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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…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: Prepping for the trade war

While we can all agree that it's important to have good jobs and opportunities at home, the reality is that we live and work in a globalized economy where a lot of the things we currently buy and sell are made overseas - typically in China. With…
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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…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: The lessons of CES

The annual Consumers Electronics Shows is wrapping up and tech writers will have weeks and months of new gadgets and technology to talk about. For car audio retailers that means new speaker and amp lines, updates to existing products, and more…
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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…

Friday COACHWORX Business Tip: The Best of 2017

At some point in 2017 AVIDWORX crossed the 100 mark on our list of weekly business tips, and heading into 2018 we can boast a library of over 131 published articles on a variety of topics for 12-volt retailers. If you ever doubted the AVIDWORX…
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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…