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Software System Management for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, May 25, 2012 16:32

Software systems are part of an auto repair shop environment and need to be managed just like any other part of the business. Systems are a little different in that they act as support mechanisms for business processes. So managing … Continue reading

 
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Measuring Efficiency and Proficiency for Auto Repair Shops

Monday, May 21, 2012 18:48

Managing availability and usage of shop labor can have a profound effect on profitability. In fact it’s one of the most often overlooked yet potentially impactful areas of business activity in an auto repair shop. These types of measurements require … Continue reading

 
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Knowing the Competition and Developing a Winning Strategy

Saturday, May 12, 2012 21:06

Every business has competitors. If there is a business niche that’s worth pursuing more than one company will focus on that market. To be successful it is essential that competitors are known. To be competitive it’s necessary to identify the … Continue reading

 
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The Impact of Online Reviews on the Auto Repair Business

Saturday, April 21, 2012 21:29

Online reviews can increase awareness of your business, boost search engine rankings and bring business to your company.  Studies have shown that a large percentage of people that evaluate automotive service offerings are significantly influenced by online reviews. It has … Continue reading

 
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Repair Shop System Implementation and Start up

Friday, March 30, 2012 16:31

The long journey from system evaluation and selection, installation, training and pilot is now complete and you’re ready to go live with your new software system. If the previous phases of the project have been well planned and executed the … Continue reading

 
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Auto Repair and Tire Shops – What Defines Your Image

Friday, March 23, 2012 23:27

In any business environment image is critical but with many players offering similar products and services it becomes even more important. Every time a person is exposed to your business in any way their perception of who you are is … Continue reading

 
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Team Building for Tire and Auto Repair Shops

Thursday, February 23, 2012 0:28

A group of competent individuals working as an integrated unit will be many times more effective than a group of superstars acting independently. Fostering teamwork and cooperation can be the most important ingredient to success in business. The effectiveness of … Continue reading

 
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Developing a Phased System Implementation Plan

Friday, January 27, 2012 23:49

Implementing a new business support software system is an undertaking that should always be taken with care. The ease or difficulty of a new system startup is directly related to the degree of advance planning and preparation undertaken.  The better … Continue reading

 
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Tire and Repair Shop System Implementation and Process Mapping

Friday, December 30, 2011 20:16

When implementing a new software system the most important step to ensuring a smooth start up is relating the existing business processes to the new software. It is always the best policy to change as little as possible when implementing … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Competition vs. Cooperation in Tire and Auto Repair Shops

Monday, December 26, 2011 18:21

In any business healthy and friendly competition among co-workers is a good thing. Competition brings out the best in people. It motivates, stimulates and drives us to accomplish the maximum possible. Cooperation enables people working together to achieve positive results. … Continue reading

 
 
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