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"Bobby:   Your 250/500 example reminds me of an incentive program we put in play in 2002.  It was the usual incentive program, most units, highest gross, most F&I, etc.; however, in lieu of paying out dollars we paid the sales staff…"
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"Thanks Jim: Oh yeah. An interesting debate, you betcha.  As I reflect back on those salespeople who were the cream of the crop there is a common thread.  Not one of them ever received or wanted a salary and many, many of them refused a…"
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"Tom:   Order takers are a dime a dozen.  I have often said give me a person with average intelligence who listens and wants to work and I will make them a superstar.   The key being wants to work.      The employee…"
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SALARIES SUCK

Extracted comments from the post Dealers in California… by Arnold Tijerina. Levi Arevalo commented, “Commissions are an archaic form of compensation that need to be eliminated.  Salaried workers with reasonable quotas would be more adequate.” Jim Kristoff commented, “I believe the “NEW” model of automotive sales professionals need to be compensated in this way. Salary – (majority of their pay)Small volume bonuses – (both individual and team)CSI Bonuses – (both individual and team) The “NEW”…See More
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Jim Kristoff commented on Douglas R Manley's blog post SALARIES SUCK
"The topic is certainly fodder for a good debate. There is a HUGE turnover rate among most sales floors.  I am NOT a proponent of salaries for salespeople.....I thought it would make for an interesting debate on salespeople of today.  Good…"
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SALARIES SUCK

Extracted comments from the post Dealers in California… by Arnold Tijerina. Levi Arevalo commented, “Commissions are an archaic form of compensation that need to be eliminated.  Salaried workers with reasonable quotas would be more adequate.” Jim Kristoff commented, “I believe the “NEW” model of automotive sales professionals need to be compensated in this way. Salary – (majority of their pay)Small volume bonuses – (both individual and team)CSI Bonuses – (both individual and team) The “NEW”…See More
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Douglas R Manley replied to Joseph M Bonincontri's discussion Are Commission Sales A Thing of The Past: Could Hourly Wage take its place for Salespeople in the group Where oh where can the salespeople be ,oh where oh where could they be?
"HOURLY WAGE OR COMMISSION - Let’s look at some actual real world numbers.   Dealership Profile:  The store has 20 new and used salespersons.  December numbers are shown…"
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"Nancy, Tom, John   Sorry for taking so long to reply.  I had some minor surgery and being a whoosh when it comes to pain I ordered a “morphine drip” carryout and have been riding the updrafts and downdrafts of cirrus, cumulus,…"
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An Addendum to John Skelton’s post on December 29, 2010“ I have a question, that stems from my reading a reply to a dE post Monday”

John I have tried to post these comments to your original post.  It keeps popping up that the post has exceeded 40,000 characters and will not accept the post.  According to Word this post has 3,596 characters.  I believe the 40,000 limit is for the whole post.  If that’s so I thought I would add my comments to a new post to keep it going if members still have an interest.  I hope this meets with your approval.    To answer your questions and add additional comments, I do not know the…See More
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NANCY SIMMONS commented on Douglas R Manley's blog post An Addendum to John Skelton’s post on December 29, 2010“ I have a question, that stems from my reading a reply to a dE post Monday”
"Incredible post!  Thanks so much to John for boldly starting it and to Doug for elaborating so eloquently with such precise data and candid insight!    Now...the question is...How many will read this and reflect on the…"
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An Addendum to John Skelton’s post on December 29, 2010“ I have a question, that stems from my reading a reply to a dE post Monday”

John I have tried to post these comments to your original post.  It keeps popping up that the post has exceeded 40,000 characters and will not accept the post.  According to Word this post has 3,596 characters.  I believe the 40,000 limit is for the whole post.  If that’s so I thought I would add my comments to a new post to keep it going if members still have an interest.  I hope this meets with your approval.    To answer your questions and add additional comments, I do not know the…See More
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THE PEANUT FARMER In November, 1976 the citizenry of the United States of America elected a Georgia Peanut Farmer as President of the United States along with a Democrat Congress.  Little did anyone know at the time how that election would affect the retail automobile industry?When the Peanut Farmer assumed office on January 20, 1977 the prime rate was 4.68%. On December 19, 1980 the prime rate had skyrocket to 21.50%, the highest on record.  Today the prime rate is 3.25%. And you think today…See More
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SALARIES SUCK

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Extracted comments from the post Dealers in California… by Arnold Tijerina.

 

Levi Arevalo commented, “Commissions are an archaic form of compensation that need to be eliminated.  Salaried workers with reasonable quotas would be more adequate.”

 

Jim Kristoff commented, “I believe the “NEW” model of automotive sales professionals need to be compensated in this way.

 

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An Addendum to John Skelton’s post on December 29, 2010“ I have a question, that stems from my reading a reply to a dE post Monday”

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John I have tried to post these comments to your original post.  It keeps popping up that the post has exceeded 40,000 characters and will not accept the post.  According to Word this post has 3,596 characters.  I believe the 40,000 limit is for the whole post.…

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IF I WAS THE IMPERIAL POTENTATE OF DEALERLAND I WOULD DECREE

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HERE YE, HERE YE

 

Let it be known on the first day of…

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Let's Swap Dollars

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A few years back as I was getting ready for work, I reached into the left pocket of my suit pants and found two five dollar bills.  Hmmm, I thought, anything in the right pocket.  Eureka, a ten dollar bill.  Life is good, twenty bucks found. …

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At 11:06pm on September 13, 2010, Craig Darling said…
Loved the Book... Thank you so much. Opened it last night and did not put it down until I was through. I must say I have stumbled over those rocks several times over the years. From a little different perspective, sales, I have seen the same things again and again.... Thank you again. Craig Darling
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