What is Car Insurance?
A car insurance is the policy that covers one’s car against all kinds of major losses that the owner can face in any accident or theft of car. You are required to pay a certain amount as premium to the insurance company to get hold of this cover in return, you are promised financial security in case of any accidental damages, fire or theft. Since, there is a lot of complications in vehicles, accidents etc. there are multiple…
Your old car just stopped working. When you called a mechanic to have a look at it, they gave you an unbelievable rate to keep it alive. The electrical or mechanical issue that it has is quite expensive to repair. At times it makes more sense to just get rid of that car especially when the maintenance costs keep going up. This is where car removal services come in and no individual wants to buy a car only to call a mechanic daily.
A quick search online will reveal the car…
Soft skills and training programs for the same seem to be hogging the limelight in recent times. Soft skills are considered to be very important in attending an interview and bagging a job. It is also considered to be an important skill that an applicant has to possess to be considered an apt candidate for the organization. This overemphasis on soft skills has undermined the importance of Hard Skills that are equally important to shine in your career.…
Employee engagement means a lot in car dealership business. Engaged employees can make your business and disengaged employees can't only decrease the sales but can also lead customers' dissatisfaction and efficiency in organizational tasks. In this forum posts, I am going to tell you some effective tips to keep your employees engaged.
Successful dealerships strive to recruit, hire, and retain the best-available management talent. Once that talent is on board, effective performance management processes must be in place to provide these yet-unproven (to us) managers with feedback on their work results and to ensure that they are receiving the tools and support to become high achievers. So I always ask my potential client-dealers to describe their method of evaluating the overall competence of the…
When I was teaching the Sonic Dealer Academy from 2001 through 2008, my co-instructor, Steve Hallock, became famous for asking each class, “Why do you think we spend so much time talking about the Service Department? It’s because, at a 75% gross profit margin on labor sales, this department offers, by far, the greatest incentive to increase sales. That was then, and many dealership owners and managers looked at service gross potential that way.
These days, however, I’m coaching my…
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Dave Anderson's 10 ACCREDITED traits are designed to help you develop more killer instinct and mental toughness, and in this episode he introduces the first of these traits: Attitude. Use the 7 key aspects Dave shares to take an honest assessment…Continue
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Our Spirituality in Crisis
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I am currently needing advice with regards to CRM software for our dealership, we have something sort of close but very antiquated, that said, I thought that I understood the functionality of said software however I may have been sort of blind to…Continue
We have agreements with about everyone....had a terrible experience with Carsdirect 72 leads 0 sales...and customers seem to use it as a wish lists...for new or used...not to mention I hate that they have a site to tell me how much I should be…Continue