In 2019, the average vehicle age is 11.8 years – and this is fantastic news for the automotive aftermarket. Here are four reasons why more older cars on the road is cause for celebration.
There has been a lot of buzz lately around how all business owners should have a mentor to help them grow. Too many business owners use not having a mentor as an excuse for their lack of forward progress. Here are four things you can do to keep growing even if you don’t have one.
Our team recently returned from SEMA and AAPEX, and we’re still trying to process it all! We always make sure we send someone over to AAPEXedu to listen to Mark Seng from IHS Markit give his take on the four top trends to watch for the automotive aftermarket in the coming year.
Last week our team was out in force at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. SEMA is a huge show in every sense of the word, and it can be a little overwhelming. We wanted to highlight five key takeaways from the show that will help you have a productive show next year.
We want to connect with you as time falls back starting Sunday, November 3. Your credit card machine clocks need to be changed to ensure your transaction and batch settings continue to work like normal. We have created a few videos to walk you through changing the time on your machines.
Millennials likely represent a significant and growing portion of your customer base. Their spending power is increasing, and if you’re not adjusting your business practices to align with their unique shopping habits, you’re going to start losing them to your competitors who are.
Do you ever feel like you’re working like crazy but getting nothing done? If this describes you, your productivity probably isn’t where it should be. These five productivity hacks will help you make the time you spend at your business as efficient as possible.
In business, every wasted minute translates into dollars lost. Fortunately, there are probably some areas around your shop where you could stand to increase efficiency a bit. This post will cover five common ways to improve auto shop efficiency.
We know that no business owner likes to pay credit card processing fees. Recently we’ve been getting a lot of questions about surcharging, and we understand why. Today we want to focus on the dark side of the surcharging story – sleazy sales tactics.
How many customer touchpoints does your business have? The answer is more than you think. Every time your customer visits your business physically, calls on the phone, or searches on the web, you have the ability to influence their decision making process.