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How Crowdsourcing Is (and Isn’t) Changing the Investigations Industry

You’ve probably heard about crowdsourcing when it comes to new business ventures, raising funding for projects, collecting donations for a specific person, or other projects. It’s a basic platforming solution (epitomized by sites like GoFundMe, Indiegogo, and Kickstarter) that brings people together to make many small donations – or activities – to support a larger [...]

By |2022-02-24T12:36:46-06:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

The Best Commercial Opportunities for PIs Heading Into 2022

Long-term commercial jobs remain one of the best ways to establish a full-time private investigation business. These jobs are reliable, tend to be high-paying, and can easily lead to more work or excellent references to use down the line. However, the needs of industries are always shifting, and it’s important to keep track of what [...]

By |2022-01-24T11:07:09-06:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

The 7 Best Online Work Habits of Effective Private Investigators

PIs are spending more time behind the desk, taking advantage of today’s myriad of digital tools for tracking down both people and information. This type of online work can be incredibly efficient and effective, but it also requires the right attitude toward digital research. For those private investigators who want to improve their online skills [...]

By |2022-01-05T15:30:49-06:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

How Private Investigators Can Help Clients Protect Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) infringement is growing more and more common: That’s trouble for many new ventures, tech companies, crowdsourced inventions, and more – but it’s also an opportunity for private investigators. PIs with the right experience can help out those investigating intellectual property crimes, opening up a new field with a variety of clients. From [...]

By |2021-11-18T06:51:29-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|Tags: , |

The Latest Ways Private Investigators are Finding New Clients in 2021

Are you looking for new clients as the second half of 2021 is quickly coming to an end? There are plenty of opportunities with the right strategies! Let’s take a look at popular approaches that are showing real results this year. Joining Local Business Groups (Yes, Even the Chamber of Commerce) Many PIs may be [...]

By |2021-09-24T13:19:48-06:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

The Top Types of Certifications Every PI Should Consider in 2021

Experienced public universities, local training academies, online colleges, and a variety of similar organizations can offer robust training and private investigator certifications. This is an excellent way to add new skills that can generate additional revenue, expand a current skillset to be more applicable to today’s clients, or keep up to date in a rapidly [...]

By |2021-08-26T10:40:20-06:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Important Tips for PIs Interested in Becoming Process Servers

Private investigators and process servers share a lot of overlap in their duties – locating and tracking people, interviewing, using the latest technology to gather information, and so on. It’s no surprise that many PIs choose to expand their offered services by also offering to serve legal papers. This can be a significant source of [...]

By |2021-07-22T16:48:47-06:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|
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