Was your business impacted during the pandemic? If your answer is yes, your business could be eligible to receive up to $26,000 per qualifying employee through the Employee Retention Credit. Passed as a part of the CARES Act in 2020, this tax credit is available to help businesses recover from the economic fallout that occurred.
In this webinar, we'll do a deep dive into the history of ERC and explain how a business can claim these funds. We'll also explain how filing for the tax credit doesn't have to be a headache.
Here are some of the key things you'll take away from the webinar:
- What is the ERC?
- Who can qualify for the tax credit?
- What are some common misconceptions surrounding ERC?
- How you can file for this credit through Stenson Tamaddon.
Programming a new module is an essential task for many transmission repairs. But, it can be the most challenging and involved part of the repair. In a 45-minute webinar, the experts at Transtar will explore how programming can change your business, making it more productive and profitable. For shops already programming, the experts will cover best practices, new equipment and optimization for programming procedures. For shops thinking about bringing programming in-house, the experts will cover what is required for tools, subscriptions and training.
From hammering on suspension components to impact tightening everything in sight, we have all learned (the hard way) things that should not be done when servicing and repairing vehicles.
Register now for our webinar, and we will show you why some practices fall far from the best practices category, including:
- Pressing-in against any surface of the ball joint
- Using a pickle fork
- Changing tie rods without an alignment
- Pinch bolt ball joint troubles, and more!
In an era of smartphones and on-demand everything, local businesses are collectively coming to a rather daunting understanding—online reviews could make or break a business.
The way customers seek out and do business has shifted dramatically over the past few years, and with it, their expectations. Recent studies have shown that customers expect more convenience and technological access than ever before. And they’re more willing to leave a business if their expectations aren’t met.
If you want to stay competitive and win customers before they even walk into your auto shop, you’ll need to revamp your customer journey from the perspective of a modern consumer.
Join Hayley Sonntag and Jared Watson of Podium to learn about 6 local SEO myths that need busting and find out how you can improve your online reputation accordingly. Plus, get access to:
• New consumer trends
• A guide to improving your GMB listing
• And a step-by-step on gathering more high-quality reviews
Explore two case studies presented by IVS 360 support technicians Chris Martino and Chris Snyder. These scenarios will help you sharpen your diagnostic skills. Our techs will explore each case study step-by-step, asking questions and analyzing each other’s techniques and diagnostic process along the way.
Case study 1: 2008 Audi S8 – Timing Problem & No Service Information
Come along a strange and exciting journey with an Audi S8 with a timing problem and learn how to persevere over a lack of service information using logical diagnostics and common sense to come to a resolution.
Case study 2: 2005 Mazda RX- 8 – Crank No Start
Mazda RX-8s sometimes have issues with crank no start conditions. Mazda has some TSB’s for faster spinning starters, dechoke procedures and compression testing. But what should you do when none of that seems relevant?
This year has changed the way you do business as a repair shop. Customers are not only looking for the right place to take their car, they are looking for shops that take it to the next level.
Attend this free webinar on Tuesday, November 10 to learn what the top shops are doing to exceed customers' expectations. We'll cover how to perfect your customers' experience and meet their needs through safe interactions.
So much has changed in the world during the past few months. Many dealers and shops have been making the decision whether or not to close their doors temporarily and when to reopen. Join this brief webinar to learn how your dealership can manage its customer journeys digitally —- from initial search to final sale.
What kind of confidence will your sales team have knowing that they already have $2,300 available for 9 out of 10 callers or customers walking into the store? Every store can easily find $100,000 per month for their customers and prospects. Minimizing missed sales opportunities can be done quickly by having a simple and effective solution to solve your customer’s "money problem".
During this unique 30-minute Shop Owner panel discussion, you will hear how to set up payment plans in less than 10 minutes, with an 85%-95% approval rate and an average approval amount of $2,300.
You may have heard horror stories about how long it takes to program all the modules on a BMW -- and how it might take 10-20 hours. You need to do it right, because if you make a mistake, you can "brick" the car.
Even with ISTA and ICOM, the risk of a BMW programming failure is still significant. This webinar will focus on selective module programming using DrivePro CIP.
- Explanation of CIP
- Online vs. Offline Vehicle Programming
- How to Avoid Common Programming Failures
- Customizing a Measures Plan
- Activation Codes
When a wheel bearing makes noise on a late-model Ford Escape, Toyota Camry or VW Golf, do you wish you could ignore the noise? One of the most labor-intensive wheel bearings to replace is a Gen 1 cartridge-style bearing that is pressed into the knuckle. These types of bearings can be found on cars and SUVs from both domestic and import nameplate manufacturers. For most applications, there are no short cuts or "miracle" tools. During this free webinar we will look at ways to become more efficient and profitable when replacing Gen 1 cartridge-style wheel bearings.
Suspension, steering and drivetrain repairs represent a significant volume of repairs for your shop, but many of the most significant service and maintenance opportunities can only be seen on a lift. Are your technicians missing them? In this free 45 minute webinar, experts from Nissan and Brake & Front End will discuss undercar service opportunities for the next time a Nissan rolls into your shop.
A modern engine cooling system does more than cool the engine. It optimizes the temperature inside the combustion chamber. The cooling system works hand-in-hand with the engine management system to anticipate sudden heat loads or regulate coolant flow during a cold start. At the heart of the system is the water pump driven by a belt, chain or even electricity.
In this free 45-minute webinar, our experts will cover what you need to know when diagnosing and replacing a conventional or electric auxiliary water pump.