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Sales slow-down is coming - 5 ways to strengthen your team's sales 'muscles'

Sure, 2015 was nearly a record sales year for the auto industry, and overall, there is a year-over-year increase in sales so far in 2016,…

Started by Big Tom LaPointe

0 Mar 11

Do We Secretly Hate Our Customers? (a tongue-in-cheek view of automotive sales)

The other day I was sitting around talking with a friend in the car business, an older gentleman who has been in finance and insurance (F&a…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Mar 10, 2015

Breakthrough: Use Millennial Marketing to Reach Boomers

How can you use the same tactics to reach both Millennial consumers and Baby Boomers? Anyone who reads my columns frequently, or sees me s…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Feb 27, 2015

Setting the stage for a “huge” December

Plenty of incentive money left after Nov. sales rise 5% Timely automaker Black Friday promotions and a strong economy drove U.S. auto sales…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Dec 2, 2014

Automakers Create “Privacy Principles” for New Vehicles

When Ford’s global marketing chief Jim Farley suggested the maker “knows” what its customers do behind the wheel earlier this year, it trig…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Nov 15, 2014

Abducted Woman Rescued because of Dealer's GPS Device in Suspect's Car

I heard this on the news this morning. The young woman who was recently kidnapped off the street in Philly was found and rescued in Marylan…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Nov 7, 2014

Sales Advice from Leading Women in Sales

I wanted to share an article I read recently on Jill Konrath's site. Jill is a sales trainer. I've read some of her books, I subscribe to h…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Oct 24, 2014

Have You Become Too Cynical to Be a Good Car Salesman?

Every now and then for no apparent reason I see a good car salesman go from being a top producer to becoming an average car salesperson. Th…

Started by Mike Elliott

1 Oct 23, 2014
Reply by steven chessin


You need to advertise your business, but that comes with two stipulations: Advertising needs to be both inexpensive and targeted at a local…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Oct 11, 2014

3 Ways Technology and Transparency Are Transforming New Vehicle Retailing

It’s fair to say that the advent of new technologies and the rise of pricing transparency have forever changed the used vehicle business. T…

Started by Mike Elliott

0 Oct 8, 2014


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Getting It Done

Posted by Rob Gehring on October 20, 2016 at 10:00am 0 Comments

No matter what you do in life, it all comes down to getting it done. If your customer comes into the service Department…


Just a Gimmick? Or Are Giveaways Really Needed?

Posted by Alexia E Henson on October 20, 2016 at 9:27am 0 Comments

Do you shy away from giveaways and win-a-prize type mailers? If you’re…


Communicate Your Dealership's "Why" With Video

Posted by Timmy D. James on October 20, 2016 at 9:06am 0 Comments

Great leaders and organizations inspire people because they are good…


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Know Your Customers to Beat the Buy-From-Your-Couch Trend

Posted by Joseph Little on October 19, 2016 at 4:22pm 0 Comments



One of the biggest challenges facing the automotive industry is the way consumers feel about buying…


What is the perfect car match?

Posted by John Sternal on October 19, 2016 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

For anyone who finds it difficult to decide which car they want to buy, a new tool that merges psychology and technology can help.




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