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Posted by JD Rucker on November 26, 2013
How has the tendency for folks to comparison shop other dealers' lots from their smartphone at your lot affected your sales?
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Did you ever wonder if the Sales Applicant in front of you would be good at selling Cars at your Dealership? Now you could find out.
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Do you know how it feels to be halfway through the month and your draw isn’t even covered? The last 3 customers yielded no sale. The first wanted to buy but couldn’t. The next one could buy but wouldn’t and the last one could, did, and ended up backing out at the last…Continue
Engaging Your Mobile Shoppers
► Keep Customers In The Store
► Share The Mobile Experience
► Eliminate "Be Back" Mentality
► Use Competition To Your Advantage
You learned last week in part one how to use mobile marketing to keep your customers on your website. This week I'll share how you keep those customers around once they are in your showroom. That's this week on Hard…
CAN THE LINCOLN FRANCHISE SURVIVE?
uh-oh! This promo video I cut today accidently got released all over the Twitterverse before the article actually came out. I never dreamed when I put it on YouTube that people would pick it up and re-broadcast it on Social Media. it wasn't until the phone calls started coming in…
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Those are some pretty impressive auto sales figures emerging from November and Black Friday! So did we do something special this holiday season or was this a one-hit-wonder?
The Los Angeles Times reported that the Black Friday sales were good for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota as auto sales rise in November, and again, anticipated this December.
“The Thanksgiving weekend saw a lot of promotion by automakers, riding the Black Friday wave, and it seems to have paid off,” said…Continue
When thinking about safety at your facility, most often we consider safety procedures that we follow, and policies that are written to avoid tragedy or deal with them in the event of an incident. However, facility safety is a broad concept, including things as seemingly innocuous as lighting.
Poor lighting creates an assortment of potential issues, varying from things such as increased trip, slip, and fall hazards to eye straining. Poor lighting comes in many forms, including…Continue
dE members,I have my personal feelings about this issue, but I wanted to see what the dE dealer community thought. Should salespeople, service advisers, and/or finance managers be asking for reviews from people at the dealership?That's not to say that they should be asking them to do the reviews while there, but should they be mentioning it before following up with an email?I say yes, as I detailed in the blog post below, but what do you think?…Continue
I'm hearing that more and more consumers are coming to dealer lots, finding a vehicle and then comparison-shopping features and price at other local lots while on the lot. Do you see this much? Does this negatively impact your sales? Do you know of folks who did this on competitor lots and ended up on yours as a result? What do you think of the trend in general - good or bad for dealers? Continue
Hi all,I'm sure it's not much different than sales BDC (which I have experience with).But where I'm out now could use a bit more help with the service BDC.Anyone have any scripts that I can share and practice with them?Also, any recommendations for how to structure the service BDC? (roles, positions, etc.)MarkContinue
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I am looking for any advice from anyone who has experience with succesful internet departments.Our dealership operation currently does not have one person who is responsible for all leads or internet activity as a whole. We currently have three of our 10 salespeople who handle all of the leads that come in. As you can imagine between lot traffic and other daily activities our “internet team” is busy with a lot of other things than responding immediately and consistently to our leads.Our closing…Continue
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IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE: Regional Sales Director Team Velocity Marketing Award Winning Advertising Agency $100,000 - $125,000 Year Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K The Regional Sales Director for Team Velocity will prospect new clients and maintain existing clients in a fast-paced high-growth marketing…Continue
Has anyone read Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10? What a fantastic book. When I read this book four or five years ago, I realized how easy my life really is. In the auto industry it is easy to grab on to negativity, but…Continue