integrators cannot expect to treat builders and developers of MDUs, semi-custom homes, luxury homes and production homes the same way. Each niche needs a separate approach. Here are 10 tips.

Jason Knott · November 07, 2016

OneVision’s Integrator Service Desk Information

Download the free OneVision Resources Information Packet.

November 01, 2016

CE Pro Video Q&A: How ADT Dealer Program Keeps Growing After 20 Years

ADT Dealer Program allows members pricing flexibility (up or down) in installation as well as for monthly monitoring fees. Also, adding partners like Nest and Ring, along with electronic contracts, have bolstered dealer base.

Jason Knott · October 20, 2016

How CE Pro 100 Firm Innerspace Electronics Keeps a Competitive Edge

Guided by husband-and-wife principals Barry and Andrea Reiner, Port Chester, N.Y.-based Innerspace Electronics is a perennial CE Pro 100 and award-winning integration firm that’s figured out how to stay one step ahead of the competition.

CE Pro Editors · October 11, 2016

Ihiji Launches Revenue, Margaritas and Retirement (RMR) Contest

Ihiji announces year-long contest that runs until CEDIA 2017 to reward integrators who earn recurring monthly revenue.

Jason Knott · September 28, 2016

SnapAV’s OvrC Pro is ‘One of the Most Important Initiatives in the Company’s History’

CEDIA 2016: OvrC Pro from SnapAV lets dealers drill into their customers’ networks remotely to monitor and fix not just routers and access points but home automation and A/V devices as well. Consumers get an app as well, so it’s sellable.

Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2016

New Service Makes Access Networks the ‘Central Monitoring Station’ for Home Networks

CEDIA 2016: Through a relationship with enterprise-network service provider Cenersys, Access Networks promises to be the “central station” of home networks, full of recurring-revenue (RMR) possibilities for CE Pros.

Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2016

Luxul’s New Partners Include Parental Controls Co. for Recurring Revenue

Despite now being owned by Legrand, home-networking leader Luxul plays nice with all vendors in the home technology installation channel. New at CEDIA: Partnerships with Domotz, Savant, Router Limits.

Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2016

Clare Controls Straddles Custom and DIY Markets; Offers Dealers New Revenue Streams

Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.

Lisa Montgomery · August 22, 2016

Legal Advice on Phone Support: What if a Customer is Injured?

CE pros need to stay ‘on script’ when conducting an over-the-phone service call to protect clients from an electrical shock or fall while repairing their own system. Where does liability start and end?

Jason Knott · July 28, 2016