Archive for the ‘Better Business’ Category

Craigslist Crook Scams Couple on Convertible Top

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on May 10th, 2017

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A married couple in Rushville, Indiana, recently learned the hard way why a backyard mechanic is no replacement for a licensed and insured auto upholstery shop.

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Discovery Channel Wants You for ‘Garage Rehab’

Published by Naseem Muaddi on April 25th, 2017

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Is your auto upholstery shop struggling or failing? If so, Discovery Channel may be able to help.

Richard Rawlings of the hit TV series “Fast N Loud” is hosting a new show called “Garage Rehab,” where he and his expert team save struggling automotive shops before they go out of business.

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Does Your Shop Sign Follow the 45 mph Rule?

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 16th, 2017

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The most important and effective marketing tool that any small business can invest in is a good sign. Unfortunately, not every auto upholstery shop gets it right.

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5 More Tips to Start Your Shop’s New Year Right

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 23rd, 2017

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In January, we highlighted The Shop magazine’s article “5 Tips for Restylers” — which provided loads of tips and advice on how to take your shop to new heights in 2017. This month they published part two, featuring five more awesome tips.

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Window Tint Can Protect Your Clients’ Upholstery

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 10th, 2017

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Increasingly, auto upholstery shops across the United States are adding window tinting to their list of services. The reasons are two-fold: (1) The skills necessary to tint glass are similar to those trimmers already have,  and (2) It’s profitable work.

Shops considering this should read “The Benefits of Tinted Auto Glass,” a recent article by news website Tech Featured that can help trimmers upsell the service.

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