How Much Axis and Avigilon Pay For Sales And Marketing Per Camera

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 01, 2016

When you buy an Axis or Avigilon camera, how much of that goes to pay sales and marketing expenses?

Is it trivial like $2 or $3? Or is it far more?

In this post, we break down those numbers and explain how significant the cost of sales and marketing is in the camera business.

Summary - $60 to $125 Per Camera

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Axis *******

**** ********* ******* **** ***** *** ********* ******** ** ~**% of *******.

** ******** *** ******* ***** ***** *** **** ******* ** be $***. **** **** *** ******** **** ****** ** ** estimated ** **** *** ********** ****, ***** **** *** * range ** ******** ***** **** ******** ********* ** ******* *** camera, **** ******* **** *** ****** *** (****) ** $*** to $***. ****, ** ******** ** **** **** *** ** cut *** *********** ** *** ******** *********** ****** ********* ** larger ******** *** *** *** ***** **** ********* ******* **** direct (*.*., ******, *&*, ***.).

*** ****** ** $** *** **** ****** ** ***** *** marketing ***** ** *********** **% ** ******* ****** ***** *** estimated ******* ***** ***** ** $***.

Avigilon *******

******** ********* ******* **** ***** *** ********* ******** ** ~**% ** *******.

** ******** *** ******* ***** ***** *** ******** ******* ** be $***. ******** **** *** ******** **** ****** ** ** ********* ** **** the ********** **** ******** ***** **** ********* ******* (*.*., *** PRO ******) *** **** *********** ******* (*** ***** **** ****** than *** ***** **** * ****** **** ******).

*** ****** ** $*** *** ******** ****** ** ***** *** ********* based ** *********** **% ** ******* ****** ***** *** ********* average ***** ***** ** $***.

Comparison ***** - ******* ******* ************

******** **** *** **** ******* ************ (** ***** ******* ***** 2/3rd ** ***** ******* ** *********) *** ****** **** ****, which ** ********* * ***** *** ********* *******. ** ********, Axis *** ************ ******** *** ***** ** *** *******, ***, ScanSource, ***., ***. **. *** *** **** ** *** ** those ******** ***** *** ********* ***** ***** ***** ***** **** up **** $** ****** ** $*** *** ******.

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***** ******** ****** ** ***** ** ***** *** ********* ********. Whether ** ** *** *** ****** ** *** *** ** the ***** ******* ** *** ********* ****** ** *** ***** person ****** ** **** ******, **** *** ******* *****.

*******, ***** *** ***** **********. ****** **********, ** ******** * number ** ******, *** *** ********* ********* **** *** *** low. ** ******* **** ****** ************* *** ******* ****** ** sales *** ********* ***** ** ***** *****.

** * ***** ** ********, **** ****** ~$*** ******* *** a **** ** ***** *** *********. ******** ***** ~$** ******* USD * **** (**** ** ***** **** **** ***** ** large ** ********). ****** ******, ******, ** ***** ***.

Solution ** *** *********** ** ***** ****

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Low **** ******** - ********

***** *** ********* ******** *** ** ******* ** ******** **** **** lump ** **** *&*, *** ** **** ******** ** **** 5% ** *******, ******** **** ***** *** ********* ** ***** 3% ** ******* ** * *** ******* *** ***** ****.

** ******, **** ** ******* ******** *** ** ****** ***** force *** ********* ******* *********, ****** *** ***** ***** ************ vendor.

Hikvision - **** ***** ****?

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Comments (25)

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