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Is Going Above & Beyond Really the Path to Customer Loyalty?

Most executives believe that providing an excellent customer experience will increase customer loyalty. Many companies are known for it and stand out as examples of how to win business and loyalty – Nordstrom, Zappos and Apple come to mind. While providing an excellent customer experience is certainly more likely to increase a loyal…See More
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Complete Guide on LED Aftermarket Lights for Trucks

Light emitting diodes have evolved in the automotive field due to numerous features like power savings, durability, color variety, and brightness. Because the LED lights are new, they cost slightly more than the conventional auto lights like halogen and incandescent lights. But these lighting accessories are worthy to purchase as they…See More
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Sick Of Yelp Destroying Your Dealer? Want A Business Friendly Solution?

If you're like most dealers that constantly get abused by Yelp regardless of your efforts then I invite you to a Pro-Business solution that has your customer's best interest at heart as well as your dealers. 

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THE BAD NEWS BEARS

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success!…

Top Brands Rated by Women | 2015 US Womens Car Dealership Report

Our company has published it’s second annual report which showcases women are having empowering experiences at progressive car dealerships in the United States.

Women are responsible for buying over 13 million cars at new car dealerships; that’s an impressive 36,000 vehicles a day. Dealerships have to literally change gears, advertising, amenities and their sales strategies to attract this powerful buying force. “It’s a very competitive industry” shares Women-Drivers.com President,…

What's New in Social Media for 2015?

Social media kicked off the New Year with some interesting updates geared toward increasing content exposure and diversifying communications tools. While some automotive professionals have expressed thatsocial isn’t selling cars, these updates may yet give us hope!


So far, here are 2015’s five social media updates your dealership…

Manipulation? Salespeople are not the Problem!

I am absolutely fed up with the recent assault on salespeople. I'm tired of salespeople being classified as manipulative, self-serving, hard closers that care only about money. Call me old-fashioned, but I believe everyone (especially salespeople) are generally good and want to do the right thing. Salespeople are not the…

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Posted by mjhastity on January 29, 2015 at 10:35pm 0 Comments





Le fait est, l'effet question cellulaire devrait atteindre 1 721 pour cent au-dessus des ultérieures 4 plusieurs années, qui pourrait probablement se traduire par des milliards de $ 628 $ 752 (ou une moyenne de 689 milliards de dollars) cellulaires affecté les ventes de détail et profits.Retailer AppsTo effet les clients avertis de technologie à ce moment, les commerçants doivent avoir à penser sensiblement sur l'acquisition de bien meilleures applications, de cellules améliorées…

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Is Going Above & Beyond Really the Path to Customer Loyalty?

Posted by Richard Holland on January 29, 2015 at 10:02am 0 Comments

Most executives believe that providing an excellent customer experience will increase customer loyalty. Many companies are known for it and stand out as examples of how to win business and loyalty – Nordstrom, Zappos and Apple come to mind. While providing an excellent customer experience is certainly more likely to…

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Complete Guide on LED Aftermarket Lights for Trucks

Posted by Simon Hopes on January 29, 2015 at 2:28am 0 Comments

Light emitting diodes have evolved in the automotive field due to numerous features like power savings, durability, color variety, and brightness. Because the LED lights are new, they cost slightly more than the conventional auto lights like halogen and incandescent lights. But these lighting accessories are worthy to…

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Dans Ny ville et autour de la bande de Las Vegas. Utilisant l'aspect Power4Gear, vous pouvez trouver rapidement des profils de capacité prédéfinis pour améliorer votre ordinateur portable pour diverses responsabilités. Les appartements sont trois aspect ouvrir, qui garantissent fantastique flux d'air et feux organiques tout en travaillant time.PricesApartments de jours dans la Genèse Skyeon est souvent prévalu comme une, deux et quatre modèles de BHK. Par conséquent, ils offrent à…

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Sick Of Yelp Destroying Your Dealer? Want A Business Friendly Solution?

