Why Your Auto Repair Shop Should Practice Quality Control

Why Your Auto Repair Shop Should Practice Quality Control

Here is another video from yours truly on why an auto repair shop should practice quality control on its vehicles (and I don’t just mean a technician test drive). Chris Cloutier Architect/President at autotext.me As an auto repair shop owner of Golden Rule Auto...
Why should I have a Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) in my shop?

Why should I have a Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) in my shop?

This week, my post goes video again! Why you should use a Digital Vehicle Inspection in your shop.   Chris Cloutier Architect/President at autotext.me As an auto repair shop owner of Golden Rule Auto Care, Chris Cloutier realized the need for a better way to...
Cloud-Based Shop Management System (SMS)

Cloud-Based Shop Management System (SMS)

This week, my post goes video. Why should you choose a cloud-based SMS over a desktop version?   Chris Cloutier Architect/President at autotext.me As an auto repair shop owner of Golden Rule Auto Care, Chris Cloutier realized the need for a better way to...
Technology is a Multiplier

Technology is a Multiplier

Technology is a multiplier, and we in the auto repair world should love and respect what it means to our businesses. I know we all resist change because we’re comfortable with the way things have been done, but isn’t it nice to no longer have to remember...
Help for Your Auto Repair Shop’s Computer Network

Help for Your Auto Repair Shop’s Computer Network

Not that cars are becoming difficult enough, now the future is forcing us to know way more about technology than we ever wanted (ok, sure, I like technology…). Because computer networks are a tough issue to deal with, we’ve put together a page to help...
Amazon.com Parts Ordering – The Future?

Amazon.com Parts Ordering – The Future?

I think a lot of us shop owners have figured out that we can get parts through Amazon.com like we can anything else. I am lucky enough that my shop, Golden Rule Auto Care, is on a pilot program to test Amazon.com parts ordering through my Shop Management System...