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3 Ways to Train Your Dealership MVPs on the Phones

When you consider the most valuable player at your dealership, who comes to mind? The dealer? The GM? The top-performing salesperson? What if I told you it's your receptionist. Yep, the person who is probably at the low-end of your pay scale. They are potentially working part-time, and maybe even new to the job, and you might even have a hard time remembering…

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Added by Kirstie Thomas on August 28, 2019 at 10:10am — No Comments

Make the Initial Connection Count

Welcome back to our video series, Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. We want you to find incredible amounts of success, and we’re going to do everything we can to help you find your way to it. So, we’ve started this program with Carlos, and we’ve been diving deep into his new career. By immediately implementing the Auto Training Academy philosophy into the sales…

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Added by Damian Boudreaux on August 27, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Lies, D*mned Lies, and Statistics

Many people attribute the following quote to Mark Twain because he popularized it.

“There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

Twain—more than…

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Added by Jim Flint on August 27, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

MAJORITY OF TRUCK AND SUV PRICES DROP IN AUGUST PENDING 2020 RELEASES

While 67% Of Auto Lease Prices Remained Steady in August, Trucks and SUVs Experienced Significant Price Drops

Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of August.  Over 33% of today’s popular automotive manufacturers of trucks and SUVs offered generous discounts on new lease deals.

While most car prices have remained steady in August, manufacturers offered…

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Added by John Sternal on August 26, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Master the Art of Execution

The reason most organizations fail to achieve desired results is because they lack an effective execution process that serves as a bridge from where the organization is at, to where it aspires to go. Many organizations start the year with a forecast people are excited about, and a strategy that's sound. But, when objectives aren't being met, it's common for leaders to question the vision or lower the goals rather than evaluate if their execution process is converting vision to action - a…

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Added by Dave Anderson on August 26, 2019 at 11:07am — No Comments

DealerTrack Press Release 8-23-2019

DealerTrack Press Release

It is with great pride we announce that DealerTrack has approved our Fixed Performance…

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Added by Rob Gehring on August 23, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Humble Hungry and Coachable

Enjoyed spending time with long-time red belt brother Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers in Ogden this week, sharing insights on the red belt mindset, game changer life strategies, staying humble hungry and coachable, and more.…

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Added by Dave Anderson on August 23, 2019 at 2:29pm — No Comments

What’s Your Service Marketing PRO?

If you ask a dealership GM or controller “What’s your marketing per vehicle retail (PVR)?” not only will you get a precise answer, but likely a dissertation on the drivers, trends and plans to optimize. That’s because auto retailers understand that marketing efficiency and effectiveness is the lifeblood of their new and used vehicle…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on August 23, 2019 at 10:24am — No Comments

The Truth About Reviews

These days, consumers usually look at online reviews when deciding not only WHAT they are going to buy, but also WHO to buy it from. However, there have been plenty of scandals in the retail industry concerning fake or paid reviews. So, it gets a little cloudy in the water, and consumers have gotten somewhat cynical.

 

Take Amazon. Hundreds of…

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Added by Paul Moran on August 23, 2019 at 10:03am — No Comments

Google Ads Conversion Tools

In this video blog, Jim shows that there's more than one way to get on board the conversion train in Google Ads.

Added by Jim Flint on August 23, 2019 at 8:33am — No Comments

Best Aftermarket Performance Mods for Chevrolet Camaro

Tune-up your Chevy Camaro today to enjoy improved performance and style. Hit the road and cruise confidently passed busy intersections and open highways with aftermarket accessories. From the latest exhaust kits to specialized catalytic converters and mufflers, find all the Chevy Camaro performance exhaust systems and accessories you need at affordable prices online.

