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September 2018 Campaign: Residential Security

Post #1:

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, it’s important to keep your home secure while you’re away. Your home security system has two arming options on the keypad. Arm in “Home” mode to arm the perimeter of your home and use “Away” mode to set the perimeter and motion detectors. #DMPsafetytips #virtualkeypadapp 

  

Post #2:

Family of Recording Devises

Capture the surveillance you need by maximizing your security camera features. Set multiple motion regions and adjust their sensitivity individually. View your live camera feed at any time through your app. Protect, save, email, and download important clips. #homesurveillance #smarthomesecurity #virtualkeypadapp #securitycameras #DMPsafetytips 

Post #3:

Using a house/pet sitter while out of town? Your security system can be extremely helpful in monitoring activity in and around your home. Turn on push notifications to confirm door activity, view cameras to ensure the select person/people enter your home, adjust your thermostats to keep things comfortable, and modify your lights/locks schedule to accommodate your sitter.


Post #4:

Using the proximity reader on your keypad can make arming/disarming your system super simple for house and pet sitters! Just give them a key fob to activate/deactivate the alarm and no user code is necessary. A temporary user code can always be assigned for back up! #DMPsafetytips #DMPfeatures

Post #5:

Virtual Keypad App Customer

Your home security system can help your morning hustle go a bit smoother. Put your Z-wave lights/locks on your schedule and set up a Geofence. If you left home and forgot to arm your system, you’ll receive a push notification to remind you. Then, you can arm directly from that alert. #virtualkeypadapp #smarthomefeatures #zwavefeatures

Post #6:

In a hurry to get out the door every morning? Then Geofence should be your new favorite home security feature! Using your Virtual Keypad App, create a new Favorite titled “Leaving for the Day”. You can tell your system to turn off lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors, and send you a reminder if you forgot to arm your system. Then, create a new Geofence titled “Home” and assign that Favorite. So, if you’re the last to leave in the morning, your system will take care of itself when you exit the Geofence. Less for you to think about! #DMPfeatures #virtualkeypadapp #geofence #smarthome

June 2018 Campaign: Residential & Commercial Security

Post #1:

Do these warm weather temps have your AC system running non-stop? Use your Virtual Keypad App scheduler to automate your AC units! This will help reduce cost and keep your home comfortable. #virtualkeypadapp #residentialsecurity #homesecuritytips #dmptips #smarthome #homeautomation

Post #2:

Know your home is secure while on vacation by arming your system in “Away” mode. All motions, windows and doors will be activated. Note: If you have pets at home, arm your system using “Home” mode to secure the perimeter but leave motion detectors deactivated. #DMPtips #DMPsecurity

Post #3:

Using a pet sitter while out of town? Give your guest a temporary user code so you can keep your system armed while enabling your visitor access to care for your animals. And don’t forget, you can arm/disarm your system from anywhere using your Virtual Keypad app!  #DMPtips #safetytips #virtualkeypadapp

Post #4:

When on vacation, you don’t want to come home to any unexpected surprises. Go ahead and add wireless flood detectors to areas of your home where water damage could occur, like the sinks, toilets, and hot water heater. The sensor will alert you of any leaks to prevent further damage. #smarthome #safetytips #DMPtips #virtualkeypadapp

Post #5:

Summertime thunderstorms can cause unexpected power outages, leaving your fridge and freezer vulnerable. If you aren’t aware of the power outage, food can spoil quickly. With the wireless temperature sensor, you’ll be notified if the temperature rises or drops below a certain degree. #smarthome #safetytips #DMPtips #virtualkeypadapp

Post #6:

If you’ve hired a nanny/babysitter to care for your children during the summer months, you may be thinking of adding a couple cameras to your smart home security system. Indoor/outdoor cameras are a great addition to any area of your home, plus, you can check on your family any time, from anywhere through your Virtual Keypad app! #peaceofmind #safekids #dmpsafetytips #summersafetytips #smarthome #virtualkeypadapp

Post #7:

