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Increase Sales to Women Buyers by $6 Million

Women-Drivers.com is excited to bring you this white paper on how you can generate up to $6,000,000 in annual sales to women. Now is the time to strengthen your position and turn your dealership into a destination for the fastest car buying segment. The headlines are reading how business is only getting tougher. Is it really going to finish up at another 17.5 million unit year? How will your store stack up?…

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Added by Anne Fleming on September 21, 2016 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Now Is the Time to Be Selling Pre-Paid Maintenance

With the major shift into leasing certified pre-owned vehicles by several OEMs and major financial institutions, many dealers have predicted a decline in service contract sales. However, according to…

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Added by Mike Gorun on September 20, 2016 at 8:56am — No Comments

Skynet: Autonomous Cars Will Decide Who Dies… And Who Lives

So, our industry is hell-bent on creating autonomous cars and transforming our roads and highways into assembly lines of controlled vehicles that perform without human intervention. I’m not talking about cruise control or auto-pilot. I’m talking about autonomy. The very…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on September 16, 2016 at 9:16am — 2 Comments

Keep it 100! Stop the Shortcuts!

Is your sales team committed to giving it their all 100% of the time?   Read how to create and sustain an enthusiastic, professional and committed staff to inspire excellence and close more deals. 

Our dealership motto:

 

100% of the customers will…

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Added by Richard Keeney on September 8, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to Prepare Your Dealership for the Coming Recession

Our economic future is not going to be smooth sailing. In order to successfully navigate, the captains of the vessels are going to have to make the proper adjustments in order to weather the storm. The following is some information that supports my predictions and hopefully provides you with a map to help you steer you way clear of…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on August 24, 2016 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

A Recession is Coming

A recession is coming, learn how dealerships will survive the bad economy.

I don’t like talking gloom and doom when it comes to dealing with a bad economy. On a personal level, I work very hard to be upbeat, to see the positives, and to stay focused on what is good. That said, as a…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on August 23, 2016 at 3:14pm — 1 Comment

Five Types of Videos You Must Have Today

Video content is now the preferred medium for consumers and statistics show that consumer Internet traffic for online video will increase by 80% by the year 2018. That’s not too far away.



And, when both are presented on the same page, consumers would rather watch a video than read text. For that simple…

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Added by Timmy D. James on August 18, 2016 at 7:15am — 1 Comment

Auctions and Recalls: Swimming with Sharks

The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has become a cultural phenomenon in our country. Sharks are relatively mysterious and most people don’t know much about them. Cars are very similar in nature. We know that we need them and which ones are cool, but most people don’t really know how they work. And not only that, as…

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Added by Chris Miller on August 15, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments

Women Buyers… Show You How they Really Feel

Women are where it’s at when it comes to buying cars! They are also more generous with car dealer review scores!

We are so excited to share with you the Women-Drivers.com slick new mobile site, now with emojis.

With the increased participation of dealers and reviewers alike, its paramount that we…

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Added by Anne Fleming on August 10, 2016 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Tips and Tricks For Servicing Your Car

India is one of the leading car markets in the world right now. Most cars owners in India don’t have any idea about the maintenance schedule of their car. People are so busy with their work that they either prefer what the company dealer advice's or follow the tips of their friendly neighborhood garage. There are number of tips and tricks for servicing your used car that can help you to save your pocket.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when servicing your…

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Added by News Metro Blog on July 20, 2016 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Use Attention and Intention to Increase Sales to Women

Unprecedented, Yet Simple Tracking Worksheet Helps Build Your Business

There remains an untapped opportunity in your sales plan now to implement. This will make a huge impact just by tracking and measuring a few new metrics.

Follow this: While half of car buyers are women, and that percentage increases to 53% for millennial women. 1 in 3 women out earn their husbands.

