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CE Pro Podcast #52: How PowerHouse Alliance Members Pivoted to Meet Integrators’ Pandemic Needs

PowerHouse Alliance executive director Dennis Holzer highlights efforts the distributor’s 11 members and 50+ locations made over the past year, plus hot technologies dealers are capitalizing on.

Arlen Schweiger · April 16, 2021

3 New Rules for Reinventing Your Luxury Business Model

Luxury Institute advises high-end integrators organize by market segments, not by product categories, and manage their client data directly.

Jason Knott · April 12, 2021

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Integrators Vent Biggest Frustrations with Manufacturers, Distributors

Supplier frustration includes out-of-stock merchandise, shipping policies, inaccurate online ordering portals, poor customer service and more.

Jason Knott · April 09, 2021

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HTA Webcast: Top Integrators to Share Secrets for Sales Success

Home Technology Association webcast focuses on sales closing ratio versus lead-generation as key to success.

Jason Knott · April 02, 2021

European Retailer MediaMarkt Austria to Offer In-Store/In-Home Calman Calibration

European retailer MediaMarkt Austria has inked a deal to offer video calibration to its customers using Portrait Displays’ Calman color calibration software. In partnership with Portrait Displays, MediaMarkt Austria offers customers the opportunity to experience a cinema-grade viewing experience in their own living room by providing professional calibration services for both newly purchased or previously […]

Jason Knott · March 24, 2021

3 Ways to Support Employee Wellness Programs During COVID-19 and Beyond

As the AV industry looks to rebound from a difficult 2020, it is important for integrators and small business owners to address employee mental health effectively.

Zachary Comeau · March 23, 2021

Learning to Navigate the Complex Tax Implications of PPP Loans and COVID-19 Relief Programs

Many small businesses will find themselves dealing with complicated tax forms this year by accepting federal aid via the Paycheck Protection Program. Here’s what integrators need to know.

Zachary Comeau · March 18, 2021

HTA Certified Electronic Concepts

Lose the Leads Mentality & Focus on Closing Percentage

Understand why close percentage is the most important metric in determining your company’s success, and how you can work on increasing it.

CE Pro Editors · March 12, 2021

When Is It OK to Install Surveillance Cameras in Bathrooms?

Legal expert says every rule has exceptions, and there can be unique applications where security cameras in bathrooms are needed.

Jason Knott · March 12, 2021

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Bravas Acquires, Brings Twilight Solutions into San Francisco Location

Adding Justin Johnston’s Walnut Creek-based Twilight Solutions expands Bravas’ reach in the San Francisco Bay area.

Arlen Schweiger · March 05, 2021