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2015 Best Promotional Giveaway Item | Guardian Protection Services

Smartphones and tablets were truly game-changers in broadening the security industry’s reach and expanding the scope of systems. Guardian Protection Services played that to its advantage when selecting a promotional giveaway item. The Warrandale, Pa.-based systems integrator had already been ramping up its interactive “Home Control Service” offerings. Guardian preaches prospective customers on the benefits of being able to command such interactive features — arming/disarming the alarm, turning on/off lights, raising/lowering thermostats, locking/unlocking keyless door locks — with a few taps on a mobile device. So it was only fitting that the company decided to dangle a tablet as the carrot for customers.“What better way to engage consumers than by offering them a free tablet that would assist them in taking advantage of these benefits?” asks Joseph Lininger, Guardian vice president of marketing.

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