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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 [...]

National Productivity is Dropping – Don’t Say it’s Not Your Fault

By |2019-12-10T09:44:20+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|Tags: |

The Labor Department said last month that the measure of hourly output per worker, fell at a 0.3% annualized rate between July and September, the biggest decline in almost four years.    In plain English, despite working more hours we created less value. The reasons for the decline are, no doubt, complex and interconnected with all [...]

Running Your Mobile Repair Business – Salesmanship Tips

By |2020-01-07T10:29:51+00:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Business, Education, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|

> Find and Secure New Accounts > Stand Out From Competitors > Maintain and Grow Current Customers   All businesses need sales in order to survive and grow. Many rightly consider sales the foundation of a company. The truth is, some are born salespeople and some are not. Sometimes even the most seasoned sales pro could [...]

Do You Know the Best Way to Send Invoices to Your Clients?

By |2020-01-07T10:28:53+00:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Business, PDR, Reconditioning, SMART Repair|

The short answer is whatever way gets you paid the fastest! Right? Here's the deal: Every client and every reconditioning company are different, which means that what works for one company isn't always going to work for another. Since you can't control what each client's delivery preference is for receiving an invoice, it's critical that you [...]

A Simple And Efficient Way To Save Your Shop Time And Money

By |2019-08-20T04:58:43+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, PDR, SMART Repair|

Back in the 1960s, Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) came about as an alternative to the traditional dent repair methods. It’s a form of repair that restores a vehicle’s body to the way it was prior to collision without repainting. It also does it at a fraction of the time and cost of other traditional dent repair [...]

How To Make Your Repair Business Better 

By |2019-08-19T13:26:44+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, PDR, SMART Repair|Tags: , , |

If you run or own a PDR or SMART Repair business, you know how much stress the back-office can create. You more than likely spend hours each week, if not more time, waiting on approvals and sifting through estimates, invoices, commissions, and accounting. It’s a necessary part of the business, but it’s not the work you [...]

5 Simple Steps To Going Paperless In Your Repair Shop

By |2020-01-07T10:31:55+00:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, Case Studies, SMART Repair|Tags: , |

Reduce the time and energy you waste on paper Save the expense of paper itself Step-by-step guide for moving to digital Template for organizing your business for digital Last year, Skratch House Automotive Services owner and technician, Nathane Vanhoose, made the switch to paperless. Even though it seemed like a challenging task, he says it [...]