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Is Your Sales Pitch Stuck
in the 1980s?

Sales Pitch
Our new cover story spanks door dealers who are regurgitating a sales pitch from 25 years ago. Are we talking about you?

Not to worry. We also reveal four sales pitches that proved to be wildly successful in our industry's GarageWowNow national public relations campaign.

These four ideas can revolutionize your advertising for 2012 and revitalize your residential garage door business. Really. Read on.

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No-Shows at the Big Show

Big Show

For the first time in perhaps 50 years, most
of our industry's largest manufacturers didn't show up for the big annual Builders Show.

Why did they pull out? Is this the beginning of the end of trade shows? How will this impact Expo? Read our story.

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Land Grab at Google+!

GoogleWhy do door dealers need to stake a claim on the free turf at Google+?

We hired an expert web industry analyst to help dealers answer this question. His report will amaze and motivate you to stake your claim … NOW. Read on.

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More Industry Buyouts

Industry Buyouts

Some big names in our industry are involved in several recent company acquisitions. We're talking about Cornell, Janus, Overhead Door, Albany, and Dynaco.

And Assa Abloy. Never heard of them? You will. Read on.

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We've Got Mail!


After reading our winter cover story on cutting Yellow Pages expenses, several dealers wrote us to share their insights.

Plus, we're still getting some startling mail reacting to our summer 2011 story about Precision Door of Phoenix. Read our mail.

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  Lift Master
  Wayne Dalton

D&AS Insider is emailed quarterly to about 5,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Door & Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed quarterly to 20,000 industry professionals. Approximately 90 percent of our magazine readers are door and access systems dealers.

The magazine and this newsletter are published by the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), North America’s primary association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, door and gate operating devices, high performance doors, and related products.

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