Running big sales this summer? Make sure to turn on your “Traffic Count” feature to monitor customers! It’s a built-in marketing tool to help your business analyze important data and record traffic flow. #commercialsecurity #businesstools #DMPfeatures #DMPtips

Post #8:

If those pesky summertime thunderstorms are causing interrupting power outages, add a wireless LED Emergency Light to areas with little or no lighting. This will help keep your employees safe and on track so you can focus on getting business back up and running.  #commercialsecurity #DMPtips #safetyfirst #DMPsafetytips

Post #9:

Hiring seasonal help for the summer months? Set up a profile to give part-time or seasonal employees temporary access to your building. Assign a start and end date to the employee/profile and you’ll eliminate the need to go back into your system to manage access at a later date. #DMPtips #commercialsecurity #commercialaccess #summersafetytips

April 2018 Campaign: Residential & Commercial Security

Post #1:

You can now add chime notifications to multiple areas of your home, (like your basement or upstairs), with the 1136 plug-in chime module. It mimics the chimes of your keypad to alert you of any activity happening within your home. #DMPsafetytips

Post #2:

Beef up your smart home video surveillance by adding an additional camera to your home security system. It’s an easy way to help keep your children safe while playing outdoors in this warmer weather. #DMPsafetytips

Post #3:

How cool, and extra safe, would it be if your traditional ceiling smoke detector communicated with your home’s security system? Well NOW it can with the simple addition of the 1166 Wireless Smoke Ring! The Smoke Ring works with any AC-powered interconnected smoke detector system. If any smoke detector is set off, this device will signal your panel to notify your central station for emergency dispatch. #DMPsafetytips #firesafety

Post #4:

Update the security at your business with NEW high-security readers and access cards! This technology implements multiple internal checks and balances to ensure your access control cards cannot be duplicated. Click here to learn more. #commercialsecurity

Post #5:

Keep your business running smoothly during the industry’s 3G to LTE transition with new LTE Cellular Communicators. These LTE models are designed for a quick 'n easy update, while offering better range and further communication. Contact your dealer today to lock in your LTE plan for 2018.

Post #6:

The new 1136 plug-in chime module mimics the chimes of your keypad, meaning you can add additional chimes to multiple locations within your facility without the need for additional keypads. #commercialsecurity

Post #7:

Get flexibility and control to remotely manage your security system with DMP’s VirtualKeypad.com. With Cloud-based access control, your system is always backed up and up to date. You get customized features with management options and eliminate the need for an onsite PC. Learn more here! #virtualkeypad #virtualkeypadaccess

January 2018 Campaign: Residential & Commercial Security

Post #1:

Did your kids get their first smartphones for Christmas? Show them the built-in safety features by downloading the Virtual Keypad app! Create new user codes so they can arm/disarm your security system. Add cameras to their app homepage in case they're ever home alone and hear a knock at the door. Turn on push notifications for important alarm alerts. And, call your monitoring station to update your contact list in case of an emergency. #DMPsafetytips #virtualkeypadapp #protectyourfamily #smarthomesmartfamily

Post #2:

Your alarm system does you no good if you can’t remember to arm it. That’s why it’s equipped with an auto-arming feature! All you need to do is assign an arming schedule, and ta-da, your system will arm instantly at that specified time. #newyearsresolution #DMPsafetytips #DMPfeatures

Post #3:

Did you know your home security system has tons of built-in security features and functions? Set it to “auto-arm” with your schedule. Have your kids “check-in” after school. Turn on your “door chime.” Adjust your lights, locks, and thermostats. Turn on push notifications for activity alerts. #DMPsafetytips #Virtualkeypadapp #DMPfeatures #smarthometechnology

Post #4:

New year = New GOALS! Don’t forget to arm your security system when you leave the house! The majority of break-ins happen during the day when it appears that no one is home. #DMPsafetytips

Post #5:

If your company is hiring new employees this new year, now is a good time to sort and manage user access codes at your points of entry. Set privileges, grant locational access, specify access times, monitor employee/delivery/guest entry, and monitor traffic. #DMPcommercialsafety #DMPfeatures

