All Blog Posts (11,292)

$505 MILLION--Do your managers know the basics to keep your PROFITS safe?

Auto Dealer HR: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That!  

The EEOC secured $505 Million dollars in 2018 for claimants in harassment and discrimination cases!  

TRAIN YOUR MANAGERS to keep you, your dealership and your PROFITS safe!

Added by Sandy Zannino on November 17, 2018 at 9:01am — No Comments

Secrets to a Successful Conquest Campaign

As dealers face mounting pressure to exceed sales and service quotas for the year, the ability to find new customers is key to reaching goals. But conquesting is never easy, primarily because you have to rely on third-party data instead of the first-party customer data in your DMS.


Partnering with the right marketing vendor is the first step.…


Added by Kevin Winter on November 16, 2018 at 10:12am — No Comments

Do I Really Need To Fix That Dent In My Car?

No matter the season, finding dents on our cars are all too common. Maybe you backed up into a pole, maybe someone hit your door with theirs in the parking lot, or maybe you (or your new teenage driver) couldn’t stop quick enough at the red light and bumped bumpers with the car in front of you – it happens.


Despite why it’s there, we can all agree on one with –…


Added by Asad Shoaib on November 16, 2018 at 4:40am — No Comments

Lease Credit Approval Rates Improve Slightly to 70.9% in October

Lease Approval Ratings Rise Slightly Following -3.9% Dip in Month of September, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70.9% approval rate in October, a slight rise from the September rate of 69.8%.


The number of lease approvals is significantly higher than the same time last year, as just 55.6% of lease applicants were approved in October 2017. Another 61.5% were approved in October…


Added by John Sternal on November 15, 2018 at 11:43am — No Comments

Tips When Selecting Honda Used Cars for Sale Syracuse NY

If you're in the market for used cars, a Honda vehicle is a good place to start. For years, Honda has been scoring an excellent reputation for quality assurance and reliability. To add to that, Honda's resale value and value retention are better than other brands in a similar brand category. As it will be discussed later on, resale value and value retention are crucial factors when choosing to purchase a used car. Putting a cherry on top, Honda actually has one of the best…


Added by Simon Hopes on November 15, 2018 at 2:40am — No Comments

AutoLoop Wins 2018 Tampa Bay Tech Award for Best Workplace Culture

Besides producing industry-leading automotive software, the company has also created a unique workplace that recognizes and incorporates the value of play


CLEARWATER, FL – November 14, 2018 – AutoLoop LLC, the leading provider of auto industry marketing, sales, and service solutions, announced today that the company has received the 2018 “Workplace Culture Program of the Year” award from Tampa Bay Tech, Florida’s largest…


Added by Graham Annett on November 14, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments

Do you have “Only Person in the World” Disease?

Recently I was waiting in line at an airport, along with hundreds of other travelers. A couple appeared out of nowhere, shoving their way to the front of the line and complaining loudly, as if they were the only people affected by the long wait. When another traveler told them to get in line, the pair acted shocked, as if they had never seen all of us standing there.




Added by Bill Wittenmyer on November 14, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

Affinitiv Participating in the General Motors Dealer Digital Solution Digital Advertising Program

Chicago, IL- November 14, 2018- Affinitiv announced today it has completed all requirements to participate in the Digital Advertising Program under the GM Dealer Digital Solution. 


This allows dealers the opportunity to leverage in-Market Retail (iMR) funds to reimburse themselves for the cost of their Digital Advertising services.  Please refer to the iMR Dealer Program guidelines located at for…


Added by Scot Eisenfelder on November 14, 2018 at 8:37am — No Comments

Change the Experience; Change the Results

Change the Experience; Change the Results

The studies are clear:

  • According to DrivingSales, 99% of buyers expect a hassle when they start the car buying process; and
  • According to AutoTrader, only about 1 in 235 buyers actually likes the current car buying process.

While consumers have nearly…


Added by Steve Stauning on November 14, 2018 at 8:09am — No Comments


Receive your FREE Coffee Is For Closers coffee mug stuffed with goodies.

Schedule your No Obligation 15 Minute WebEx Demo of our proven Organic Lead Generation program & Follow Up strategies and we will send you your FREE Coffee Is For Closers coffee mug.

