5 Ways You Can Give Back to Your Employees During the Holidays
The holiday season is now in full swing, and as a shop owner, you’re probably thinking about how to best lead your team during this time. Between the hot chocolate and the carols, there will be a lot you’ll have to navigate, including holiday pay and time off requests. By preparing and leveraging auto repair shop management software, all of this can be a piece of cake (or pie, if that’s your holiday dessert of choice).
Section 179 for Auto Repair Businesses
Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows business owners to write off the entire cost of a piece of equipment, renovations, or other assets in the first year instead of writing off an asset a little bit at a time over a five, seven, fifteen, or thirty-nine year period. Now is the time to consider your big purchases and weigh the tax deductions you bought this year versus next.
10 Ways to Connect With Customers this Holiday Season
The holidays are a special time of year when we make memories with family, give thanks, and spread joy. However, with social distancing guidelines still in effect, this holiday season will look a little different. Because this year has been challenging for many people, it’s more important than ever to stay positive and spread cheer to all customers.
New Progress for Automotive Right to Repair in 2020
During this year’s general election, the state of Massachusetts helped open the door for auto repair shops to work on connected cars in the near future. This act benefits all of us who work in independent auto repair. It also benefits vehicle owners by giving them more options for where they can go for repairs.
5 Ways Your Shop Can Give Back During the Holidays
Goodwill and charity make the holidays a wonderful time of the year. And as an auto repair shop owner, you’re in a unique position to give back to your community. There are different ways you can pay it forward—and if you end up liking how things go, you can make giving back a year-round activity, rather than just something you do during the holidays.
How Your Auto Mechanic Shop Can Pick Up More Business When Times are Slow
As the seasons change, so does the influx of costumers in your shop. Luckily, we have some great tips on how to maintain a healthy sales funnel and rake in business during the slow seasons.
Tekmessage: True Two-Way Texting
At Tekmetric, we've created the most requested feature by users: true two-way texting. You and your guests can now communicate with each other in a seamless, hassle-free way.
How Auto Service Writer Can Improve Workflow
Simply your tasks and improve workflow by getting to know your customers. Taking detailed notes and checking them before or during a customer interaction can make it easier to work with even with the most difficult clients.
Leadership Principles for Shop Owners
Recently awarded Houston Business Journal's Most Admired CEOs of 2020 - Sunil Patel gives us leadership tips to motviate, collaborate, and innovate.
Forecasting With Realtime Reports
Learn how you can leverage two of Tekmetric’s realtime reports in combination to forecast your shop’s performance and test the decisions you make as a shop owner.
Tekmetric Makes Top CEO List
Tekmetric is pleased to announce that our co-founder Sunil Patel has been selected by Houston Business Journal as one of the Most Admired CEOs.
Are Your Auto Repair Partnerships a Two-Way Street?
What to consider before entering into an auto repair shop partnership.
Self Assessment: Auto Repair Partnerships
Generally, there are 3 types of partnerships. Use our thought-provoking assessment before entering a partnership.
How Auto Repair Shops Should Use Social Media to Increase Business
Tips on how auto repair shops can use social media to engage and attract Customers.
6 Ways to Maximize the Efficiency of Your Team
The more efficient your shop is, the better your month-over-month performance will be. Here are 6 strategies you can use to boost team efficiency.
The Latest on Paycheck Protection Program for Auto Repair Shops
Will there be another round of PPP funding? If there is, will you be ready? Get the latest information about COVID-19 loans for auto repair shops.
Why Now is a Great Time to Tune-Up Your Auto Repair Business
This may be an unprecedented time in human history, but it’s also an open window for innovation. What you do now will have a big impact on the future of your business.
How to Protect Your Auto Repair Shop from Chargebacks
Protecting your auto repair shops from credit card chargebacks doesn’t start when the payment is processed, nor does it end with being reimbursed for a single chargeback. Here are some tips to prevent chargebacks.
How Tekmerchant Text-to-Pay Saves Auto Repair Shops Time & Money
Improve Your Guest Experience & Shop Efficiency with a Contactless Payment Solution
Auto Repair Shops: How to Help Your Team During COVID-19
Tips on how to keep your auto repair team strong during Coronavirus COVID-19.
8 Ways to Adjust Your Auto Repair Business Strategy for COVID-19
Ideas to tweak your auto repair shop business strategy after Coronavirus COVID-19 affected the economy.