Knowledge Base

AVIDWORX Knowledge Base is a free resource we provide to retailers, with retail tips, marketing strategies, industry news, best practices, reading recommendations, networking opportunities and more. Check back frequently.
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Click on the links to watch a short video and get more information on BUSINESSWORX tools. (Blanked out links are still in development) WELCOME TO BUSINESSWORX Getting Started with BUSINESSWORX: First Steps Setting up DASHWORX Setting up your DASHWORX+ Door …

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  Welcome to the AVIDWORX Knowledge Base. This is resource area for retailers to learn best business practice and discover what is making some of the most successful retailers in North America so good. We have also included some basic …

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If you didn’t get a chance to attend this year’s Mobile Electronics KnowledgeFest, the consensus among 12-volt retailers was that this was one of the best events ever. Attendance was record-setting, and it’s clear that everyone – sales, management and …

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A diversified, amplified and interactive M3 showroom.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AVIDWORX launches M3 customer experience centers at KnowledgeFest 2015 Significantly lower cost to purchase and finance Engaging, easy-to-install design mediaWORX brings video to showroom New “Reboot” catalog available online On display at Sony booth at KnowledgeFest 2015 …

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Windows-10

  Through the implementation of businessWORX over the last few months, we’ve noticed that business owners are using computer systems that run the gamut from Windows XP to Windows 8.1, representing about 15 years worth of operating systems. Microsoft is looking to …

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Just this week a new Facebook stat came out that suggests roughly half of the world’s Internet users have an account. That’s 1.49 billion people, give or take. Given that subscription rates are higher in the U.S. and Canada, and …

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demographics

Knowing who your customers are, and who you would like them to be, is important for any business. 12-volt stores that do a better job catering to high-end clients, women, and middle class men with families are more successful over …

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book

Like many 12-volt retailers, you probably got into the business because you were following your passion. You love cars, you love music, and the opportunity to bring the two things together was too good to pass up. However, you’re a …

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  Last year Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security in Anchorage, Alaska, commissioned AVIDWORX to transform their showroom, enabling them to show more products in an interactive way that educates customers, emphasizes benefits and grows sales – over 20% growth month …

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dog-photographer

  In an earlier post we recommended that retailers do their social media and online marketing a favor and pick up an actual camera for their stores. The reality is that the lenses on most phone lenses are small and let in …

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trophies

  The recent announcements of the top 12 retailers and installers by Mobile Electronics is a big deal in this industry, but it’s not the only deal that matters. There are other awards and accolades that your store could be …

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employee-engagement

There’s an expression that’s thousands of years old, maybe coined by Socrates himself, that “The unexamined life is not worth living.” What this means is that if you don’t take the time to look back at your life and the …

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logos

  The Nike “swoosh.” The Apple with the bite taken out of it. The FedEx arrow. Retail is all about first impressions, and in many cases the first impression you get to make on your customers is your logo. It runs …

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Paying bills on time is a big part of any business, but there are ways to optimize the exact timing of those payments to keep as much money on hand as possible. Liquidity matters, especially for small businesses. 1. Do …

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networking

  Connections matter for any business, as does the power of organization. Building your business – at the least the business-to-business (B2B) side of things – relies on both. One thing you’ll notice about successful businesses in your community is …

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There’s a lot that goes into running a business, including math. However, unless you use math every day it’s easy to forget some of the basics, including some handy formulas for figuring out things like percentages, interest, taxes, and so …

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We all have our preferences – things we like, things we’re ambivalent about, and things we dislike. It’s just human nature. Now imagine your job involves selling something you don’t necessary like. Maybe it’s a set of speakers that you’re …

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