SSI’s annual Best of the Best issue (July 2013) includes profiles of seven of the industry best-run installing security contracting companies. My interviews with executives and managers from runner-up Bates Security covered much ground not included in print. Following is the second of a few bonus excerpts, with Bates' Sonny Bates, Jeremy Bates and Bryan Bates here addressing business strategies and sales & marketing methods. Be on the lookout for more online extras from Bates Security, as well a
Scott Goldfine · July 16, 2013
How does Bates Security address customer service issues? Bates Security's Jeremy Bates, Olivia Duvall and Bryan Bates answers the question in this exclusive interview.
Scott Goldfine · July 14, 2013
A few years ago, Advance Technology went on a visionary mission to find new services and solutions for its customer base. The result has been the introduction of some of the industry’s most sophisticated offerings and staggering sales growth. This has culminated in being named an SSI 2013 Installer of the Year.
By Scott Goldfine · July 01, 2013
Jeremy Bates, owner and general manager of Bates Security, dishes out his top marketing tips.
Ashley Willis · June 12, 2013
Winners of the 18th annual SAMMY Awards illustrate how creative and economical marketing collateral helps build brand awareness and business success. Learn who won in each category and pick up effective concepts for your own company.
June 03, 2013
Electronic security professionals arrived at SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION’s 18th Annual SAMMY Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday to honor the industry’s top sales, marketing, business and installation practices.
April 08, 2013
For adopting and utilizing technology to directly increase productivity, efficiency, revenue and profits, Bates Security has earned the Innovation Award from the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce. The accolade is part of the chamber’s 26th annual Salute to Small Business Awards program.
September 26, 2012
Bates Security is finding first-rate customer service, quality personnel, savvy management, smart marketing and industry involvement are making the Kentucky-based company destined for greatness. Freshly rebranded and on a growth fast track, this SSI 2012 Installer of the Year is already well on its way.
By Scott Goldfine · July 01, 2012
Joined by many electronic security professionals from throughout North America, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION hosted the 17th Annual SAMMY Awards on Tuesday at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino.
March 26, 2012
In an effort to bolster its presence in Kentucky, Bates Security has purchased Winchester, Ky.-based Winchester Security.
June 29, 2011