January, 2013 Archives - BodyShop Business
2013, Here We Come

Here’s to another year of the most up-to-date information on the world of collision repair.

Preparing for Generation Y

Editor Jason Stahl explains why it’s important to think young.

Collision Industry Issues: Then and Now

Mark Clark celebrates 25 years of writing for BodyShop Business with a special new column, the first discussing industry concerns of the past and present – including “dart.”

Resolve to Market Your Business More in 2013

SEO Expert Mark Claypool shares tips on how to keep your website fresh and generating new business.

Chrysler Park Assist System Service and Repair

ALLDATA gives an excerpt of OE repair information for the 2011 Chrysler 300 V6-3.6L’s park assist system.

Bonding Time

Following the automakers’ recommended repair procedures when using adhesives is critical to consumers’ safety and the completion of a quality repair.

Nagy’s Collision Repair Specialists: Eight Stores and Counting

What started out as a mom-and-pop business soon transformed into a full-fledged MSO.

How to Sell Your Collision Repair Business

In order to sell your shop on your own terms, you have to be proactive, get your house in order and make sure your financial records are shipshape.

The Shop: Lane Griffin of Laney’s Collision Center

Lane Griffin Vice President of Operations Laney’s Collision Center, El Dorado, Ark. Skoal or Copenhagen? Copenhagen. What is the most common misconception about Arkansas? Probably that we’re backwoods, down home and out of touch with the real world. As a whole, we’re really not behind on the advancements in technology. Are you proud that PGA

Shop Profile: Global Collision

By referring to customers as “patients” and offering them a “Ford to Ferrari” experience, Global Collision sets itself apart from the competition.

Body Shop Owners and Managers Talk About the Best Idea They Ever Had

Top collision repair experts reveal the ideas that took their businesses to the next level.