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Shop Talk Blog | Auto Repair Software

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Shop Owner of Motorcar Alternatives Shares His Success Story

Nov 20, 2017
It’s the most significant change to the service industry in decades, correcting all that is wrong with the current procedures. That's what Mobile Manager Pro can do for your shop.
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Videos on Digital Inspections

Nov 15, 2017
A picture is worth 1000 words, but may not always tell the whole story. A picture can show leaks, heavily worn parts, and more; but parts that wear and have excessive movement need a video to relay the complete message. Sometimes there is no other[…]
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We Won the 2017 PTEN Award for Jump Start

Nov 13, 2017
Each year, we try to build upon the previous year’s achievements, and 2017 is no different. “We never settle,” said Mike Risich, CEO of BOLT ON. “We are constantly working to make things better for our shops.”
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Status Tracker Instant Vehicle Updates

Sep 18, 2017
We all love checking on the status of the packages that we've ordered; especially the important ones. And, as you may have guessed, so do your customers when it comes to wanting to know the status of their vehicles.
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Easier OBD2 Reports Help Increase Customer Trust

Aug 28, 2017
Gaining customer trust is a difficult task. Most shops struggle with maintaining transparency with their customers, leading to issues with upselling and getting work approved. 
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[Update] Grow Your Business with Jump Start

Aug 04, 2017
UPDATE: Jump Start has officially won the 2017 PTEN Award for being one of the most innovative products introduced to the automotive aftermarket in the last year. Those awarded were evaluated based on their ability to make diagnosing vehicles and[…]
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Print Your Tech Worksheets Right From a Tablet

Jun 19, 2017
Even with the best technology available, some shops still prefer working with paper worksheets. Because of this, we upgraded Mobile Manager Pro to allow your shop to be able to print tech worksheets right from your tablet device. 
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Celebrating Our 5-Year Anniversary with Mitchell1

Jun 12, 2017
June 11th marks the 5-year anniversary of our partnership with Mitchell 1. This alliance is the result of a joint commitment to supplying auto repair shops with technology and benefits similar to those proven to provide extreme advantages to[…]
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Build Trust and Cover Your Butt with the Customer Timeline

Jun 05, 2017
Keep a fully accurate, documented timeline of each customer interaction, so your shop can provide customers with a minute-by-minute summary of their service visits. Oh, and it can also be used to cover your shop's butt in the event a customer makes[…]
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Your Oil and TPMS Reset Instructions Will Now Follow You Everywhere

Jun 01, 2017
Here's how to carry your Oil Reset and TPMS Reset Instructions with you at all times, eliminating the need to travel back-and-forth every time your shop needs them.
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