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What is My Alarm Company Worth?

Calculating how much an alarm business is worth

If you’re considering selling your alarm or security company in the near future, chances are you’re also wondering “what is my alarm company worth?” There are many factors to consider when assessing the value of your alarm company, and you’ll want to consider them all carefully. After all, if you decide to move forward with…
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Benefits of Smart Home Security Features: 8 Reasons Why You May Want to Consider Upgrading Your Alarm Business

alarm system monitoring employee holding a yellow post it note that says A.I.

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

Computer, eyeglasses, and reports on a desk generated through alarm company reporting software

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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