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David Lewis Presents his weekly Sales Meeting: Why the Average Salesperson Sells 10-12 Cars per Month Part 7: Leaving the Customer Alone at Negotiations
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Auto Industry Insiders is a blog talk radio show that reviews next generation technology based vendor solutions. The show airing on Thursday, 04/24/14 at 12 Noon EST features an interview with Charles Chamblee III, the founder of xChange, discussing their new…Continue
Do you use adversity as a glue to bond your team together, or an excuse to divide them?
Click the link below to find out Paul's four keys to overcome adversity in your dealership...
What's important now? Many times we go through our day in day out workload. The things we do every day become very standard. We miss the important clues as to what needs to be done to prosper "the…Continue
From today forward we have 7 total selling days left. Push hard all the way through till the end. Revisit customers that came in and didn't buy. Relook at their trades. Check all other possibilities. What if they were on another vehicle? What about longer term? Used? Certified? New? Lease? One Pay Lease? More Down? Co-Signer? Turn up the heat! T.O everybody. Stay focused. Be happy.
Blogging to Drive Sales
Automotive marketers are shifting their budgets away from “interruption” advertising. Because 1/3 of the world’s population is on the internet, it is critical that auto, boat, motorcycle and boat dealers go inbound vs outbound to rev up revenue and sales. It goes without…Continue
Question to the car Gods....I am new to this business transitioning from a successful career in real estate where self promotion and product promotion fell solely on my shoulders. One of my most successful ventures was my Goomzee Text Message Campaign and Lead Capture. I am an individual and not looking to implement a dealership program so my funds are modest at this point. Any success stories from Sales Reps using programs like this? I am in a budget of 50/60 dollars a month. Any advice…Continue
I've gone through five chat providers so far. Three of them were fine and I won't mention them. The other two were both pretty darn outstanding, strangely for different reasons. It's going to be hard to pick one over the other but after interviewing some dealers I'll be able to pick one.If there are any other chat providers out there that want to throw their pitch in the hat, please let me know this week. If there are any dealers who want to recommend a provider, post them here and it will be…Continue
Traditional Advertising, is it truly over as many might say?I've found that there are different environments, climates and demographics that call for traditional advertising! Although Social Media is on the move and in my opinion will be sooner than later, the #1 source to reach a customer, traditional advertising must not be counted out!In some towns the paper is still King, while in others a local T.V. station is King and believe it or not in some towns Radio is King.While the hot topic of…Continue
We all know many dealers still make money the old fashioned way, in spite of themselves. If we want to attract top notch professionals to our industry we need to be able to quickly identify attributes of the poorly managed and not employee focused stores. Lets put together our Top Ten (or 20) Ways to know you work for a bad dealership. Keep responses down to two brief sentences. Mark Continue
I am currently needing advice with regards to CRM software for our dealership, we have something sort of close but very antiquated, that said, I thought that I understood the functionality of said software however I may have been sort of blind to it... My question(s) to you all is simple, for anybody using a CRM that they are happy with or would like to change a few things with their current software, please advise me on the following...1-Integration with sales, service, and other…Continue
March 22nd, 2012 – Charlotte, NC - The Automotive Super Conferenceis the first conference of its kind. Designed to cover a wide range of topics, the Automotive Super Conference is more than just sales, more than just digital or fixed-ops, it’s a synergistic approach to everything…Continue
We have agreements with about everyone....had a terrible experience with Carsdirect 72 leads 0 sales...and customers seem to use it as a wish lists...for new or used...not to mention I hate that they have a site to tell me how much I should be selling my cars for. AutoUSA seemed less attractive when they lost Edmunds. Imotors/Reply.com very low closing ratio..similiar customers to Carsdirect. So currently we are using Autobytel, Zag, Edmunds, KBB, Dealix, we even pay for 3rd party leads from…Continue