Take your Facebook Page to the next level with Openbay Profile When you first created your Facebook Page for your business, you had high hopes to capture more drivers (customers) seeking automotive services in your area. You posted pictures of your shop. You asked customers to “share”, “like”, and “comment” on each picture or video…

Written for automotive service businesses. Part III of a Multi-Part series.  Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery…

Written for automotive service businesses. Part II of a Multi-Part series.  Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery…

Written for automotive service businesses. Part I of a Multi-Part series.  Openbay is a subscription service platform and an online marketplace that should be part of your daily business operation. Openbay focuses on delivering a frictionless and pain free end-to-end experience for drivers seeking automotive repair and service. Your business should be on the delivery…

When it comes to shopping for auto repair and maintenance services, today’s consumer turns to online search to become educated; Google, Bing, yahoo, etc. Their findings and how the business interacts online ultimately influence their decision on a business to deliver the automotive service. It’s critical for businesses to have the necessary tools and resources to…

Openbay recently updated its direct deposit platform. Action is required for those Automotive Service Providers that signed up to receive electronic payments. If you have yet to sign up for Direct Deposit, please sign up right away. Openbay will soon be charging a fee to process payment via company check. If you have already updated…

Marketing Strategies for Auto Repair Shops

Hubspot, the two-billion-dollar ‘inbound marketing’ company, recently hosted its massive INBOUND conference here in Boston. We joined, with an eye toward learning some useful marketing strategies for auto repair shops, so we could share with our community of service providers. The focus of INBOUND was — appropriately —  “inbound” marketing, or creating content — blogs, social…

bring in more customers to auto repair shop

Are you looking for an easier way to bring customers into your auto repair shop? These days, customers want quotes instantly, and they don’t have time to call around from shop to shop. Likewise, many shop owners are tired of wasting time on the phone, generating quotes for someone who may never come in. It’s important…