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So You Think You Could Sell Cars? Did you ever wonder if you would be good at selling cars in today's market?Does the sales applicant in front you have the traits needed to succeed in Sales at your dealership ?Why do some Sales Consultant's succeed when others don't?dE asked Hire The Winners for the use of their Car Sales Simulator for the month of November  dE members now have an opportunity to find out! dealerElite  believes we found the World's Most Effective Sales Aptitude…See More
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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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In visiting with thousands of leaders in dozens of industries over the past two decades one thing is clear: the people who are expected to make fast, tough decisions are rarely trained how to do so. As a result, costly “gut” decisions are wrongly made, or indecision prevails in areas that end up costing the company plenty. While there is not a one-size-fits-all mechanism for making tough decisions attendees, to my workshops have found it useful when I present a series of filters to help them…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.

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

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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?

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. …

Do You Have To Outrun the Grizzly Bear?

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

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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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!

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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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Extended Market Strength With Smaller Cars Strength

Posted by Black Book on April 15, 2015 at 12:04pm 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 identifies a continuation of strength, particularly for smaller car segments. Compact Cars (+0.52%), Entry-Level Cars (+0.45%) and Entry Mid-Size Cars (+0.15%)…

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

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These five things will change your game in any room.


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I woke up this morning thinking about my readers and came up with five…

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

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When you're just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time.


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Even when you're working hard, you could be wasting…

How To Tell A Story That Sells

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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…

19 Timeless Habits of Today's Most Effective Leaders

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The essence of leadership is timeless--the values and principles that worked yesterday work just as well today.


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

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Here is a quick list of do's and don'ts to optimize your strategy to get, retain, and motivate the best talent.


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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

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

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BY : Richard Feloni When 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 Consultant Even when you're working hard, you could be wasting a tremendous amount of time either by trying to…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

Two Opposing Skills No Leader Can Do Without

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

BY : Sims WyethFind the best balance between being assertive and being empathetic. You will be better at leading and influencing others.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantYears ago I attended a course at Harvard's Kennedy School of…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

4 Ways That Chess Can Make You a Better Leader

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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

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

Mastering Your Own Life in 19 Difficult Steps

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

BY : Paul JarvisLife is full of great days and supremely awful days. It's on those bad days that we need a little lift. A logical pick-me-up, if you will, that gets us out of a slump.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantThis guide works…Continue

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Bicycles vs. cars in the battle for our roads

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An op-ed in The Washington Post argues that private automobiles own the road in cities, and mandatory bicycle helmet laws as a way for governments to avoid building a better infrastructure for bikes.

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BMW Group, inspired by Google Glass, tests experimental driving goggles

BMW Group, which thinks computerized headsets such as Google Glass could be the next big thing, has unveiled a prototype of goggles that turn the world into a digital display, making it easier to follow navigation directions and park in a BMW or...

Volkswagen mulls budget SUVs, minivans for China

Volkswagen is exploring the possibility of developing budget SUVs and minivans in China to keep up with shifts in the market, its China chief executive, Jochem Heizmann, said. VW is considering a product family of low cost models, he said.

Scion shifts ad model for iA, iM launch

In September, Toyota's Scion will launch the new iM hatchback and iA sedan with the most-expensive marketing campaign since the brand was launched in 2003.

How an oddball Chevy transformed a Houston dealership

More than a decade after General Motors launched the Chevrolet SSR, most people still aren't sure what to make of the retro-styled, high-performance roadster pickup. Paul Peebles has managed to make a thriving business out of it.

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BMW Group, inspired by Google Glass, tests experimental driving goggles

BMW Group, which thinks computerized headsets such as Google Glass could be the next big thing, has unveiled a prototype of goggles that turn the world into a digital display, making it easier to follow navigation directions and park in a BMW or...

China's Guangzhou Auto seeks U.S. dealers ahead of 2017 SUV launch

Guangzhou Auto is searching for dealership partners in the United States and is researching how to comply with regulations to prepare for its planned 2017 launch there, the company's top executive said.

Mercedes shrinks SUV with GLC coupe concept

Mercedes-Benz is looking at bringing out an all-new compact SUV coupe as early as 2016 as buyers continue to favor sporty models.

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