Post #6:

Now that we’re in the heart of winter, you may need to adjust your thermostats to prepare for more harsh temperatures. Adjusting your thermostat can be easily done through the Virtual Keypad app! It’ll make for a more comfortable work environment and save you money! #Virtualkeypadapp

Post #7:

The new year is a great time to review and/or implement an emergency safety plan at all business locations. Manage your app users, update your monitoring station’s call list, make sure push notifications are turned on in the event of an alarm, and make sure all user codes are up-to-date. #DMPcommercialtips

Post #8:

As a business owner, you’re dreaming this year will be bigger than the last! So, why not start tracking that business NOW! Your security system has a built-in traffic count feature that will record data at all store front and retail locations! You can use this important data for prime sales, marketing purposes, staffing needs, and more!

December 2017 Campaign: Holiday Safety

Post #1:

Automate your Christmas lights with the Virtual Keypad app. Create a Z-Wave “Christmas Time” Favorite and apply that favorite to a schedule. Set it and forget it. One less thing to worry about during the busy holiday season. Learn how, here! #virtualkeypadapp

Post #2:

Waiting on that special package to be delivered? Your cameras can notify you with an email when the package arrives. If you’re not home when the package is delivered, you can disarm the alarm and unlock the door so a trustworthy neighbor can place the package inside. Once the package is safe inside, simply arm your alarm system right from the Virtual Keypad app. Find out more about your cameras’ features, here. #virtualkeypadapp #DMPsafetytips

Post #3:

Need a petsitter during your holiday travel or have a neighbor watching over your house? There are several safe ways to allow temporary access into your home. You may prefer keyfobs or temporary keypad access codes. But you also have the ability to open exterior doors with automated locks, as well as your garage door using a Z wave device. Don’t forget to set activity alerts on your doors so you know when someone has entered and left your home. You can then double-check things are locked up securely. Learn how to add a user, here! #virtualkeypadapp #DMPsafetytips

Post #4:

Always turn off holiday lights when you head to bed or leave your home. Access to your lights via the Virtual Keypad App makes this much easier and convenient, especially if you need to override your lights on a favorite schedule. #virtualkeypadapp #DMPsafetytips

Post #5:

Don’t let your home be a target for burglaries this holiday season. Take extra safety precautions to keep your family safe. Don’t leave boxes that show off your latest gifts/purchases by the road. Automate your interior and exterior lights while out of town. Don’t let packages sit on your front porch or let mail pile up for extended amounts of time. If you carry gifts around in your vehicle, keep them out of sight or covered up at all times. #DMPsafetytips

October 2017 Campaign: Halloween/Fall Safety

Post #1:

Use your Virtual Keypad App “Schedules” to automate your lights on Halloween! It's one less thing you have to worry about while painting faces and sorting candy. #virtualkeypadapp #dmptips #halloweensafety

Post #2:

Do you have Halloween party plans but want to be sure your older children are home by curfew? Have them use the "Check-In" feature on your alarm keypad to make sure everyone gets home safe and sound. #dmpfeatures #dmptips #halloweensafety

Post #3:

Do your trick-or-treaters have food allergies? If so, be aware of homes with teal pumpkins, signifying safe food and candy options for your little ones. Learn more about The Teal Pumpkin Project at https://www.foodallergy.org/education-awareness/teal-pumpkin-project.  #halloweensafety

Post #4:

What's better than carrying bulky flashlights while trick-or-treating? Glow sticks! Add hands-free glow sticks to your kids' Halloween costumes to keep them safe and visible in the dark. #dmpsafety #dmptips #halloweensafety

Post #5:

Children are full of excitement while running from house to house on Halloween. Remind them that even though they can clearly see an approaching vehicle's headlights, it's very difficult for drivers to see pedestrians at night. Follow the sidewalk. Working one side of the street, then the other, is safest when trick-or-treating. #dmpsafety #dmptips #halloweensafety

Post #6:

