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Tech Showcase: Business Software and Services 2020 [Updated 7/17/20]
Help for the less-fun side of being a residential AV integration dealer.
Understanding What Architects Need from Tech Integration Firms
A primer for residential systems integrators.
Move Beyond a One-to-One Client Model to Improve Your Labor Costs
Certainly the greatest challenge in the CI business is a healthy labor return on investment (ROI). I maintain that manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP)...
Torus Power’s Howard Gladstone Addresses Common Misperceptions of Power Management Products
Torus Power Products, which are designed and manufactured by Plitron Manufacturing in Toronto, Canada, provide power management solutions for audio and AV systems, from...
Managing the Team of Experts That Supplies a Well-Designed and Executed Project
Most CI companies offer services in five major disciplines: audio, video, control, lighting, and security.
Custom Installers Should Borrow from a Dentist’s Valuation Model
There’s a lot of talk about mergers and payout formulas in the CI business, with owners and buyers alike trying to nail down realistic...
Wealthy Clients Pay More for Four Disciplines of Custom Integration
There’s so much fuss over the subject of the high-end customer.
Why Ultra High Net Individuals are the Best Custom Integration Clients
Ultra High Net Individuals (UHNI), a classification of households with over $30M in disposable income, represents your best potential clients.