Mechanics Advice 30
It goes without saying, but when a customer searches for your business online, you want the results to be accurate. Have you checked your business’s information lately? Today, we’ll be taking a look at how to make sure your Google My Business details are accurate, and how to update them. What is Google My […]
This article is for automotive service professionals. It focuses on how to better serve customers in ways to meet their expectations. How and when a shop communicates with their customers is key. Texting is just one component of a customer’s expectations. How often do you have an important question for your customer, but you just […]
Across the spectrum of autonomous vehicles, vehicles designated for ride sharing and car sharing, and vehicles for personal and business use, one of the most common ownership responsibilities is vehicle maintenance and repair. Most vehicle owners do not look forward to these services, viewing them as an inconvenience or lost time. Any delay at the […]
Every time I drive my car, I always see people driving on under-inflated tires. They’re typically older vehicles (pre-2007) that are likely not equipped with a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS). I try my best to alert the driver, but traffic congestion can make that difficult. Honking at someone to get his or her attention will likely […]
Are you looking for an easier way to bring customers into your auto repair shop? These days, customers want quotes instantly, and they don’t have time to call around from shop to shop. Likewise, many shop owners are tired of wasting time on the phone, generating quotes for someone who may never come in.It’s important to […]
What Do Ball Joints Do? Ball Joints are the automotive equivalent to the human shoulder. Think of a ball and socket design with a base that mounts onto a control arm, and a stem that fits into the tire/wheel assembly. As the control arm moves up and down with changing road conditions, the stem (socket) […]
When a mechanic suggests you need a brake flush, many drivers fear that their wallets are being flushed instead. Nothing could be further from the truth. The fact of the matter is now that cars have advanced braking systems that contain lots of expensive components, so it makes sense to periodically flush the system. How Often Do I […]
Have you ever found yourself asking, “Which services do I really need for routine scheduled maintenance for my car?” You don’t want to forgo services that could be potentially harmful if skipped, but you really don’t want to pay more than you need to. … What to do? Relax, the good news is you’ve got everything you need in your glovebox: […]
Looking for ways to save money on car repairs? Regularly maintaining your vehicle – think oil changes and tire rotations – is the best way for an automotive technician to keep an eye on your vehicle health. That way, items that require attention won’t be left to deteriorate to the point of major parts breaking, […]
Mobile mechanics tend to do well on Openbay’s platform. This is due in large part to the convenience factor — mobile mechanics travel directly to the vehicle to fix it. Their customers never have to leave their homes or offices to have their cars maintained or fixed. Distance is the #1 reason Openbay users select a service […]
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