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Annual Planning for the Auto Repair Business

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 22:37

The end of a calendar year marks the beginning of another. It signals the time to take stock of what has taken place in the preceding year and make plans for the upcoming year. Making an assessment of marketing, sales … Continue reading


The Evolution of Auto Repair System Architecture

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 0:43

Since computerized systems were first introduced into the business environment their capabilities, design and impact on information processing have grown exponentially. Work environments have changed as have inter-company transaction processing, marketing and sales. Virtually all aspects of business have been … Continue reading

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Building Success through Sound Management Principles

Thursday, August 29, 2013 19:23

Tried and proven through time certain business practices have proven to result in sound successful organizations. In the course of handling the challenges we’re confronted with we sometimes lose sight of the basic principles that are the foundation of success. … Continue reading

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Solution Based Customer Engagement Strategies for the Auto Repair Industry

Thursday, August 1, 2013 0:59

Solution selling is a methodology that was developed in the business to business environment primarily focused on technology sales. The sales process involves engaging the customer, identifying one or more problems (often referred as points of pain), then designing and … Continue reading

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7 Essential Business Principles

Friday, June 28, 2013 20:54

Success in business is predicated on many factors however there are basic fundamental principles that are inherent in the most effective management styles. Specific key traits and skills are exhibited by successful managers. They are innovative in the way they approach … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Inbound Marketing for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, May 31, 2013 22:45

Traditionally marketing has been based on distributing advertisements focused on encouraging people to purchase goods and services. Products, price, quality and delivery are the primary focus of traditional marketing. The advent of marketing philosophies with different purposes has resulted in … Continue reading

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8 Keys to Focused Marketing for the Auto Repair Business

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 17:53

Focused marketing is characterized as promotion to a segment within the target market. The focus can be on various attributes such as location but the primary subject of this writing is the position of the customer in the purchase decision … Continue reading

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6 Keys to Business Success and the Art of War

Sunday, March 31, 2013 21:06

Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who lived between 544-496 BC. His book ‘The Art of War’ has become one of the most widely used business guides in modern times. Sun Tzu teaches us that sound … Continue reading

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5 Keys to Auto Repair Sales Growth through Business Markets

Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:41

Providing auto repair services to businesses and other organizations can be a valuable source of volume sales and growth potential. The resources necessary to provide services will not vary much from those needed in the consumer market and by applying … Continue reading

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6 Keys to Increasing Auto Repair Sales and Profits through Process Improvement

Thursday, January 31, 2013 0:45

Streamlining and refining the processes within an auto repair shop will result in greater capacity and reduced operating costs. Increased capacity provides the opportunity for higher sales. Reduced operating costs result in wider profit margins. Looking at different processes and … Continue reading

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