Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Robert Siciliano, Co-Founder of Protect Now, located in Revere, MA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We built our business to serve companies that must engage with the public, such as real estate agencies, law firms and healthcare, and municipal offices. We understand that the training offered elsewhere does not work for you and that you have unique vulnerabilities. Our training and complementary services were built to respond to the challenges you face.

Tell us about yourself

I am a security expert and private investigator with 30+ years experience, #1 Best Selling author of 5 books, and the architect of the CSI Protection certification a Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection security awareness training program. I am a frequent speaker and media commentator, and CEO of Safr.Me and Head Trainer at Robert has been featured on CNN, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightline, CBS Early Show, Today Show, Good Morning America, and in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, Entrepreneur and many more.

My personal mission is to inform, educate and empower people so they can protect themselves and their loved ones from violence and crime in their everyday lives, both in their physical and virtual interactions.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

We've presented our solution in 49 states to over 1000 organizations.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

One of the most challenging aspects of running a business is finding qualified contractors.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Surround yourself with people smarter than you.
  2. Develop an incremental strategy.
  3. Maintain a low overhead and stay nimble.

Where can people find you and your business?


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