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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'shop' (25)

How to Remove Friction from the Service Drive

Does your service department software remove friction for your customers but add friction for your staff? Perhaps that is why we see so many software companies come and go in this industry.

 

With today’s transformation from a dealership-centric focus to one that is…

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Added by Ujj Nath on February 22, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

How the Best Auto Shop Owners Manage Their Garage and Personnel

Some of the best garages are the ones that focus on customer service and employee development. There are other concerns that will crop up when it comes to managing your auto repair shop. Here are some of the methods that you can employ that will give you a leg up on your competition.

Establish Customer Friendly Hours

Having hours that…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 19, 2018 at 7:29am — No Comments

Got Squeaky Brakes? 4 Ways to Determine the Cause

Brakes refer to tools that are responsible for the motions that are associated with cars. If you want to pause a car in motion, you can rely on your brakes. If you want to make it run slowly, you can rely on them all the same. If your vehicle’s brakes are squealing and making unusual sounds out of nowhere, you should zero in on the problem as soon as…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 17, 2018 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Automotive Technicians: 5 Tools to Help You be Successful in Your Job

Being an automotive technician can be a rewarding career. However, there are also a lot of pitfalls that you want to avoid that come along with the territory. It is vital that you have the right tools as an automotive tech. Otherwise you could risk time, injury, and poor job performance. So here are five tools that will help you be more successful in your job.

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Added by Anica Oaks on November 14, 2018 at 1:49pm — No Comments

As Safety Value Increases, So Do Repairs

Technology that helps safeguard…

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Added by Chris Miller on November 13, 2018 at 6:37am — No Comments

4 Ways to Get a Great Rate on Your Car Insurance

Cars are necessities for most Americans, which makes car insurance a necessity also. By the time you add up car payments, gas, repairs, and insurance, many people are spending $500 to $1,000 a month on a vehicle. With that much expense, it’s no wonder people are looking for ways to save…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 3, 2018 at 12:59pm — No Comments

How to Capture More Service Potential from Current Customers

By many historical measures, service opportunities have never been greater for auto dealers.

In the last decade auto sales have boomed, creating an unprecedented service opportunity tailwind for the next decade. More factory scheduled maintenance programs are…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Dealership Safety Concerns Aren’t Only About Recalls

Life at a dealership is hectic. There are so many pieces moving simultaneously that it can seem as if you’re living in a real-life version of the classic video game “Frogger,” continuously ducking, dodging and weaving your way through the dealership -- just as everyone else is. Combine sales, service and customer…

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Added by Chris Miller on February 28, 2018 at 6:45am — No Comments

4 Simple Steps for Easy Windshield Replacement

Safety behind the wheel is one of the most important things in the world. Drivers need to keep their brakes in outstanding working order. They need to pay attention to the condition of their windshields as well. If you notice that your windshield is on its last legs, replacement is of…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 19, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

You Think Your Customers are Happy? Do This & Watch How Fast That Changes!

Manufacturers hold dealerships accountable for customer satisfaction and the overall…

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Added by Chris Miller on February 8, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Art of Turning Complaints into New Customers

The auto industry is…

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Added by Chris Miller on January 31, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments


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Auto Repair Shop Marketing for 2018 and Beyond

Looking for new ways to get some advertising out about your auto shop?

There are a ton of marketing ideas out there, but it can sometimes be tricky to find the ones that work well. In addition, some things that might work for another sort of business might not have the same effect on your auto…

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Added by Michael Reid on November 19, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

Service Absorption is a Dangerous Number

Service absorption is one of the most…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on November 2, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is Selling A Car More Important Than Preserving A Life?

The Future of Used Car Recalls …

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Added by Chris Miller on October 20, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments

Human Capital: How Teamwork Can Increase Revenue

One challenge in many dealerships is building an environment where teamwork thrives.

Salespeople are focused on their own individual commissions, not the stores; technicians are focused on the billable hours they produce, not the departments; and F&I managers want their penetration and…

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Added by Chris Miller on August 31, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Your Service Competition isn’t Other Dealers – It is Joe across the Street

Customers generally get their vehicle serviced close to home or work.

Dealers are lucky that customers feel they should bring their new cars back to the same store…

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Added by Ujj Nath on January 20, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Sensational Auto Repair Ideas for Families and Individuals

Many drivers go to expensive repair shops when their vehicles break down or suffer various types of damage. You do not need to do the same. You can perform a lot of repairs on your own and find professional assistance without going broke.

  

Rust and Surface Damage

Manufacturers produce plenty of do-it-yourself auto…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 7, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

8 Ways to Make Your Auto Repair Shop Website Stand Out

Just because every car on the road needs maintenance once in a while, it does not mean that you don't have step up your game when it comes to your auto repair shop's website. Websites can sink a business or become an amazing way to get more customers. Here are 8 ways that you can use web design elements to make your car repair shop's website stand out from the crowd.

 

Lots of White Space in Layout

White…

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Added by Bjorn Wallman on April 10, 2016 at 3:20am — No Comments

Getting A Car Paint Job – What Can Possibly Go Wrong

Single stage paint jobs are not intended for prestigious showroom or displays but are great for complete paint jobs on cars that just need to look better. Single stage colors also have the advantage of being very close in match to the original colors but since the whole car is usually being repainted, an exact match is generally not absolutely critical.…

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Added by Rahul Paul on March 9, 2016 at 10:59pm — No Comments


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Your car Insurance

Automobile insurance is an increasing expense for almost all Americans. We can't afford to have it, and we certainly can't afford to not have it. When researching car insurance companies and comparing policies, it is a good idea to follow these easy guidelines to get the most coverage for your insurance dollars. Get discount car insurance quotes from as many carriers as you can. Automobile insurance rates may vary drastically depending on the model of your car and…

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Added by Luigi Pizzato on October 22, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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