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Seasonality Trends Looking Different This Spring

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report. In this week's report, the Black Book editorial team takes a close look at this past week's valuation trends. As we see the beginning of April finding the industry, there are some surprising segments finding strength this…See More
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Consumers Like Video So Much They’re Paying More To Watch It

Video, and especially mobile video, is fast becoming the media of choice for consumers of all ages. From the cable-free movie, to online streaming services, to the latest and greatest phone apps storming the scene, we are all consuming data at a record pace. According to a…See More
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What to Ask your Driving Instructor Before Getting Started

We generally fail to pose certain basic questions to the driving school and instructor; entrusted with the task of teaching us driving skills that shall stay lifelong. Here you will find questions that definitely should be asked, to judge as well as get to know your instructor well.Driving is a skill that we learn and remains with us for a lifetime! How this skill stays and is used by you solely depends on your first driving instructor. To choose the right instructor therefore, is extremely…See More
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Winners Always Make Time; Losers Often Wast Time - by David Lewis

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Here Is a Marketing Idea for April

Has Your Creative Hit A Roadblock?Are you willing to take risks and have fun with your creative?What can you do to make your website more engaging?Would you like some tips on how to make the most out of your commercials, websites and your showroom?On this week's Think Tank Tuesday, I cover how you can take your creative to a whole new level. Watch it now: See More
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Does Social Media Sell? A Harvard Professor Says No

An interesting article published in the Harvard Business Review by a Harvard professor makes some claims that many would argue against. Senior Lecturer, Frank Cespedes, argues that social media doesn’t affect the bottom line for companies and, due to that, is a waste of time. Perhaps the most compelling reason for his conclusion is that the available metrics focus mainly on “likes, tweets, reviews,…See More
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Shoes on first

     As I shined my shoes for work this morning I reflected on the many pairs of shoes I have shined preparing for a day's work on the car lot. The many different styles and brands of shoes I have been through. I reflected on the many things I have witnessed in all those pairs of shoes. The many lessons I have learned.The many people I have met in those shoes. The many different personalities and faces.The many deals I have sold, penciled, or closed. The many people I have trained in the…See More
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Where Are Cars.com, Car Gurus, Autotrader, Edmunds's RSVPs For Internet Sales 20 Group?

Posted by Sean V. Bradley on April 1, 2015 at 3:53pm 0 Comments



http://www.Internetsales20group.com 856-546-2440

I seriously DO NOT GET IT? Why if car dealers have questions, concerns, problems, advice for 3rd party providers and online classifieds and ask them to PLEASE be on a JOINT panel with 6 OTHER 3rd party providers and 200+ DEALERS… why they would blow it…

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Bridge The Gap Between The Showroom Sales & Internet Sales / BDC Department At Internet Sales 20 Group 7 In New York

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Seasonality Trends Looking Different This Spring

Posted by Black Book on April 1, 2015 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

In this week's report, the Black Book editorial team takes a close look at this past week's valuation trends. As we see the beginning of April finding the industry, there are some surprising segments finding…

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Uptown Funk Parody by a New York Nissan Dealership

Posted by Jonathan Morales on April 1, 2015 at 12:42pm 0 Comments

Hope you are all enjoying your Wednesday, check out Kingston Nissan's Uptown Funk Parody, it's definitely pretty good! …



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"Numbers vs Process"

Posted by Rob Gehring on April 1, 2015 at 12:36pm 0 Comments

Today let’s look at numbers versus processes as if they were two sport teams competing. Read this article and learn a lot about how to improve both of them!…

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Early bird discount for our service manager seminar!

Posted by Rob Gehring on April 1, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

I am very excited about our new service manager two day seminar set for June 11-12 in Cleveland Ohio. This course is designed to be a hands on positive approach to real life in dealership service departments. It’s great for rookies and experienced vets that desire improvement.

 

The charge is only $795 and your manager will return with an action plan…

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What Do Used Car Shoppers Want? New Study Reveals Habits, Needs and Wants

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on April 1, 2015 at 10:51am 1 Comment

From the top 25 “must-have” vehicle features to the optimal number of marketplace photos, new report from CarStory provides key insights on market

 

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Consumers Like Video So Much They’re Paying More To Watch It

Posted by Timmy D. James on April 1, 2015 at 9:52am 0 Comments

Video, and especially mobile video, is fast becoming the media of choice for consumers of all ages. From the cable-free movie, to online streaming services, to the latest and greatest phone apps storming the scene, we are all consuming data at a record pace. According to a…

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ELEAD ONE vs. VinSolutions or a better option

Started by John Roberts in dealerELITE Professional Experience. Last reply by Ron Zabawski on Saturday. 11 Replies

We are currently with VinSolutions for our CRM and are seriously considering a change. I have been scouring the internet looking for feedback, but I am not finding a lot of information. I have had a demo and a lot of discussions with ELEAD and it looks like a good alternative, but thought I would start a discussion to see what the dealers out there think. Continue

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How To Tell A Story That Sells

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Saturday. 0 Replies

BY : Stan Smith A little while ago we defined Content Marketing as “Stories that Sell.” This definition still holds. Stories are too compelling to ignore and businesses are learning that a well-designed story is a core gear in their marketing machine. Storytelling is so important that we insist that every content marketing…Continue

19 Timeless Habits of Today's Most Effective Leaders

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Saturday. 0 Replies

BY : Peter EconomyThe essence of leadership is timeless--the values and principles that worked yesterday work just as well today.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantI was recently cleaning out a drawer filled with paperwork I've…Continue

One Easy Step To Improve Productivity

Started by I.C. Collins in General Forum for dealerELITE Members yesterday. 0 Replies

BY : Debra KayeGetting off track? Do this any time of day to get your mojo back.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantWhen Audrey Smith, Vice President for Enrollment at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, prepares for a meeting with the college's…Continue

The 3 Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring Millennials

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Saturday. 0 Replies

BY : Even BurnsHere is a quick list of do's and don'ts to optimize your strategy to get, retain, and motivate the best talent.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantCollege recruiting season is upon us, and millions of new millennials are…Continue

Tony Robbins Reveals His Secrets for Motivating Your Employees

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience yesterday. 0 Replies

BY : Will YakowitczThe life coach and author dishes out his expertise on commanding a room full of people.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIf you are having trouble rallying your employees around your company's mission and you can't motivate them…Continue

Try This 18-Minute Ritual for Incredible Focus

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience yesterday. 0 Replies

BY : Jessica StillmanThree small tweaks to your day can radically increase your effectiveness.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantWe think of rituals as something for religious observances and major life occurrences--something you do in church or on the day you…Continue

How to Build a Successful Referral Culture

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Tuesday. 0 Replies

BY : Jerome TernynckTips to make your referral program shine.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantLast month, I shared 3 ways to optimize your employee referral program. We know that employee referrals are powerful--they bring in quality…Continue

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