This time of year is a perfect time to try out new tactics to increase profits and build your customer base. The days are longer, the sun is out and everyone is in a great mood. We know this is one of the busiest seasons for your tire and auto services business and thinking up new sales and marketing tactics might be challenging. So we’ve made a list of our top three ways to heat up profits this summer to help get you started.
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We know finding new software to manage your tire and auto service business can be overwhelming. There are so many factors that play a role in determining exactly which features you need. But just like millions of people every year, we’ve also made a list to help start the year off right. However, our list isn’t of New Year’s Resolutions, it’s the shop management software checklist to help you determine which software is best for your business.
Tire and auto repair shops that are not on Facebook are invisible to the wider world. It’s not enough to simply have your address and hours of operation online. You need to think of Facebook, and all of social media, strategically. That means finding ways to engage customers and prospects in a way that gives them value, and to have the discipline to maintain that relationship on a consistent basis.
Here are six easy ways to use Facebook to your advantage:
Are they the office supplies you need at the front desk? No. What about the mop and bucket and cleaning supplies you may use to tidy up after hours? Probably not.
You know the assets that drive your tire and auto services business are the tools that deliver quality service that keep your customers coming back for more. The alignment rack, for example, the air compressor, or your oil caddy — these are the essential tools for your business that drive sales. But it’s not just that you have them, it’s what you do with them that matters. Everyone has technicians, but not all have expert technicians.
Tire buyers are now more sophisticated in how they purchase tires. They research more online and expect to interact with retailers in ways that go beyond stepping through the door at a brick-and-mortar outlet.
These days, buyers are more empowered when it comes time to purchase. Because they have search engines at their fingertips, they understand the world of tire brands more, are knowledgeable about pricing, comparisons, and even what other users are saying about whichever brand they are considering.
This means you need to be smarter about how you interact with your buyers. Not only can you use digital marketing tools to reach out to buyers in a more targeted way, but you can also accommodate buyers by presenting them with the tools they not just need, but expect. Here are a few ways you can start now: