How Your Shop Can Use Social Media to Reach the Average Customer

One of the many ways we at Stratosphere Studio like to stay engaged with our consumers is through social media. This form of networking is one of the fastest growing and ever-changing forms of communication. But how does a repair shop or dealership relate to and engage with the average...

How to add mobile marketing to your collision repair marketing plan

Since the invention of the smart phone, our lives have never been the same.  Everywhere you look, people are constantly making use of mobile technology.  We get news alerts on our phones, social network updates, text messages, emails, and so much more.  More businesses are starting to employ methods that...

Should I use Instagram in my collision repair marketing?

With the many social media outlets available for body shops to use in their marketing these days, it can be confusing trying to figure out which ones to participate in.  Of course you want to be as effective as possible in marketing your shop, but you don’t want to spread...

The top 5 reasons why social media is essential for collision repair marketing

With the many marketing avenues available to business owners these days, you might feel a little overwhelmed.  This is an issue that comes up over and over again for our collision repair clients.  They want to know specifically whether social media marketing is necessary and how it might be important...

5 easy tips for staying engaged with your collision repair shop customers

As you have probably experienced yourself, people are bombarded with advertisements all day, every day.  Ads haunt our peripheral vision on the highway, obscure the webpages we’re trying to view online, barrage our televisions, and litter our mailboxes.  Advertising is unavoidable—especially in this day and age, with our increasingly immediate...

Google+ vs. Facebook: which social network is better for collision repair marketing?

At Stratosphere Studio, we’ve run across a number of auto body shops in which the owner is wearing multiple hats: performing customer service, repairing vehicles, handling financial paperwork, and so much more.  On top of all that, you are likely the solo marketing department for your shop, which leaves you...

5 easy and FREE ways to revitalize your stalled collision repair marketing

Are you at a point in the year when your auto body shop marketing efforts seem to have stalled?  Maybe your website pageviews are flat-lining or your leads are down.  Maybe you’re just not getting the number of customers that you did this time last year.  You’re not alone—even the...

Tips and tricks for managing your collision repair marketing

If you are just starting to dive into online marketing strategies for your auto body shop, you might be overwhelmed with all there is to keep track of.  Even seasoned collision repair marketing professionals can easily get bogged down with the many details involved in effective online marketing campaigns.  First,...

How quickly will blogging bring my auto body shop more business?

When we begin working with new auto body shop clients at Stratosphere Studio, blogging is a major priority because it has proven to be an extremely successful marketing strategy.  So, understandably, one of the first questions we tend to hear from our new clients is, “When will we see results?” ...

The DOs and DON’Ts of social networking for auto dealerships

Social media has become an extremely popular and effective form of marketing for practically every business out there, including auto dealerships, auto body shops, and auto repair shops.  At Stratosphere Studio, we’re in favor of this trend and encourage all of our automotive clients to use social media to their...