About the Author
As an auto repair advocate, I’m on a mission to facilitate improved delivery of auto repair services by the auto repair industry. This mission includes helping auto owners learn how to find and work with the best automotive service and repair shops in their communities.Since 1997, my passion has led me to offer training and consulting services to automotive repair shop owners and their employees. In 2010 I added developing and optimizing websites to help repair shops brand and market their business. 2017 marks the addition of the Auto Shop Connection and Auto Owner Story podcasts and websites, along with the Dave Eastman blog.I’ve lived in the Boise Idaho area since 1980 with a few short stays away from Boise. In 1984 I married Jan, a Boise Idaho native. We have four children and eight grand children.

Introduction to the Auto Shop Podcast Part Two API002

Automotive Podcast By Dave Eastman The introduction of the podcast continues by providing more detail about episode format and auto repair topics to be covered. It identifies the automotive professionals to be interviewed and describes the target audience that the podcast content is intended to help. It explains the podcast and Auto Shop Connection website…

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Introduction to the Auto Shop Podcast API001

An Automotive Podcast By Dave Eastman In this first episode Dave Eastman introduces the podcast as an alliance between repair shops and auto owners. He presents his vision and objective for the podcast as a way of helping auto owners have a better auto repair experience by accessing unbiased and trustworthy information from repair professionals. Most…

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My First Vehicle was a 1954 Ford Pick-up Truck

Your first vehicle might have been a real peach! Mine, a 1954 Ford ½ ton pick-up truck, definitely was NOT! It had faded green paint, a driver’s door that frequently flew open while driving, and a worn-out engine. In 1967, while working part-time at the Shell Gas Station near my home in Oak View, CA,…

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Boise Veterans Get Free Oil Change

Garry’s Automotive Supports Boise Veterans Every year, local businesses across the Treasure Valley show appreciation to veterans with coupon discounts and free offers for a variety of goods and services. Last year, posted a list of freebies and discounts for categories like food & beverage, personal care, recreation & entertainment, retail store merchandise, and…

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Auto Repair Shop Success Stories Drive More Traffic

Auto shop owners, you may be curious about the value of sharing auto repair shop success stories on a podcast. You may even be curious about what a podcast is. In a nutshell, a podcast is like a radio show. You have the opportunity to tell your story.

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