November 30, 2011 // Franchising.com // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Honest-1 Auto Care, the only national full-service auto repair and maintenance franchise that is 100 percent ESA® Certified Eco-Friendly, announced today a strategic partnership with Zurvita Holdings, Inc., a dynamic, multi-channel marketing company.
In an effort to power its online social media marketing initiative, Honest-1 Auto Care is utilizing Zurvita’s ZLinked social media expertise to better communicate with their customers and community.
Through its partnership with Zurvita, Honest-1 will enhance its online social media program by easily connecting and interacting with customers. This will allow Honest-1 to continue growing its customer base by tracking results and online business advertising success.
“Social media has grown to play an integral role in our business, and we found Zurvita’s ZLinked search directory to be the perfect fit to strengthen our social media initiative,” said COO of Honest-1 Auto Care, Rissy Sutherland. “With more customer interaction and a proven method to track social media results, ZLinked will give our growing brand the necessary tools to continue along the fast track to success with instant and improved communication with our customers.”
Honest-1 Auto Care is a family and female-friendly center, with clean and upscale waiting areas, Internet cafes allowing customers to work while their cars are serviced, children’s play areas so parents can relax, comfortable chairs and couches, HDTV and complimentary custom coffee stations. While offering exceptional service programs for customers to choose from, Honest-1 Auto Care also offers specialized, eco-auto care programs for those who want to play a greater part in helping the environment. An example is the ECO TuneUp® with Eco-360 fuel treatment. Through a partnership with Green Earth Technologies, Honest-1 also sells G-OIL Ultimate Biodegradable motor oil, made completely of renewable animal fats.
Honest-1 Auto Care® is the only national full-service auto care company that is 100% ESA® Certified Eco-Friendly. Honest-1® leads the industry in numerous eco-friendly initiatives including strict recycling of automotive materials, pollution prevention, resource conservation and offering Eco-Friendly Auto Care® services such as the ECO TuneUp® and ECO Oil Change. In addition to its high environmental standards, Honest-1® has a very unique customer centric approach to the auto care industry providing centers which are family-friendly, characterized by clean and upscale waiting areas, Internet cafes, children's play areas, comfortable leather chairs and couches, big screen TVs and complimentary beverage stations. With 24 locations operating, Honest-1® plans to open 10 more locations nationwide in the next year. Honest-1® was ranked 338 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2011 “Franchise 500.” Additionally, Honest-1® ranked as one of the top companies in the Lube and Oil News 2011 “Top Oil Change-Plus Chains.” To further show its commitment to the environment, Honest-1 Auto Care has partnered with American Forests, the leading nonprofit organization that plants trees for environmental restoration. Honest-1 Auto Care locations nationwide funded the planting of 60,000 new trees this year through the charitable donation of revenues collected from repair orders, at no additional cost to customers. In 2009, the first year of the partnership, Honest-1 Auto Care planted 40,000 trees and since then Honest-1 has added an additional 60,000 trees for a total of 100,000 trees planted in two years!
For more information, visit www.honest-1.com.
Zurvita is a dynamic network marketing company offering high-quality products and services targeting individuals, families and small businesses. The company’s highly differentiated services feature best in class consumer products and small business solutions through a growing network of independent sales consultants. Zurvita has rapid growth potential due to its experienced sales management team and its unique business-to-business strategy offering turnkey solutions for commercial and residential energy and advertising. For more information on ZLinked, please visit http://www.zlinked.com. For more information on Zurvita, please visit http://www.zurvita.com.