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Motor Age - "BEST OF THE BLOGS"

Motor Age - "BEST OF THE BLOGS"

- June 2014 BEST OF THE BLOGS - "BEST OF THE BLOGS are articles written by bloggers on Motor Age’s Community pages" Read more at: http://images2.advanstar.com/PixelMags/motor-age/digitaledition/06-2014.html#14

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Parts and People - "People & Places"

Parts and People - "People & Places"

- June 2014 Northern California People & Places - "The 12th annual Peggy Sue’s All-American Cruise will take place June 12-15, in Santa Rosa at A Place to Play Park. Registration is open through June 8 for cars, motorcycles, and vintage trailers." Read more at: http://www.partsandpeople.com

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Kukui Corporation Promotes Mike Giblin to Vice President of U.S. Operations

San Jose, CA – Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair and dental industries, has appointed Mike Giblin Vice President of the company’s U.S. Operations. An automotive industry veteran, Giblin formerly served as Kukui’s Vice President of Business Development, educating repair shop owners about Kukui’s Success Platform. While Giblin will continue to update the industry on Kukui’s innovations, in his new position, he will also organize the management and development of sales channels and partnerships, provide strategic planning, anticipate industry changes and track client retention and education. Before joining Kukui in 2012, Giblin served as a senior account executive for Rewards Network, which offers dining rewards programs for restaurants and in partnership with major airline frequent flyer programs. Giblin also worked as a senior account executive for AT&T, selling a variety of advertisin ... read more

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Kukui Corporation Launches Postcard Program to Help Clients Improve Customer Retention

San Jose, CA – Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry, has enhanced its Success Platform to allow users to create their own marketing postcards with a click of a button. Kukui clients can use the cards to send special offers and appointment reminders to existing customers, helping them improve customer loyalty and retention. Developed in-house by Kukui’s team of programmers and designers, the new postcard feature is fully integrated into the company’s platform and enables automotive repair shop owners to easily design custom-branded postcards, featuring photos of their shops and tailored to their customers. “Direct mail as a marketing tool has made a huge comeback,” said Kukui President and CEO Todd Westerlund. “This is the one piece of the platform that was missing and the one that allows us to offer clients a comprehensive marketing package.” Since Kukui integrates wit ... read more

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Kukui Corporation President Todd Westerlund To Serve as Instructor at Automotive Training Institute Expo

- Automotive expert will offer insight into marketing and customer service - San Jose, CA – Todd Westerlund, president and CEO of Kukui Corporation, will serve as a trainer for the Automotive Training Institute Expo March 21-23, 2014 in Seattle. Westerlund, a 27-year-veteran of the automotive industry, will present two seminars: “If You Had Modern Marketing, You Would Have No Competition!” and “Building the Best Consumer Experience.” Both presentations are part of the expo’s management training track. “I’m honored to be selected as a trainer for this year’s expo and look forward to helping shop owners improve key areas of their business that can have a significant impact on sales,” said Westerlund. The West Coast’s largest training conference and expo, ATE features some of the best trainers in the industry, offering both management and training expertise. The event also features prominent keynote speakers, a wide range of exhibi ... read more

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Kukui Corporation Appoints Christina Solorzano Director of Marketing and Communications

San Jose, CA – Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair and dental industries, has appointed Christina Solorzano Director of Marketing and Communications. Solorzano joined Kukui in April 2013 and most recently served as the company’s Client Success Coordinator. In her new role, Solorzano will oversee all of Kukui’s marketing programs, including advertising campaigns, public relations, social media, event coordination and collateral production. Solorzano will also handle internal communications and create the company’s media strategy. “Christina is a dynamic self-starter, who has proven to be a valuable asset to the Kukui team. She will take Kukui’s marketing efforts to the next level and expand the company’s visibility,” said Todd Westerlund, Kukui’s President of U.S. Operations. Solorzano’s previous marketing experience includes working with clients at Dwight, Bentel and Hall Comm ... read more

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Kukui Corporation Joins Forces With Virtual Service Advisor

Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry, is teaming with Virtual Service Advisor, a new customer communication program. The program can be seamlessly integrated with Kukui’s revolutionary marketing platform, equipping automotive repair shop owners with new knowledge about their customers and where they’re coming from. “The amazing team at Kukui has created an award-winning technology platform that will allow Virtual Service Advisor to thrive and will greatly benefit shops that desire additional sales, better profits and unique purchasing insight from their service clients,” said Greg Buckley, developer of the Virtual Service Advisor program and owner of Buckley’s Auto Care in Wilmington, Delaware. “The combination of Kukui and the Virtual Service Advisor system now offers the shop owner a true view of the service client's path throughout the marketing and sales funnel.” The Virtual Service ... read more

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Kukui Corporation Hosts First Automotive Trade Show

Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions, will host its first trade show for the automotive repair industry February 21-22, 2014. The event will be held at Kukui’s San Jose headquarters and will feature a wide spectrum of exhibitors as well as educational seminars presented by the industry’s leading experts. “Through our interactions with our clients, we’ve discovered that many shop owners are hungry for the opportunity to network with each other and learn more about how to tackle the business challenges they face daily,” said Todd Westerlund, president of U.S. Operations for Kukui Corp. “We hope this inaugural show will help satisfy that need.” Kukui’s Trade Show includes a slate of high-profile speakers, including: Maylan Newton, CEO of Educational Seminars Institute, Scooter Owens, Director of Sales for RO Writer, Jim Silverman, National Account Manager for the Automotive Training Institute and Greg Sands, owner of more than ... read more

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Kukui Joins Forces With ClearMechanic

Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry, is joining forces with ClearMechanic, an inspection software program enabling repair shops to “visually sell” repairs with photos and videos. Kukui and ClearMechanic will market their combined technologies to help repair shops and service centers attract new customers and increase sales. “Every independent service center and franchise auto dealer is seeking new customers. ClearMechanic and Kukui provide the technologies and platforms to help repair shop owners combat customer skepticism and distrust and equip consumers with the ability to make informed decisions regarding automotive repair,” said Ken Hite, ClearMechanic Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Kukui’s revolutionary software platform provides detailed data on how much business a shop owner’s marketing channels are generating. By partnering with ClearMechanic, Kukui will provide its customer ... read more

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Kukui Forms Partnership with Master Repair

Kukui Corporation, a developer of marketing software solutions for the automotive repair industry, is joining forces with Master Repair, a leading provider of auto shop management software. Through their partnership, Kukui and Master Repair will offer auto shop clients a fully integrated software package capable of addressing their management and marketing needs. “We’re proud to partner with the developer of such a high-caliber shop management system,” said Todd Westerlund, president of U.S. operations for Kukui. “By working together, we can provide our customers with a powerful, user-friendly package that will improve efficiency, increase productivity and boost sales.” While Master Repair’s software tools handle management, administration and accounting functions for repair shops of all sizes, Kukui’s revolutionary software platform provides detailed data on how much business a shop owner’s marketing channels are generating. The company’s produc ... read more

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