Posted by Dan Weik (pronounced wick) on January 28, 2015 at 3:42pm 0 Comments

If you're like most dealers that constantly get abused by Yelp regardless of your efforts then I invite you to a Pro-Business solution that has your customer's best interest at heart as well as your dealers. 

http://www.BusinessRater.com…

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Do you want your dealership to perform at higher levels than ever before? Perpetual improvement?

Posted by Roger Williams on January 28, 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Do you want your dealership to perform at higher levels than ever before?

Would you like to do this consistently? It's not rocket science, it does take guts. 

Here's the big secret-the dead sea scroll-the hidden map to gold-the magic formula (drum roll please) -It's in your daily discipline, and daily activities. I'll say it again…

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THE BAD NEWS BEARS

Posted by Bobby on January 28, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

THE BAD NEWS BEARS

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success!…

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Top Brands Rated by Women | 2015 US Womens Car Dealership Report

Posted by Anne Fleming on January 28, 2015 at 12:30pm 4 Comments

Our company has published it’s second annual report which showcases women are having empowering experiences at progressive car dealerships in the United States.

Women are responsible for buying over 13 million cars at new car dealerships; that’s an impressive 36,000 vehicles a day. Dealerships have to literally change gears, advertising, amenities and their sales strategies to attract this powerful buying force. “It’s a very competitive industry” shares Women-Drivers.com President,…

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12 Things That Successful Leaders Never Tolerate

By : Lolly Daskal


Tolerance is a virtue--most of the time. But some things should never be tolerated. To build a successful career and life, make sure as a leader these are never on your list.



By and large, tolerance is a good trait. The differences we encounter enrich our lives…

Finding the Hidden Market That Your Business Is Missing Out On

Recently, I went car shopping with my wife. We were casually browsing when a salesperson approached us. After listening to his pitch, he turned to me and -- in front of my wife -- said, “Most of the ladies won’t care about looking under the hood, so I won’t bother giving her the marketing spiel on the performance.”

His comment surprised me. Yet this kind of stereotyping happens all the time in marketing. Just look at the gender bias in advertisements: Whether it’s a reference to…

10 UNEXPECTED BODY-LANGUAGE ADJUSTMENTS THAT WILL BOOST YOUR CAREER

By : Meredith Lepore

How to carry yourself makes all the difference in day - to - day interactions. Here's how to straighten up and show your best side.


Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales…

7 Things Employees Never Say to Their Bosses (But Should)

By : Jess Haden


The things employees won't tell you could be the things you need to hear most.


Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales Consultant


Your employees have a lot of thoughts. Most of those…

What does 2015 hold for the crazy auto industry?


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway To Purchase Auto Dealership Firm Van Tuyl Group


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Internet Leads: How long to follow up.

Started by Zachary Dunn @YourAutoGuyZach in Dear Abby (dealerELITE) - Advice Needed. Last reply by Chris Mason on Sunday. 9 Replies

Question: Looking for several different options. Internet Leads (going to several dealers) with 0 contact after 200 days. Is it ok to mark the opportunity "lost"? I've noticed that I have so much follow up that it's starting to pile up on me. I have been calling/texting (if I have a number) and emailing (if available). When do you think too long is too long if ever?Thanks,ZachContinue

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12 Things That Successful Leaders Never Tolerate

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

By : Lolly Daskal Tolerance is a virtue--most of the time. But some things should never be tolerated. To build a successful career and life, make sure as a leader these are never on your list.By and large, tolerance is a good trait. The differences we encounter enrich our lives and organizations. But to attain a successful life…Continue

Finding the Hidden Market That Your Business Is Missing Out On

Started by Mike Elliott in OTHER - Does Not Fit Any Predefined Category on Sunday. 0 Replies

