Ways to Market Your Auto Repair Shop When Times Are Slow

Market your auto repair shop to prevent slow times.

Does your auto repair shop run into some seasonal slow downs? For many shop owners, the months of January and February bring some concern as the average weekly car count decreases. Your customers are just finishing up with the holidays and the thought of extra bills… well, you know. This time of year, we plan ahead to assist our clients so their shops stay busy. These are top-quality shops that have a lot of happy customers. So, while they don’t have too much of a down-tick in business, we still create ways to encourage customers to come in. Here are 5 ways you can market your auto repair shop when times are slow.

Social Media – Which Sites Should I Have for My Auto Repair Shop?

Auto repair shop owners trust their social media marketing to the professionals at Motorhead Advantage.If you’re like most auto repair shop owners, you know about cars and running your business, but the thought of social media makes you nervous. That’s understandable. There’s a lot going on in the world of internet marketing and social media can become quite complicated. Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram… It seems like the list in endless. Then, the thought of having to post to all those accounts! It becomes mind boggling.

Digital Marketing Trends for 2016 (with Infographic)

Digital Marketing Trends 2016There’s no getting around it – digital marketing is here to stay. As technology continues to improve, the more successful auto repair shops will be capitalizing on the use of digital marketing strategies to connect and communicate with current and prospective customers. As studied by Smart Insights, 82% of purchasers are researching online. Also worth noting is the amount of time people are spending on mobile devices (up from .3 hours in 2008 to 2.8 hours in 2015). Increased competition and a more savvy consumer means you must embrace digital marketing to thrive. Here are the digital marketing trends that will be important for your continued success in 2016.

Get More Customers with Video Content Marketing

video-content-marketingAutomotive repair is a highly technical industry. To grow your shop and provide the best level of care to your customers, you have to use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment along with the latest advances in automotive technology. That said, have you embraced technology when it comes to your marketing? Like never before, today’s technology gives us the ability to reach more people. As the Millenial generation’s purchasing power increases, the trend for on-line marketing will take on an even greater importance. In this blog post, I’ll talk about video content marketing and how you can use it to fill your bays with a loyal fan base of raving customers.