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Example Of Car Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us)

http://Here is an example of a Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us). It is essential that a dealership clearly articulate "WHY" someone should buy from their store. Price is PNLY relevant with the absence of value.Dealer Synergy's Video Production team created RK's VPP.See More
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Is It Time To Break The Mold?

Breaking routines can be difficult but change can yield long term results. On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha explains why pressing the time clock should not always be priority.See More
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Is It Time To Break The Mold?

Breaking routines can be difficult but change can yield long term results. On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha explains why pressing the time clock should not always be priority.See More
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steven chessin commented on Sean V. Bradley's blog post Example Of Car Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us)
"Excellent 'Why Buy Here' long-form commercial. Everyone seems sincerely customer satisfaction oriented  ---  which is the real why buy here. I had a great 'buying experience' the other day getting a new phone. When I…"
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Sean V. Bradley posted a blog post

Example Of Car Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us)

http://Here is an example of a Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us). It is essential that a dealership clearly articulate "WHY" someone should buy from their store. Price is PNLY relevant with the absence of value.Dealer Synergy's Video Production team created RK's VPP.See More
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Brian Bennington commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
"Thanks for your response, Steve, but I don't have a dealership.  I am a, pardon-the-expressiom, "vendor."  Have been for over 20 years, but I stay away from "recommending" anything not related to my field, which is…"
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Steve Stauning commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
"My apologies, Brian, but I'm not the guy who has time to get deep into the weeds, so if you have additional questions about the effectiveness of these rules, I would encourage you to put them in place in your dealership. Give them an honest…"
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Brian Bennington commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
"Hey Steve, You threw me with that "Opinions vary" quote, but after I looked it up, I remember Patrick Swayze responding with it to a question of his voracity as a bouncer in "Road House," which interestingly is #3 on the list of…"
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Steve Stauning commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
"Thanks Brian; I appreciate your comment. However, in the off-chance that a working GM takes your notes to heart, I am compelled to mention that if you believe a minimum and immediate 20% uptick in unit sales is "much ado about nothing,"…"
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Brian Bennington commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
"Personally, I think this is "Much ado about nothing."  If you think this problem is exclusive to auto sales, evidently you haven't sold any other highline retail, as "skating" or what ever you call it goes on whenever a…"
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Why did Apple adopt 360º views for their new Watch?

Finally, the long-awaited Apple Watch is available for preorder with initial deliveries on April 24th. Interestingly, for the first time, Apple has chosen to display their new products with stunning 360º displays. …See More
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I.C. Collins's discussion was featured

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be a Better Leader

BY : Anese CavanaughThese five things will change your game in any room.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantI woke up this morning thinking about my readers and came up with five things you need right now to optimize your leadership.…See More
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Target Your Customers With Mobile

While the Internet changed how a dealer sells cars and how a customer shops for a car, the smartphone has completely revolutionized the car shopping and ownership experience.   Customers are empowered with information and options in the palm of their hands.  Dealers however, are also empowered with more targeted methods of attracting new customers and selling more vehicles.      Consider the use of mobile apps in the car-shopping phase.  A dealer with a mobile app can attract consumers by…See More
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Steve Stauning commented on Steve Stauning's blog post 5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever
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Is It Time To Break The Mold?

Posted by Paul Potratz on April 17, 2015 at 3:16pm 0 Comments

Breaking routines can be difficult but change can yield long term results. On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha explains why pressing the time clock should not always be priority.

Example Of Car Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us)

Posted by Sean V. Bradley on April 17, 2015 at 8:00am 1 Comment

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Here is an example of a Dealership's Value Package Proposition (Why Buy From Us). It is essential that a dealership clearly articulate "WHY" someone should buy from their store. Price is PNLY relevant with the absence of value.

Dealer Synergy's Video Production team created RK's VPP.

Why did Apple adopt 360º views for their new Watch?

