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Giving Back: Truckin’ For a Cause (NOLN)

Amalee Mueller is someone who drag racing fans at National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) events have been hearing a lot about over the past few years. This has been especially true during the current 2018 racing season. Continue reading

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Chatting With the SheCANic, Patrice Banks (NOLN)

Patrice Banks, author of Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide, someone who admits to being a “former auto airhead,” recognizes that while women represent an important demographic in terms of marketing and being potential customers to auto-related business owners. Banks’ own journey is one based on education, which led to empowerment. From there, Banks ended up founding Girls Auto Clinic, a woman-run auto business with female mechanics. Continue reading

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The Nuts and Bolts of Offering Total Car Care to Your Customers (NOLN)

My March 2018 article for National Oil & Lube News on how Fast Lubes can enhance what they offer their customers by embracing the total car care model. PDF article march 2018

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Increasing Profits By Reducing Waste (NOLN)

Organization and downsizing are topics that frequently show up during morning news features and in polite conversation. Continue reading

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Taking Convenience to the Next Level Co-branding Your Business (NOLN)

People are busy, maybe busier than ever before. Multitasking is the new norm. Forcing them to focus on simply one thing while getting work done on their car—like an oil change or repair—is running the risk of inconveniencing them in a major way. Continue reading

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Lighting Up Your Wash and Shop (NOLN)

The car wash industry generates more than $15 billion in retail sales in North America. Discerning drivers recognize that washing their cars is one aspect in protecting the sizeable investment they’ve made.

A survey conducted by the International Car Wash Association (ICA) indicates a trend that consumers now prefer to have their cars washed for them, rather than dragging out the hose and bucket and doing it themselves. Over the past 20 years, the number of vehicles washed at professional car washes has increased from 47 percent, to 72 percent.
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Dealing With Your Local Food Trucker (NOLN)

Food trucks are the culinary scene’s hot commodity right now. About a decade ago, they started popping up in major metro areas like Los Angeles and New York City. Today, there are few small and mid-sized cities in America without … Continue reading

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Steve McQueen Book Review in National Oil & Lube News

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