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Tool Review: Mobile Tech RX (PDR estimating/invoicing software)

Dentmasters recently starting using Mobile Tech RX for automotive hail damage estimating after a series of severe hail storms damaged thousands of cars in the Washington, DC metro area. Check out my video review of the new iPhone version of Mobile Tech RX.                

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 [...]

Ding Stinger Hail Estimating App Continues to Evolve (UPDATE, discontinued in 2016)

with:  Jake Durfee, Certified Hail and Dent Inc Creating a proper estimate is an extremely important step in the automotive hail damage repair cycle.  Insurance carriers have given technicians a guideline on how to price varying levels of damage.  It is up to us to take the guidelines they have provided and create an accurate [...]

By |March 26, 2015|estimating, Hail, Pricing, Retail, Software|

Get S.M.A.R.T. with New PDR Software, Mobile Tech Books

with:  Eric Garves, Five Star PDR Paintless Dent Repair has entered the new era of digital invoicing and estimating.  Companies that are on the edge of innovation have welcomed the new technologies with open arms and used them to help better run their businesses.  There are some really good generic invoicing systems out there that [...]

By |March 13, 2015|estimating, Hail, Industry Trends, Pricing, Software, Systems, Tools|

Realizing the Value of Your Service, Proper Retail Selling (members only)

with Paul Kordon, Dentmasters (Tysons Corner, Virginia USA) We’ve all seen it before; a post of a PDR guy’s next job with the caption that asks,  “What price would you guys put on this?” What follows is unfortunate but predictable. One guy comes in at $150 while another bids $550. Same dent, same car, two totally different prices. Inevitably [...]

By |February 5, 2015|How to, Members Only, Pricing, Retail, Selling, Techniques|

What Is PDRtalk?

This is a PDR blog. We talk about paintless dent repair. Articles, videos, and audio. PDRtalk has four goals: Spread expert knowledge amongst PDR technicians all over the world in a clean and easy format, thus improving the quality, professionalism, and credibility of the industry. Inform the public about the benefits and possibilities of paintless [...]