Top 5 Blog Posts of 2016

January 6, 2017

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Here are the top 5 blog posts from our guest bloggers in 2016 – enjoy!

1. Serving Through Sales

By Sharon Shaw, CPP, PSP, Client Development Manager at Tech Systems, Inc. and Chair of the PSA Sales and Marketing Committee
It’s that lovely time of year… you arrive at the car dealership just in time to help the sales guy hit his quota. You don’t even exit your vehicle before he approaches. He’s friendly enough, but it’s all a game.Keep Reading >>

2. 3 Surefire Ways to Sell Your Customers on Cloud Hosting

By Brian Matthews, Director of Sales, Feenics
It’s hard to get your customers to change their way of thinking about integrated security solutions, because quite frankly no one likes change. It can be uncomfortable and the thought of the unknown can often set heads spinning and relegate new technology discussions to the sideline.Keep Reading >>

3. Planning Sets You Free

By Scottie Bahr, Low Voltage Contractors, Service Sales
Back in college I was assigned a book by Dave Ellis titled Becoming a Master Student. It was an easy-read text book for a general education first year course and to this day I still remember many of the important themes outlined in this book.Keep Reading >>

4. Sorry, That's Our Policy!

By: Brian Gould, Branch Manager (Arizona), Low Voltage Contractors
Recently I was enjoying a great meal in an exciting environment with extended family. We had a situation arise that was not a huge issue, but worth asking about. When I inquired with our server, she cheerfully recited what was a conditioned response, “sorry that’s our policy, would you like me to ask our manager?”Keep Reading >>

5. Social Media: A Powerful Tool

By Samantha Brensen, Systems Account Executive, Integrated Protection Service and member of the PSA Sales & Marketing Committee
Sending letters or “snail mail” is a thing of the past. In today’s techno-filled world, social media is a great way to stay in front of both current customers and potential clients.Keep Reading >>