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Using Video to Market your Shop and Services

Using Video to Market your Shop and Services

In this webinar, Jimmy Lea will be joined by Dave Toole owner of Toole's Garage and Greg Buckley owner of Buckley's Autocare to discuss why Video is crucial for marketing your shop.   You'll hear why video is important for engaging and attracting customers, marketing your business specialties, and recruiting for Top Tier Technicians.  Dave and Greg will walk through the process they took to get started.  You'll hear about the challenges and the return on the investment. Our panel will share some tips and tricks you'll need to get going in your shop. They might even share some of their secrets and some of the horror stories. 

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How to run a Data-Informed vs. Data-Driven Shop

How to run a Data-Informed vs. Data-Driven Shop

Everyone talks about letting data drive the decision of your business but being strictly “Data-Driven” has a few blind spots. Being “Data-Informed” means that data is a key input for your decision making among others. You need to use the data to build a deeper understanding of the behavior that’s behind the data.   Early trends rarely show up in the data. Don’t be shy to trust your instincts. If you look at a problem from first principles, the eventual impact would be much more obvious. In this webinar, Jimmy Lea will be joined by Stéphane Grabina - Owner at Excluservice, Sunil Patel - CEO of Tekmetric, Bryan Gossel - Owner of BG Auto, and Prasanth Chilukuri - Co-Founder at Tekmetric to discuss how to find the metrics to help you make the right decisions about your shop. They will show you how to stay on top of your shop performance using data about profitability, gross sales, and even which neighborhood brings in your best custome ... read more

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How to Grow Your Money and Use It Along the Way – Just Like a Bank

How to Grow Your Money and Use It Along the Way – Just Like a Bank

In this breakthrough webinar, Wealth Strategist Derick Van Ness will address the Shop owner's ultimate dilemma: "Do I invest my money? Or keep it available to grow my businesses?” You’ll never need to decide again because Derick will show you how to do BOTH by building your own banking system! He will teach you to utilize money in a way that less than 1% of the population understands so you can prosper with almost no extra effort required.  This is the same way the wealthiest families in America have built and perpetuated wealth for generations. Derick will methodically break down how to create financial certainty so you can sleep well at night, why you may never need a crummy bank loan again, and how you can compound the profits in your business by getting your money to do more than one job at a time.   By the time he’s done, you’ll wonder why you’ve never seen this before, and be amazed it ... read more

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NAPA AutoCare - Founding Member of KUKUI Certified Partners

NAPA AutoCare - Founding Member of KUKUI Certified Partners

This summer Kukui is doubling our efforts to recognize the best of the best in the Automotive Aftermarket industry.  We are focusing on the organizations who really go above and beyond to support the success of shops, to raise up the image and awareness of our industry, and to give back selflessly to the communities which they serve. The overall goal of the program is to recognize the organizations that may be best suited to support the success of Kukui family shops and lead by example. At the top of the heap, NAPA AutoCare stands out as an example to us all. We will be supporting all of our Kukui Certified partners through joint marketing programs, integration projects, and charity events. And as part of our continued journey to support 10,000 businesses worldwide we have kicked off a renewed tour of partner locations and shops with the Kukui Van making stops along the way. Kukui has recognized NAPA AutoCare as an organization that goes above and beyond to suppo ... read more

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Flag Day in the United States

Flag Day in the United States

Although we celebrate the birthday of the United States on July 4th we celebrate the Flag on June 14th.  Flag day first originated when a schoolteacher named BJ Cigrand assigned the students in his Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School to observe the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes as what he called then 'Flag Birthday' on June 14th, 1885. On the same day in 1889, a kindergarten teacher in New York City named George Balch planned some ceremonies for the children of his school, and his idea of observing Flag Day was later adopted by the State Board of Education of New York. On June 14, 1891, the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia held a Flag Day celebration, and on June 14 of the following year, the New York Society of the Sons of the Revolution celebrated Flag Day. In 1894, the governor of New York directed that on June 14 the Flag be displayed on all public buildings. With BJ Cigrand and Leroy Van Horn as the moving spirits ... read more

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Kukui secures $27 Million Series A Funding

