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Alix Maria Taulbee

Alix Maria Taulbee is a writer, producer, actress, and content creator of articles and blog posts related to business improvement and industry trends. She works at Stratosphere Studio.

4 Signs You Work In A Toxic Environment And How To Fix It

We all want to have a harmonious work environment where everyone feels valuable. It’s normal to have a stressful workday from time to time. But what happens when things turn toxic, and people start to question their value in the workplace while others are deep in their power trip? Some problems might not even be […]

5 Proven Ways To Keep Your Team Motivated After Hail Season

Statistically speaking, this time of year is when hail season is coming to an end, and your team is heading home. From Texas to Colorado to even as far as Oklahoma, it can be tough to transition from the nomadic lifestyle of a hail chaser to a parent taking their kid to a game on […]

When Things Get Slow in PDR, Don’t Cut Back On Your Marketing

When seasonal business starts slowing down, many business owners choose to cut back marketing. Here are some ideas about alternatives to pulling the plug.

How to Claim, Set Up, and Verify your Google My Business (GMB) Page for your Repair Business

In order to get started ranking your retail repair location on Google, it is essential that you go and claim the page. Even if you see your business on the Google maps results, that does not mean that the page has been claimed yet.

5 Social Media Tricks That Work for PDR and SMART Businesses

Marketing Mindset Show, Don’t Tell Re-target Respond Research Competition Stories and Case Studies This is not another “how to do social media – 101” blog post. Social media marketing for businesses is nothing new. Even if you are currently doing social media marketing for your business, there are always a few tips or tricks to […]

Want To Improve Your Repair Shop Customer Service? Read the Reviews.

  Repair shops are built one customer at a time and through a combination of quality work and customer satisfaction. If you ever want to learn what your customers truly care about, read the reviews. And don’t stop at just your reviews, read all the reviews of your competition. If you want to understand what […]

What Type of Insurance Does Your Business Need?

With so many different coverage plans out there, how do you know what is the best insurance for you, your PDR or SMART Repair business, and your employees? Whether you are just starting your business out of your garage or you’re about to hit the road for chasing hail, you’ll find that each of these […]

How to Rank your Detailing Business Higher on Google Maps: 10 Easy Tips

Identifying your targets Getting “noticed” by the search engine Establishing Authority Enhancing your relevance Integrating your Social Media …and More When you search for a service business “near me” in Google, the first results are almost always the Google maps results.  That is because Google is savvy enough to realize you are searching for a […]

5 Ways To Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities

Remember Your Vision Be Creative Reevaluate Learn Move Forward Setbacks are bound to happen anywhere at any time. They can completely throw you off and question not just your business, but even your work ethics. With so many dealerships and auto repair companies out there, it’s important that yours still attracts customers in a unique […]

How To Handle Negative Online Reviews

When a person is researching car dealerships, body shops, or any service provider, they will almost always read reviews to see what other people’s experiences were. This is a good way for consumers to see first-hand every area that a business exceeded expectations or when they failed miserably. Customer service, waiting time, the service department, […]