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Author Profile

Al Colombo

Al Colombo is a long-time trade journalist and professional in the security and life-safety markets. His work includes more than 40 years in security and life-safety as an installer, salesman, service tech, trade journalist, project manager,and an operations manager. You can contact Colombo through TpromoCom, a consultancy agency based in Canton, Ohio, by emailing [email protected], call 330-956-9003, visit www.Tpromo.Com.

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Al Colombo's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: How to Plug Into the Power of Vertical Niche Marketing

How to Plug Into the Power of Vertical Niche Marketing

Focusing on vertical markets enable you to develop specific markets which, in turn, enable you to develop partnerships and credibility within the installing security contractor community.

Read: How Quotas, Other Factors Are Hurting Your Installation Quality

How Quotas, Other Factors Are Hurting Your Installation Quality

Your reputation depends on your quality of work. Here’s how to ensure maximum quality with examples of what not to do.

Read: How to Gain and Retain Local Credibility With Your Security Company

How to Gain and Retain Local Credibility With Your Security Company

The need for credibility as the owner of a security company is essential to earning consistent, dependable profits. Here’s how to ingrain yourself in your community as an expert.

Al Colombo's Latest Posts

Read: How to Plug Into the Power of Vertical Niche Marketing

How to Plug Into the Power of Vertical Niche Marketing

Focusing on vertical markets enable you to develop specific markets which, in turn, enable you to develop partnerships and credibility within the installing security contractor community.

Read: How Quotas, Other Factors Are Hurting Your Installation Quality

How Quotas, Other Factors Are Hurting Your Installation Quality

Your reputation depends on your quality of work. Here’s how to ensure maximum quality with examples of what not to do.

Read: How to Gain and Retain Local Credibility With Your Security Company

How to Gain and Retain Local Credibility With Your Security Company

The need for credibility as the owner of a security company is essential to earning consistent, dependable profits. Here’s how to ingrain yourself in your community as an expert.

Read: A Look at Trends and Advances in Security During 2017

A Look at Trends and Advances in Security During 2017

Trends and advances in the security industry are examined, including the latest in AI, video surveillance, access control and intrusion detection.

Read: The Ultimate Guide to Securing Critical Infrastructure

The Ultimate Guide to Securing Critical Infrastructure

Important considerations straight from the Department of Homeland Security to guide you in protecting the nation’s key areas of infrastructure.

Read: Why You Should Take a 3-Network Approach to IP Migration

Why You Should Take a 3-Network Approach to IP Migration

The migration from analog to IP has many layers that can’t always be solved with one single solution.

Read: How to Guide a Client Through the Analog to Network Video Transition

How to Guide a Client Through the Analog to Network Video Transition

Learn the technologies to step clients through the upgrade process – be it baby steps, significant migration tactics or a complete overhaul.

Read: Why Multi-Tenant Structures Are Gold Mines for Integrators

Why Multi-Tenant Structures Are Gold Mines for Integrators

Multidwelling unit residences like apartments, dormitories and condominiums offer systems integrators opportunities to upsell into complementary technology areas such as access, A/V intercom, cameras, alarm panels and more.

Read: How to Ring Up More Retail Security Sales

How to Ring Up More Retail Security Sales

Systems integrators can help end users of all sizes in the retail vertical who are collectively absorbing losses worth billions of dollars from vulnerabilities both outside and inside their establishments.

Read: Capture the DIY Electric Lock Market

Capture the DIY Electric Lock Market

Get product information on devices from Arrow Revolution, Kwikset, Schlage and Yale.

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