NEW RESEARCH: CE Pro's 2018 State of the Industry Report shows that smart-home integrators increased revenues 11.4% in 2017 and predicts even higher gains in 2018.
Sales are the backbone of any customer-centric business, and anything that makes the sales process more efficient adds to your bottom line as a residential integrator. Learn How — and Why — abandoning less efficient practices will mean more time to find new clients.
Advertorial · January 26, 2018 Guide to Navigating Smart Home Technology: DIY vs. Professional' from Lutron is free reference document integrators can use to educate customers about limited capabilities of entry-level smart home systems.
Setting pricing for your custom installation projects can make or break your proposal. Data from the CE Pro 2017 Labor Rate Study reveals that labor rates have increased over the past two years and the nationwide average installation/integration rate is nearly $96 per hour!
November 30, 2017 When a home owner wants to hide the technology required for a smart home installation — including those giant TVs — that’s where custom integrators shine.
November 17, 2017 Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.
Check out CE Pro's Ultimate CES 2018 Preview, presented by Julie Jacobson to learn all about smart-home trends, product introductions and interesting start-ups at the massive home-tech show. View the recording now!
October 31, 2017 353 must-see products released in 2017 that help integrators achieve more revenue and profits.
October 27, 2017 The ConnectWise platform helped Stamm Media and Stamm Technologies go from a company in crisis to one that bids on--and regularly wins--large projects.
October 16, 2017 Adding service- based revenue streams to your A/V or home automation business can help you develop predictable revenue to make your company more profitable.