AskPatty.com, Inc., a company that aims to provide a web resource for women to get reliable car advice and find female friendly automotive professionals, has today announced the addition of the nearly 1,500 automotive repair shops who have attained the ASE Blue Seal recognition to their listing page. These shops will now show in addition to the already numerous network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly locations nationwide.
This partnership indicates a new spirit of cooperation between AskPatty.com and ASE, who have long shared many of the same businesses as members of their respective programs, and marks the first time AskPatty.com has allowed businesses outside its certification to be listed in its “female friendly” automotive business search results.
“As a company who believes in helping our women readers find nothing less than exceptional automotive service and repair, we recognize the significance of the ASE Blue Seal designation,” says Jody DeVere, AskPatty.com CEO. “These are shops that are held to a very high standard of excellence across all metrics from quality of service to exceptional customer care, and we feel 100% as confident in referring our readers to these ASE Blue Seal shops as we would referring them to a shop that we'd personally trained and certified.”
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California, AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire centers, collision repair, and automotive service and repair centers the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® program trains providers on how to attract and sell to women customers and bolster customer loyalty and retention. Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly® auto dealers, tire centers, collision repair, and automotive service and repair centers using the location search at AskPatty.com.
For more information on how to get certified, visit http://askpatty.com/getcertified.
AskPatty® and Certified Female Friendly® are registered trademarks of AskPatty.com, Inc.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization to help improve the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive technicians and parts specialists. Today, more than 330,000 ASE-certified professionals work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country. For more information about ASE, visit the Web site at www.ase.com.