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…Continue
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…Continue
And, when both are presented on the same page, consumers would rather watch a video than read text. For that simple…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on August 15, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on August 10, 2016 at 4:47pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on July 13, 2016 at 1:16pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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.…Continue
Added by Simon Hopes on June 30, 2016 at 1:41am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on June 24, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on June 8, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Simon Hopes on June 1, 2016 at 6:15am — No Comments
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:Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on May 18, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on May 4, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jeff Cowan on April 25, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on April 20, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
In countries where the weather allows it, nothing is more refreshing than traveling in a convertible. Whether it is a sports BMW M4, a luxury Rolls Royce Phantom, or a performance car like the Chevrolet Corvette, you can experience the open road to the fullest only in a convertible car.…Continue
Added by Simon Hopes on April 15, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments
In its first analysis of the top 10 selling car brands of 2015, Women-Drivers.com provides insights into women car buyers’ preferences and experiences. The report includes the top selling brands by units sold including Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Jeep, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, and GMC (in descending order, with sales volume sourced and provided by GoodCarBadCar.net).
The report includes intel about what women have experienced while shopping, buying and servicing their…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on April 6, 2016 at 1:44pm — No Comments
In September 2015, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson announced that AutoNation would discontinue selling any vehicles – new or used – with open recalls. This new policy includes not just those vehicles intended for retail, but also vehicles headed to wholesale buyers. The decision, while admittedly costly, is one that…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on March 18, 2016 at 7:59am — No Comments
How well do you adapt to new techniques for improving sales? Are you up-to-date on the latest buying trends of the ever-growing women buyers’ market segment? Are you confident your departments meet the needs of women, who now buy half of all cars and influence 80% of the purchases?
Adapting to change to Surge ahead of the Competition
Today’s information-driven world allows dealerships to collect and analyze customer intel to help fine-tune sales and service…
Added by Anne Fleming on March 16, 2016 at 12:40pm — No Comments