Alarm Industry Insights

Security alarm industry information and insight from trusted and experienced alarm company broker Acquisition & Funding Services. Learn about how to position your alarm business for success, how to generate increased recurring monthly revenue, the benefits of working with a broker when you choose to sell your business, and more. Find insider alarm industry information that will help you to guide your business on a path to success.

Top 3 Tips for Building a Profitable Security Integration Company

In this day and age, integration companies present tremendous opportunities for business owners. Providing a wide variety of services and offerings to their clients, these multifunction companies can be immensely profitable and are paving the way towards the future of the alarm security industry. Encompassing automation systems, internet technology, innovative security features, monitoring systems and…
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Security Alarm System Features Today’s Consumers are Craving

In this day and age, there are many security companies and alarm system providers for homeowners to choose from when they’re searching for a new home security or monitoring system. Besides the more traditional alarm companies, there are also dozens of DIY home security systems to choose from as well, making the market even more…
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How to Position Your Alarm Business for Success This Coming Year

We all know the beginning of the year is a time for making resolutions to improve ourselves and planning for what’s to come. For business owners in all industries, the beginning of the year is also an ideal time to make resolutions and plans for the organizations they lead. If you are a business owner…
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Alarm Company Cyber Security: Avoiding Damage Caused by Malicious Behavior

Alarm companies are focused on keeping their customers safe and secure. After all, security is what clients rely on alarm system providers for specifically.   In this day and age, however, customers are also expecting features and offerings that have encouraged alarm businesses to venture into the digital world. Security companies are now relying on…
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How to Find a Security Business For Sale: Why Buyers Should Work with Brokers

If you’re a buyer looking to purchase an alarm company, it’s important to know where – and how – to look. Whether you’re starting a new business venture or you’re hoping to grow your existing organization through acquisition, you’ll want to be sure that the company you buy is healthy and a good fit for…
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Benefits of Smart Home Security Features: 8 Reasons Why You May Want to Consider Upgrading Your Alarm Business

The advent of the Internet of Things has many alarm company owners weighing the options of selling or upgrading their businesses. The reality is there’s no one size fits all answer to the question of “should I sell my alarm business or continue investing in upgrades?” and there are many factors that can influence this…
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Why It’s Worth It To Invest in Good Reporting Software For Your Alarm Business

Businesses of all sizes must allocate their resources strategically in order to keep profit margins high and keep things moving in the right direction when it comes to serving customers. Because reporting is often a concern that’s put on the back burner for alarm companies, many security businesses don’t recognize the importance of investing in…
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How Good Reporting Habits Can Benefit Your Alarm Business

Business owners are busy people. They have a lot of responsibilities on their to do lists, numerous important people relying on them, and key decisions they need to handle confidently. Their metaphorical plates are often overflowing, and as a result, they don’t have the bandwidth to handle or delegate tasks that aren’t going to provide…
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Should Your Alarm Company Incorporate DIY Security Options?

If you’re in any way involved in the security alarm industry, you’ve probably noticed that in recent years DIY home security has taken the market by storm. With the advent of the Internet of Things taking hold, more and more consumers are taking advantage of DIY home security systems.  As a result, we’ve seen a…
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How To Increase The Value of Your Alarm Business

As an alarm business owner, it’s important to know what your company is worth. If you are planning to sell your fire or security alarm organization in the near future, it’s especially important to have a solid understanding of the value of your business. But knowing the value of your business is just the first…
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