-by Kristopher Hampton for AutoSuccess Magazine
Hello again, my friends! We’re so happy to have you on this journey we’re calling Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. We’ve been learning some amazing tips from Ali Reda on marketing yourself, and don’t you worry, folks! There’s plenty more to discuss.
Last week, we started to talk about marketing to businesses. We gave…
Thank you again for joining us in our video series, Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. We’re here to give you all the tools we have, to help you get the life of your dreams, and to make sure that you believe. You see, there is no glass ceiling. When you believe that what you want is possible, your life will change.
We’ve been discussing how and…
Combination creates a leading provider of marketing technology and software solutions exclusively serving automotive manufacturers and dealerships in the U.S.
Chicago, IL and Clearwater, FL—July 18, 2019— Affinitiv, Inc. (“Affinitiv”) and Loop LLC (“AutoLoop”), leading providers of data-driven marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market, today announced that they have signed a definitive…
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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