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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

Oh Azione! Wellness, Biophilia and Business, Eh?

Lighting, wellness, biophilia, architects, marketing, business processes, Oh Canada! Oh my!

Julie Jacobson · November 12, 2019

Azione Fall Conference to Focus on Lighting, Process, Operations

Azione Unlimited buying group’s fall conference in Seattle expands focus on lighting fixtures and improved business operations.

CE Pro Editors · October 04, 2019

You Don’t Need RMR to Sell Your Integration Company

We know investors and acquirers value recurring revenue (RMR) highly, but there are other ways to build value in your home-technology integration company. Standardized business practices are vital.

CE Pro Editors · June 16, 2017

Thinking of Selling Your Business? Do These 5 Things to Increase Value

Your business’s inherent worth is made up of three things: present value of cash flows, expected growth and recurring revenue.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 01, 2016

Do the Math: 13 Reasons Your Business Is Underperforming

The consumer electronics business model has incredible potential for success, according to a CE Pro Summit panel. So why are so many CE pro businesses struggling?

Chelsea Cafiero · November 10, 2016

Vital Mgmt. Bi4Ci Dashboard Rates Integrators’ Financials, Metrics

Vital Management unveils a cloud-based dashboard that uses QuickBooks with business metrics for custom installation companies for $299/month. Also, new marketing service for Bravas members aims to help them reach high-end clients.

Jason Knott · September 19, 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.

Jason Knott · May 31, 2016

6 Most Common Business Errors Made by CE Pros

Misaligned ‘counting’ practices, poor bidding, uneven cash management, inconsistent sales practices and low labor productivity are the most frequent business errors among integrators, according to two top consultants.

Jason Knott · March 25, 2016