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Attendees Learn How to Build Better Teams at a Successful CEDIA Business Xchange

Holly Keller
May 16, 2016

CEDIA Business Xchange attendees soaked up thought-provoking content from expert presenters and shared equally valuable knowledge with their peers.

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Are You Making More Money Than Your Peers? Find Out!

Olivia Sellke
Mar 28, 2016

Looking at company financials can be eye-opening and may motivate you to make needed adjustments. But there’s still one thing missing: perspective.

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Getting the Goods: How to Find the Best Talent for Your Team

Madie Szrom
Mar 03, 2016

You own your own business, you’ve handpicked an amazing team, and built a growing list of clients – Now what?

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Gaining a Competitive Edge

CEDIA
Jun 08, 2015

What sets one home technology business apart from another?

While you and your colleagues know the answer to this, there are probably many potential customers out there who assume one is just as good as the next. Sure, different home technology companies offer a variety of specialties, but at the end of the day, it's the customer who decides the future of the business.

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Participate in CEDIA Benchmarking Survey by May 15 for Exclusive Benefits

CEDIA
Apr 27, 2015

BenchmarkingWhat would you be willing to pay for a customized report that shows how your company is performing compared to the competition?

In exchange for as little as 30 minutes of your time, you can access this report free of charge by participating in CEDIA’s annual Benchmarking Survey.

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Wanted: Candid Conversations About Your Business Issues

CEDIA
Apr 27, 2015

marketing successYou asked, and CEDIA listened.

In a recent CEDIA survey, more than 80% of respondents expressed interest in a peer groups program for home technology professionals (integrators) to share best practices and industry insights both virtually and in-person.

Enter CEDIA Groups, the newest CEDIA program devoted to bringing you closer to the solutions your business needs.

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Employee Productivity Tracking Part 1: The Importance of Tracking

CEDIA
Apr 20, 2015

Productivity MeterProductivity tracking doesn't mean watching employees to make sure they are behaving. It means working with them to keep efforts at a high level and establish goals for improvement.

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VIDEO: Could 3 Days Change Your Business Forever?

Mike Maniscalco
Apr 03, 2015

maniscalco video stillFind out how CEDIA’s Business Xchange can help you discover the small ideas that will make a big impact on your business.

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So... Why Attend the CEDIA Business Xchange?

Jamie Briesemeister
Apr 01, 2015

We closed last year at our most profitable in the history of our company! So why would we want to attend the CEDIA Business Xchange?

To maintain this momentum – just at a much less frantic pace than last year. 

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In a Changing Market, What Will Be Your Competitive Advantage?

CEDIA
Mar 30, 2015

Client consultationInnovation. Convergence. Competition. DIY. In the face of these and other challenges, what will be your company’s competitive advantage? The answer is one that looks simple but is by no means easy to achieve: organizational health.

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Strengthen Your Cash Flow With Better Invoicing Practices

CEDIA
Feb 16, 2015

invoicingYou may not put much thought into your invoicing practices other than making sure an accurate bill is eventually sent to a client.

But by contemplating your invoicing practices further, you can improve the cash flow of your business. Strong invoicing and collection practices mean your business gets money sooner and holds onto it longer.

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4 Steps for Hiring the Best Employees

CEDIA
Feb 16, 2015

Hiring TipsHiring the right employee will save you a lot of hassle down the road. There are several ways to do a better job of hiring, and all of them involve giving the applicant a chance to reveal their real personality.

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CEDIA Research Report Details Size & Scope of Residential Market

CEDIA
Feb 09, 2015

size and scopeYou know the tale of the blind men trying to describe the elephant? Each one can describe what he perceives – a tusk, a foot – but none of them can quite get the whole picture of what’s in front of them.

Working in the home tech industry can be a bit like that. It’s challenging to understand or describe the full picture of the industry or the market when your perspective is mostly focused on your corner of the world - your day-to-day work.

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What You Need to Know About Inventory Accounting Methods

CEDIA
Feb 02, 2015

inventory accountingThe inventory of a business is an asset, and accounting for it properly is crucial to producing accurate financial statements.

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3 Quick Management Tips for Your Growing Business

CEDIA
Jan 19, 2015

MeetingAs your home technology business expands, you take on additional responsibilities. To strengthen your role as a business owner, you need to think of your supervisory responsibilities as falling under three different umbrellas: people, office, and resources.

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Our Top 10 Stories of 2014

CEDIA
Dec 22, 2014

Top 10Another year has flown by, and 2015 is around the corner.

As we all look back on the ups and downs of 2014, take a moment to discover – or rediscover – the stories that most captured CEDIA blog readers’ attention in the past 12 months.


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Strategies for Reducing Employee Turnover

CEDIA
Dec 18, 2014

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People quit their jobs for a variety of reasons: they don't get along with the manager, they aren't happy with their wages, or sometimes, it's because they feel they aren't given opportunities to develop as a professional.

Many factors come into play when workers decide to give their notice, and many of these issues can be addressed by employers to retain their talented workers.

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Four Tips for Better Managing Cash Flow

CEDIA
Dec 16, 2014

cash flowOne of the most important things a home technology professional business can do is actively manage its cash flow. Particularly if the business is growing, owners need to know how much cash the firm has on hand at any given moment.

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Why You Need an Employee Handbook and What Should Be in It

CEDIA
Dec 10, 2014

employee handbookSmall businesses with fewer than 10 employees often forgo the formality of having an employee handbook. But this is a mistake.

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Do You Know These 3 Basic Financial Statements?

CEDIA
Dec 08, 2014

financial statementsLearning the ins and outs of financial statements can be a new and at times difficult experience – particularly when you're spending most of your energy concentrating on providing superior service to your customers or getting a new business off the ground.

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CEDIA blog posts are intended to provide general information and should not be regarded as legal opinions or advice.

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