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Kevin Bookbinder
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If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. The sales process works, it's the people that are broken!

Started this discussion. Last reply by FusionZone Automotive Nov 7, 2011. 3 Replies

The automotive sales process is collaboration between the buyer and the seller. The buyer provides their needs and means, the seller provides a product, which best delivers to the buyer’s…Continue

The Birth of Confrontation, the Parent of Distrust

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Bookbinder Jun 29, 2011. 1 Reply

Customer: “No I’m not interested in buying today, I just want your best price” Seller: “_____________________________________________________” fill in the blank Every dealership has this problem; how…Continue

Introducing Car Sales version 3.1 The Age of the Order Taker?!?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Clementi Jun 15, 2011. 1 Reply

Being referred to as an "Order Taker" has for the decade of my tenure in the retail automotive space been consider a derogatory term. As much as it pains me to post this, I can no longer deny the…Continue

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New "Best Online Practice" Study Released

We (CarWoo!) recently completed a review of over 7000 transactions that processed through the CarWoo! MarketPlace and I would like to share our findings with my friends here on DealerELITE.             The three key take away’s from our efforts are:The hours of operation of your Internet department are mis-aligned with online shoppers. You should consider reviewing your department’s hours of operations and align them with online shoppers not your showroom hours.Selling cars online is really…See More
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FusionZone Automotive replied to Kevin Bookbinder's discussion If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. The sales process works, it's the people that are broken!
"Absolutely true. It all starts with Attitude and Committment on the part of the employee. The business is not simple but not easy business.  Way too much negativity on everyone's part.  But, when done well and all gears are running…"
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New "Best Online Practice" Study Released

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 11:00am 1 Comment

We (CarWoo!) recently completed a review of over 7000 transactions that processed through the CarWoo! MarketPlace and I would like to share our findings with my friends here on DealerELITE.

 

            The three key take away’s from our efforts are:

  1. The hours of operation of your Internet department are mis-aligned with online shoppers. You should consider reviewing your department’s hours of operations and align them with online shoppers not your showroom…
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Does the Comparative Sales method really work in the automotive industry?

Posted on May 24, 2011 at 11:02am 0 Comments

As I understand it the Comparative Sales Method is currently exclusive to the real estate industry. In a nut shell it's Comparative Sales that sets the asking price for existing homes. In Automotive the manufactures set the MSRP, much like a homebuilder sets the "starting from" price. In the end it is up to the buyer and seller to determine a mutually agreeable price to seal the deal. Instructing a buyer to comparison shop makes absolute sense to a real estate agent, as they have no ties to…

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