But how successful is your dealership in converting…

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Added by Anne Fleming on July 13, 2016 at 1:16pm — No Comments

How Due Diligence with Recalls Can Pay Dividends

In my past few blogs, I discussed the various areas in a dealership that are affected by the current recall epidemic, compared the differing viewpoints about recall repairs from dealers and consumers, discussed…

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Added by Chris Miller on July 8, 2016 at 9:39am — 1 Comment

Lower Third Quarter Auto Sales Expected

Used car dealers are bracing for lower third quarter sales and recent slowdown in total auto sales. Tightening credit by lenders fearing higher loan losses, and repossessions trending upwards steadily since 2012 up some 21% enough to put some fear in the marketplace.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on June 30, 2016 at 1:41am — No Comments

Dangerous Recalls May be Leaving your Service Lane Unrepaired

In my last few blogs, I’ve discussed how to handle recall customers and why dealers should embrace them rather than be afraid of them. We’ve also reviewed new and used car recalls, along with the applicable laws and consequences for any failure to comply. The one area I haven’t yet discussed is recalls in your service…

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Added by Chris Miller on June 24, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments

SUV Sales and Single Ladies | Are You Focused on this Untapped Market?

Are You Aware of the Untapped Market?

Bloomberg wrote an article last week about single women and SUVs. Over the past 5 years, small SUV sales to women increased 34%, compared to a 22% rise for men, according to MaritzCX. In this same time frame, premium small SUVs saw 177% growth in sales to women.

And among female car buyers, 40% aren’t married.

“There are single, professional females out there that need vehicles, and you…

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Added by Anne Fleming on June 8, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why You Should Hire a Vehicle Shipping Service

When you need to move house to a city far away, say, one that is three states over or on the other coast, the costs can be considerable. It can be tempting to try to save what you can by at least taking your cars there yourself, rather than pay a professional service. All you need is to rent a dolly, hitch it to your truck or other car, load your car on it, and hit the road.

 

Except that it wouldn't be as easy. As with DIY house moves, moving your car on your own is fraught…

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Added by Simon Hopes on June 1, 2016 at 6:15am — No Comments

8 Steps to Be the Destination Dealer for Women

Take new actions to implement these steps and be the Destination Dealership for Women. Really. Here are 8 ideas that will drive business and your bottom-line:

1.…

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Added by Anne Fleming on May 18, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Dealership 2020: Be a Destination Dealer & Increase Sales to Women

Download this white paper and get the insights and real-case scenarios about how your dealership can begin tapping into the magnificent sales to women. Now.

Do you know how many women ups visit your store each week? Each…

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Added by Anne Fleming on May 4, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Increase Express Auto Service Sales

DEALERSHIP SERVICE DEPARTMENTS: MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION

As the recession loosens its tight grip on our economy and businesses, vehicle sales have begun to steadily climb nationwide.  As a result, a very important decision is looming for auto dealers.  Many of the customers that are…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on April 25, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Report: 50 Years of Women and Cars | From A to Z, A Historical Context, 1966 – 2016

Today's Women's Wednesday is a rich historical look back reflecting on 50 years of women and automobiles. Its is a great way to view the huge industry and cultural shifts that have taken place in five decades. Fom A to Z. Here are just a few of the trends and events that changed the marketplace and…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 20, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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Evolving with Millennials

Posted by Shawn Morse on September 29, 2016 at 4:47pm 0 Comments

Creating a unique and engaging experience is key to…

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Basic Deal Desking Principles

Posted by Michael Hargrove on September 29, 2016 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

I was asked to share with sales managers some of the common…

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WANTALEASE.COM ONLINE LEASE MARKETPLACE SEES MORE INEXPENSIVE LEASE DEALS IN THE CAR SEGMENT

Posted by John Sternal on September 29, 2016 at 2:59pm 0 Comments

Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings, with the Nissan Sentra SV currently boasting the lowest monthly payment price of just $129.00 a month.…

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Depreciation Slower in Sub-Compact Cars Last Week

Posted by Black Book on September 29, 2016 at 2:08pm 0 Comments

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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Coach Meyer's Three Rules of Leadership

Posted by Dave Anderson on September 29, 2016 at 11:40am 0 Comments

Coach Don Meyer is a college basketball national champion and legend, compiling a record of 923-324 (74%) over four decades. He was a mentor to many successful coaches, including Tennessee’s Pat Summit. Meyer kept…

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Why Training Needs To Be Part Of Your Advertising Budget

Posted by Colin Thomas on September 29, 2016 at 9:57am 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhhcAVLAXQE

This phone call above is an actual recent customer interaction - Scary.

Before you invest 10, 20, or 30k…

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