Kukui secures $27 Million Series A Funding

KUKUI Receives Strategic Growth Investment from SSM Partners   Kukui has secured $27 million in Series A funding. The strategic growth investment from Memphis-based SSM Partners will provide Kukui with resources to accelerate continued platform innovation, rapid market expansion, expanded customer services, and support accelerated growth in the automotive aftermarket industry. As part of the strategic growth investment, Jim Tallman, Executive Chairman of Innovative Interfaces and a former CEO with multiple companies, will be joining Kukui as Executive Chairman to support the management team as an advisor.   Since its launch in 2011, over 2,000 auto repair businesses worldwide have trusted Kukui to manage their marketing, websites and customer retention needs. And, they have relied on the Kukui platform to provide them with deep analytics about the health and success of those programs. Kukui’s focus is to enable shop owner ... read more

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5-Star Review Success at Precision Auto Repair

5-Star Review Success at Precision Auto Repair

(This Article first appeared in Ratchet + Wrench Magazine) One week in January Precision Auto Repair in Pleasanton, CA touted 3,999 five-star reviews on the website header. One week later, there were 4,013. Not bad. Family owned and operated since 1979, Precision Auto Repair sits just east across the bay from San Francisco. Beginning with Honda and Acura, Precision has specialized in foreign imports ever since and has expanded its service offerings steadily for almost 40 years. The shop homepage shows a long-haired Chihuahua (Peanut), some La-Z-Boys (comfy!), and an office space in which you could perform surgery. Everything is clean, clean, clean. The site also lists customer services such as free WiFi, loaner cars, early bird/night owl drop-off, a courtesy shuttle and after-hours pickup. As any shop owne ... read more

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15 Golden Nuggets of Customer Service Success

15 Golden Nuggets of Customer Service Success

  In this Shop Owners Success webinar Jimmy Lea is joined by Nancy Friedman the "Telephone Doctor" who will discuss how to get brand & company customer loyalty. You get less than 20 seconds when a customer walks into your shop or calls and asks a question. It’s those 20 seconds that means the sale. Improving your company’s approach to customer interactions can have a noticeable impact on customer retention, renewal, and satisfaction. Nancy’s Golden Nuggets program is unique, engaging, entertaining and educating. You’ll be laughing and learning ideas, tips, skills and techniques you’ll use immediately and forever to ensure your business captures & navigates that important call. Watch more webinars in the Shop Owner Success series at Kukui.com

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Kukui partners with Tekmetric for Integrated Shop Management and Metrics

Kukui partners with Tekmetric for Integrated Shop Management and Metrics

   Kukui has completed integration with the Tekmetric shop management system which provides users of both products unequaled access to shop performance metrics. With the establishment of this integration partnership, Kukui has also welcomed Tekmetric as the newest member of the Kukui Certified Partner program.  Both products will be showcased at the Shop Hackers conference in Nashville, TN this weekend.   Through integration with Tekmetric, shop owners using the Kukui dashboard have immediate access to performance data that helps them better understand their shop’s performance and pinpoint areas of improvement that will enable increased profits. The Kukui platform integrated with Tekmetric also allows shop owners to analyze customer behavior and take control of their online reputation. Shops will have full transparency into the performance of every marketing campaign, including Google Ads, Facebook/Instagram, Yelp, SEO effor ... read more

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Grow your money and use it along the way. Just like the banks

Grow your money and use it along the way. Just like the banks

In this breakthrough webinar, Wealth Strategist Derick Van Ness will address the entrepreneur’s ultimate dilemma: “Do I invest my money? Or keep it available to grow my businesses?” You’ll never need to decide again because Derick will show you how to do BOTH by building your own banking system! He will teach you to utilize money in a way that less than 1% of the population understands so you can prosper with almost no extra effort required. This is the same way the wealthiest families in America have built and perpetuated wealth for generations. Derick will methodically break down how to create financial certainty so you can sleep well at night, why you may never need a crummy bank loan again, and how you can compound the profits in your business by getting your money to do more than one job at a time. By the time he’s done, you’ll wonder why you’ve never seen this before, and be amazed it can be so simple. You won’t want to miss it ... read more

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