“We’re in desperate need of a new technician.” This is an obstacle almost every one of our clients has faced this year. The truth is, good auto repair techs are hard to come by, and the even sadder truth is that the hiring shortage our country has faced this year did not help. Most great […]
There are so many translations of what the “12 Days of Christmas” really means, where it came from and how it’s used. For the purpose of this blog, we just want to have some fun and share some ideas for you to use in your auto repair shop marketing for the month of December. Stick […]
https://youtu.be/kkyEPh_4RcM As a marketing agency specializing in marketing auto repair shops, we have to over-analyze everything we put out there for our clients. We constantly ask our clients to send us pictures and videos of what’s happening in their shop. We’ll often get pics or videos from one of our shop owners, and they or […]
The Short Answer Is: Yes. But let’s talk about it a little in-depth. Although many people scoff at the cost of good, professional photography, it’s probably one of the best and most cost-efficient investments you’ll ever make in your business. People always say to “never judge a book by its cover,” yet everyone almost always […]
A common question we get when working with our clients is “What can we do to attract high-end clients who will spend money and actually take care of their cars?” This isn’t one of those questions I can answer with a “do this thing, and this will happen” kind of answer. Attracting high-end clients requires […]
https://youtu.be/8c-ey7wT4Bk If You Want To Win Over The Search Engines, Talk The Way Your Customers Talk We were meeting with a new website client recently and talking through the pages that would be on the site. Our clients always know that they want a homepage, an “about us” page, a “contact” page, and usually a […]
You decided to take the plunge into owning your own shop! Congratulations. Now, you’ve got a ton of work to do! If you haven’t heard the story of when Brian and I started our first shop – let me share it with you.
Recently we taught a class for the Automotive Service Association’s Florida Chapter. In that session, a shop owner was asking about the methods that could be used to market his shop to both Spanish speaking and English speaking consumers. Let’s dig in.
Moving an auto repair shop to a new location can be a fun and exciting time. It’s also a tremendous amount of work and can bring a lot of stress if the move isn’t planned out well. This article is going to talk about what you need to do in your marketing when you move your auto repair shop to a new location.
It seems like every time we teach a class or end up talking to a group of shop owners the topic comes up about blogging. It’s no secret that I’m a big believer in having an active blog, but why?