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Kukui Launches a Digital Vehicle Inspection Solution Built to Shop Owner Requirements

Kukui Launches a Digital Vehicle Inspection Solution Built to Shop Owner Requirements

Kukui Corporation, maker of the All-in-One Success Platform®, has announced the availability of the Kukui DVI, an in house developed addition to the Kukui suite of products, that is designed to help substantially improve the way repair shops communicate with customers during and between visits to the shop. The product is being shown for the first time at the Ratchet and Wrench Conference Sept 24-26. The Kukui DVI is now available in limited release. More at Kukui.com/dvi As part of Kukui’s mission to produce products that help auto repair shops be successful, the company sought the direct input of shop owners and industry thought leaders to focus its development efforts. Much of this input was gained through CEO, Todd Westerlund’s nationwide tour.  So, after 18 months of research and development, and 15,000 miles of travel visiting shops for their input, Kukui is releasing the first of several n ... read more

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Kukui CEO on a mission to visit 1000 shops

Kukui CEO on a mission to visit 1000 shops

  San Jose, CA - September  14, 2017: Kukui Corporation, maker of the All-in-One Success Platform®, is excited to announce that CEO Todd Westerlund has embarked on the third leg of an ambitious year long project to visit over 1000 auto repair shops to hear and see first hand how shop owners across the country achieve success.   Kukui’s mission is to help auto repair shops be successful and grow. Last summer, Westerlund ambitiously set out to visit 100 shops in 100 days. The plan was to hit the streets and gather feedback directly from shop owners, whether they were Kukui customers or not, and hear first hand what made them successful and understand what else they needed to continue that success.   After those first few weeks, it became apparent that the scope of this project needed to grow to reach shops across the country. So, with the deployment of the Kukui Van, a Mercedes Sprinter wrapped in the Kukui logo, Mr ... read more

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Kukui Appoints New Vice President of Marketing

Kukui Appoints New Vice President of Marketing

 Kukui Corporation, maker of the All-in-One Success Platform®, has announced the the appointment of Patrick Egan as Vice President of Marketing, responsible for leading the company's marketing and communication activities. In his new role, Mr. Egan will focus  developing and executing marketing strategies to expand brand awareness and drive demand for KUKUI’s integrated platform of marketing solutions for the independent auto repair industry.   Mr. Egan is a veteran of the B2B software industry with over 25 years marketing experience in organizations ranging from startups to fortune 500 corporations.  He most recently served as head of marketing for AutoServe1, where where he developed a digital-based marketing strategy focused on maximizing awareness through marketing automation, and social audience retargeting that leverages custom video as a key asset.  Previously, Mr. Egan lead the marketing efforts of AutoVi ... read more

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Kukui and AutoShopFollowUp.com Partner to Build an Innovative Approach for Customer Retention

Kukui and AutoShopFollowUp.com Partner to Build an Innovative Approach for Customer Retention

San Jose, CA - August 2, 2017: Kukui Corporation, maker of the All-in-One Success Platform®, and AutoShopFollowUp.com, an auto customer retention expert, have just formed an official partnership that enables repair shops with next level customer retention solutions. It can cost up to 30 times to as much to attract a new customer as it does to retain existing customers. Kukui’s new Lost Customer Module identifies which customers have not been in the shop for a while, but contacting them all is sometimes a challenge. Through this partnership AutoShopFollowUp.com will handle the follow up calls consistently and affordably. AutoShopFollowUp.com will utilize Kukui's innovative web platform to offer a more robust and comprehensive marketing platform helping automotive shop owners more effectively communicate with and retain customers. This process leads to boosted profits by adding follow up phone calls and handwritten thank you cards to Kukui’s Lost Cu ... read more

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Kukui adds insightful digital inspection analytics to the All-in-One Success Platform®

Kukui adds insightful digital inspection analytics to the All-in-One Success Platform®

Kukui Corporation, the leading provider of integrated marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry has partnered with Repair Shop Solutions, to integrate invaluable data collected during the inspection process into the Kukui Dashboard ™. With digital inspection applications like Repair Shop Solutions, repair technicians collect a wealth of detailed data about the health of a vehicle including pictures, videos, and detailed notes. This data streamlines the process of making repair recommendations, and gives service advisors valuable information needed to sell those services to motorists. Through this integration, 4 key metrics are assimilated into the shop’s reporting data, and displayed in a new set of dials on the Kukui Dashboard; Inspections Performed During Period, indicating how many digital inspections were performed. Technician Average RO, which indicates the average dollar amount recommended by each inspection. Percent of recommended work sold ... read more