Love to decorate your entryway with candles on Halloween? If so, please make sure there is NO open flame risk! Halloween costumes can make children very vulnerable to decoration hazards. Battery-operated candles are safest! #dmpsafety #dmptips #halloweensafety

Post #7:

Don't forget about your four-legged friends tonight! Whether you are dressing them up or not, be sure to keep them safely away from the busy front door. Ringing doorbells and oddly-dressed humans can be a stressful event for pups. Give them a safe space in the house to relax. And be sure they keep their snout out of the Halloween treats! Sugar and chocolate can wreak havoc on their sensitive stomachs. #pethalloween #halloweensafety #dmptips

Post #8:

Don't forget to Fall Back and move your clocks back one hour this upcoming Sunday, Nov. 5th for the time change! And since the time change happens twice a year, it's also a good time to take care of a few safety items on the household to-do list. Make it a habit to change the batteries in all smoke detectors, confirm your carbon monoxide detectors are working, and replace HVAC/appliance filters. #dmpsafety #dmptips

Post #9:

Your security system's automated lights schedule will adjust with the time change, but now is a good time to review your family's schedule and make adjustments to your home alarm security features. Review automatic lights & locks, and adjust thermostats to prepare for Fall and Winter. #virtualkeypadapp #dmpsafety #dmptips

Post #10:

It’s time to enjoy a hot cup of cocoa snuggled by the fire, BUT FIRST, schedule to have your chimney professionally cleaned! A clean chimney can help eliminate a damaging chimney fire. #dmpsafety #dmptips

Post #11:

A clogged gutter can cause major damage to your home, including roof leaks, structure damage, etc. As the seasons change, now is a great time to have your gutters cleaned and cleared of all debris. If you choose to take on this DIY project, make sure you have a safe and sturdy ladder for the appropriate roof height, a bucket for debris, and always have a spotter. #dmpsafety #dmptips



August 2017 Campaign: Residential/Commercial/Back to School

Post #1:

Getting back into a routine now that school is back in session? If so, then your home security system probably needs a good polish! Double-check schedules, adjust thermostats, manage user codes, and change lock times. It’ll secure your home, strengthen your family’s safety, and allow your home to work more efficiently for you. #DMPsafetytips

Post #2:

Stay connected with your older children after school by turning on notifications in the #VirtualKeypadApp. Did you know you can receive notification alerts to your phone when someone has entered/left your geo-fence? Plus, get notified of any door/window activity, armings and disarmings, video clips and more, all through the #VirtualKeypadApp.

Post #3:

Use the check-in feature on the keypad to make sure your children are home and safe after school. You will receive a notification after your child presses check in and enters their unique user code.

Post #4:

The majority of home break-ins happen during the day when it looks like no one is home. If you have older children getting home from school before you leave work, make sure they know to keep the security system armed while they are home alone. #DMPsafetytips

Post #5:

Did you know the back lighting on your keypad remains red after going into alarm to indicate a tripped zone and warn you of potential danger? The screen goes back to normal when you enter your user code. #DMPsafetytips #DMPfeatures

Post #6:

Your keypad has a red light feature to signal your system is armed. This feature can deter a potential burglar. You also have the option to turn off the red light if your keypad is in the room where you’re sleeping. #DMPfeatures

Post #7:

Did you know you can now arm your system in HOME or AWAY mode with one touch in your app? You can also press and hold the Home mode to arm INSTANT, removing the delay. Remember, HOME mode arms all exterior entry points. AWAY arms all exterior entry points and motion detectors. #DMPtips #DMPfeatures #VirtualKeypadApp

Post #8:

How many times have you left your house in a hurry and couldn’t remember if you closed your garage door? With your #VirtualKeypadApp, you can check the status of all doors to verify your home is secure. And if for some reason your garage door is still open, you can close it from the app as well!

