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Grant Cardone and Shawn Clos are now friends
Jan 6
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Nov 21, 2013
Shawn Clos's blog post was featured

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Kills You

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Buries You Think about this….How often do you readjust your business model? Unfortunately, there are some dealers that are still living off the same business model that they have had twenty years ago. Not to say this is a bad thing but tends to lead to missed opportunities.  This raises a key leadership question: Why do leaders wait too long to modify or abandon their business models? Take the US Postal Service for example,…See More
Nov 29, 2012
Shawn Clos posted a blog post

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Kills You

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Buries You Think about this….How often do you readjust your business model? Unfortunately, there are some dealers that are still living off the same business model that they have had twenty years ago. Not to say this is a bad thing but tends to lead to missed opportunities.  This raises a key leadership question: Why do leaders wait too long to modify or abandon their business models? Take the US Postal Service for example,…See More
Nov 28, 2012
Shawn Clos replied to Caitlin Gardner's discussion Starting a BDC
"Caitlin, Thank you for your question....I would recommend VINSolutions.....But keep in mind the a good CRM is only as good as the data that is put into it :) -Shawn Clos"
Nov 13, 2012
Shawn Clos commented on Shawn Clos's blog post The Demo Ride and Drive
"Bobby, Thank you brother for the comment....Repitition - Repitition - Repitition is the name of the game!! Have a great week!!"
Oct 29, 2012
Shawn Clos's blog post was featured

The Demo Ride and Drive

Not riding along on the demo is without a doubt the most damaging part of the sales process. If you read my article titled “Trade In, The Secret to the Sale” and you are following those guidelines I give you props!! If you have not read it I would suggest that you read it and make it a part of your process for it tends to help with this step of the process the demo ride and drive. If I am a…See More
Oct 28, 2012
Shawn Clos was featured
Oct 27, 2012
Shawn Clos commented on Shawn Clos's blog post The Demo Ride and Drive
"Marsh, thank you for the comment. You it the nail on the head my friend....its crazy how many sales consultants miss this opportunity and do not see the importance of riding along. Have a great close to the month!!"
Oct 25, 2012
Marsh Buice commented on Shawn Clos's blog post The Demo Ride and Drive
"The cars don't sell themselves; I've yet to hear of a real estate agent leave the keys under the mat in lieu of doing a showing. Selling is all about influence- hard to motivate if you're not around ;) thanks for sharing brother"
Oct 24, 2012
Shawn Clos posted a blog post

The Demo Ride and Drive

Not riding along on the demo is without a doubt the most damaging part of the sales process. If you read my article titled “Trade In, The Secret to the Sale” and you are following those guidelines I give you props!! If you have not read it I would suggest that you read it and make it a part of your process for it tends to help with this step of the process the demo ride and drive. If I am a…See More
Oct 24, 2012
Shawn Clos commented on JD Rucker's blog post Should Dealership Employees Connect with Customers through Social Media?
"Great post JD!!  "
Oct 19, 2012
Shawn Clos commented on Shawn Clos's blog post Now is the time to stand up and claim YOUR victory
"Thank you very much Bobby!! Have a blessed weekend brother!!"
Oct 19, 2012
Shawn Clos posted a blog post

Now is the time to stand up and claim YOUR victory

 We all have giants or obstacles that try to keep us from succeeding in our profession every given day. Obstacles seem to try to always get in the way of our dreams and aspirations. In life we all have two choices; we can quit and live in mediocrity and deal with that, or we can rise up and claim the victory that we deserve because we choose to take action. So often so many stand still never choosing to look for the actions that result in increase. They get stuck managing the actions of the day…See More
Oct 18, 2012
Shawn Clos commented on JD Rucker's blog post Who Are the Top Dogs on Klout in the Automotive Industry?
"Great Group to be surrounded by!! Thanks JD!!"
Oct 4, 2012
Shawn Clos's blog post was featured

Tips & Tricks on Becoming a Power Seller on eBay Motors

Tips & Tricks to Power Selling on eBay MotorsWould you pay $80 to get a targeted audience of generally between 200 to over 1000 potential qualified clients to view one specific vehicle in just 10 days? The often overlooked eBay motors is the tool that will accomplish this but it will take hard work and an out of the box follow-up processes to close deals with eBay clients. You cannot just list a vehicle and expect to do nothing and it will sell. My personal experience has shown me that over…See More
Sep 12, 2012

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Dealership
What company do you work for (or own)?
Ed Martin Automotive Group
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Internet Manager
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http://www.edmartinbuickgmc.com
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Shawn Clos is a well-recognized expert in sales, sales marketing, sales management, personal development, motivation and business coaching. Shawn has an extensive and successful background spanning over fifteen years ranging from sales to multi-store general management and a successful business owner.

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It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Kills You

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Buries You

 

Think about this….How often do you readjust your business model? Unfortunately, there are some dealers that are still living off the same business model that they have had twenty years ago. Not to say this is a bad thing but tends to lead to missed opportunities.  

This raises a key leadership question: Why do leaders wait too long to modify or abandon their business models?…

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The Demo Ride and Drive

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 9:30am 3 Comments

Not riding along on the demo is without a doubt the most damaging part of the sales process. If you read my article titled “Trade In, The Secret to the Sale” and you are following those guidelines I give you props!! If you have not read it I would suggest that you read it and make it a part of your process for it tends to help with…

Continue

Now is the time to stand up and claim YOUR victory

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 4:38pm 1 Comment

 

We all have giants or obstacles that try to keep us from succeeding in our profession every given day. Obstacles seem to try to always get in the way of our dreams and aspirations. In life we all have two choices; we can quit and live in mediocrity and deal with that, or we can rise up and claim the victory that we deserve because we choose to take action.

 

So…

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Tips & Tricks on Becoming a Power Seller on eBay Motors

Posted on September 11, 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Tips & Tricks to Power Selling on eBay Motors

Would you pay $80 to get a targeted audience of generally between 200 to over 1000 potential qualified clients to view one specific vehicle in just 10 days? The often overlooked eBay motors is the tool that will accomplish this but it will take hard work and an out of the box follow-up processes to close…

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At 10:15pm on July 25, 2012, NANCY SIMMONS said…

Honored! 

At 4:17pm on July 25, 2012, Michal Lusk said…

Shawn:

Thanks for "friending" me! I would also enjoy networking with you on LinkedIn. Please feel free to send me an invitation to connect via groups. I look forward to further posts from you!

Michal

 
 
 

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