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AVIDWORX Friday Business Tips - always free, always relevant

You may be aware that AVIDWORX (and businessWORX) host dozens of workshops at 12-volt and mobile electronics industry every year, while also publishing a weekly business tip on the AVIDWORX blog and Facebook. What you may not know is that we…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Always Moving Forward

While looking back is a valuable part of the growth process - and the wisdom that comes from evaluating your wins and losses is invaluable to any leader - it turns out that most of the world's top CEOs tend to spend more time looking forward…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Tips for Better Communication

If the average person sat down and made a list of all the things they need to do at work and at home, and all the conversations they need to have to get those things done, they would probably explode. But as a business owner or manager, you…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Advertising on a Shoestring

Small businesses need to market themselves. No business can survive with a Yellow Pages listing and word-of-mouth. You need to bring in a steady stream of new customers, which means spending some money on marketing and advertising. But first,…
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Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Working on Yourself

While AVIDWORX is always recommending that business owners work on their businesses instead of in them, it goes without saying that owners need to work on themselves as well. It can be lonely at the top, whether you're the CEO of a company…
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Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Using instruments to sell subwoofers

Nothing beats a live demonstration when it comes to emphasizing the importance of the low end in car and marine audio. A lot of people associate subwoofers with vehicle pounding up and and down their streets at 3 a.m., or can't see a good…
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Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Create a secret shopper network

While the 12-volt industry is competitive to a degree, the amount of cooperation between retailers and installers is incredible. There's an understanding that raising the overall professionalism of the industry benefits everybody at the end…
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Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Binge watching for Business Owners

This is a short post this week, but it comes with a long assignment: binge watching videos that can help you grow your business in 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TuD3IerTOms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUEkRppFpJc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62OogreQpZA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuLm9anMYz8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7fSDKBddpU And…
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Friday COACHWORX Business Tips: Explaining electrical terms

By now, most of your techs and installers should have absorbed enough electrical knowledge to do their jobs - they know what works with what, even if they don't always understand why. But when you back out of your install bays, that level…
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BLACK Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Get out of retail and into the service industry (by doing next to nothing at all!)

  AVIDWORX can be preachy sometimes. We know it. We also tend to repeat ourselves a lot as well, drilling in key concepts that every successful 12-volt retailer should know inside and out. One concept you've probably heard if you've…