Post #9:

Did you know you can exit your home or office without having to disarm your system? Just press the “Easy Exit” button on your keypad to restart the countdown, giving you time to get out the door. No need to disarm and re-arm all over again. #DMPfeatures #DMPTips

Post #10:

Last one to leave the office and can’t remember if you locked the back door or closed garage doors in the loading dock? You can quickly see what zones are open by hitting the top row on your keypad. #DMPfeatures #DMPCommercialTips

May 2017 Campaign: Residential/Commercial/Summer Safety

Post #1:

The weather is getting warmer and NOW is the time to use your Virtual Keypad App to adjust thermostats and set schedules. This will reduce cost and keep your house at the perfect temperature setting when you’re home and away. #virtualkeypadapp #DMPtips

Post #2:

Do you enjoy opening your windows during the springtime? And then forget to close them at night? If so, window sensors can help keep your home secure with a faulted zone alert when you arm your system. If you want to leave your windows open, just bypass that zone. #DMPsafetytips #virtualkeypadapp

Post #3:

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We hope you have a happy and safe weekend with friends and family as we remember and honor. #happymemorialday #honorthebrave

Post #4:

Running a commercial business front and preparing for the upcoming Memorial Day sales? If so, make sure you turn on your security system’s “Traffic Count” feature to record foot traffic, track peek hours, strategize sales promotions, and collect important marketing data for your business! #DMPtips #commercialbusinesstips #trafficcountdata

Post #5:

Heading out of town on that much-needed vacation and worried you won’t have good cell service? Rest easy knowing your central station can verify/confirm alarms with video verification. #DMPcommercialtips #videoverification

Post #6:

Hiring additional employees for the summer months? Use your Virtual Keypad App to setup a new “Summer” profile with temporary access credentials for your summer help. Those access codes will work until the programmed expiration date, giving you more control of your operation. #DMPcommercialtips #virtualkeypadapp

Summer Safety Tips

Post #7:

The “Chime” feature on your alarm keypad gives you an extra layer of protection with children at home. The chime will alert you if a door is opened, plus you can receive push notifications when there’s activity on the doors. #virtualkeypadapp #summersafetytips #DMPtips

Post #8:

Keep doors and windows locked and your system armed during the day. The majority of home break-ins happen during the daylight hours when it appears no one is home. #DMPtips #summersafetytips

Post #9:

Working parents with older children at home during the summer months can use the “Check In” feature on their security keypad to ensure their kids are home safe and sound. #DMPtips #virtualkeypadapp #summersafetytips

Post #10:

You’ve been running errands and just got to the play-date with your kids, and realize you forgot to adjust the AC and arm your alarm system. With the Virtual Keypad App, you can do it directly from your phone, or program a schedule to take care of that for you so you never have to worry about it. #virtualkeypadapp #summersafetytips

Post #11:

If you have a gun safe or fire proof safe inside your home, easily install a sensor that will alert you if the safe is opened for any reason. #summersafetytips #DMPsafetytips #gunsafety

Post #12:

Does your family have a fire escape plan? Equip your family with an emergency fire escape ladder for 2-story windows or higher. All adults and older children should know where to find the fire extinguisher. Make sure all smoke/carbon monoxide detectors are in working condition. #DMPsafetytips #firesafety

April 2017 Campaign: Spring Residential 

Post #1:

The onset of Spring is a great time to change the batteries in all of your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. You should check that all are in working condition at least twice a year. And while you’re at it, make sure everyone in your home knows where the fire extinguisher is! #DMPsafetytips

Post #2:

Are you busy with Spring time home maintenance? Don’t forget to change all filters in your home to maximize airflow and cut down on energy costs. Your AC units, furnace, refrigerator, and vents to the dryer, etc. could all use some TLC. #spring #homemaintenance

Post #3:

To reduce AC costs as the weather warms up, rotate your ceiling fan counter-clockwise to push the airflow straight down, creating a wind chill effect. They say wind chills can make your room feel 8 degrees cooler! #spring #homemaintenance

Post #4:

While you’re working in your yard this Spring and Summer, remember to keep your shrubbery trimmed around your home, especially in front of windows. Overgrown shrubbery is an easy place for burglars to go unseen. #DMPsafetytips

Post #5:

It’s never been easier to keep your thermostats at just the right temperature! Set up schedules on your Virtual Keypad App to save on energy costs and keep your home comfortable. #virtualkeypadapp

Post #6:

Pet sitters are a huge help during Spring travel. Make sure to give them a temporary code to your automatic locks and security system. Or, make things even easier to arm and disarm with a key fob. Plus, if your pet sitter’s schedule changes, you can always lock/unlock, arm/disarm, turn on lights, view cameras, and more from your Virtual Keypad app! #VirtualKeypadapp

Post #7:

Your security system can expand to accommodate your growing needs. Add an extra layer of security to your home for out of town travels with automatic lights! It’s great because all interior and exterior lighting can be set up on a schedule (using a Z-Wave device) and controlled through your app! #DMP #smarthomefeatures #VirtualKeypadApp #DMPsafetytips

Post #8:

You’re heading out of town and the last thing on your to-do list is locking up, right? Well go ahead and hit the road because with lights, locks, thermostats, windows, doors, and motions all accessible through your app, you can secure your home at any time from anywhere. #VirtualKeypadApp #DMPsafetytips

February 2017 Campaign: Commercial App Features and Product Updates

Post #1:

Are you getting the most out of the Virtual Keypad App for your commercial operation? Top features include multiple area arming, arming/disarming scheduling, profile management, and more! #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #2:

Need to gather information about foot traffic in your business? The Traffic Count feature can provide you with this powerful and important analytical information. This feature can help you manage staffing needs, inventory, hours of operation, marketing/promotions, and more! #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #3:

The Virtual Keypad App's Video Verification feature is where it's at! With both end-user verification and central station video verification, the app makes it easy to see what's happening at any point in time and cuts down on false alarms. #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #4:

Do you have one area of your business that stays open 24/7 (like a call center or warehouse), but you need to arm another (the sales and marketing building) at the end of the business day? You can easily achieve this by setting up an arming and disarming schedule through the Virtual Keypad App. #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #5:

Keeping close tabs on lost revenue is important. With the "Late to open early to close" feature, you'll receive a push notification if your system opens late or shuts down before your scheduled closing time. #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #6:

Safety is our top priority and that's why Zone Inactivity Audits are available to you. This reporting tool is especially helpful for guarded facilities. You'll receive a push notification if your guard doesn't register at the checkpoint after the desired amount of time. #virtualkeypadapp #commercialsecurity

Post #7:

Have you heard about the new XR550 update? This firmware update gives you the ability to add up to 96 doors of access control. That's like adding six panels to your single panel! It's more cost effective to purchase and install, plus you have easier management of codes, profiles and schedules.

Post #8:

Did you know you can easily add access control to an existing XR150 or XR550 panel? Just add the DMP 734N-WIFI to your end-user’s existing WI-FI network and presto! - another door of access at your facility. (No renting lifts or installing expensive access control cable.)

Post #9:

To monitor employee traffic, generate a report from your XR panel to verify who came through the door, at what time.

January 2017 Campaign: 2G Reminders, New Year's Resolutions, and Smart Home Security

Post #1:

If your home security system is no longer in working order due to AT&T’s 2G Sunset, please contact your alarm company to take the proper steps towards an upgrade.

Post #2:

AT&T’s 2G Sunset is in full swing! We recommend you test your alarm system to ensure it operates on a 3G+ network. Contact us with any questions.

Post #3:

New Year’s Resolution… ARM your security system during the day!

Did you know that most burglaries occur during the daytime hours when homeowners are away? So use your alarm system day and night. Keep doors and windows locked AND make sure to arm your system every time you leave home.

Post #4:

Too many homeowners are paying for their home security system to be monitored, but are only arming their system at night. Utilize your system and arm it during the day! (Statistics show that’s when the majority of break-ins happen.)

