Private Investigator Podcast

#104: Private Investigator Weapons – What Weapons Are Being Used – Podcast #69

A viewer of one of my videos asked if I could discuss two topics.  The first topic he wanted me to discuss was surveillance vehicles.  Luck for me I already discussed the topic and anyone else interested in my thoughts on it can click here for that blog, podcast and …

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#101: A Year in Review for the P.I. Advice Blog- Not the Most Productive

At the end of every year I receive statistics as to what were the most popular articles for the year, which articles were commented on the most and when articles were posted.  Boy, was I surprised at the lack of articles written for the website this year but after some …

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#94: Private Investigator Experience – It Doesn’t Always Mean What You Think!

People in general (including myself sometimes) like to throw around how many years of experience they have.  This of course is supposed to provide some credibility to how much knowledge they have in an particular industry.  Private investigations are no different when it comes to telling others (colleagues, future employers …

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#93: Private Investigators Using Drones. Are They Really Using Them?

This is one of those articles that I truly want write without doing any research and just say please stop the madness.  Stop the madness of all the fear mongering with drones especially when it relates to private investigators.  The topic of drones automatically being associated to private investigators is …

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Interview With My Daughter About Being The Child of a Private Investigator – PIA #66

As if I don’t talk about the negative effects of this job enough, I think an interview with my daughter helps reinforce it more.  In this podcast episode I discuss different aspects of my job and how it has impacted her over the years.  I also get plenty of feedback …

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#92: How to Get More Customers For Your Private Investigation Business- Listener Question- PIA #65

A common question in any business is how to get more customers.  This question isn’t any different for a private investigation business and the answer I provide isn’t ground breaking.  The way you act and treat your customers speaks volumes about you and your company. Trust me when I say …

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#91: Should You Leave Law Enforcement For a P.I. Career? PIA# 064

I received an email from Steve who lives in Canada.  Steve has a dream of starting his home private investigation company.  Below is Steve’s email:   Hello Andrew, My name is Steeve and I live in XXXX, Canada. I am listening your podcast and it helped me to learn more about …

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#90: Private Investigator Vendors or Sub-Contractors- 5 things to Expect When Working as One

There are many investigators whose sole income comes as a result of working as a sub contractor for private investigation companies.  Other investigators work as a vendor or sub contractor as fill in work for their existing investigation business.  What I have found by talking with others in the investigation …

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#89: A Private Investigator Job Will Require Travel– What to Expect and Tips to Deal with the Travel

One of the biggest struggles for my family were the times I had to travel away from home for work.  As private investigators, especially those involved in the insurance investigation industry, we go where the cases are.  And cases can take us all over our state and into other states.  …

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