Similar to tires, another important safety component on your vehicle wears out too; your brakes and brake rotors. These components absorb a tremendous amount of friction whenever a vehicle is brought to a stop. But how do we know when? Brake life varies greatly depending on driving behavior, how far we drive and the type […]
It’s that time of the season where family and friends flock to the places they enjoy most. Often times our family includes a furry friend or two; finding a safe and appropriate way to bring along Fido isn’t always the easiest! Here are six simple steps to “pet proof” your vehicle and keep the ride […]
It’s already the end of August and you’re ready to head back to campus. However, one thing you may have forgotten to ask yourself is: is my car also ready for the upcoming school year? You may be reading this and saying “it’s just a car, what do I need to get ready?” Actually, there […]
Ever wondered if your automotive service shop is running at optimum efficiency? Efficiency is key to running any business. Here are three tips to maximize efficiency. Tip 1: Establishing an Operating Budget and Turning a Profit Getting down to basics – your monthly budget. What does it cost to operate your business on a monthly […]
Exciting news: Openbay has a new home base! Don’t worry, we’re still the same great company you’ve come to know and love, just at a new location! Check out our new video showing you around the office and the day to day life of our employees. Interested in starting a career with Openbay?
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 […]
$5,000 in Automotive Parts Giveaway Sponsored by Openbay and eBay Motors Enter the 2018 Automotive Parts Giveaway for your chance to win eBay motors Gift Certificates to purchase automotive parts for your business. This prize includes eBay motors vouchers to purchase automotive parts through Openbay accessing more than 60 million automotive parts on eBay motors […]
Take your Facebook Page to the next level with Openbay Profile When you first created your Facebook Page for your business, you had high hopes to capture more drivers (customers) seeking automotive services in your area. You posted pictures of your shop. You asked customers to “share”, “like”, and “comment” on each picture or video […]
Part III: Automotive Service Businesses Need to Shift Into Digital Gear to Accelerate Business Growth
Written for automotive service businesses. Part III of a Multi-Part series. Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery […]
This year, AAA predicts nearly 49 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate Thanksgiving, with 89% of those planning to drive. Before you head out, here’s a quick road-trip checklist. Bring your vehicle to the shop, to ensure it’s up to the task of enduring stop-and-go traffic, which is probably about as taxing to […]
Openbay, an award-winning online e-commerce marketplace for automotive repair and services and a provider of SaaS-based solutions for the automotive care industry, is transforming the experience for automotive repair and service for consumers and the way that automotive care businesses acquire and service customers.