10 Funny Auto Repair Shop Signs

When you spend your day covered in grease and sweat, you’ve got to find ways to let lose. Some shops take it out on their sign. Here are some of our favorites.

We Only Cheat the Other Guy

Is Your Wife Hot?

Reasonably Honest

My Boss Told Me To Put Something Up

Satisfaction Guaranteed

It’s Important to Nap

Fast Service Gauranteed!

YOLO!

Honk if…

Employees Must Wash Hands

These are the ones we’ve seen. If you have others, let us know in the comments below!

Drivers Agree, Quality Service More Important than Price

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81% of drivers agree that quality service is more important than price, according to a study conducted by Google.

While customers tend to focus on price during their initial visit, data shows that their real concern is value. Rather than discounting your service, focus on doing the job well. Not only will it keep the job profitable, it will build trust for future repairs and increase your customer loyalty.

Personal Note: We have very close relationships with our clients and can tell you that our most successful clients do put service first. The study below is worth a read if you own or manage an auto repair website.

For the full report, check out Google’s The Road to Winning Drivers.

Midwest Collision Shops Ramp Up for Busy Summer After Massive Cat Attack

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Last week’s devastating giant cat attack, that wreaked havoc across the Midwestern United States, damaging homes, farmlands and automobiles, could have an unexpected benefit for collision shop owners. “We thought we were going to be shutting our doors after 27 years in business”, says Stanley Jennings of Big Dent Collision. “Not only are we completely booked for the next three months, we’ve had to hire new employees to handle the overwhelming requests for hairball removal from the customer’s air system.”

Your Ugly Auto Shop is Costing You Customers

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Whether it’s fair or not, people do judge a book by its cover …and your potential customers are making decisions about your shop based on its curb appeal.

Why is this?

Because we instinctively know the best a business will take care of us is directly related to how well a business takes care of itself.

Would you assume that a dirty restaurant has an immaculate kitchen? Of course not. If anything, it’s a smarter to assume that the areas of the restaurant we can see are better than the parts that are hidden.

For a moment, imagine a boy who might want to date your daughter. He shows up in a car that clearly hasn’t been washed since the day he bought it, there’s break dust on the rear wheels and trash scattered all throughout the vehicle, his clothes could stand up by themselves, and his hair looks like he washed it in a fryer.

Are you excited that this could be the guy your daughter ends up marrying? Of course not.

Every day, people driving by your shop are making the same judgement based on the first impression of your auto shop.

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