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  1. From the album Master Samurai Tech

    Become the sharpest tech in town with our online training at Master Samurai Tech http://mastersamuraitech.com
  2. This short little screencast by @Son of Samurai shows you how to renew your Professional Appliantologist membership at Appliantology.org so you can continue to enjoy the many benefits the site provides to professional appliance repair technicians.
  3. The internet has been a game-changer for the appliance repair industry. But it only works for you if you know how to work it! Information is key. Professional appliance repair techs work on so many brands and models that access to manuals for disassembly info, schematics, and specifications is a big factor in the success of the repair. And with the increase in computerization of appliances, war-gaming the service call ahead of time has become critical for increasing first-call completes, decreasing reliance on time-wasting and unpredictable tech lines, and increasing customer satisfaction - and yours! And you can’t war game without the info ahead of time. Back in the old days, we had shelves overflowing with annoying paper copies of manuals, VHS videos to scrub through, and tech lines operators to wait on hold for. Thankfully, those days are over! Now we have Appliantology: the web’s premier appliance repair tech support site. Appliantology is rich and deep with resources for the professional tech: repair forums with world-class peer-to-peer tech support, live chat and tech help, service manual downloads for all makes and models, live training webinars, and exclusive tech training videos. But like any powerful tool, it’s only as useful as your ability to avail yourself of its many treasures. Some of our professional tech members sign up and only come around every now and then, and then wonder if the membership fee was worth it. It’s disappointing to invest in something and then not really know how to take advantage of it. The Samurai sheds a tear for every Professional Appliantologist who barely scratches the surface of the site and never sees the power and beauty within! Others learn how to use the site fully, unleashing Appliantology’s power to amp up their repair mojo, and then ask us how we can offer such an amazing resource at such a low annual fee. A Professional Appliantologist membership is $149/year, that's less than $3 per week. When you are well-prepared for your jobs, you will not only be more profitable, but you will have more fun doing it. Who doesn’t want that? To take the free Appliantology 101 short course, all you need is a free registration at Master Samurai Tech which you can get here. If you already have a student account just make sure you are logged in and you’ll see it in your course listings on your login/welcome page. Take our FREE short course, Appliantology 101, and see how easy it is to get started with the awesome functionality of the site, and then dive deeper into how to really take your work to the next level!
  4. From the album Master Samurai Tech

    FREE training course on how to use Appliantology as your ultimate information tool for appliance service calls: http://mastersamuraitech.com/appliantology-101/
  5. Appliantology Grand Master Funks Meeting, March 19, 2016 View File PDF of the discussion notes from the Appliantology moderators (Grand Master Funks) meeting on March 19, 2016 Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 03/19/2016 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper
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    PDF of the discussion notes from the Appliantology moderators (Grand Master Funks) meeting on March 19, 2016
  7. Well, mah breverens, I have GOOD news and I have BETTER news! First, the GOOD news: Appliantology will continue to be here as the web’s premiere appliance tech support community for the foreseeable future! Also, our increased focus on professional tech support (rather than DIYers) over the last couple of years has transformed the site into a strong community of techs with a vastly improved quality of posts and tech resources. Now, the BETTER news: The membership fee for a Professional Appliantologist membership is going up by ONLY $3.34/month! I know, crazy, right? In spite of all the enhancements and improvements to the site and our increased costs of keeping the lights on here at Appliantology, we crunched the numbers and we only have to increase our Professional Appliantologist fees by a measly three-something bucks per month. Phew! We were worried it would have to be higher. But NO! Those of you who’ve been around for awhile know that we’ve really upped our game over the years, going from a very low overhead part-time pastime to a robust site on a dedicated server with an IT guy to make sure we are a fast and reliable resource for your business or career. Plus we’ve added regular live webinar events that have become a popular feature for many techs. Here’s a recap of all the fantastic features and benefits available to Professional Appliantologists: All-star access to the Techs-only forums UNLIMITED service manual downloads! If a tech doc you need isn't already in the Downloads section of the site, you can request one and we'll get it for you Free admission to the Samurai's live tech training webinars Free access to webinar recordings Free access to Samurai's Video Classroom Free access to the Appliantology chat room For most of Appliantology’s long and storied history, the membership fees didn’t accurately reflect the true cost of running the site because the site also generated significant income from Google ads and parts sales to DIYers. But both of these income streams continue to dwindle, so we are going to be increasing the membership fees in February from the current $109/year to $149/year (only $12.42 per month, paid annually). But wait! Incredibly, there’s MORE GOOD NEWS: I’m announcing this now so existing members can have the option to extend their current membership another year at the existing rates. New members who subscribe before the fee increase will also get the existing rate. The Professional Appliantologist membership fee increase occurs on February 15, 2016. So if you’re considering getting a Professional Appliantologist membership for the first time or renewing your existing membership, NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT! P.S. I know you’re going to be shocked--SHOCKED!-- to find out that whenever I have to increase prices, I get a few complaints. I have to say it always surprises me, since most of us understand that the costs of running a business go up over time, and we just have to adjust our pricing accordingly. Let’s see - an extra $3.34/month means you may have to charge your customers about 4 cents extra per service call. I think your business will survive.
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    The Old Skool method of doing service calls was to go out on the call and pray to the pot bellied Buddha that the tech sheet was still hidden somewhere on the appliance. The plan being that, if the tech sheet was still there, you could stare at the lines and squiggles with sufficient gravitas and grunting noises to convince the customer you had reached a definitive and scientific conclusion about the problem. My friends, I'm here to tell you that the Internet has made this Monkey Boy way of doing bidness obso-frikkin-lete! With powerful information tools, like Appliantology, at your fingertips, there's no need to rely on the pot bellied Buddha leaving the tech sheet for you. This webinar will teach you a whole new way of doing bidness using Appliantology as your trusty information tool, every bit as valued as your Bosch driver or Princeton Tec headlamp, and increase your First Call Completes and profitability. This is a joint MST Academy student and Appliantology tech member webinar. Click the link below for all the gory connection details:
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    Unleash the total power of Appliantology by learning your way around the new software running the site! We did a major software upgrade on December 31, 2015. After several rocky weeks hunting down and squishing bugzillas, I'm ready to give you a personal guided tour of all the cool new features that make Appliantology an even more powerful information tool for Brethren in the Craft. I'll show you the new features and answer your questions. Virtual fermented refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there! For all the connection details for the web meeting, see this topic in the Dojo:
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    This is the PDF of the webinar held on March 29, 2015, explaining the member groups and methods of dues payment here at Appliantology.
  11. Appliantology Member Groups as of March 2015 View File This is the PDF of the webinar held on March 29, 2015, explaining the member groups and methods of dues payment here at Appliantology. Submitter Samurai Appliance Repair Man Submitted 03/30/2015 Category Appliance Repair Manual Pot Luck Supper