Feb 28

3 Things All New Auto Repair Shops Need To Do

Congratulations on opening your new auto repair shop! Now that all of the stress of purchasing your auto shop is over, it is time to sit back and relax, right? Not quite yet!

The CarCareCONNECT team wants to help ensure that everyone in your area is aware of just how outstanding your auto repair shop is. Creating a strong online presence for your auto repair shop is the best way to make sure that potential customers near you know all the details about your up-and-coming auto shop. While there are many things you can do to improve your auto shop’s online presence, the CarCareCONNECT team has narrowed it down to three of the first things all new auto shops need to do to increase brand awareness.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair Internet Marketing

Feb 27

Improve Your Auto Shop's Search Results with Schema Markup

Standout in Search Results

Have you recently searched online for a local restaurant and noticed the address, hours and phone number listed on the side of your search results? That’s schema markup at work.

Schema markup refers to a specific way to code key local data on your shop’s website. Schema markup was created from a collaborative effort by Google, Yahoo and Bing. This format and coding is universally understood by each of the major search engines.

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posted by Burke Miller
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Topics: Auto Repair SEO

Feb 24

An Auto Shop's Guide to Titles and Meta Descriptions

For most auto mechanics, the language of search engine marketing can be foreign. While the definition for “title” may seem like common sense, we know what you’re thinking - what are meta descriptions? When we refer to titles and meta descriptions, we’re talking about the clickable title and brief description that show up in Google search results when a someone searches keywords related to your auto repair shop.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair SEO

Feb 23

How Your Auto Repair Shop Can Use Twitter Lists

Twitter lists are one of the hottest new trends in the digital marketing world. The list function on Twitter allows you to monitor what people the people in your specific list are tweeting about, and gives you an easy way to check out other Twitter users in one, easy-to-access place. To make things easier for you, we have compiled all of the Twitter list information that you need to know for success.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair Social Media

Feb 22

Customer Journey to the Auto Repair Shop [Infographic]

The auto repair industry has more than 250,000 businesses across America. With so many options, do you ever wonder what steps actually lead customers into your auto repair shop? CarCareCONNECT has created the infographic below to map out some of these potential journeys to your auto repair shop.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Shop

Feb 21

12 Statistics to Guide Your Auto Shop's Digital Marketing Strategy

Digital marketing is a continually expanding, maturing field. Each year heralds in rising trends, strategic optimization and forward progress. While looking back at 2016, our team identified some of the most pertinent facts from around the field to illuminate potential areas of growth for your shop in 2017.

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posted by Burke Miller
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Topics: Auto Repair Internet Marketing

Feb 17

Fan Favorites from The Chicago Auto Show 2017

Founded in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is one of the largest and longest running auto shows in the United States. Originally held in the Chicago Coliseum, the Chicago Auto Show now takes place at the McCormick Place Convention Center and features over 1,000 different cars, covers 1 million square feet, and includes five indoor test tracks as well as outdoor test drives.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: CarCareCONNECT

Feb 16

Your Auto Shop Needs a Mobile-Friendly Website

We know you’ve probably heard plenty of people preaching the importance of having a mobile-friendly website, but is having a mobile compatible site really that important? At CarCareCONNECT we are here to tell you that it is a necessity.

Not only are mobile Google searches now more common than searches from desktops, but mobile searches also lead to more actions than desktop searches. According to Mobile Marketing Engine, 70 percent of mobile searches lead to action on websites within one hour. Still not convinced? Check out the following reasons your auto shop’s website needs to be mobile-friendly.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Mobile Automotive Website

Feb 15

How to Improve Your Auto Shop's Google Star Rating

Your Auto Repair Shop Should Promote Itself

You believe in your shop. When you hear someone verbalize a strange rattle in their engine, the first thing you do is tell them to stop by your shop so you can get it taken care of. If you could offer the same advice for anyone having vehicle issues, you would. But there are only so many hours in the day. Outside of work, your family and shop rightfully take up most of your time. Simply put, there isn’t enough time in the day to convince folks to make your shop their #1 auto shop stop.

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posted by Burke Miller
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Topics: Online Reviews

Feb 14

Facebook Tips & Tricks for Your Auto Repair Shop

Facebook reaches over 1.23 billion people every single day and is widely known to be the most popular social network in the world. Facebook’s ability to reach people from virtually every part of the world (or more specifically, your local area) makes it the perfect setting to advertise your auto shop. But let’s face it - creating Facebook posts for your business can be pretty tricky. Have no fear, engaging potential customers with your Facebook posts can be made easy with these tips and tricks for crafting the perfect post.

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posted by Grace Purdy
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Topics: Auto Repair Social Media

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