Kurt Rule
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Aggressive Internet Pricing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Tegeder Jul 5, 2013. 2 Replies

Hey Folks,I have 3 2012 models left on the lot still. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I should do for advertising/pricing on them? Even with the buyouts we have been given from Chrysler…Continue

Prospecting Phone Calls

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Rule Jan 24, 2013. 7 Replies

Hey everyone! Lets face it, as the cold weather approaches and the nights become longer some dealerships are going to experience less showroom traffic through the holiday season and the winter…Continue

Tags: Calls, Phone

New to the Business!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Rule Nov 9, 2012. 9 Replies

Hey guys,This is my first post, and to start it off I would like to introduce myself. My name is Kurtis Rule and I recently started in the auto business. I work for a Chrysler dealership up in St.…Continue

Tags: help, business, New

 

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jeff sterns and Kurt Rule are now friends
Nov 2, 2013
Daniel Tegeder replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Aggressive Internet Pricing
"pay a $1000 dollar flat and use in your newspaper or online for price leaders"
Jul 5, 2013
James Bunting replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Aggressive Internet Pricing
"My team keeps a small list of people who identify themselves as among a certain demographic - the well to do customer who has no real need to purchase, but would like a nice toy. They are waiting for the proverbial insane deal. These are typically…"
Jun 20, 2013
Kurt Rule posted a discussion

Aggressive Internet Pricing

Hey Folks,I have 3 2012 models left on the lot still. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I should do for advertising/pricing on them? Even with the buyouts we have been given from Chrysler it is still hard to market them when so many of the new 2013 models have improvements and lower interest rates. Let me know your thoughts! I need to move these!See More
Jun 19, 2013
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Prospecting Phone Calls

Hey everyone! Lets face it, as the cold weather approaches and the nights become longer some dealerships are going to experience less showroom traffic through the holiday season and the winter months. Number one thing is to keep busy, and the phone is a tried and tested tactic that has proven its self over the decades in every field of sales. With all this use of the telephone a great deal of customers and potential prospects have almost became numb to it and seem to shut down almost…See More
Jan 27, 2013
Brian Andersen replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"Kurt, No worries.  "BDR" is an acronym for "Business Development Representative."  Basically the appointment setters.  I think I am going to have my BDRs give this a try and see how it works.  Any suggestion…"
Jan 22, 2013
Kurt Rule replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"Hey Brian,  Sorry I haven't been on a while or followed up with this. January has started to pick up for us! As for the results of the new phone technique it actually works quite well. By leaving a message simply saying " I have some…"
Jan 22, 2013
Brian Andersen replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"Kurt, I am curious to hear from you how this worked for you.  I have 4 BDRs and right now we are struggling with the same issue - getting people to call back.  How did this approach work out for you?"
Jan 20, 2013
Kurt Rule replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"You were absolutely right Rob! I was finding only a few people were actually returning my calls, the ones that did though were actually in the market which was a plus.I like what you have laid out for me, it creates urgency. I will get back to you…"
Dec 13, 2012
Rob Winters replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"Kurtis, Answering machines are tough.  In fact, I've seen a trend moving away from them.  I no longer have one at my home.  Cell phones seem to be taking over, though many people are screening those calls as well.  Your…"
Dec 12, 2012
Sean Prosser replied to Kurt Rule's discussion Prospecting Phone Calls
"Hi Kurt!   As you know, I am also new to auto sales and think that this is a great question to ask on this site since it is full of Professionals with many years of experience.  I think that if you speak to enough people and stay…"
Dec 10, 2012
Kurt Rule posted a discussion

Prospecting Phone Calls

Hey everyone! Lets face it, as the cold weather approaches and the nights become longer some dealerships are going to experience less showroom traffic through the holiday season and the winter months. Number one thing is to keep busy, and the phone is a tried and tested tactic that has proven its self over the decades in every field of sales. With all this use of the telephone a great deal of customers and potential prospects have almost became numb to it and seem to shut down almost…See More
Dec 10, 2012
Kurt Rule replied to Sean Prosser's discussion New to the site and business :)
"Hey Sean! Glad to see you joined the site! As you know I have recently started about 6 months ago. My number one tip is stay creative, do the things that you dislike the most. Whether its calling orphan owners, calling service appointments in…"
Dec 7, 2012
Kurt Rule replied to Kurt Rule's discussion New to the Business!
"Hey everyone! I just wanted to thank everyone for their input, its been a while since I logged on last. October was my best month ever, and I am hoping to continue on into November. Its easy to slow down when things aren't as busy but with a…"
Nov 9, 2012
Kurt Rule is now friends with Bobby Compton and Clayton Fowlie
Sep 28, 2012
James Schaefer replied to Kurt Rule's discussion New to the Business!
"Kurt, Being new to this business, you will have a lot of peaks and valleys.  My suggestion is to continue to read the blogs which are posted on sites like this.  However, there are a lot of people like myself who are trying to pitch their…"
Sep 25, 2012

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