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How to get more individual retail PDR clients

When most people first learn paintless dent repair, they gravitate towards wholesale dealership and auction work, because it's quick and easy. Plus, the large volume of cars and not so picky customers allow a new technician to practice and improve his skills while learning the tricks of the trade. The next step for highly skilled [...]

Building multiple profitable businesses and having fun with friends

interviewed and written by: Richard Routson Keith Starling is the definition of a young hustling entrepreneur. He currently owns and operates two successful cash positive businesses in Kansas City, Kansas. Each business was self funded and grew out of constant hustling, pure determination, and a natural ability to network and make friends. I recently had [...]

“Best News in the PDR world” Dent Techs Magazine

with: Steve Hartley and Tim Chase (Ontario, Canada) PDRtalk is not the only online source of information on paintless dent repair. Around the same time PDRtalk.com was launched, Tim Chase of Toronto, Canada introduced Dent Tech Magazine. Both websites have similar goals: Educate the public and spread awareness about PDR Create and archive high [...]

How to increase PDR revenue with a Pricing Guide (members only)

with: Derek Reed, Dent Wizard (Atlanta, Georgia USA) How do you determine a price when selling paintless dent repair to individual retail customers? A lot of PDR guys will say, "Every dent is different, and I know how much to charge from experience." There is some truth to that statement. Dents in cars are caused [...]

Making the PDR transition from Mobile to Brick & Mortar

with: Doug Hillius, Dent Solutions (Bellevue, Washington USA) Doug Hillius is a competitive guy. He’s played soccer at a high level for 35 years, races motorcycles, and crushes the PDR competition in his local market of Seattle, Washington. He started his paintless dent repair career in 1998 with Dent Wizard. After training at corporate headquarters [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:12:12+00:00 July 16, 2015|Fixed location, How to, Marketing, Retail, Retail Shop|

Top 10 Reasons to Choose PDR over a Conventional Body Shop Repair

with:  Paul Kordon, Dentmasters There’ s no doubt that if you own and operate a vehicle you are going to experience a ding, dent, or even collision damage.  Ever since the creation of the automobile there has been a need to repair body damage after an accident.  Up until the refinement of Paintless Dent Removal [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:11:53+00:00 March 16, 2015|Body Shop, Education, Marketing, Retail, Selling|

PDR Nation Aims to Unite, Educate, and Certify the Industry

with:  Gene Fetty, Dent Repair Now PDR Nation is a fairly new trade organization within the paintless dent repair industry.  Currently, PDR Nation consist of over 225 technician members worldwide.  In order to join prospective members must pay a quarterly or annual fee and complete a series of training courses and test (including a physical/visual [...]

Create a Powerful Online Ad Campaign in 15 Minutes

with: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Virginia, USA) The Yellow Pages are dead.  Online searches are your number one source for acquiring new customers.  Google is the leader in internet searches.  The Google search results page is broken down into 3 sections (sponsored, organic, and locations). Ideally you want your website to show up at the top of all [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:11:37+00:00 February 17, 2015|Advertising, Education, Marketing, Retail, SEO, Software, Website Help|