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Now Pick Just the Videos You Need!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Business Tips, Guarantee and Warranty, mobile, Subscriber, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Now Pick Just the Videos You Need!

Now Pick Just the Videos You Need!

Keeping your guards trained and ready is easier than ever!  We are excited to offer guard companies a pick-and-play option for our new SGM Video on Demand training library.

Now companies can pick the plan that makes sense for them.  SGM offers both:

Monthly Subscription for 1, 3, 6 or 12 months with unlimited access to all 30+ videos in the SGM training library.

OR

A la Carte Subscription with access to only the videos you need (3 video minimum).  Need just 10 of the 30+ videos?  Pick just the 10 you need.  Need 5?  Pick 5.

 

Both plans include access to our comprehension exams and certificate process to track the progress your guards make through the training program.  Use the videos in a classroom setting or allow your guards to complete the training anywhere they have internet access.  Available on desktop and mobile devices.

Business Tips: Create a Vendor Network

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in Business Tips, mobile | Comments Off on Business Tips: Create a Vendor Network

Business Tips: Create a Vendor Network

As you likely know, referrals are your best source for new business. If you’re like most security guard companies, you contract with clients that are also being provided a service by other companies that do not compete directly with you. For example, elevator companies landscape companies, painting contractors, building maintenance contractors to name just a few.

Like you, they all have clients that are very close with them. And in many cases they know them on a first name basis and can personally introduce you. Of course, you will have to reciprocate.

Using that advantage set up an invitation-only vendor network. The rules are simple.  All must agree to share and promote some of each others’ customers with the other network members. If any of the network members fail to provide potential customers, they are eliminated from the network and replaced.  Try to keep it small.  A network with five or six noncompeting companies works great. Too many companies makes it unmanageable.

You may only get one or two new clients, but that’s one or two more clients than you had before!

Business Tips: Reduce Payroll and Increase Take Home Pay

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Business Tips | Comments Off on Business Tips: Reduce Payroll and Increase Take Home Pay

Business Tips: Reduce Payroll and Increase Take Home Pay

As you know, the biggest financial burden for a security company is payroll.

Here’s a tip that you might want to consider to reduce your payroll and increase security officer take-home pay at the same time. How in a world is that done?  First impressions are lasting impressions. A security officer’s uniform is a major part of that first impression. If you’re like most security companies you supply your officers with uniforms.

There’s a better way to do it. Read on

Business Tips: Service Upgrade Letter Provide Protection

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Business Tips, mobile | Comments Off on Business Tips: Service Upgrade Letter Provide Protection

Business Tips: Service Upgrade Letter Provide Protection

Service Upgrade Letters

Too often security companies get the short end of the stick when it comes to providing sufficient security in a lawsuit.

Here is one tactic that has worked well in the past. After you have been providing security to a client for three months, write a letter to them requesting that you meet with them to upgrade the security.

If they meet with you and you are able to get them to upgrade the security, GREAT! you have just increased your billing hours.

If they decline, be sure to document it, preferably with the client’s signature.

You now have a document that can be used as evidence in the event of a lawsuit where you are being sued. You tried to upgrade the security but the client refused.

Note: if the client does upgrade to security, wait 6 to 8 months and write another letter requesting an upgrade in their security. If they agree, you just increased your billing hours again. If they refuse you now have that liability buffer document you have been looking for.

Business Tips: Tracking Costs by Month

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Business Tips | Comments Off on Business Tips: Tracking Costs by Month

Business Tips: Tracking Costs by Month

Knowing your monthly operating expenses is crucial to managing your cash flow and budget. Operating expenses, sometimes known as OPEX, are not related to service production.

Most successful security managers and business owners try to keep operating costs as low as possible, while not damaging the business.

The following are some suggested line items, listed by the month, that should be reviewed.

Note: January contains the most line items for obvious reasons.

Typical Security Company Monthly Cost Review

 

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in mobile, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sign up to receive monthly news and business tips

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Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in mobile, Uncategorized | Comments Off on FREE Shipping on select items – click for more info

FREE Shipping on select items – click for more info

Enjoy free shipping from SGM on select items! See below:

  • FREE – All videos, books and CD orders in the USA via USPS Media Mail.
  • FREE- 3 day shipping for orders of $300 or more via US Post Office, FedEx or UPS.

 

Now get 24/7 access online to SGM videos!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in mobile | Comments Off on Now get 24/7 access online to SGM videos!

Now get 24/7 access online to SGM videos!

SGM rolls out its newest offering to train guards – Unlimited 24/7 online access to its entire digital training library.
– All SGM training videos included
– One flat rate! It’s easy to get started
– Tests to ensure comprehension
– 3 contract lengths available, you choose how much you save!

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SGM Catalog is here

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in mobile | Comments Off on SGM Catalog is here

The newest SGM Catalog is here.  Take a look to see the latest products and videos SGM can offer your company.

Click here to start perusing.