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The Greatest of All Time

There’s a lot of discussion lately about who is the greatest of all time in basketball. The great players in any sport work diligently to perform to the best of their ability. In our automotive field, I’m sure we could discuss at great length who the greatest of all time would be as well. Most of us don’t consider ourselves working towards the…

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Added by Rob Gehring on May 25, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ford Ranger Service - All You Need to Know

Ford ranger is a nameplate, which was earlier, used by three different car models. Ford itself sold these cars. At first this name was used by Edsel Ranger car by Ford between the periods of 1958 to 1960. After that Ford F-series adopted this nameplate between the periods of 1965 to 1981. Lastly it was used by 1983 model. Previously Ranger was only limited to America and parts of Canada. After 1998, Ford started using the Ford Ranger nameplate globally and it widened its operation. Now it is…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 25, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

Write Service Podcast: Episode 30- The Myths of Writing Service Part 2

This week, Jeff continues with the next five myths of this series. Stay tuned to hear what they are, how to bust them, and back them up with facts. Each one is perfect to use as a training tool, meeting topic, or simply food for thought! Copyright 2018 Wm Jeff Cowan

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Added by Jeff Cowan on May 24, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Content Doesn’t Have to Be Scary!

Great content comes in several forms. However, many people think of content as just the written word, such as blogs and articles. For those who aren’t writers, or don’t have the time to write, this can seem like a daunting task.

It’s tough coming up with ideas and, even when you do, explaining your idea…

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Added by sara callahan on May 24, 2018 at 9:48am — No Comments

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

In a world increasingly picking up speed, passive leaders have never been more vulnerable. Recent history has demonstrated in business it’s no longer so much a matter of the big eating the small, but the swift eating the slow. Obviously, this dynamic puts the careers of those content to wait for things to change on a leadership endangered species list. You know what I mean—those content to wait for:

• A better product: “Once the ‘X’ or ‘Y’ model gets here we’ll be rocking.”

• A…

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Added by Dave Anderson on May 23, 2018 at 11:48am — No Comments

Plugging Holes in the Service Bucket

We are in a new era; one in which dealers make most of their money on the service side and not in new vehicle sales. Yet, as an industry we still spend far more money marketing the sales side of the business, and on conquest marketing, than we do on service marketing and customer retention.

 

Some dealers…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on May 23, 2018 at 9:51am — No Comments

Jumpstart Automotive Media Insights: 34% Are Shopping Luxury Brands, And They’re Not Always Who We Think They Are

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released additional data from its eighth annual Insights Book that illustrates key demographic shopping trends among luxury and non-luxury shoppers. This collection of consumer shopping patterns spans Jumpstart’s portfolio of automotive websites representing 20 million in-market shoppers. Click…

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Added by John Sternal on May 23, 2018 at 9:47am — No Comments

Do Car Shoppers Really Want to Buy Cars Online?

Manufacturers, dealerships and vendors are all rolling out digital retailing initiatives to sell vehicles online. But some dealers remain skeptical and believe that their customers don’t really want to buy cars online, or aren’t ready for that step yet.

 

Car shoppers already use the Internet to research brands and models, buy…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on May 23, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Get a prestigious address to your business through virtual office goa

These days, when you hear the word "office", you get the idea of desks, carpeted floors, grey cubicles, elevators, glass doors, fax machines, the ringing of telephone and machines with beeping sounds. This describes normally the word office. But, to the point…

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Added by Harris Scott on May 23, 2018 at 8:20am — No Comments

The Truth About Hard Work

Many people think they're hard workers simply because they put in a lot of hours and are busy during the day; but, the truth about hard work is that if it isn't smart work, it's dumb work. Game changers understand the difference between hard and smart work, and in fact do both. This episode from Dave shares the truth about hard work so that you can end your days feeling energized, motivated, and accomplished, rather than unfulfilled, depleted, and frustrated. Get it now and work towards that…

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Added by Dave Anderson on May 22, 2018 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Success in Professional Sales Podcast- Episode 29: They're Leading You On!

