By John Sciacca February 25, 2015
My job role has changed a fair bit since I started out as an installer back in 1998. Back then, my job was much more physical. These days, I spend a lot more time meeting customers in the shop or in front of a computer doing the daily “business” side of things.
By John Sciacca February 18, 2015
It has been almost three months since we outfitted our showroom’s theater with a Dolby Atmos system and I’ve somehow managed to get myself on Dolby’s list of Atmos reviewers, and have been receiving every Atmos Blu-ray disc that has been released.
By John Sciacca February 10, 2015
There’s no question that the best form of advertising is via word of mouth. But while these kinds of referrals are great — and practically result in slam-dunk sales — they are fairly limited.
By John Sciacca February 03, 2015
HDCP. Have there ever been four letters that have caused a larger collective shudder from custom integrators everywhere? It works, it doesn’t work, it works again. Often there is no rhyme, reason or understanding as to why.
By John Sciacca January 28, 2015
Since the show, I’ve had several people ask me what I felt the big items were. Here’s what I’ve been telling them.
By John Sciacca January 20, 2015
In the spirit of Festivus, here are eight things customers say that make me want to cancel my donations to the Human Fund.
By John Sciacca January 12, 2015
I always save my final day of CES to walk through the upper-floor Venetian suites and experience the high-end audio demos. Here are some items that grabbed my eyes – and ears – on the last day of the show.
By John Sciacca January 08, 2015
While a lot of the news out of CES might be about the Internet of Things, the biggest news from the cavernous Central Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center is all about video. Bigger screens, blacker blacks, brighter colors, higher dynamic range, and a resolution cover charge starting at a minimum of 8 million pixels.
By John Sciacca January 07, 2015
I discovered that I was having a terrific time wandering around checking out the small vendors in Eureka Park and quickly discovered that it was packed with the up-and-coming technologies that we will likely be installing and living with in the months and years to come.
By John Sciacca December 17, 2014
While there have been plenty of blogs written about improving and increasing your business, when you boil it down, there are really only three ways to increase any company’s profitability. Ultimately a business can sell more, charge more, or spend less. (Image via Blend Images - REB Images | Brand X Pictures.)