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I have been developing an Automotive Shop Management system. I am here because I would like to start getting what I have developed in front of shop owners, mechanics and others a part of the auto-shop network. I am looking to provide a software solution that can assist shop owners with managing their business. I am also looking to get some feedback so I can continue development and build more new features that people are looking for. I would really like to provide a free demo for anybody who would be interested. I am happy to offer free usage on an extended free trial basis. Please feel free message me, call me or comment below. You can also click on the link and take a look: https://www.motivware.com. Below are also several screenshots from the application. If you have any requests or want to learn more let me know. I am open to an opportunity to partner with someone in the industry who would be interested in trying to get this application going!

Thanks,

Damon Clark

412-916-1953

 

This is an example of an invoice that can be generated and printed while using the application

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This is an example of adding a new vehicle by using the vin number

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Here is an example of the work orders section where different service repairs can be added.

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Adding a customer list

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Hi! I appreciate you taking a look! If you're interested I would be happy to get on a call and provide a Demo.
Once you sign up, you would have to go into your email inbox and activate your account.

I believe that is why you're not seeing anything, since it is showing your account as not activated yet.
 

  

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      Got your attention? Good. The truth is, there is no such thing as the perfect technician pay plan. There are countless ways to create any pay plan. I’ve heard all the claims and opinions, and to be honest, it’s getting a little frustrating. Claims that an hourly paid pay plan cannot motivate. That flat rate is the only way to truly get the most production from your technicians. And then there’s the hybrid performance-based pay plan that many claim is the best.
      At a recent industry event, a shop owner from the Midwest boasted about his flat-rate techs and insisted that this pay plan should be adopted by all shops across the country. When I informed him that in states like New York, you cannot pay flat-rate, he was shocked. ‚ÄúThen how do you motivate your techs‚ÄĚ he asked me.
      I remember the day in 1986 when I hired the best technician who ever worked for me in my 41 years as an automotive shop owner. We‚Äôll call him Hal. When Hal reviewed my pay plan for him, and the incentive bonus document, he stared at it for a minute, looked up, and said, ‚ÄúJoe, this looks good, but here‚Äôs what I want.‚ÄĚ He then wrote on top of the document the weekly salary he wanted. It was a BIG number. He went on to say, ‚ÄúJoe, I need to take home a certain amount of money. I have a home, a wife, two kids, and my Harly Davidson. I will work hard and produce for you. I don‚Äôt need an incentive bonus to do my work.‚ÄĚ And he did, for the next 30 years, until the day he retired.
      Everyone is entitled to their opinion. So, here‚Äôs mine. Money is a motivator, but not the only motivator, and not the best motivator either. We have all heard this scenario, ‚ÄúShe quit ABC Auto Center, to get a job at XYZ Auto Repair, and she‚Äôs making less money now at XYZ!‚ÄĚ We all know that people don‚Äôt leave companies, they leave the people they work for or work with.
      With all this said, I do believe that an incentive-based pay plan can work. However, I also believe that a technician must be paid a very good base wage that is commensurate with their ability, experience, and certifications. I also believe that in addition to money, there needs to be a great benefits package. But the icing on the cake in any pay plan is the culture, mission, and vision of the company, which takes strong leadership. And let’s not forget that motivation also comes from praise, recognition, respect, and when technicians know that their work matters.
      Rather than looking for that elusive perfect pay plan, sit down with your technician. Find out what motivates them. What their goals are. Why do they get out of bed in the morning? When you tie their goals with your goals, you will have one powerful pay plan.
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