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Ed Attanasio

Ed Attanasio is an automotive journalist based in San Francisco. Ed enjoys sports of all kinds and is a part time stand-up comedian.

 

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Monday, 03 May 2021 15:20

'Body Bangin’' Podcast Focuses on Hot Industry Topics

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Marketing consultant Micki Woods produces a weekly podcast, "Body Bangin'," to interview industry experts from all aspects of the collision repair industry. Marketing consultant Micki Woods produces a weekly podcast, "Body Bangin'," to interview industry experts from all aspects of the collision repair industry.

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...have a fun time while dealing with small and large topics with a variety of guests from around the globe. I break things down in each episode, so that my listeners can leave with something tangible that they can take back to their collision centers and make a difference.”

 

Woods’ guests are collision repair professionals from all segments of the industry who are knowledgeable and willing to share it with the world. Some of her guests to date have included industry consultant John Stuef, on “Effective Shop Changes without a Full Revamp”; marketing expert Frank Terlep, on “ADAS and Calibration Tools to Make Our lives Easier and Protect Our A$$es”; managing partner at Louisville Collision Center Steve Olsen, on “What Social Media and Customer Service Thinking Outside-of-the-Box Looks Like”; Beth Rutter with Tradiebot Industries, on “Train Your Employees Using Virtual Reality---Yes, I’m Real!”; consultant Rick Selover, “Tweaking Your Mindset and Your Habits to Achieve Maximum Success”; and WrenchWay’s Director of Strategic Partnerships Christen Battaglia, on “3 Ways Shops Can Connect with Local Schools and Recruit New Techs.”

 

Other guests have included I-CAR instructor Abe Sells, MSO veteran Jim Huard and shop owner Mike Townley.

 

"Body Bangin'" is gaining momentum as its audience grows at a rapid rate, and Woods is excited about its future.

 

“I can see we’re gaining some traction; people are watching and listening to it more. People I’ve never met before are reaching out to share their love for the show and the content,” she said. “I’ll be producing a new show every week, and I value everyone’s feedback, so check it out and don’t forget to let us know what you think.”

 

In 2007, Woods purchased Casa de Cadillac Body Shop in Van Nuys, CA, and jumped into the collision repair industry with both feet. When the economy started to lag in 2010, Woods had to close her shop’s doors, but she immediately landed a job with the largest collision center in the area and began helping them with their marketing and advertising.

 

Initially, Woods worked part-time at the body shop due to...


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