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Should I Increase My Average Repair Order or Increase My Car Count?

Nov 06, 2019
As a shop owner, it’s likely that growing your business is always top of mind—and a part of growing your business involves increasing the amount of revenue that is being brought in. You probably know of a few ways to make this happen[…]
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4 Benefits of Utilizing Your Shop's Social Media

Oct 21, 2019
Social media, whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying its usefulness when it comes to marketing for your shop. The strategy behind social media marketing requires some different tactics, it’s true. If you use your social media platforms[…]
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5 Tips To Improve Your Shop’s Customer Service

Oct 07, 2019
Vehicle maintenance and repair isn’t the top thing people look forward to on their to-do list. Oftentimes the significant cost of repair or maintenance coupled with an existing distrust in the automotive repair industry leads to an already unhappy[…]
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New Advantages for Your Digital Vehicle Inspections

Sep 25, 2019
We've added even more firepower to your Digital Vehicle Inspections, starting with your techs being able to update vehicles statuses in your Workflow Manager. Your shop can also share tech and service advisor photos with customers, see when an[…]
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Succession Plans for Your Auto Repair Shop

Sep 17, 2019
In a recent industry study conducted by BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY and PTEN Magazine, more than half of shop-owning respondents indicated that they plan to retire in the next ten years. While many shop owners will be moving into the next stage of their[…]
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New Workflow Manager Changes the Game

Sep 10, 2019
We've supercharged our Workflow Manager and are now able to deliver you an array of new advantages and business growth resources, all from one simple program. **These benefits are completely free for all Pro Pack and Mobile Manager Pro users. 
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How Do I Calculate My Auto Shop’s Gross Profit?

Sep 05, 2019
As the owner of an automotive repair shop, there are some significant numbers for you to know and track carefully. Among those numbers, one of the most important is your shop’s Gross Profit. Your gross profit is a reflection of your shop’s value.[…]
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Top Reasons You’re Losing Auto Repair Sales

Sep 04, 2019
Ebbs and flows in the business world are totally normal, especially in the automotive industry. But instead of looking at periods of low sales and panicking, see it as a new growth opportunity for your shop. Learning the best ways to get through the[…]
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How to Successfully Run an Auto Repair Business | BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY

Aug 30, 2019
Many shop owners initially get into business for their general love of repairing cars, but day-to-day operations can take their toll. When shop owners let their days take control of their shop, they begin to feel one step behind. How much do we[…]
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Top 3 Ways to Increase Labor Margin

Aug 14, 2019
Labor rates in repair shops across America vary. Based off of location, overhead rates, and profit to be made by the shop, sometimes, shops’ labor rates are ineffective and aren’t high enough to cover all those costs PLUS your technicians’ salary.[…]
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