As we navigate this really tough stretch of the Covid crisis, can we at least look for a silver lining? Nearly all of our security dealers have told us that their service and installation work is way down. Many have had to reduce hours or even lay off staff members. There’s just not much work…

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When Cornerstone established our cloud-based alarm software platform in early 2001, we definitely felt like pioneers. The dominant business model then was locally-installed and maintained software. Over the last 20 years, there has been a sea change. Small businesses now embrace the many advantages of accessing services, tools, and even their precious customer data using…

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woman using computer to receive email invoicing

It’s likely your company is either already emailing recurring invoices, or is planning to. And why not? What could be better than fast, easy, and free? Well, if you currently DO email invoices—especially in larger batches—you may have noticed that the concept is way better than the reality. Cornerstone is a recurring billing specialist, so…

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The security services industry is being transformed on many fronts, including recurring automated billing software. When Cornerstone Billing Solutions was founded in 1999, recurring billing was still quite manual. With 80%+ of payments made via paper check. Today, autopay via ACH debit or credit card constitutes more than 75% of subscriber payments across all of…

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Watch and learn as we dive into the practical ways to use software and software tools to help save you time and money. We’ll discuss the role QuickBooks plays, and how valuable it is to integrated specialized sofware with services that make a security business run better. Make processes better, faster, and cheaper… we’ll show…

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Ever wish getting your alarm customer to pay on time was an easier process? Seems there is always something getting in the way. Ever wondered… Why didn’t our customers pay on time? Why can’t I seem to reach these slow pay accounts? How am I supposed to keep following up? Listen to Scott MacDougal –…

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Many security alarm dealers rely on a patchwork of software and tools, so they have to toggle back and forth to get their work done. This can be inefficient and frustrating! This webinar features Cornerstone’s founder, Scott MacDougal, as he discusses why you should be expecting more from your software. WEBINAR SYNOPSIS: Good software should…

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Cornerstone Billing Solutions is excited to announce a new eSignature integration with Formstack!    Designed with industry support in mind, Formstack created an efficient, easy to use eSignature solution. Conceived with strict security and compliance at the forefront, Formstack Sign helps companies of all sizes and industries be more agile and save money.    With this…

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Business growth has to be built on solid financial understanding.

With two months left in the year, it is a good time to review your operational processes. Examine your business with a critical eye to determine that you are not only doing the right things but doing them in the right way. If you are behind on the technology curve, this is the year to…

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Cash flow management should be a primary concern for your business.

Tracking RMR is no easy feat. A decade ago, tracking RMR was as simple as multiplying the number of accounts by the average rate / account.  Today, the rapid adoption of interactive services and the increasing stratification of subscriber service levels have made it far more complex. The infographic below offers 5 quick tips to…

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