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Attention Customers…Are You Paying Attention?

One of the biggest marketing challenges is to capture the attention of your intended audience. We are all bombarded with hundreds of marketing messages every day, and to a great degree, we…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on January 15, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: What You Need to Know

It seems as though electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars are going from strength to strength, with 2018 set for another strong year of growth.

 

When the electric cars first came onto the scene, they weren’t designed to appeal to the masses, however, models such as the BMW i3, Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe have proven that they don’t need to be cramped, unattractive or compromised – a move which has evolved the market and what we sell now and will sell more of in the…

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Added by Veronica Pembleton on January 15, 2018 at 8:33am — No Comments

#53: Friday 2-Minute Warning

Anyone wanting to be should give this one a listen...it's worth 3 minutes of your time to get your mindset 100% right. Get it now at

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Added by Dave Anderson on January 12, 2018 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Don’t Let Your Dealership Become a Casualty of War

Amazon and Google are engaged in a war. Both produce proprietary hardware that…

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Added by Timmy D. James on January 12, 2018 at 9:51am — No Comments

Episode 11- Write Service Podcast!

This week, Jeff discusses closing ratios AND why it's so important! Your minimum closing ratio should and can be at least 70%! He discusses time frames to reach that goal and the simple reasons as to why and HOW it's possible! Copyright 2018 Wm. Jeff Cowan

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Also available on iTunes, GooglePlay, and Stitcher. …

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Added by Jeff Cowan on January 11, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Automotive Lube Technician – Partyka Chevrolet Mazda

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Added by Craig Lockerd on January 11, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Buck the Marketing Status Quo

Far too frequently those in charge of dealership marketing decisions rely on one of two things: peer conversations/feedback, or data from a vendor showing results from a comparable dealership.…

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Added by Ben Hadley on January 11, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

Make customer service smarter - Forrester analyst Kate Leggett suggests

Today, when customer experience matters the most, and when the customer is always right, car dealerships need to make customer service their priority. If the customer is not satisfied, you are doing it wrong.

Here is what Forrester analyst Kate…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on January 11, 2018 at 3:08am — No Comments

Why invest in customer experience in 2018

Every business has only one objective: reaching customers and obtaining their attention. This can be easily achieved if you satisfy the needs of your customers. Give them what they want, and they will turn from potential into your customers.…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on January 11, 2018 at 3:06am — No Comments

Reviver Auto Closes $11.1 Million Finance Round to Expand Footprint of World’s First Digital License Plate

 

Finance round led by Australian-based ACK Group; former Emotient CEO, Ken Denman, and former R.L. Polk CEO, Stephen Polk, join Board of Directors

 

Foster City, CA – January 10, 2018Reviver Auto, creator of the RPlate, the world’s first digital license plate, has closed an $11.1 million funding round led by Australian-based ACK Group, with participation from WRV and a…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 10, 2018 at 1:14pm — No Comments

LEASE CREDIT APPROVAL RATES PERFORM BETTER THAN USUAL IN DECEMBER

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 62.0% approval rate for December. The lease credit approval rate decreased slightly from November’s rate of 67.5%.…
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Added by John Sternal on January 10, 2018 at 11:01am — No Comments

Market Decline Continues in the New Year

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. …
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Added by Black Book on January 10, 2018 at 10:58am — No Comments

Give Them Some Skin in the Game, Stop the Silos

There can be no arguing that most dealerships operate in silos. Typically, four exist: New Car Sales, Used Car Sales, Service and Finance. These four departments usually work independently of…

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Added by Ujj Nath on January 10, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

How to Avoid Repeat Repairs in Warranty

Repeat repairs, similar repairs, or ineffective 1st repairs seem to be the biggest driver in causing trend report problems. Not only is it a trend issue but it affects the customer's satisfaction as well. And if you have this issue in warranty you also have it in customer…

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Added by AWN INC on January 10, 2018 at 9:57am — No Comments

When It Comes to Marketing, Don’t Be The Horse With Blinders On!

One of the most frustrating things for marketers and public relations professionals is that companies tend to be so focused on producing sales, and/or marketing to prospective clients, that they become a bit like horses with blinders on -- focused on the single carrot in front of them – namely, customer…

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Added by sara callahan on January 10, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

5 Tips on hiring a vehicle for your transportation needs in Bulgaria

Whether you are on a solo vacation, family holiday or business trip, being in a new country can be quite hectic especially because you are not familiar with the how the public transport works and being in Bulgaria is no exception. If it is your first time here, then 99.9% chances are that you don't know when the bus arrives at the station or when the train you need leaves the subway.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on January 10, 2018 at 7:03am — No Comments

What Now?

The moment you notice something may be going wrong the very first thought that comes into your mind might be “what now.” Many people I know have the expectation that their life is just going to be full of problems no matter what they do. In a way, with this mentality, it justifies their life being miserable. The truth is this attitude…

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Added by Rob Gehring on January 9, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK UNVEILS HISTORY-ADJUSTED VEHICLE VALUES FOR AUTO PROFESSIONALS

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today its most precise valuation yet, VIN-specific History-Adjusted Valuations, an analytics-driven process for determining the impact a vehicle’s history has on its value.…
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Added by Black Book on January 9, 2018 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Success in Sales Podcast- Episode 10

This week, Jeff discusses the 6 steps to closing the sale! Sometimes we study our product or service effortlessly, train consistently, build rapport, and still can't close the sale! This podcast will give you simple steps and tips to closing the sale, every time.

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Also available on iTunes, Stitcher, and GooglePlay.…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on January 9, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

#52: How to Deal with Negative People

Negative people are everywhere, and at some point you'll come across them, whether it's in your family, your circle of friends, or in the workplace. For these individuals, negativity dominates their mindset; and, if you don't know how to deal with them productively, they'll drain your attitude, energy, enthusiasm, and more.

Learn how to deal with them productively with the strategies I share in my newest podcast episode, available for download or streaming today at …

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Added by Dave Anderson on January 9, 2018 at 11:26am — No Comments

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Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: What You Need to Know

Posted by Veronica Pembleton on January 15, 2018 at 8:33am 0 Comments

It seems as though electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars are going from strength to strength, with 2018 set for another strong year of growth.

 

When the electric cars first came onto the scene, they weren’t designed to…

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#53: Friday 2-Minute Warning

Posted by Dave Anderson on January 12, 2018 at 4:24pm 0 Comments

Anyone wanting to be should give this one a listen...it's worth 3 minutes of your time to get your…

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Don’t Let Your Dealership Become a Casualty of War

Posted by Timmy D. James on January 12, 2018 at 9:51am 0 Comments

Amazon and Google are…

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