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Mitchell Announces collaboration with UpdatePromise

Mitchell Announces Enhanced AutocheX Digital Services Through Collaboration with UpdatePromise New offerings include enhanced CSI surveys, repair status messaging and online reputation management for collision repairers SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/...

SBA Employment Rights

This Statement of Policy is Posted In Accordance with Regulations of the Small Business Administration This Organization Practices Equal Employment Opportunity We do not discriminate on the ground of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin in...

UpdatePromise Makes Mass Campaign Tool Free During COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 23, 2020, Chino Hills, CA--UpdatePromise today announced that it will be helping dealerships nationwide to communicate with their customers and employees by offering its Mass Campaign tool free for the next 60 days.   Inspired by many communities coming...

UpdatePromise announces UpdatePromisE-Pay Financing

CHINO, California – January 16, 2020 – UpdatePromise announces their debut into the Service and Repair Financing space with its new UpdatePromisE-Pay financing option. The soon-to-be-launched Finance Feature provides Auto Dealers, Collision Centers and Auto Repair...

Mitchell International Partners with UpdatePromisePay

CHINO, California – January 15, 2020 – Mitchell International recently announced that it has partnered with UpdatePromisePay powered by UpdatePromise to be their Merchant Services Provider for Mitchell Cloud Glass. The integrated payment solution is set to launch...

Building Customer Trust in a Skeptical World

Do your customers trust you? If so, how and if not--why? People want to trust their financial advisors, teachers, lawyers, doctors, and that’s right—the people who work on their cars. But many consumers entering any business transaction are often skeptical...

Can Dealerships Learn Something From YouTube?

When YouTube began looking around in Silicon Valley for venture capital back in 2004, they ran into a lot of rejection. At that time, people thought that renting movies through the mail would be inconvenient. But with video streaming technology in its...

Is the Personal Phone Call Dying?

The old personal phone call is fading into the background and although it will never go away completely, text message communication has already taken over the business world. According to a study by Forbes, 50% of consumers experience difficulties when...

Why Should You Care About Your Online Reputation?

In the Automotive Service Industry, businesses get hit with waves of new challenges every day. Many business owners, service advisors, technicians, and controllers tend to get overwhelmed with the speed at which technology is evolving. Even if “there’s...

The Importance of a Promise

The Importance of a Promise

All relationships begin with a promise. Whether it's stated or not, that first exchange establishes the groundwork for what's to follow. It's true for all relationships, both private and professional. The nature of this promise may differ slightly, but its purpose is...

Taking Over A New Dealership? Here Are Your Top Five Considerations

Taking Over A New Dealership? Here Are Your Top Five Considerations

Whether you’re a veteran of the service automotive industry, or are new to the world of auto body repairs, you’re entering it at a time unprecedented in growth and ripe with opportunity. In fact, the USA reported over 6.1 million units in sales in 2017 alone, meaning...

Collision Customer or Lifetime Customer? Depends on the Data

Collision Customer or Lifetime Customer? Depends on the Data

This article appears originally at  Ever wake up in the morning, sip your coffee, and think, "Today is a great day to find a collision center!"? Of course not. Most people looking for a body shop are in the midst of a stressful, unexpected...

Telematics Will Be Key to Industry Growth and Consumer Satisfaction

Telematics Will Be Key to Industry Growth and Consumer Satisfaction

Every day, the automotive industry is becoming more and more connected. And onboard telematics, connected via the Internet of Things to manufacturer and consumer devices alike, will be critical to understanding and meeting consumer needs. Incorporating artificial...

How Important is Consumer Experience?

How Important is Consumer Experience?

We all know the consumer experience is important-- but how important, exactly? The infographic below quantifies just how important the consumer experience has become, not just to consumers but to your business. In this increasingly connected world, consumer experience...

Dip or Swipe: Is Your Business EMV Compliant?

Dip or Swipe: Is Your Business EMV Compliant?

I’m sure by now, you’ve noticed that chips come standard on debit and credit cards. You’ve also probably been annoyed by the whole “insert or swipe” dilemma at the checkout stand. Well, the truth is, these chip cards are here to stay: and they’re worth the extra time...

Status Updates Can Improve Customer Satisfaction Rating By 10%

Informed customers are happy customers

Automated status updates ensure customers are kept informed during the service lifecycle.


Automated two-way communication

Reduce inbound and outbound calling between service writers and customers with real-time status updates via text messaging and email.


Real-time analytics

Available analytics in real-time provide realistic target date and time on all delivery promises. Customers are able to schedule and plan their day more efficiently.

The first 24 hours are crucial for retaining customers

Texting is 10 times quicker than phone calls – by the time you make one call to a single customer, texting would have enable an effortless communication with 10 customers. The essential truth about retaining customers is the way you are able to keep them engaged. As the old saying goes – the best way to grow your customers is not to lose them.