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Recent Civil Unrest Causes Spike in Security Film Demand
DELLWOOD, MO – NOVEMBER 25: A reporter looks through the window of a laundromat that was damaged during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Dellwood, Missouri. Demonstrators caused extensive damage in Ferguson and surrounding areas last night after a St. Louis County grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)After months of speculation, late Monday night it was announced that the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown in Ferguson, ...
John Scott of 360 Tint Wins Chrome Sweet Chrome Top Prize
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that John Scott, of 360 Tint in San Antonio, Texas, has won the Chrome Sweet Chrome grand prize full car makeover. The car makeover includes ...
Research Firm Puts Pricing in Consumers’ Hands, not Tint Shops
Architectural Tinting Services have a buyer power score of 3.4/5 and an average price of $8.50 per square-foot installed, according to IBISWorldWhen it comes to architectural window film installation, it’s the buyers, not the sellers who have the power of the purse. That’s according to a recent, semi-annually released report by IBISWorld, ...
Window Film Veteran Lyman MacNutt Passes Away
Lyman-MacNutt40-year window film veteran Lyman G. MacNutt, owner of Solar-X in Sarasota, Fla., passed away on November 12, 2014. According to the obituary, MacNutt passed away peacefully, “surrounded by loved ones.” [caption ...
Madico Releases Window Film Infographic, Video for Consumers
In order to increase awareness of its product lines to the end consumer, Madico Window Films has put out an infographic and animated video. “The infographic [and video were] created to ...

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Assistant Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores French Made

Some of you may know that Window Film magazine’s parent company, Key Communications, publishes several other magazines as well. While they differ in subject matter, they all have something to do with glass. Last week, I attended the glasstec show in Dusseldorf, Germany, the largest glass show in the world, on behalf of our publication […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
Chief Marketing Officer, Interwest Distribution Company

Upside-Down Thinking Can a Facebook “Like” Hurt Your Business?

I have noticed a disturbing trend occurring with Facebook business pages that I thought would be worth addressing. The trend? Promoting your page in a non-targeted way via a Facebook promotion that is focuses on getting your page more likes. You may think: More likes? That sounds like a good thing! Why would Patric have […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection Bettering Your Business Listing Management

Last month we talked a little bit about branding. The idea is to be consistent, correct and optimized with your advertising efforts. So how can you achieve all that without putting all of your time toward managing your business listings? And more importantly, what are the benefits of doing so?

Event News

SEMA Exhibitors Draw Crowds with Unique Displays
At SEMA, every company does something different in order to attract show attendees. From new products to what goes in them, here’s what some companies did to grab people’s attention. Click HERE to watch the video ...
Increase Your Business With These Add-Ons PLUS Ryan Friedlinghaus Talks Tint
Many PPF and wrap companies are encouraging tint shop owners to offer their products as a way to expand customer base. Also, see what founder and CEO of West Coast Customs Ryan Friedlinghaus about how ...

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