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If you are to stand out in your marketplace, you have to be original in nearly every aspect of your business. To do this, study your competition, understand what they are doing and make an effort to NOT be like them.

Systems Design Company
(631) 283-3455
158 County Rd 39 Ste. 1
Southampton, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems
Brands
Every system that we install and design has different requirements. We insure that the products we use for our projects are the best possible solutions for our client''s performance and budget requirements.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Ken McMahon, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Mike Murphy, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Wired Ltd.
(914) 725-4899
29 Wildwood Rd
Katonah, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Designing for Individuals with Special Needs, Furnishings, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Multi-Room Controls, Multi-Room Video, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management, Home Networking, Home Health, Service Repair, Preventative Maintenance, iPhone / iPad integration
Brands
Nuvo, Sonos, Nuvision, Sony, Samsung, Sharp, Denon, Canton, Parasound, Sonance, Niles, Xantech, Panamx, Omnimount, etc.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Howard Gorenfeld, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

AD Systems Integrators
(631) 287-3733
6 West Neck Circle
Southampton, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems
Brands
Panasonic digital phone systems, DSC alarm systems, Vantage lighting & control systems, Russound distributed audio, FAAC entry gate systems, Cast landscape lighting systems.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Patrick Lenahan, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Everglades Technologies, LLC
(212) 741-0000
1 Union Square WestSte. 302
New York, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Environmental Controls, Home Theater, Lighting Control, Motorized Window Treatments / Home Theater Curtains, Multi-Room Audio, Multi-Room Video, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management, Home Automation / Systems Integration, Service Repair
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Bruce Reed, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Charles Stucklen, CEDIA Certified Professional Designer

AT&T Mobility
(516) 739-1051
630 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY

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Osbee Industries, Inc.
(914) 777-6611
99 Calvert StreetSte. 100
Harrison, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management
Brands
Crestron, Lutron, Pioneer Plasma Displays, Fujitsu, Sim2 Projectors, Monster Cable, Niles Audio, Sonance, Middle Atlantic, AudioControl, ReQuest Mutlimedia, Integra Home Theater, Key Digital Systems
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Peter Burke, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Jared Ross, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- David Sussman, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Electronic Age Services, LLC
(347) 587-1576
2280 Burnett St4-K
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems
Brands
Russound, Denon, Lutron, Polk Audio, Samsung, Sharp, Panasonic, URC, RTI, NetStream, etc.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Jacek Pilaszewicz, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

AVX Integrated Technologies, Inc.
(845) 358-3980
11 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems
Brands
Avaya, Bay Audio, BenQ, Boston Acoustics, Chief Mfg, Crestron, D-Link, Denon, Elan, Greyfox, HAI, ICC, KEF, Lutron, Monster, NEC, NetStreams, Niles, NuVo, OnQ, Panasonic, Pioneer, Samsung, Sanus, Sharp, Sonicwall
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Jason Etter, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

ToTel-Net Logistics
(845) 339-4250
276 Fair Street, Suite 3
Kingston, NY
 
Frontrunner Network Systems Corp
(585) 899-4400
412 Linden Ave
Rochester, NY
 
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Jolt Your Sales With Better Voice and Email Communications By Brian Sullivan

So, what is the first thing you do (OK, second thing you do) when you get up in the morning? If you said, "Check voicemail and e-mail," then you are like the more than 34 million other salespeople and sales managers in the U.S. who have made e-mail and voicemail the principle way to communicate with colleagues and customers. Now just because we are all using the same form of communication, doesn't mean that our communication has to look, act, sound, and smell exactly the same. In fact, you need to try harder than ever to differentiate yourself from the competition. For example, does your voicemail greeting sound something like this? "Hi, you've reached the voicemail of _______, I can't take your call right now but if you would like to leave your name, number and a brief message, I will be sure to return your call as soon as I can. Have a great day."

Perhaps your greeting sounds EXACTLY like that. Guess what? You can guarantee that your competition's greeting sounds almost the same. An unoriginal voicemail greeting is only one example of how alike we have all become. So why is it that we expect different or even better results than our competition while we look, act and sound exactly like them? If you are to stand out in your marketplace, you have to be original in nearly every aspect of your business. To do this, study your competition, understand what they are doing and make an effort to NOT be like them.

Start with Voicemail

To create a voicemail greeting that gets a reaction from the person that is calling you, there are two ways to do this:

1. Create curiosity. For example, if you sell a product that is fast and saves your customers a ton of time, you might say: "Hi, sorry I can't take your call right now. I am probably with a client right now showing how our latest product can save him 60 minutes each day. When I call you back shortly, let me know if you would like to see if we could do the same for you." I assure you, if you get ten voicemails from potential customers that day, at least two will ask you about your voicemail and that time-saving product. And by doing so, they have invited you to give them more information about your solution. That means opportunity.

2. Create happiness, a chuckle or even laughter. Let's face it, we can all use a little jolt during the day. So give your callers a little emotional caffeine in your greeting. One way to do this is by sharing a ridiculous trivia fact like: "Did you know that every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie? Check back next week for more fun trivia." Now might that be a little goofy? Sure, but so what! It's original and you will get noticed. And those that get noticed most in business are the ones who get more business!

Next Electronic Tool to Originality is E-Mail

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