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How To Improve Your Auto Repair Shop’s Performance

May 19, 2020
They say the biggest room in the world is the room for improvement. When it comes to growing your shop, sometimes this means looking to improve what you do and how you do it. The three top things on every owner’s mind are Average Repair Orders, car[…]
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Technology That Makes a Service Advisor’s Job Easier

May 15, 2020
Between corresponding with customers and communicating with technicians, service advisors have a lot on their plates. It can be easy to get bogged down in the little things and lose time and efficiency—feeling like they can never get ahead on work.[…]
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Introducing NextGear® — Making Shift Happen for Auto Repair Shops Like Never Before

Apr 08, 2020
For years, we’ve been telling automotive repair shops about the time-saving and customer relationship-building power of digital vehicle inspection (DVI) software. Through the power of DVIs, auto repair shops around the country are able to not only[…]
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Digital Inspection Myths Debunked

Jun 13, 2019
Change can be scary for even the most open-minded auto repair shop owner. The new trend of utilizing digital inspection software in automotive repair shops isn't met without its own push backs from shop owners. Our goal is to help shops overcome[…]
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Ways Technicians Can Convince Repair Shop Owners They Need DVI

Apr 22, 2019
You work in the bay, so you know better than anyone the struggles that hold you up, waste your time, or slow down your day. You know you need digital vehicle inspection technology, but how do you convince your boss? We’ve put together some benefits[…]
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How Photos Improve Digital Vehicle Inspections

Feb 20, 2019
Did you know that something simple like attaching photos to your digital vehicle inspections can increase auto shop profits? This all-important task of snapping customer vehicle condition photos and sharing them, along with digital multi-point[…]
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What’s Included in a Digital Vehicle Inspection?

Jan 28, 2019
Digital vehicle inspections have been changing the way shops are growing. Using customizable mobile technology, like BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY, not only makes your shop more efficient—it makes your shop more productive and boosts profits.
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Benefits of Text Message Software

Jan 02, 2019
Choosing the most effective way to communicate is essential for your business to operate and get things done. Today there are so many ways to communicate with customers, but only one rises above the rest in efficiency—text messaging. The benefits of[…]
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Tips to Increase Car Count

Dec 07, 2018
The number one need for any automotive repair shop is always customers. How else would you make money? There are many ways to increase your gross sales, but most automotive repair shop owners will agree that the most common way to increase sales is[…]
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How Digital Inspections Provide Full Disclosure in Auto Repair

Sep 28, 2018
By Bob Cooper of Elite I am sure you will agree that in our industry there are a number of unwritten rules that shop owners have followed for decades. They know that they have to hire gifted technicians, stay at the forefront of vehicle technology[…]
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