Archive for the ‘Tire Shop Management’ Category

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The Benefits of Content Marketing in Automotive Repair

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 16:15

  Content marketing involves creating and sharing valuable information without explicitly promoting business offerings but geared toward building credibility and relationships over time. Different venues have sprung up on the Internet that support this method of marketing and any or … Continue reading

 
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Price and Quality Market Differentiation in Auto Repair

Saturday, April 29, 2017 17:15

Price and quality are often viewed as two competing objectives. And that can very well be true. However achieving the optimum balance between the two can be the key to success. Focusing on differentiation in these two areas can have … Continue reading

 
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Employer/Employee Relationships in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 1:52

The employer/employee relationship can be one of the most significant factors in employee retention. Employees who feel position about their relationship with their employer will be more motivated to stay with a company than to leave and go elsewhere. Some … Continue reading

 
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The Importance of Organization and Leadership in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 1:48

  Organization in a business provides a stable work environment. The basis for employee retention rests on stability. When people know what to do and what to expect they sense security. Clearly defining the processes within an organization, setting realistic … Continue reading

 
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Providing Career Growth and Security in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 0:42

In automotive repair the environment is continually changing as technological advances are made and methods of performing maintenance and repair are improved. Employees must feel that they’re not in danger of being left behind. Ongoing training for personnel is an … Continue reading

 
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Employee Compensation in Automotive Repair

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 19:17

  Although there are many factors that will attract and retain employees – the primary reason people go to work each day is to earn a living. In this area the shop is marketing itself as a desirable place to … Continue reading

 
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Effective Hiring Techniques in Automotive Repair

Monday, March 27, 2017 18:00

Hiring employees is a critical aspect of managing an automotive repair business. Mistakes can be very costly while prudence can bring very positive results. Skills are important and are the basis for bringing people onboard but there are many other … Continue reading

 
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Achieving a Paperless Auto Repair Vehicle Delivery Process

Thursday, February 23, 2017 22:13

When returning the vehicle to the owner after repairs are performed there are parts of the process that can be handled with paper or automated. When these steps are automated – paper use as well as handling and storage costs … Continue reading

 
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Eliminating Paper Use by the Auto Repair Technician

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 19:41

  In a shop using paper – technicians are assigned work on printed work orders and information concerning inspections, diagnoses and recommendations are communicated back to the service advisor on paper. When these processes are automated paper usage is greatly … Continue reading

 
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Employing a Paperless Auto Repair Vehicle Check in Process

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 18:38

Before the advent of computerized auto repair systems a preprinted form was used to check a vehicle in. This form would be attached to a clipboard and the repair requirements, estimated price and damage marks were recorded on it. Then … Continue reading

 
 
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