Why is Martha in Texas knocking on doors?


Well, because of stories like this, that are all over the ‘net:

We need to better understand what’s going on in the industry if we’re going to continue this dialogue. Stories like these are becoming the scourge of the alarm biz, and there are plenty of reputable alarm companies that using door-knocking as a sales tool.

How is it done right?

Look for a special report on this from Security Systems News in October.



<p class="comment_time">July 22nd, 2010 at 10:35 am</p>
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<p>[...] Still, I read the stories and the complaints about door-do-door alarm sales people. While there do seem to be considerably fewer stories this year compared to last, they&rsquo;re out there. Here&rsquo;s one that Sam blogged about one the other day. [...]</p>

<p class="comment_time">July 21st, 2010 at 9:53 am</p>
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<p>Please note that it&rsquo;s just coincidence that the woman in this story&rsquo;s name is Martha, and that our managing editor, Martha Entwistle, who&rsquo;s in Texas today knocking on doors, is named Martha. Divine coincidence.</p>