Private Investigations and Personal Security/New PI Business-Question


I need your advice.  I am struggling as a private investigator on my own.  A big part of that problem is that I am in Mississippi.  I realize that.  I did ok working for large firms in Florida but Mississippi is another problem.
What do you suggest?  Should I buy one of those, "How to make $100,000.00 per year as a PI!"  If so, which book do you suggest?
I already have the cards and the website but that's about it.
Thanks for your help and God bless.
Richard A. Brooks,
Richard Brooks Investigations, LLC

1.  Make sure you conduct an aggressive marketing campaign locally (and in the area of the nearest large city such as
Jackson, etc.) which must include the local yellow pages, chamber of commerce directories, etc.  Everywhere a normal business might advertise to get things going.

2.  Be sure to send introductory letters to all of the area criminal and civil lawyers.  They need PI services occasionally and can be a great financial resource over time.

3.  Promote your website everywhere you can.... If in doubt as to what can be done, contact/hire a web marketing firm to help.

4.  Contact any local PI firms to let them know about you and ask they consider sending business your way if they get overloaded or need help with surveillances, etc.

This should help and we wish you all the best!

Private Investigations and Personal Security

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


TACTICS Detective Agency ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( BEST EXPERT ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


Ask a REAL Private investigator! Director of TACTICS Private Detectives and Investigations - and a Criminal Investigator. I maintain a leading group of Private Investigators and Detectives with substantial experience in: criminal defense, missing persons, surveillance, financial recovery, background checks, divorce investigations, insurance fraud, adoption, business intelligence, international matters, electronic countermeasures, drug abuse, and more. Author of The REAL Private Eye Handbook.


Resolved many very important and complicated investigations including kidnapping recovery, finding hidden assets in foreign countries, and assistance in the successful defense of wrongly accused criminal defendants. I maintain a very strong Federal Law Enforcement background with extensive training and education.

TACTICS Private Detectives

TACTICS Private Detectives

TACTICS Private Detectives

Awards and Honors
TACTICS Private Detectives

©2017 All rights reserved.