Maybe your customer didn't ghost you, but it sure seemed like the deal was closed, yet it's not here! Are they still giving you hope or leading you on without a straight answer? Stay tuned to hear how to approach this, and stop them in their tracks! Jeff's proven process will get you an answer, every time. Copyright 2018 Wm Jeff Cowan

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Added by Jeff Cowan on May 22, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Truck Values Stable Last Week

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. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on May 22, 2018 at 11:22am — No Comments

MAY AUTO LEASE PRICES DROP ON COMPACT AND MID-SIZE VEHICLES, INCREASE ON MANY LUXURY BRANDS

Several Brands Offer Discounts to New Leases in Time for Memorial Day, While Many Luxury Brands Retain or Increase Monthly Payments

 Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of May.  Several brands offered discounts on cars & mid-size vehicles, while many luxury brands either increased or retained their current lease prices- encouraging Memorial Day weekend car…

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Added by John Sternal on May 22, 2018 at 10:08am — No Comments

Swapalease.com Unveils Quarterly Auto Lease Trends Report for Q1 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

 

SWAPALEASE.COM UNVEILS QUARTERLY AUTO LEASE TRENDS REPORT FOR Q1 2018

Report Shows Fewer Dealer Incentives on New Leases Driving More Shoppers to Secondary Market

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest online car lease marketplace, today released its quarterly lease trends report for the first quarter, 2018. The report shows an increase in search activity across the board for nearly all…

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Added by John Sternal on May 21, 2018 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Historical Impact of 2018 Spring on Car Values

Spring is typically viewed as a strong season for dealers, since many people receive their tax rebate checks and immediately use them to purchase a used car or truck. This past spring season, which takes place between February 1 - May 1, four mainstream car segments increased on average by 3.0%:

 

Sub-Compact Car

+2.6%

Compact Car…

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Added by Black Book on May 21, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments

What Can We Learn From A $1000 Toilet Seat?

In my recent travels I went to Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan. A few things struck me: just how space efficient and clean everything was.

 

I visited the famous Tsukuji wholesale fish market. To my surprise, there was no smell of fish. The…

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Added by Ujj Nath on May 21, 2018 at 10:03am — No Comments

Facebook Journeys: What Makes Customer Journey Data Valuable?

At the recent 2018 F8 Developers Conference, Facebook introduced Facebook Journeys, a new enhancement to their Analytics, which will reportedly give businesses an omni-channel view of…

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Added by Steve White on May 21, 2018 at 9:46am — No Comments

A Guide To Getting Dealership Quality Car Parts Online

Owners of cars who contact dealerships may feel shocked when discovering the true cost of car replacement parts.  For example, a trim piece could cost approximately $5 to make; however, there is a high retail premium making it much pricier when shopping at a hardware store.  If a person took time to look around, there is a chance that they would find more reasonably priced parts.  This article will provide information on how to get dealership quality car parts…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 21, 2018 at 6:04am — No Comments

Utilize The Enhanced Benefits Of Stock Market Training

NCFM Academy Hyderabad 

The refreshed capacities and details you will obtain from the technical analysis training will enable you to add astutely and make colossal benefits. It offers to never limit to the supposition. You will identify how you can add suitably and at the perfect time in the stock market. It motivates you to feel like a manager in trading. You will not need to rely upon the tips of vendors. Get incredible benefit with lower endeavor. You will have the wealth of…
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Added by Samuel on May 20, 2018 at 4:58am — No Comments

He’d Sell Cars

“If I lost everything today and I had to start over, I would go sell cars. Because I’m working with somebody else’s inventory, I control my own pay plan. I control my schedule. I can get up at 5 in the morning and work ’til 10 at night,and I enjoy it.”…

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Added by Lois Burak on May 18, 2018 at 5:50pm — No Comments

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