Posts Tagged ‘The Shop’

Upholstery Tips from Brent Parker Motor Trimming

Published by Naseem Muaddi on April 6th, 2017

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Successful auto trimmers are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve their craft. One of the best ways to do that is by asking a master — like Brent Parker of Brent Parker Motor Trimming — for tips and advice.

In 2015, Brent wrote an article for The Hog Ring outlining some of his favorite tips and tricks. Two years on, it’s still one of our most popular articles. What’s more, it was just republished in The Shop magazine.

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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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UPDATE: Shop Profile of JNG Creations

Published by Naseem Muaddi on January 19th, 2017

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Check out our interview with Jean-Noël Greffeuille, master trimmer and owner of JNG Creations, in the February 2017 issue of The Shop magazine.

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5 Tips to Start Your Shop’s New Year Right

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 3rd, 2017

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With the new year comes the opportunity for a fresh start. For auto upholstery shop owners, that means recommitting one’s self to being a successful entrepreneur, evaluating what you’re doing right and wrong, and making smart changes where necessary.

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