Post #5:

Just a reminder to ARM your home security system during the day! #newyearsresolution #safepractices

Post #6:

Tip: Like many homeowners, you have lots on your mind as you’re rushing out the door in the mornings. So, let the Virtual Keypad App arm your alarm system for you! Just set up an arming schedule and ta-da! #virtualkeypadappfeatures

Post #7:

Tip: Turn on your “Smart Arming Reminder” to alert you if your system is disarmed when you leave the premise. #virtualkeypadappfeatures

Post #8:

The Virtual Keypad App makes it so easy to arm and disarm your security system that you don’t even have to get out of bed to do it! Talk about safety and convenience! #virtualkeypadappfeatures

Post #9:

It’s 2017 and many homeowners are interested in upgrading to a smart home. We could go on and on about the added security and convenience benefits, but smart home features also save you time and money. Your DMP alarm system is fully capable of turning your home into a smart home, so contact us today to learn how!

Post #10:

Interested in making your home a smart home? Start the process by simply adding a Z-Wave light bulb or door lock. The Virtual Keypad App allows you to build from there at your convenience. #ZWave #newyearnewhome


December 2016 Campaign: Holiday Safety Tips

Happy Holidays from your friends at DMP! While you’re enjoying the joy and magic this holiday season brings, it’s important to keep your family safe and your home secure. Here are some great safety tips to keep in mind while you relax and be merry!

Post #1:

There is a rise in car break-ins during the holiday season, so don’t store gifts in your vehicle, AND keep them out of sight while shopping.

Post #2:

Leaving the boxes from your new, expensive merchandise at the curb makes your home a target for burglary. Make sure to take your trash out on “trash day” to minimize attention.

Post #3:

Your home security cameras are the perfect way to confirm package deliveries and also deter thieves from picking up boxes from porches. Use our cameras to your advantage.

Post #4:

Use your home security system’s Z-Wave feature to automate your Christmas lights, including your Christmas tree, for extra safety.

Post #5:

Christmas trees can be a fire hazard. Stay safe by keeping your tree heavily watered and NEVER leave your tree on while you’re away or asleep. Your security system’s Z-Wave device is a safe and convenient way to make sure your tree’s lights are turned off every night. And if you forget to turn off the tree before you leave the house, simply use your Virtual Keypad App to turn them off!

Post #6-7:

Oh what fun it is to set a “Holiday Schedule” on your Virtual Keypad app! Set one up for complete control over your Christmas lights, holiday decorations, interior/exterior lighting and thermostats! (Perfect for in town or on vacation!)

Increase your home security by making it look like someone is home even while out of town. How? Automate your interior and exterior lights, including the festive ones!

Post #8:

In a rush to leave town and forgot to adjust your thermostats? No worries, you can do so with the Virtual Keypad app. It’ll cut down stress and save you money!

Post #9:

For a safe holiday, keep glass ornaments out of reach from small children and pets. Opt for plastic, shatter-proof ornaments when decorating your tree.

Post #10:

 

Keep your family safe AND warm this holiday. Inspect and clean your chimney before using your fireplace every winter.


October 2016: Commercial Dealer Topics

The following posts focus on DMP’s unique product features that have been developed for the commercial market.



Post #1:

The DMP Virtual Keypad App “Area Arming” feature was developed for commercial users to easily control the arming/disarming of the security system’s multiple areas, all from a single page in the app! Download the Virtual Keypad App here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/virtual-keypad/id447825243?mt=8.

Image: Virtual Keypad App showing commercial area arming.

Post #2:

Do you have an office or franchise in multiple locations? Use the Virtual Keypad App to fully manage your security and access needs at each of your locations.

Image: Map showing multiple locations.

Post #3:

Are you using your security system’s built-in “Traffic Count” feature to collect important data about your business? If not, you should be! Repurpose your disarmed alarm system and you have marketing intelligence right at your fingertips.

Image: Retail location with people entering doors.

Post #4:

Do you know who is an active user for your alarm system? Keep your authorized users database up to date with the “User Code Inactivity Reporting” feature.

Image: Reporting screen on iPad, phone, or computer OR crowd of people using cellphones.


September - December 2016 Campaign: 2G Sunset


Post #1:

What’s the AT&T 2G Sunset and how does it impact you? Learn more here.

(https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/wireless/KM1069631)

Image: Sunset with cell tower


Post #2:

Does the AT&T 2G network shutdown have you concerned? Contact your alarm company to ensure your home security system is at least 3G or 4G capable. #2Gsunset

Image: 2G/3G/4G clouds on chalkboard 


Post #3:

Your home security system communicates on either a 2G, 3G, or 4G network. As of December 31st, 2016, all 2G networks will cease to exist. This means, if your alarm system communicates on a 2G network, it will no longer work after the end of this year. We suggest you contact your alarm company to ensure your alarm system is at least 3G capable. #2Gsunset

Image: DMP keypad in home.



Post #4:

Is your alarm system still running on 2G? If so, please contact your alarm company to upgrade your system immediately to avoid service interruption. After December 31st, 2016, all equipment running on the 2G network will no longer be in working order. #2Gsunset

Image: Person calling alarm company with keypad on wall.

 

Post #5:

Now is the time to upgrade your security system before AT&T shuts down the 2G networks! Newer systems will add increased security and convenience features, so be sure to consult with your alarm company to find the best security solution for you. #2Gsunset

Image: Person learning about a new security system and keypad.

Post #6:

As of December 31st, all security systems running on a 2G network will no longer work. Please contact your alarm company to upgrade your system to avoid service interruption. #2Gsunset

Image: Woman pressing 3G touchscreen button.

 

Post #7:

Think of your home security system like a cell phone. Every few years you upgrade your cell phone to take advantage of speed, features, and the latest technology. Your alarm system works in a similar way! With the 2G Sunset quickly approaching, now is a good time to update your security system. Learn more about the most innovative features and virtual keypad app here. (Link to dealer’s webpage.)

Image: Virtual Keypad App screen.

 

Post #8:

All security systems operating on a 2G network will no longer work by the end of this year. We suggest you call your alarm company to make sure your security system is at least 3G capable. #2Gsunset

Image: Cell tower at colorful sunset.

 

Post #9:

Does the 2G Sunset have you considering an upgrade? Newer security systems have app capabilities, faster communication speeds, and built-in features that can increase security while saving you money. This can offset the expense of upgrading your system. Contact your alarm company to learn more.

Image: Customer learning about new systerm features/Z-Wave equipment.

 

Post #10:

Beat the 2G Sunset and upgrade your alarm system today! #2Gsunset

Image: Bright sunset in distance.


August Campaign: Back to School Safety Tips



Post #1:

As summer vacation comes to an end and kids head back to school, now is a good time to incorporate added safety precautions into your family’s new routine.

Back to School Safety Tip #1: Using the #geofencing feature in your DMP Virtual Keypad app, set up a Geofence around your child’s school. You’ll receive a cell phone alert notifying you that your child got to school safely, as well as what time he or she leaves each afternoon. Then, do the same for your house.

Image: Photo of a mom in the office looking at her cell phone with the notification saying the child has entered the geofence.



Post #2:

Back to School Safety Tip #2: A Z-Wave lock eliminates the need for a key and can be opened with a smartphone. Just give your kids their own special code, and no one has to worry about a lost key.

Image: Kids getting off school bus together.



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Back to School Safety Tip #3: It’s important to teach your children that it's NEVER safe to answer the door while they're home alone. So, when you need to see who's at your door, cameras can add an extra layer of security for you and your child. Teach your kids how to view cameras from their smartphones.

Image: Parent showing child how to view cameras on a smart phone.



Post #4:


Back to School Safety Tip #4: Your DMP system features notifications that are sent to your app when your children come home from school. Just give each child his or her own code for added security, and you can also make sure they re-arm the system once inside.

Image: Screenshot of DMP keypad.



Post #5:

Back to School Safety Tip #5: How many times have you said, “Don’t forget to lock the door behind you!”

There's a way you can set up a Favorites feature to lock your doors at home at any given time? Whether it’s right after they leave in the mornings or get home in the afternoons, put your locks on a schedule. Talk about peace of mind!

Image: Image: Z-wave lock on a door.

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