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Shop Talk Blog | Auto Repair Software

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Using Mechanic Invoice Software to Create a Positive Customer Experience

Nov 15, 2019
Auto repair (mechanic) invoices are essential tools that auto repair shops use to collect payment for services performed. Traditionally, they have been simple paper invoices that both the auto repair shop and customers use to keep a record of the[…]
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Report Pro Builds Better Shops

May 26, 2017
Report Pro is meant to be used as nothing less than a powerful multi-tool—built specifically for making your shop run more smoothly and profitably. There's tons of benefits available that cover your whole shop; from behind the counter, in the bays[…]
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Report Pro Now Does More For Your Shop

Dec 08, 2016
Take your service process to the next level with the new upgrade now available for Report Pro. It's yours at no extra cost. These enhancements also benefit Mobile Manager Pro users as well. See the video for details.
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7 Tips to Turn Your Customer Invoice into a Marketing Tool

Jun 10, 2015
Facebook and Google are constantly changing their algorithms, making it more difficult for auto repair shops to gain traction online. Direct mail can be expensive and traditional advertising nets little returns. So, what’s a shop owner to do?
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Report Pro Update Offers Visual View of WIP Screen

Jun 10, 2015
With the latest Report Pro requested feature addition, shops can more easily identify the status of vehicles being serviced.
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Report Pro Makes Tire Registration Seamless

Feb 12, 2015
Under federal law, tire retailers are required to notify customers of a tire recall. To do so, the tires must first be registered. For customers that often means remembering to complete and mail in a form, or knowing which Website to register the[…]
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New Report Pro Features Make Email Setup Easier

Jan 06, 2015
Users of the ALLDATA and NAPA TRACS shop management systems – who have implemented BOLT ON’s Mobile Manager Pro add-on software solution – can now review and edit an inspection from the desktop, making it easier to share in-person results with a[…]
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