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Internet Marketing in Automotive Repair

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 16:38

  The Internet provides many opportunities to promote and build a business. A company that takes advantage of the online venues at its disposal will have an advantage over those that don’t. The majority of consumers use the Internet to … Continue reading

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Market Differentiation through Technology in Auto Repair

Saturday, April 29, 2017 17:09

The use of technology can be a powerful differentiating factor in any business. In the automotive repair business technological capabilities can be leveraged to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Two key areas this pertains to are customer interaction … Continue reading

 
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Employee Retention Strategies in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 17:02

In business – investment in employee retention can be one of the most significant contributors to success. Employee turnover can be very costly. It can result in lost revenue and increased expenditures. Evaluation of the investment made in employee retention … 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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Running a Paperless Automotive Repair Shop

Friday, February 24, 2017 17:00

  In many automotive repair shops today the use of paper has been reduced to a significant degree. Using paper contributes to decreased productivity as many actions are duplicated. When something is first written on paper then entered into the … 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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