Recently, I went car shopping with my wife. We were casually browsing when a salesperson approached us. After listening to his pitch, he turned to me and -- in front of my wife -- said, “Most of the ladies won’t care about looking under the hood, so I won’t bother giving her the marketing spiel on the performance.”His comment surprised me. Yet this kind of stereotyping happens all the time in marketing. Just look at the gender bias in advertisements: Whether it’s a reference to sports, clothes…Continue

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10 UNEXPECTED BODY-LANGUAGE ADJUSTMENTS THAT WILL BOOST YOUR CAREER

Started by I.C. Collins in Ask an AUTOMOTIVE PROFESSIONAL. Last reply by I.C. Collins Jan 23. 2 Replies

By : Meredith LeporeHow to carry yourself makes all the difference in day - to - day interactions. Here's how to straighten up and show your best side.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantWe often talk about the absolute importance of body…Continue

Breaking Barriers

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

Techniques in Automotive Sales Careers® Our aim ~ be the definitive, single point of reference for Sales Training.We have taken twenty one years of experience working with sales consultants all around the world and given you a system packed with techniques, tips and strategies so you can successfully position yourself…Continue

What Hiring Managers Really Want To Know When They Ask, ‘What Are Your Hobbies?’

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

By : Jacquelyn SmithWhen you're in the hot seat interviewing for a job, you're answering questions such as "What's your greatest weakness?" and "Why should we hire you?" — so a query like "What are your hobbies?" will probably seem like a piece of cake.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource…Continue

THE 7 SECRETS TO AN EYE-CATCHING, GIG-NABBING COVER LETTER

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

By : Drake BaerHiring managers are trying to find a needle in an application haystack here are the sharpest ways to make your point.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales Consultant"It is not uncommon for me to get 100…Continue

U.S. Spies on Millions of Drivers

Started by Mike Elliott in OTHER - Does Not Fit Any Predefined Category on Wednesday. 0 Replies

DEA Uses License-Plate Readers to Build Database for Federal, Local AuthoritiesThe Justice Department has been building a national database to track in real time the movement of vehicles around the U.S., a secret domestic intelligence-gathering program that scans and stores hundreds of millions of records about motorists, according to current and former officials and government documents.The…Continue

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Tesla Model X spotted testing in motion for first time

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The Model X all-electric CUV is spotted testing on a dock in Alameda, California. The video wasn't taken up close, but it's still fun to watch and hear the tires squeal.

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Tesla Model X spotted testing in motion for first time originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:22:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Audi could hit 2 million sales goal ahead of 2020

Audi could reach its goal of 2 million sales a year before its 2020 target, helped by revamped models such as the

Renault will increase dealer rebates in China as market demand slows

Renault will give its China dealers more rebates and moderate sales targets as demand cools. Sales growth of passenger vehicles in China will probably slow to 8 percent this year from 10 percent in 2014, according to an industry association.

Fiat Chrysler to air 3 Super Bowl ads

Fiat Chrysler says it will air three Super Bowl commercials during Sunday's game. The first ad is slated to air as the first commercial after the two-minute warning in the second quarter.

VW could beat 5 million euro savings goal, exec says

VW Group ought to be able to cut costs at its passenger-car brand by "substantially more" than the 5 billion euros ($5.7 billion) planned by the carmaker's top management, VW works council chief Bernd Osterloh said.

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Honda cuts profit target as Takata airbag recalls bite

Honda sliced 6.5 percent off its core annual profit forecast as it set aside hundreds of millions of dollars in extra cash to cover an extended car recall to replace potentially faulty airbags made by Takata.

New crash death may be linked to Takata airbag

American Honda has alerted federal safety regulators to another fatal crash involving the possible rupture of an airbag inflator made by Takata, the embattled supplier whose airbags are behind the recall of some 24 million vehicles worldwide.

Fiat Chrysler to air 3 Super Bowl ads

Fiat Chrysler says it will air three Super Bowl commercials during Sunday's game. The first ad is slated to air as the first commercial after the two-minute warning in the second quarter.

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