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Kukui Partners with Yext to add Advanced Listing Services to its All in One Success Platform®

Kukui Partners with Yext to add Advanced Listing Services to its All in One Success Platform®

SAN JOSE, CA MAY 31, 2017 -- Kukui Corporation, the leading provider of integrated marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry has partnered with Yext Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the digital knowledge management provider, to provide extraordinary searchability and credibility for users of the Kukui All in One Success Platform.   Since search engines value consistency, inaccurate and duplicate business directory listings can harm a shop’s local SEO.  The addition of Yext Listings adds peace of mind for shop owners that their location data is consistent, across 100+ digital services globally. Yext’s patented Duplicate Suppression process finds and suppresses duplicate listings at the publisher level, so motorists won’t see incorrect or incomplete data about the business. “We’re excited to add the Yext service to our customer offerings.” said ... read more

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Kukui Corporation Forms Partnership with National Automotive Parts Association

SAN JOSE, CA (PRWEB) JANUARY 11, 2017 - Kukui Corporation has become an official partner of the National Automotive Parts Association, giving the company the ability to market to more than 15,000 NAPA AutoCare Centers nationwide. NAPA only partners with vendors providing quality products and services and promotes those vendors directly to its members. As part of the partnership, Kukui will offer NAPA AutoCare Centers exclusive pricing for its innovative marketing platform, which is designed to help automotive shop owners attract and retain customers. The company’s product suite includes smart web pages that are optimized to boost a shop’s leads and conversion rates; a simple-to-use Content Management System that is integrated with a shop’s Point-of-Sale system and customer retention tools such as email service reminders, direct mailers and a follow-up module to help shops track outreach efforts to existing customers. "NAPA is proud to welc ... read more

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"Do-it-Yourself SEO" Webinar

"Do-it-Yourself SEO" Webinar

Trisha Vasquez, Sr. Regional Manager of Kukui, and Kaeli Gardner, Marketing Manager at AskPatty.com, partnered up for an insightful "Do-It-Yourself SEO" webinar. Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, can be an intimidating topic for small business owners. This webinar will walk you through the definition and importance of SEO, and how you can get started on making your website more Google-friendly. Check out the video re-cap below: For questions or to request a demo: Trisha Vasquez - Kukui [email protected] | (408) 667-9051 Kaeli Gardner - AskPatty.com [email protected] | (805) 409-3603 Stay tuned for more Webinars by following us on Facebook:

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"You Can't Improve What You Don't Measure" Webinar

"You Can't Improve What You Don't Measure" Webinar

For our first webinar of 2016, Trisha Vasquez, Regional Sales Manager of Kukui, and Scott Thorley, President of Automotive Management Solutions, partnered up for our "You Can't Improve What You Don't Measure" webinar. They discussed the importance of R.O. Writer Integration and Marketing Tracking, and learning how everything ties in with your return on investment. Missed the webinar? Check out the video re-cap below: (Webinar starts at 4:15 - please fast forward) For questions or to request a demo: Trisha Vasquez - Kukui [email protected] | (408) 667-9051 Scott Thorley - AMS R.O. Writer [email protected] | (919) 363-6234 Stay tuned for more Webinars by following us on Facebook:

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Pickering's Auto Service Center Success Story

Pickering's Auto Service Center Success Story

Growing with Kukui Since we began utilizing Kukui’s services in 2014, our visibility on the Internet has improved considerably. The customized website Kukui created and optimized for us has allowed us to develop and maintain a consistent brand identity across multiple online sources as well as our other various marketing channels. Our ability to effortlessly track conversion rates, match revenue and analyze data statistics right from the dashboard has granted us the opportunity to make educated marketing decisions that have positively impacted our marketing efforts.  Having one dashboard, one account manager, and one company to manage our marketing needs has made our marketing much more seamless. Our account manager knows our vision, our strategy and our goals and works diligently to help us accomplish them. Kukui overall has allowed us to manage, measure and improve our marketing much more efficiently and ef ... read more

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