ESA Members Rake in Monitoring Center Excellence Awards

ESA Members Rake in Monitoring Center Excellence Awards

ESA is proud to celebrate alongside their members’ success within the industry. This year, association members ADT, Affiliated Monitoring, Rapid Response Monitoring (RRM) and Universal Atlantic Systems (UAS) were recognized in all but one category of the 2021 TMA Excellence...
7 Reasons to Follow ESA on Social Media

7 Reasons to Follow ESA on Social Media

ESA provides many helpful tools that members use to stay as efficient and profitable as possible. But the question is: Are you using all the available tools? If you are not currently following ESA on social media, this is for...
How (and Why) to Add Security Offerings to Your AV Business

How (and Why) to Add Security Offerings to Your AV Business

Indicated by the 79 members of the CE Pro 100 earning some sort of recurring monthly revenue (RMR), with the most obvious being security-related in terms of monitoring and service agreements, vast opportunity exists for consumer electronic (CE), audio visual (AV) and networking...
Add the ESA Logo to Your Website for Credibility

Add the ESA Logo to Your Website for Credibility

Your customers want to see that your company is credible to ensure they are hiring a trustworthy, reputable company. One way to build your credibility is by using the ESA logo on your website. Here’s how to utilize your ESA...
The Importance of Multi-Lingual Training in Security

The Importance of Multi-Lingual Training in Security

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we celebrate alongside our Spanish-speaking communities, demonstrating our appreciation by offering some of the most popular ESA National Training School (NTS) courses in Spanish. A few years ago, after speaking with customers and conversing...
Lamenting the Loss of Cecil Hogan, Past ESA President

Lamenting the Loss of Cecil Hogan, Past ESA President

Cecil Hogan, founder and president of Security Consultants, Inc. in Memphis, Tenn., and president of ESA from 2002-2004, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Hogan served 13 years on the ESA Executive Committee and in 2004, he was awarded...
What Was and Is and Is to Come, and Beyond

What Was and Is and Is to Come, and Beyond

Just as Merlin presented us with the challenge of finding qualified talent in his article titled Embrace Challenges and Take Action to Prevent Problems, the pandemic has presented us with a challenge as well — to segue from a growth economy...
The Two Most Common Security Sales Growth Problems (and How to Fix Them)

The Two Most Common Security Sales Growth Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Frequently we see two problems that afflict security sales teams, causing owners and managers frustration and a company to stagnate. These problems also acutely become apparent during economic downturns, when it might be too difficult or too late to fix them.   As the pandemic continues, some security companies are strongly expanding while others are...
Embrace Challenges and Take Action to Prevent Problems

Embrace Challenges and Take Action to Prevent Problems

As with all industries, the electronic security and life safety channel is full of challenges — meeting customer expectations, the upcoming 3G sunset, DIY, cybersecurity and talent acquisition, to name a few — but it is when we refuse to boldly confront challenges such as these that problems develop....
Coaching and Mentoring — What’s the Difference?

Coaching and Mentoring — What’s the Difference?

I have a confession: I love watching the NCAA March Madness Tournament … not because I am some huge basketball fan, but mainly because of the excitement and the ability for an underdog team to get a huge win. Watching these young athletes pour their heart and...

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