lifehacker's advice on car repairs - Howard Somerville Car Repairs

Per Lifehacker, “Comparison shopping for car repairs is hard when you can’t actually drag your car from one shop to another. Openbay helps solve this…” Howard followed Lifehacker’s advice on car repairs and booked service for his Mini Cooper through Openbay. Here’s how it went. Where do you live, and what type of vehicle do you drive?…

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…

auto Reviews & car Advice for women from Ruby Davis, Founder of ChickDriven

 Following ChickDriven‘s recent review of Openbay, we connected with the site’s founder, Ruby Davis, to learn more about her new venture. ChickDriven touts itself as “America’s primary car website for women.” It features a new perspective on automotive reviews and general car advice for women. Davis had just returned from the SEMA show, where she’d…

tire pressure

Every time I drive my car, I always see people driving on under-inflated tires.  They’re typically older vehicles (pre-2007) that are likely not equipped with a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS).  I try my best to alert the driver, but traffic congestion can make that difficult. Honking at someone to get his or her attention will likely…

Openbay is Featured App on the Google Play Store

Openbay is a Featured App on the Google Play Store Quick, Intuitive Solution is the Industry’s Gold Standard for Booking Vehicle Service Openbay, the auto-repair marketplace, has earned “Feature App” status within Google Play, the mobile app store for Android users. Openbay is transforming the auto-repair experience by allowing consumers to request an automotive service, compare…