The Two Biggest Lies You’re Telling Yourself

By David Rogers As published in Shop Owner Magazine Lying to yourself is a terrible way to run your business. It leads to bad decisions, missed opportunities, and the painful death of the shop…sometimes mercifully quick, sometimes excruciatingly slow. Two lies, in particular, are dark, dirty, and destructive. These two lies prevent good operators from … Read more

Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working As Well As You Think

by David Rogers | published in Shop Owner Magazine Don’t just eliminate low-quality customers, but maximize the valuable customers being driven by advertising efforts. Are all customers good customers? I’m not talking about the obvious horror stories, of course. We’ve all run into a buzzsaw of a customer on their worst day. But if we … Read more

Results-driven marketing ignites excited customers at VISION to ask, ‘How soon can we upgrade?!

Stop struggling with failing systems, unreliable products and low-value customers. Talk about synergy! At the recent VISION Hi-Tech and Training Expo March 4-5, happy customers from the Shop4D® and Automated Marketing Group (AMG) family, shared their personal experiences and success stories. They shared the record-breaking transformations their businesses and teams experienced with average ticket order, … Read more

Work faster, not harder… with technology

By David Rogers As published in Motor Age Magazine Despite unprecedented access to tools, training, systems, processes, and help, there’s no efficiency revolution taking place in the auto repair industry. Before making the investment, begin by refining processes. These are incredible times to be a shop owner. Techs have never had more information closer at … Read more

Scaling Smartly in 2022

by David Rogers As published on Record growth throughout the automotive industry in 2021 created an unexpected need and an interesting opportunity for many repair organizations: they hit their bay and technician production capacity, and the only way to keep growing is to add another location. No matter how many locations your operation spans … Read more

Everything to Know About Repair Shop Software

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Based on a research study by UMass scholars, workplace stress causes about 40% of voluntary turnovers. This is often the case in auto repair shops. There are so many necessary tasks that have nothing to do with fixing cars. This includes schedules, payroll, inventory, etc. It’s challenging to keep things running smoothly. Repair shop software … Read more