Phone Skills for a Service Business

Phone Skills for a Service Business   Getting people to call your business is the first part in the process of closing a sale and developing a loyal customer. Your marketing has to be effective in attracting customers to call your business and set up appointments. Check out our Gorilla Marketing[…]

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Gorilla Marketing Ideas

Gorilla Marketing! It’s not very many people’s strong suit. That’s fine, nothing wrong with that. Just kidding. You have to be good at it if you want to survive. It is essential to learn what marketing will work for your business. Many small businesses do not have huge marketing budgets that[…]

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AB test marketing campaigns

AB test marketing campaigns is a must for bootstrapping entrepreneurs. Most small business owners do not have huge marketing budgets that corporations or franchises have. The only way to prevent wasteful spending on marketing is to AB test marketing campaigns. — How to AB Test Marketing Campaigns   AB test[…]

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Is location for a business important ?

Is location for a business important? It depends. Many new business owners think they need a visible location on Main Street to make money. It helps to have a great location but in reality, you can get away with an inexpensive location and still make a ton of money. If you need[…]

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Mechanic Bloopers

Breaking things is part of any service business, especially a mechanic! Be honest and fix your mistakes. Plus, it’s better if these things break on you, rather than your customer. Check out a funny blooper of me breaking an upper radiator hose!    

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Tools a new Auto Mechanic will need

Tools a new auto mechanic will need will be based on the tools I use now. Buy your tools as cheap as possible. Do not buy cheap tools. Snap-on tools are the best. I do not recommend you go into debt with the Snap-On truck. You end up paying way more[…]

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How to use Gorilla Mindset for a Service Business

How to use Gorilla Mindset for a service business. Before opening up a business you have to have a lot of things in order. Finances Living situation Work situation Family Business plan People forget the most important thing-their mindset. Most people starting a business will be scared, confused, worried and[…]

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How to get returning customers with gifts

Everyone loves gifts. Especially returning customers. Give your customers and returning customers a gift to remind them of you. The trick to a good gift is to give a gift that can be used. In my business we give out air fresheners with our name, logo, website and phone number.[…]

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Networking groups for service businesses

Networking groups for service businesses. When I opened up my first auto repair shop I had three hundred dollars a month to advertise. I had to get creative. I designed and printed out 10,000 3 x 6 fliers and handed them out. It cost me about $150 for the fliers.[…]

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