Barnes Garage Becomes an Certified Female Friendlyr Service Center in Bedford, Pennsylvania

Barnes Garage Joins with to Offer Services Designed with the Women Consumer in Mind

Barnes Garage Inc. of Bedford, Pennsylvania, is proud to announce they are ready to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of Certified Female Friendlyr locations in North America. Team members at Barnes Garage have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendlyr experience that exceeds women's expectations.

With a solid reputation for friendly, experienced and quality service provided for all customers and all vehicles, Bob Barnes has built his business on developing relationships with his customers. "As the community has grown around us, our commitment to providing honest and informative automotive service has always been our number one priority."

Visit the Barnes Garage micro-site here, or visit in person at 522 East Penn Street, Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522

To become Certified Female Friendlyr, Barnes Garage personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. Barnes Garage employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. Barnes Garage will also benefit from a unique marketing support program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.

"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. Barnes Garage commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

In conjunction with, Barnes Garage has launched a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women. The micro-site gives women the ability to schedule service appointments, access coupons and discounts, and learn more about car buying and maintenance online from the comfort of their home or office. The micro-site is easily accessed by searching on, or by going directly to their site.

About Barnes Garage Inc.
Barnes Garage Inc. has faithfully served the motoring public since the early 1900's. Family owned and operated, with third-generation owner, Bob Barnes, running the business since 1974.  Barnes Garage has been a fixture in the community for many years, focusing on quality customer care and service to all. Well known for their expertise on tire, chassis, alignment, they are balance specialists always using state of the art equipment.  Technician certifications are L1 ASE master certified and information systems are Mitchell 1 on demand and Identifix.                                            

About, Inc.
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California,, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary Certified Female Friendlyr program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.

Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

Go here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr.

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