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Joe’s Business Tip of the Week

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Joe's weekly business tips that will help you in your day to day operations, focusing on sales, customer service, marketing, advertising, and more!

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General Automotive Discussion Forum. Here you can discuss anything Automotive related as a member of Auto Shop Owner! All General Automotive topics allowed.

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New Member's Area

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Marketing, Advertising, & Promoting

Automotive Repair Shop marketing, advertising, and promoting your business are important to maintain and grow your business. Discusssions.

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Banner Programs & Franchising

Aligning your automotive repair shop with major parts suppliers can help your business grow. Franchising is a way to get into an established business model. Discussions.

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Management Software, Web Sites & Internet

Discussions about automotive shop management systems, software, websites, the internet, online purchasing, how-to, etc.

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HR Topics, Hiring, & Firing & Training

Automotive repair shop human resource topics, HR Issues, Terminations, New Hires, Team Building, & Training Discussions. State Laws are all different, please check your state laws.

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Workflow Management

Automotive repair shop Workflow Management, Productivity, Quality Control, Systems & Procedures Forum. To generate profitable sales and consistent quality customer service, you need to be in control and have in place specific systems and procedures.

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Accounting, Profitability, & Payroll

A sale must bring profit, if it doesn’t It’s a loss. Accounting is a major part of any business. Are you in control of your accounting and profitability? Are you controlling your payroll to be profitable?

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The Customer Experience

Automotive repair shop customer service discussions. You are judged by what the customer sees and experiences. What type of customer service do you provide?

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Automotive Products & Services

Discussions about automotive products, parts, services, manufacturer brands, trends, preferences, and more. Auto Parts and Services forum.

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Repair/Diagnostic Help & Tech Tips!

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Are you stuck on a vehicle? Need some help from your peers? Got a tip to share? Post your technical tips and repair help requests here.

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Automotive Shop Tools & Equipment

Hi-tech cars need hi-tech equipment. Need advice on purchasing diagnostic equipment, tire machines, shop tools, etc..? General Tools and Equipment discussions.

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Auto body shop discussion forum. Business and general topics relating to the automotive collision industry.

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Automotive Classifieds

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