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Why You Need Google My Business For Your Auto Repair Shop

Feb 24, 2021
If you want to become a successful independent auto repair shop, it’s essential that you have your sights on not only developing a long-term strategy for expanding your customer base but also pivoting in a way that has sustaining momentum. 
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How Carrier Filtering Impacts Your Texting with Customers

Feb 23, 2021
Carrier filtering can be a stressful feature for business owners attempting to communicate with their customers via text messaging. We’ll break down the what, why, and how so you’re aware of this feature implemented by wireless carriers and the[…]
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How To Market An Auto Repair Business

Feb 16, 2021
Every shop knows that marketing an auto repair shop comes with unique challenges. Competition can often be high, leaving your shop with the need to have an air-tight marketing plan in order to be seen and heard. In addition, with many services that[…]
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Improving Your Dealership's Efficiency and Profitability

Feb 04, 2021
As the old saying goes, time is money. The less time you spend on time-consuming tasks, the more time you can invest in other parts of your business. While improving efficiency within your dealership can lead to a greater profitability—you'll also[…]
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Factors That Affect Your Average Repair Order

Jan 29, 2021
When it comes to measuring the success of your auto repair shop, the Average Repair Order (ARO) is one of the most important metrics. Now, you may know that if your automotive repair shop focuses on increasing the average RO, you’ll run a more[…]
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Choosing The Right Digital Inspection Software For Your Dealership

Jan 15, 2021
After a vehicle is driven off the lot by a happy new owner, as a dealership you can feel moderately secure you'll see them again over the next couple of years for maintenance. But what comes after that initial honeymoon period an owner has with your[…]
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How Can I Improve My Reporting?

Dec 23, 2020
For shops looking to grow, having a crystal clear idea of where you currently fall is important. We know that goals cannot be vague ballpark ideas if we ever want to see measurable results. Unfortunately, default reporting from a shop management[…]
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How Two Way Texting Can Lead to Dynamic Customer Relationships

Dec 01, 2020
Technology is ever-evolving, and as a result, the way we communicate needs to evolve too. For many people, messaging is the means of communication of the day. Sure, people still talk on their phones in the way that was originally intended, but take[…]
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Auto Repair Shop COVID-19 Safety Precautions

Nov 24, 2020
Starting in spring of 2020, shops have had to drastically change the way they do business. Amidst all the shutdowns, shops across the nation were able to keep their doors open as essential businesses. While open to customers, auto repair in the[…]
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Predicting the Auto Repair Industry Trends for 2021

Nov 17, 2020
If we've learned anything this year, it's to expect the unexpected. Any plans or predictions we made for 2020 in 2019 were more or less dashed beginning in March of 2020 in the wake of COVID-19. So at this point, when we look to 2021, we may feel an[…]
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