Choosing an Exhaust…

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Added by Simon Hopes on August 23, 2019 at 4:12am — No Comments

Ali’s Transactional Call

Last week, in Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success we revealed that Carlos - new to the business - hasn’t taken any transactional customers. None at all. His business is being built solely on relationships. That’s right! His entire customer base trusts him, likes him, and believes in him. We want to create a roadmap for you to have it this…

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Added by Damian Boudreaux on August 22, 2019 at 1:38pm — No Comments

What is the T-R Contrast?

Excited to know more about Carlos’ journey? We’re so happy to have you watching our video series, Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. We’ve been telling you all about Carlos, a new salesman at Les Stanford whose manager and coach just happens to be Mr. Ali Reda. You see, we want to take what Ali did in ten years and condense it into a five…

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Added by Damian Boudreaux on August 22, 2019 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Rides on Demand: How Vehicle Subscription Services Could Grow Your Profitability

Over the past few years, subscription services of all types have become increasingly popular with today’s consumers. Big names like Netflix and Amazon leverage them to offer optimized, often instantaneous access to their goods. Now, it’s the auto industry’s turn, with the rising popularity of vehicle subscriptions. These programs charge customers a monthly…

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Added by Jeff Giere on August 22, 2019 at 10:15am — No Comments

Top Benefits of an Accident Lawyer in Chicago

The current world gets characterized by frequent accident both fatal and non-fatal. If you are a frequent road user in Chicago then chances are you have ever gotten involved in an accident. If you did, then you should thank God you never got hurt seriously or even for being alive.

The truth of the matter is, most people get disabled or even…

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Added by Joshua Travolta on August 21, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments

Top Benefits of Using a Law Firm for Your Case

Law firms are first cropping up and gaining fame at the same time. Today, most people opt to use law firms when dealing with their legal matters as compared to individual and independent lawyers. Mostly, most people prefer reputable law firms like Julian c. Gomez law firm pllc.

If you entrust such a law firm…

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Added by Joshua Travolta on August 21, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Turn Driving Into a Professional Job

Some people were born to be behind the wheel – and there are many ways to turn this unique passion into a professional full-time career. If you love driving and would like to spend some more time doing it, here are a few ways to turn driving into a professional job.

Love Driving?

If you love driving and want to do it full-time, there are a few great careers out there.

  • Transportation
  • Trucking
  • Stunt…
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Added by Simon Hopes on August 21, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

Face and Fix These Four Excuses

Excuses are common amongst underachievers, and when you're trying to live the game changer life, the effects caused by making them are devastating to your potential. Game changers are in the habit of owning it, and not making as many excuses when it comes to their performance and bringing more energy, effort, enthusiasm, excellence, passion, attitude, focus, and integrity to all they do. This podcast episode shares four common excuses to renounce and give up so that you can "own it" just…

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Added by Dave Anderson on August 20, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Swapalease Data: Are Crossovers Not in Demand for Leasing?

Crossovers Not Seeing Growth in Leasing?

A year ago, roughly 7.4% of drivers polled said they would shop for a crossover if they needed to go out and lease a vehicle that day. A year later, that number dipped slightly to 7.1%. With all the explosive growth in Crossover production, is it not a vehicle that appeals to the lease crowd?

Does Payment Threshold Really Matter?

A year ago, the average lease payment was…

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Added by John Sternal on August 20, 2019 at 10:07am — No Comments

3 Reasons Why Loyalty to Technology is Greater than Loyalty to Cars

Despite efforts to chase down loyalty in the automotive industry -  the path to a repeat purchase is an even tougher feat. Here are three reasons why loyalty to technology is greater than the loyalty to cars:…

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Added by Jim Flint on August 20, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Lease Credit Approvals Dip Slightly To 68.9% in August

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SureSale Certified Increases Used Vehicle Sales and Turn Rates for North Carolina Dealership

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Car Dealership Design Ideas?

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WittsWiseWords: Super Workers

Are you setting your employees up for success? In this #WittsWiseWords, automotive retail expert Bill Wittenmyer talks about why your super-start employee ma...
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New Thought Processes in Hiring

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Top Anti Phishing Softwares that are Affordable

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