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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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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 vos orteils…See More
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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 because it seems too simple to be true- Perpetual improvement and optimum production are achieved through your daily disciplines and activities.One of the measures of…See More
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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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Chiffres de téléphonie ghd lisseur mobile est généralement tracées

Posted by mjhastity on January 29, 2015 at 2:07am 0 Comments





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. 

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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

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 2 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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SWAPALEASE.COM COLOR ANALYSIS: TODAY’S CARS ARE 50 SHADES OF GREY

Posted by John Sternal on January 28, 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments

CINCINNATI, OHIO (January 28, 2015) – In truth, there may not be 50 different shades, but 80% of the cars and trucks in the Swapalease.com auto lease marketplace are in the gray family (including white and black). Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, analyzed colors of its entire online ecosystem and discovered that the grayscale dominates the automotive landscape.



Specifically, the colors black (31.4%), white (19.6%), silver (13.1%), dark grey (9.1%) and…

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12 Things That Successful Leaders Never Tolerate

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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

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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)

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


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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

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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Breaking Barriers

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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

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

5 Secrets Of Mentally Strong People

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience Jan 22. 0 Replies

By : Amy MorinHow can we bounce back from tough times, criticism and conflict? Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales Consultant1. Being mentally strong isn't about acting tough.You don't have to become a robot, or appear to have a tough exterior, when you're…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

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Watch the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat verify its 204-mph top speed

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Dodge shows that its 707-horsepower, 6.2-liter supercharged V8-powered Charger SRT Hellcat really can reach its 204-mph top speed.

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  NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following End-Use Segments: Original Equipment Market (Motorcycles, Passenger Cars, & Commercial...


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