We are excited to announce that Cornerstone Billing Solutions is fully integrated with Affiliated Monitoring, adding another excellent partner integration for our customers. What this integration means for our Affiliated Dealers: PULL data from Affiliated Monitoring (preferred) – set up new accounts as usual through the Affiliated Monitoring portal. Then, by clicking Download Customer in…

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With the number of seniors living independently increasing, it is especially important to make sure they’re safe at home. While there are hundreds of products and tips on the market focused on security for older adults, there are a few that significantly increase their safety when alone. Home Security System  A home security system is…

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It’s summertime again and with that, hopefully, comes summer vacation. Before you set off with the family you generally make a mental note of the key items to complete – lock the doors, remove the spare key, check all the windows. But there are many more simple tips that can help protect your home while you’re away. 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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Graph of RMR

Tracking recurring monthly revenue (RMR) has changed significantly in the past decade. Today, with a growing list of add-on services that security dealers can offer, accurately tracking RMR is far more complex. How do you handle a standard monitoring account that adds home automation? While not a brand new account, it is new RMR. Similarly,…

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Importance of social media

The explosion of social networking has led some security system companies to focus more on a Facebook business page than their website. Education and promotions are chopped down into bite sized pieces that can be tweeted, turned into a meme or a quotable photo. The website is an old dog in our digital world, but…

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business person reviewing growth

New business and customer retention are the pillars of a healthy security alarm business. There are simple ways that security dealers can accomplish both with minimal effort. Add these 5 tips to your current efforts to improve retention and gain new customers. Network. Networking is not confined to business conferences or leads meeting. You can…

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Chicago skyline depicting multiple billing locations

As billing agent for our security company customers, we are often asked to help set up multiple location billing. The situation could be as simple as billing both a home and a business or lake house on a single bill. On the other hand, it can be as complex as billing 300+ supermarket locations on…

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smilling billing managers thumbs up

It is not often that we toot our own horn, but we are proud of making life easier for security alarm billing managers. We work closely with our customers and understand their day-to-day needs. Our system is specifically designed to meet the needs of security alarm companies. If you are entering data into multiple systems,…

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has had a profound impact on the security industry. However, this slide presentation demonstrates how it is changing the world as we know it. Security dealers have an opportunity to embrace this technological trend and help their customers with customized choices that meet their individual needs. As IoT grows, so too…

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