Finding Good Mechanics For Your Car

Finding Good Mechanics For Your Car

Your car is a continuous engine. Sooner or later, it will need repairs to maintain and run it. Although you can do it yourself in a number of situations, most of us prefer to take our car to a mechanic. Of course, you must first find a good one.

You can open a telephone directory or do an online search and find many car mechanics in your area. The problem is finding out who is good and who is not. There are no easy answers, but there are steps you can take that will reduce the risk of getting a bad mechanic or someone who will rip you off.

Be specific

The car is unique. Every brand has an oddity. This is why it is best to find a mechanic that works on your specific brand. If you have BWM, look for Beemer mechanics. If you own a Chevy, then don’t take it to a Beemer mechanic. Mechanics who work on certain car brands know the ins and outs of that car, which tends to produce better improvements for your car.

Ask around

Unless you drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini, you might know someone else who drives the same car that you do. Ask people of this type that they use for their repairs. People are generally wary of mechanics, so it will be easy to recognize good mechanics because the person will be full of good things to say.

Get it in writing

Honesty is a sign of good mechanics. Giving written quotes is a sign of honesty in the car repair industry. If the prospective mechanic you are talking to will not give you a written estimate, you will have to leave the store without looking back.


Depending on the repair, some mechanics can actually guarantee the work. Saying they will do it doesn’t mean much, but written guarantees don’t. Not all mechanics will do this, but those who do it are very credible and you can expect them to do a good job on your car.

Store appearance

You will often be told that you need to find a very clean shop. This is not necessarily true. I once made the mistake of buying MG. Small cars that are fun to drive until it’s clear the car will break down every two weeks. After trying a number of mechanics, I was finally able to find “men” in the city. He works in a shop that can be described as looking like a stormy day … every day! He is as rude as his shop, but do you know what? He not only repaired my car, he did it cheaply and the animal ran better than the day I bought it.

Finding a good mechanic for your car can be a real task. Do not give up! A good mechanic can keep your car running for years, which is a blessing lately.…

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Automotive and Transportation Email Marketing Strategies

Automotive and Transportation Email Marketing Strategies

You recently opened a limousine rental service targeted at tourists and others who want to enjoy a ride driven by a luxury driver at a special event. Your biggest problem is that business jumps at certain times of the year (college graduation, wedding season, etc.) and experiences pauses throughout the year.

This strategy will help you stabilize your business throughout the year and keep money coming in even during traditional slowdown periods.

Who is your customer

Be it college graduation, prom night, wedding day, or travel day, your customers are usually luxury seekers. He prefers to go around in style, but is only able to do it on special occasions. To overcome this, you must focus on customers who can afford to pay for limousine rent every day. Therefore your target profile must be a large corporate company that has a head office around your service. This way you can ensure business throughout the year by becoming the vendor of choice for the company’s board of directors and other staff entitled to luxury cars.

What is the best thing you can do for that customer?

Corporate offices expect the best in terms of service from their vendors and are willing to pay a little extra to get it. Offer a special car and driver for each company that signs an annual contract. Offering added value benefits to retain these customers by guaranteeing them additional cars within the one hour notification period and so on.

How will you do it?

Make sure you have a new large enough limousine and professional driver. If needed, you can enter sub-contracts with other limousine rental services around you to cover excess demand. Create a database of all offices within a specified radius of your rental office.

Invite them, via email, to join your Privilege Club customers who are entitled to special benefits when they sign up for a semi-annual or annual contract. Provide incentives for such deals not only at discounted prices but more through value-added services such as special cars and drivers.

Don’t forget to say thank you

Every new Privilege Club member gets an email of thanks and gifts. Also include a link to the survey with the following suggested questions and your other questions.

What are your company’s daily luxury car needs?

Are these requirements fixed or flexible? Are there times in the year when the can predict a surge in needs? What are the key factors that determine their choices for car vendors – service, price, availability, new fleet, etc.?

When communicating with your members

To maintain contact, send e-mail bulletins every month or three months. Use the bulletin to let them know about special offers for employees and one-time recruitment and upgrading of your fleet or service.

Of course you also have to contact them one month before the expiration of their contract urging them to renew it. If you don’t hear from them, send a follow-up email one and two weeks after your initial letter.

How do you

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