Laying the foundation for a successful Small Business Saturday®

    With Small Business Saturday® just around the corner, what is your retail business doing to get ready for one of your busiest times of the year?  Your checklist probably includes arranging inventory, scheduling additional staff, finalizing promotional plans and preparing for the anticipated rush of eager customers to come through your doors. But what else […]

      Staying safe and secure during business growth

      In broad terms, ‘growth’ is the goal for almost every business. Though often defined in different ways – more customers, more revenue, increased profit – all these factors point towards organizations getting bigger. And for the majority of businesses, financial growth results in physical growth: more employees, a bigger office, larger warehouses, and an increase […]

        Video surveillance for small businesses – not just for catching bad guys

        One of the best things about working with small businesses is seeing the wide variety of scenarios where technology can be such a help to owners and managers, and then how a simple investment ends up having a myriad of other uses. One of my favorite examples is that from Elise Ogden and Amy Telzrow, […]

          Not too big, not too small: Mid sized security users are a special breed

          Users of security and surveillance come in all shapes and sizes – and I’m not talking about the actual people who use these systems! The businesses, institutions, organizations and other types of operations that require security solutions vary widely. Typically, we like to think of them in a simple soft drink model – small, medium […]