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How to Gain Sales with Security Company Prospecting Tools

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How to Gain Sales with Security Company Prospecting Tools

The sales process can be incredibly daunting, especially in the physical security industry where the majority of the market is captured by 3 companies. But guess what, just because there’s a goalie, doesn’t mean you can’t score.

Competitors are your goalies, and your exclusive security services are how you score against them. But where do you find prospects to take your shot on that goal?

This article lists out prospecting resources across different industries your physical security company may service, and towards the end, there are some additional sales and marketing tools to empower you and your sales reps as you engage new prospective bids.

The tools and resources listed below are a mix of paid and unpaid options.

Local & General Resources

These resources can be used to research the specific area that your security company services. Thinkcurity recommends using these social networks to not only identify new prospects, but also to network with your communities to build trust and awareness of what you offer.

Residential Resources

National and local apartment associations can be great ways to get directories of the surrounding residential properties in the areas your security company operates in. Regional security associations are also another great way to network with potential clients.

Commercial/Retail Resources

Commercial and retail properties can be harder to track down but similar to residential associations, there are some great commercial/retail associations that can help guide your sales team to new potential clients.

Hospitals & Assisted Living Resources

Hospitals, medical facilities and assisted living homes have a great need for physical security services. Using these resources can help to start identifying these types of facilities in your area to grow the industries you serve.

Additional Sales Tools & Resources

These sales tools cover a wide-range of topics from general sales strategies to more specific resources for specific prospect-types, like property managers. Use these tips & tricks in conjunction with the downloadable resources, like the cold email templates for a sure-fire win.

Additional Marketing Tools & Resources

Marketing doesn’t have to be hard or overwhelming. These resources cover a wide-range of marketing experience from basic marketing tools that will get you started to more advanced suggestions, if you already have a marketing strategy in place.

Closing

Sales and marketing resources - like the tools listed here - are key to helping your physical security sales team identify and engage with prospective clients. Remember, just because there is a goalie doesn’t mean you can’t score. If you want more helpful information like this, subscribe to Thinkcurity today.

Mac Hess
Mac Hess
Mac Hess is the program manager and content strategist for Thinkcurity and Silvertrac Extra. She is passionate about expanding and promoting thought leadership through the physical security industry, hoping to provide operations of all sizes more opportunities to gain more knowledge and grow their organization. 

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