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All Blog Posts Tagged 'management' (474)

Should You DIY or Outsource Your Video Marketing?

So you've decided it's time to differentiate your dealership from the competition, and that video is the way to do it. Your next probable question is, do you produce, distribute and market the videos yourself, or outsource some, if not all of these functions?

 

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Added by Timmy D. James on March 24, 2017 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

3 Strategies to Improve Vehicle Sales Gross Immediately

As negotiations are an expected part of the vehicle buying process, there are three strategies we advocate doing often and consistently to increase your sales gross and reduce many of deal-cutting concessions.

Depending on how you respond to a customer will determine if you get the…

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Added by Richard Keeney on March 16, 2017 at 1:31pm — No Comments

So YOU Want to Be a Manager - Can You Cut It?

5:30 AM and The #AlphaDawg is on the Point

SO YOU WANT TO BE A MANAGER... do you have what it takes?

First time in a long time I've been able to time stamp my Good-Morning Message at 5:30 AM. .... My visit to the Back Surgeon yesterday as an outpatient has me up and…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on March 16, 2017 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Finding the Time to Make More Deals

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Added by Scott Bergeron on March 15, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Customer Experience That Wasn’t

Customer experience has become an industry “buzz term” of late when talking about customer acquisition and building loyalty. Most of the time, the focus is on the small things that turn a customer off -- attitudes, inefficient processes, or other such actions. But what happens when, well, everything goes…

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Added by Mike Gorun on March 15, 2017 at 9:31am — No Comments

Consequences Aren't What's Harsh

In today’s pampered age and increasingly politically correct climate, “applying consequences” has somehow become perceived as harsh, unfair, or as demonstrating excessive intolerance. Frankly, however, what is truly harsh and unfair is allowing people to underachieve—or fail outright—on your leadership watch because you don’t have either the skill set or mindset to effectively apply consequences.

What’s also harsh and unfair is allowing someone to lower team morale, create…

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Added by Dave Anderson on March 8, 2017 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate's DMS Receives DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Award

Auto/Mate Presented with ‘Top Rated' award for Dealer Satisfaction in Dealership Management System (DMS) Category

NADA Convention & Expo

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 27, 2017 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Keiser University Selects Auto/Mate's DMS to Teach Future Dealers in Automotive Dealership Management Program

NADA Convention & Expo

Booth #1707

New Orleans, LA – January 27th, 2017 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that Keiser University, based in West Palm Beach, FL, selected…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 27, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Compensation Can Affect Employee Loyalty & Satisfaction

Dealerships have forever tweaked pay plans to satisfy bottom lines and keep employees happy. Many employees in the sales department can make more money from a single sales commission than any technician can make in a day. There are even some salespeople that are so productive that their paychecks can exceed those of…

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Added by Mike Gorun on January 24, 2017 at 8:21am — No Comments

The Mar-Kee Group’s David Martin to Present Handling Objections Workshop at NADA

January 1, 2017 — The Mar-Kee Group announced that 10-time National Automotive Dealers Association speaker and President of the Mar-Kee Group, David Martin, will present a sales training workshop, “Marketing Opens the Door: Closing Seals the Deal” at the 2017 NADA Conference &…

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Added by Richard Keeney on January 2, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stop Lying To Yourself About Dealership Turnover

There is a lot of talk going on about car dealership turnover. It seems that everyone has an opinion about it but not a whole lot of solutions. I am going to do some "REAL TALK" in this post because it is time that the sugar coating stops. I have spent a great deal of time between consulting…

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Added by Stan Sher on December 20, 2016 at 1:23am — No Comments

Auto/Mate's DMS Integrated with DealerOps Platform; Giving Auto Dealers Actionable Insight Into Enterprise Analytics

Albany, N.Y. – December 19th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that its dealership management system (DMS) is fully integrated with the DealerOps Platform, expanding auto dealers' actionable insight into their enterprise-wide analytics. Dealerships that use both vendors' solutions will now receive automatic and seamless updates from their Automotive Management Productivity Suite (AMPS) software into their…

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Added by Mike Esposito on December 19, 2016 at 8:51am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Names Patrick Reilly as New Head of Marketing

Albany, N.Y. – December 5th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that Patrick Reilly has joined its team as the new Head of Marketing. Reilly brings more than 25 years professional experience in marketing research, advertising, branding and strategy for technology companies and…

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Added by Mike Esposito on December 5, 2016 at 8:15am — No Comments

What You Need to Know About DMPs

DMPs are a topic gaining escalating attention as we head into 2017. A dark cloud of big, irrelevant data still lingers above the automotive industry, just waiting to be analyzed. What are DMPs? For those of you that don’t know, the…

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Added by David Metter on December 1, 2016 at 3:53pm — No Comments

New Automotive Sales Training Program Makes Life Easier for Managers

Imagine your salespeople starting each day with the most important sales training program available? With The Mar-Kee Group’s new, revolutionary…

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Added by Richard Keeney on November 30, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

If There Were Only More Time

Between endless meetings, work-related tasks and familial responsibilities it probably seems as if you’re continuously pulled in different directions. Our society has devolved into a place where we often fail to stop and notice important things, simply because we’re so busy satisfying the needs and wants from those we…

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Added by Ujj Nath on November 30, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

Government Investments

Development processes in the economy is directly related to the investment. Production resources are transformed into an economic product and combined entrepreneurial initiative. Required control involved in the production has a direct impact on the resources. Because of various factors in the production, process creates a certain economic product - goods, services, and a variety of work.

Budget and public investments are part of the national income in the form of cash of various…

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Added by Anna Lynch on November 23, 2016 at 5:40am — No Comments

Financial Resources For Business

All the people in our time, graduate school, get one or more of higher education, and continue to work. Some of them prefer to be employed, and some want to do their work and create their own business. Most often, businesses are opening not alone, but with someone else. Whether it be friends, relatives - it does not matter, it is very difficult without partnerships. However, that would create a business, and, in any industry, you just need start-up capital. So, where do we get the money to…

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Added by Anna Lynch on November 23, 2016 at 5:36am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Employees Surpass 1,000 Years Combined Experience Working in Auto Dealerships

DMS Designed By Car People For Car PeopleTM Remains #1 in Customer Satisfaction

Albany, N.Y. – November 21st, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that with its latest round of hiring, its employees have surpassed 1,000 years of combined experience working in car dealerships. Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS) software was Designed By Car…

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Added by Mike Esposito on November 21, 2016 at 10:40am — No Comments

How to Create a Bold Automotive Service Department and Increase Sales

Great Tips for Service Departments, Service Advisors, and Service Managers

So you have been in business for a while and you’ve built a name. It’s a name that draws customers in to your service department like bees to honey. The problem is, your…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on November 14, 2016 at 1:08pm — No Comments

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Service Managers: Reach Maximum Potential with Grandma Rules by Brett Coker

Posted by Richard Keeney on March 24, 2017 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Whatever you may call your Grandmother:…

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Why Having an Automotive Blog is So Important

Posted by Paul Potratz on March 24, 2017 at 3:26pm 0 Comments

Has your blog reached its greatest potential? 

Your blog can boost traffic to your website, create demand for your products and services, and position your business as a credible resource for…

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Should You DIY or Outsource Your Video Marketing?

Posted by Timmy D. James on March 24, 2017 at 10:31am 1 Comment

So you've decided it's time to differentiate your…

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