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About Ted Gaines

Ted leads Marketing for AutoMobile Technologies, Inc. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and blogs related to reconditioning and dealership operations.

Faster Repair-craft

By |2020-12-08T06:34:23+00:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Whatever your particular craft - your specialty when it comes to automotive reconditioning work - your skill in that craft brings you income. Paperwork, approvals, estimates, invoices, accounting, and the rest of the "necessaries" can eat into your craft-time and the income it brings. Use the tool that gets you done with the necessaries as [...]

Go Faster

By |2020-11-12T22:27:39+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|

There are loads of features available in ReconPro. Everything you need to document and administrate a repair, manage customers, add services, set pricing and packages, get approvals, work across teams and locations, integrate with your accounting, and keep your repairs moving at maximum speed. So go faster with ReconPro! Get a free demo

Working for Enterprise Rent-a-Car Just Got Easier

By |2021-01-06T11:34:11+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|

If you do work for Enterprise Rent-a-Car, did you know your ReconPro™ integrates with Enterprise? This means your estimates don't need to be re-keyed into Enterprise systems. That saves you time and potential errors, gets you faster approvals, and ensures you get paid accurately for all the work.  Click to learn more and activate this valuable feature!

What’s Your One Thing Better?

By |2020-08-14T00:19:56+00:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|Tags: , |

Many wildly successful companies have something in common - they entered an existing business category, and distinguished themselves by doing one thing better. Domino's wasn't better than the neighborhood pizza shop, but they figured out how to deliver a hot pizza to your door in 30 minutes. Doing the one thing of delivery better gave them [...]

No Sweat, Easy Ways For Your SMART Repair Business To Achieve Its Goals In 2020

By |2020-02-05T22:33:42+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Business, SMART Repair|

Setting goals is an essential part of running any business. But when your business is more specialized, such as a SMART repair business, it’s all about finding what makes you stand out among your competition. That way, when people are seeking the various services SMART repair shops offer for their car, you can be the first [...]

New Year, New Decade, New You

By |2020-01-27T18:33:47+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR, SMART Repair|

5 Tips For Being A Better PDR Tech In 2020 Image - Marco Verch Whether you’ve been working in PDR for a few months, just a little over a year, or are a seasoned technician with several hail seasons under your belt, aiming to be a better technician is always a good idea. Not [...]

3 Common PDR Technicians Problems Easily Solved Through Available Technology

By |2020-01-27T18:34:37+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Business, PDR|Tags: |

Technology has always been a tool for helping businesses evolve and employees do their job more effectively. It’s contributed to the growth in companies, saved time and money, allowed for some jobs to be done virtually/practically anywhere.  At first glance, manipulating metal in PDR might not be an area where you would expect to use technology. [...]