Posted by Devin Daly on April 16, 2015 at 1:01pm 0 Comments

Finally, the long-awaited Apple Watch is available for preorder with initial deliveries on April 24th. Interestingly, for the first time, Apple has chosen to display their new products with stunning 360º displays. …

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5/31/15 - 2015 Go the Distance for Autism Bike Ride!

Posted by Jonathan Morales on April 16, 2015 at 12:02pm 0 Comments

Support the 2015 Go the Distance for Autism Bike Ride in North Jersey!

Ramsey Subaru is a proud to be a Sponsor for the 2015 Go the Distance for Autism Bike Ride. For 2015, the Go the Distance for Autism Bike Ride will be on May 31 at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ.…

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Do You Have To Outrun the Grizzly Bear?

Posted by David Lewis on April 16, 2015 at 10:13am 0 Comments

There’s an old story about two close friends who every weekend used to go out into the mountains near where they lived and hike trails and paths that weaved through the forest on the sides of the mountains.  They had done this for many years and it was a part of the week that they both looked forward to with great anticipation.  It was a great time for camaraderie and exercise, and an important part of their health regimen for staying in shape.

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5 Simple Rules… for Eliminating Skating Forever

Posted by Steve Stauning on April 16, 2015 at 8:30am 8 Comments

If the only place you’ve ever worked is for one of America’s car dealerships, then you may not be aware that other industries don’t reward those who steal from their coworkers. Only dealership employees enjoy the added perk of being rewarded for cheating each other at will.

We call it skating; and it works like this:

A prospect I assisted a few days ago (and properly entered into the CRM) arrives at the dealership while I’m at lunch. He asks for me, though one of my…

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Amazon Enters the Auto Repair Business… Sort Of

Posted by Richard Holland on April 16, 2015 at 8:18am 0 Comments

At the end of March, Amazon announced the launch of what they’re calling “Amazon Home Services.” This new service by Amazon enables customers to order services for their homes without the inconvenience of having to search for these service providers, obtain references and obtain pricing. Services range…

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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be a Better Leader

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

BY : Anese CavanaughThese five things will change your game in any room.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantI woke up this morning thinking about my readers and came up with five things you need right now to optimize your leadership.…Continue

Seven Habits Of Organized People

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

BY : Stephanie VozzaOrganized People Aren't Born; They're Built. Here Are The Habits That You Can Cultivate To Be Just Like Them.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantWe all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized.…Continue

Five signs Honda cares about enthusiasts, again

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

BY : Greg MiglioreThe New Civic Is Hot, The Hatchback Returns And Acura Doesn't SuckShared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIt's a great time to be an enthusiast. From high-horsepower Hellcats to the purist BRZ, engaging automobiles are found in nearly…Continue

Is Germany making too many luxury cars?

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

BY : Kyle Stock(Bloomberg) -- Chalk it up to cabin fever, a burgeoning economy or the dulcet drone of Mercedes pitch-man Jon Hamm. Sales of German luxury cars have never been better.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIn the first three months of the year, Audi, BMW and…Continue

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be a Better Leader

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

BY : Anesa CavanaughThese five things will change your game in any room.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantI woke up this morning thinking about my readers and came up with five things you need right now to optimize your leadership.…Continue

3 Super Simple Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success Each Morning (in Under 3 Minutes)

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

BY : Chris WinfieldDo these three things each morning to prepare your mind for a day filled with action, accomplishment, and positivity!Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantThe alarm on your phone goes off. You let it go for a few seconds while you…Continue

4 Ways That Chess Can Make You a Better Leader

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

BY : Peter EconomyUp your leadership game by taking a new approach.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantLeadership has never been an easy job, but it has gotten far more complicated and complex in today's much more complicated global…Continue

20 Time-Management Lessons Everyone Should Learn In Their 20s

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

BY : Richard FeloniWhen you're just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantEven when you're working hard, you could be wasting a tremendous amount of time either by trying to…Continue

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