NMC Blog

  • Upselling the Front Door

    Front Door Home Security As the primary point of entry to many homes, the front door is a great way for you to connect with new and existing clients to find the kinds of services that create long lasting relationships. From the convenience of an automated door to the safety of keyless entry, you will be able to provide ...
  • Competing with the National Brands

    competitive advantage Most clients don’t understand the security industry. They don’t understand how national brands, local companies, and third-party monitoring systems compete or compliment each other. When you add in digital security, most clients simply don’t want to know. They want to secure their homes and/or businesses without trying to understand the ins-and-outs of our business.   However, you ...
  • Appealing Perimeter Defences

    Perimeter Security Defences A physical barricade is always a great perimeter defense. Thorny bushes and high metal fences will help reduce the number of people who will try to breach a perimeter. However, not all homeowners and business owners are willing to sacrifice visibility for the sake of security. In fact, some homes and businesses gain significant value ...
  • Selling the Smarthome

    Smarthome Secutity The line between a home security feature and a smarthome feature has become barely distinguishable. The wifi thermostat, for example, offers benefits both as a home security monitor (rapid increase in temperature) and as a smarthome feature (turning on the heater while driving home from work).   For some clients, your sales team should focus ...
  • Incident Management

    Security Incident Management Frequently, in the days following a problem, clients let their guard down, assuming a second incident would be impossible. Unfortunately, that’s not true. At NMC, we doubledown on our efforts to ensure your clients are not victimized twice.   With criminal acts, a small incident can be a part of a larger plan. For example, a ...
  • Vacant and Vacation Home Security

    Vacation Home Security If your clients have more than one home, they are likely facing the uncertainty that comes with having a vacant home or a vacation home. National Monitoring Center (NMC) can provide your sales team with some effective selling tools that will allow you to penetrate this lucrative add-on for new and existing customers.   Vacant and vacation ...
  • Major Business Trend Affects the Security Industry

    Business Security Trend A decade ago, companies were expanding into new territories. Insurance companies began to offer banking services. Starbucks produced a movie. Coke was creating a line of clothing. Today, however, most businesses have retreated back into their core competencies, and they are outsourcing anything that fall outside of the comfort zone. Security is such a specialized ...
  • Commercial Clients at Risk

    Data Security Health care fraud has always been a huge problem. A security breach can mean stolen data – data that is then translated into fraudulent claims. And now that more Americans have health insurance than ever before, avoiding security breaches should be a top priority for every health care provider. If your sales team is looking ...
  • The Human Factor

    commercial security Regardless of how many passcodes you require or name badges to wear, human being are fallible, or lazy. Unfortunately, most people have a list of passwords on paper within arm’s reach of their computer. So if you have a commercial client concerned about internal security, start with an internal audit to determine who is ...
  • How Pets Affect Security Services

    For many pet-owners, pets are a part of the family. And when the pet-owners go away, they want their pets to remain safe and comfortable at home. Of course, this means the additional cost of pet sitters coming and going on a regular basis while no one is at home. As a security service, not ...