Advanced Dealer Systems is a…


Added by Timothy Wilson on November 13, 2018 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Use your intellect to scale your lot size

If you have had the chance of seeing any kind of documentary over a big project, today’s concept of this article will be clear to you. Because we are talking about planning out the whole thing from the beginning to the end. It can make the whole project of yours really easy to handle. In the case of a small profession of an individual, this strategy is also helpful. As you will be planning out the whole process, your work will always stay in observations and the maintenance will be good too.…


Added by Simon Hopes on November 13, 2018 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Values Remained Stable Last Week

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…


Added by Black Book on November 13, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

Facebook Marketplace: A Dealership Primer – Part 2: Effective Communication is Key

In the first part of this series, I shared why Facebook Marketplace can help dealers sell more cars, the ways in which they can get started, and the questions they should be asking their vendors when getting this set…


Added by Todd Smith on November 13, 2018 at 11:47am — No Comments

Networking Events and How to Make the Most of Your Next One

Networking is essential and goes beyond the limits of the internet. Yes, you will need more than to sit behind a computer and make online connections if you really want your networking strategy to work and deliver the expected results. This is where you need an offline networking event. The networking event can help you to make very important connections for…


Added by Cynthia Madison on November 13, 2018 at 9:09am — No Comments

Always try to keep things simple in Forex trading

In the case of choosing a professional life, you have to think about how will be for your mind. Whether the process is likable or not should be considered before joining an academic course. Then you study for the profession and get a certification for getting accepted by any good institution. So, you do have to think about your caliber for a profession. In the case of the trading business, it is not that hard to join and maintain trading in some markets, because there are no qualifications…


Added by Simon Hopes on November 13, 2018 at 8:40am — No Comments

Tips For Selecting The Best Auto Mechanic For Repairing Your Car

Like any other automotive machine, a car can also start showing problems any time and would require instant repair to get started. In such a case, you can’t really trust any random person to help you with car repairing. Also, not all the car owners have enough knowledge of car mechanisms. Therefore; it is important that an experienced auto mechanic is…


Added by Kate Westall on November 13, 2018 at 4:01am — No Comments

Why One Should Choose Authorized Audi service center Over Local Workshop?

Being an Audi owner is certainly a demanding thing because all the intricate and delicate parts of the car requires careful handling at the time of service.  One of the dilemmas that most of the owners go through is whether they should consider a local mechanic for getting their Audi serviced or must take it to an authorized service center for service. Mostly, it becomes difficult to rely on the authorized Audi service centers, as some people think that it is an…


Added by Anna Wrench on November 13, 2018 at 3:51am — No Comments

5 Things You Need to Do to Get Your Car into Shape

Let’s start off by saying that a used car isn’t necessarily a used-up car and, seeing as how that money is probably pretty tight at this moment (as it always is), maybe you should consider making your old car feel new, instead of getting rid of it and having to spend a lot of money for a new set of wheels. Luckily, getting your car into shape is easier (and more interesting)…


Added by Tyler Newport on November 13, 2018 at 3:43am — No Comments

Renting luxury car For Your Trip Wisely

Anybody who's arranging a secondary likely can also be considering renting a luxury car. Many…


Added by knorr kendra on November 12, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives











dE Sponsor

Latest Activity

Sandy Zannino posted a blog post

$505 MILLION--Do your managers know the basics to keep your PROFITS safe?

Auto Dealer HR: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That!  The EEOC secured $505 Million dollars in 2018 for…See More
Kevin Winter posted a blog post
Russ Beckenstein posted a video

How do you Ensure the Trade-In isn't a Deal Breaker?

AutoLoop VP, Front End Solutions Russ Beckenstein shares advice on how dealerships can avoid a customer's trade-in becoming a deal breaker.
Andy Church posted a video

Profit By Action Quick Tip: Used Vehicle Inventory Management

Andy Church explains why used vehicle inventory management is vital to dealership profitability in this Quick Tip.
Simon Hopes's blog post was featured

3 Dangerous Driving Habits to Avoid at All Costs

If you’ve been in a car any time recently, then you won’t be surprised to hear that distracted…See More
Asad Shoaib posted a blog post

Do I Really Need To Fix That Dent In My Car?

No matter the season, finding dents on our cars are all too common. Maybe you backed up into a…See More
Bill Wittenmyer's blog post was featured

Do you have “Only Person in the World” Disease?

Recently I was waiting in line at an airport, along with hundreds of other travelers. A couple…See More

de sponsor

Get Newsletter

dE Sponsor

© 2018   Created by DealerELITE.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service