Archive for the ‘Auto Shop Management’ Category

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Increase Profits Through Process Improvement

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 20:05

A manager that knowingly allows money to be wasted might just as well be stealing it …. John Rockefeller Improving and streamlining processes within an organization can eliminate waste, reduce costs and enable better customer service. The savings and potential … Continue reading

 
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Setting Profit Goals

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 19:45

Setting the right profit goals can mean the difference between success and failure. Offering a price that the customer is happy with is important in earning business but you must be profitable to succeed as a business. Setting target profit … Continue reading

 
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Plan For Success

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 18:34

Effective planning can make the difference between business processes that are flawed and wasteful versus those that are efficient and well managed. There is a direct correlation between effort spent planning and quality of execution in any process. To develop … Continue reading

 
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How To Take Your Auto Repair Shop To The Next Level

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 0:00

So you’ve built a successful business.  Your auto repair shop is bringing in lots of customers and lots of money. There’s only one problem. You want to get away from the day-to-day operations of your auto repair shop, but it … Continue reading

 
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Tips On Buying An Auto Repair Shop Invoice Printer

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 0:00

Besides having repair shop management software, the invoice printer is one of the most important pieces of office equipment in your repair shop. There’s nothing worse than having an invoice printer that takes forever to print.  This can lead to … Continue reading

 
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Five Features That Your Auto Repair Shop Software Needs

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 0:00

Shopping for auto repair shop software can be difficult. There is a lot at stake.  Selecting the wrong software can do significant harm to the productivity of your business. To help protect against this, the five features below should be … Continue reading

 
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Ways to Increase Customer Loyalty at Auto Repair Shops

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 0:00

Creating a loyal base of customers is one of the best ways to increase sales at your auto repair shop or tire shop. Loyal customers mean return sales, which means more money for your business. There are a lot of … Continue reading

 
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Why Auto Shops Should Not Use Microsoft Excel

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 0:00

If your auto repair shop is using Microsoft Excel to keep track of repair orders and other business operations, you need to stop. Microsoft is an excellent spreadsheet program.  It’s great for computing and compiling information. However, it is not … Continue reading

 
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5 Password Tips For Computers At Auto Repair Shops

Thursday, March 3, 2011 17:32

Your shop computer with auto repair shop management software should be protected with a computer password. Having a password-protected computer is important because it prevents people from accessing important files and information.  To help protect your auto repair shop computer … Continue reading

 
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7 Ways To Keep Customer Happy While Waiting For Auto Repairs

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 0:01

It’s important to keep customers happy while waiting for auto repairs. A happy customer means they might return to have more auto repair work done in the future.  To help keep your customers happy, here are some things you can … Continue reading

 
 
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