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Added by Dave Anderson on June 14, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Now Part of a Now Business

Jim Flint explains how Local Search Group got its start in terms of being the "Now" Part of the "Now" Business that Automotive Sales and Marketing represent.

Added by Jim Flint on June 14, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

Why I work for DealerBuilt...

When I am asked why I work for DealerBuilt the first thing that usually comes to mind is the review I wrote about their DMS back in 2014 when we converted the dealership I was the GSM of over to their system. One of the things that impressed me then and still does is what an awesome team DealerBuilt has. The level of caring for their dealer partners and passion for building the best tools for auto dealers is second to none. When I left the retail car biz after 30 years of success I…

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Added by Mike theCarGuy Correra on June 13, 2019 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Finding – And Keeping – Better Techs

With the auto industry facing a shortage of technicians, it’s important to do what we can to attract young technicians and keep them. After all, when the front end of the business slows down, it’s the back end that can keep your store afloat and profitable. But there are two main problems with getting young professionals into the automotive industry: image…

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Added by Stephen Coambes on June 13, 2019 at 10:11am — No Comments

Carlos Huerta’s First Week

Welcome back to our new video series, Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. Last week, we told you who we at Auto Training Academy are. We want you to find incredible amounts of success in this business, and we’re going to do everything we can to help you find your way to it. So, we’ve started a new program with a new salesman. We’re…

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Added by Damian Boudreaux on June 13, 2019 at 8:02am — No Comments

How to Play a Poor Hand Well w/ Thomas Bryant

We can all get dealt a poor hand from time to time, but how you respond and choose to play it will either elevate you or devastate you. In this episode, Dave is joined by NBA center Thomas Bryant of the Washington Wizards, who describes his journey from being selected and released by the Los Angeles Lakers within a year, to moving on and setting records with the Washington Wizards! Applicable lessons for taking the things that appear to happen "to" you and using them to happen "for" you!…

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Added by Dave Anderson on June 11, 2019 at 11:02am — No Comments

Shopper Beware: How Big Data Moves Buyer Beware Down Funnel

Both Grant Cardone’s book, “Sell or Be Sold” and Daniel Pink’s book, “To Sell is Human” remind me of the idea that sharing an idea or concept involves selling.

On the sales front, OTT may arguably be the word of the year for sales and marketing professionals. Other…

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Added by Jim Flint on June 11, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Buy Hyundai Replacement Parts

Are you looking for Hyundai replacement parts? Looking to improve your Hyundai’s performance? Browse our online Hyundai parts catalog to find Hyundai performance products to increase your vehicle’s efficiency, or aftermarket…

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Added by Terrel Watkins on June 11, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

A Complete Guide to Assist Users to Watch Live TV on Firestick

Do you want to watch live TV? If yes, then you should choose the option of a fireStick device to get started. With the help of this device, you can enjoy unlimited home entertainment, including TV channels from all around the world. In order to watch these TV channels, you don't need to pay a single penny. You just need to use the different streaming apps for your devices to…

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Added by Harris Scott on June 11, 2019 at 1:55am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK PARTNERS WITH DRIVABLY TO BRING MORE PROFITABILITY INTO DEALER ONLINE INVENTORY ACQUISITION

Sophisticated Machine-Learning and Industry-Leading Data and Analytics Combine to Recommend Inventory Acquisition Opportunities to Dealers

Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent and precise vehicle pricing information, today announced it has partnered with…

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Added by Black Book on June 10, 2019 at 9:49am — No Comments

Keep Your Team’s Attention During Training (Podcast)

Practical and easy ways to keep your team's attention! Start using these tips today!

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Added by Sally Whitesell on June 7, 2019 at 12:48pm — No Comments

The Truth About Motivation

Get the truth about motivation in an all new podcast episode from Dave Anderson. https://bit.ly/2I1TrKE

 

Added by Dave Anderson on June 7, 2019 at 11:37am — No Comments

Building Value for Car Sales

Dealerships invest substantial amounts of money to get people into the dealership and consider a new car purchase. Investments in advertisements and promotions are necessary however, the greatest asset for building value in the sales department is the service department.

The service department generates…

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Added by Rob Gehring on June 7, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Why Your Marketing Goals are All Wrong

Most people think about marketing as a way to generate immediate ROI. For every email campaign sent out, we measure its success with metrics like open rates, click-through rates (CTRs), number of sales or ROs, or even dollars generated.

 

While it's important to expect accountability from your marketing partner, sometimes it's easy to get lost…

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Added by Courtney Evans on June 7, 2019 at 9:44am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX SHOWS STRENGTH FROM LAST OF THE 2019 SPRING SEASON

Index Should Begin To Feel Downward Pressures For Remainder of Year From Falling Demand

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for May (114.4), a 0.7% change from April (113.6). The increase marked the first monthly rise dating back to October.…

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Added by Black Book on June 7, 2019 at 9:22am — No Comments

Three Pillars: Speed / Driven / Value

Jim Flint, CEO and Founder of Local Search Group, discusses the three pillars that his company focuses on to ensure the success of his organization for employees, clients, and their consumers.

Added by Jim Flint on June 7, 2019 at 9:19am — No Comments

Playing a Poor Hand Well

What a blast having Washington Wizards' Thomas Bryant visit our Elite Center and do a Game Changer Life podcast together on "How to Play a Poor Hand Well." It drops next week - don't miss it! #RedBeltMindset

Added by Dave Anderson on June 6, 2019 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Write Service and Write Your Own Paycheck Podcast Episode 67: Make Over $100K a Year as a Service Advisor!

This week, Jeff talks about the big problem of loaner vehicles! One of the most asked questions is "What do we do if we don't have enough loaner cars"? This happens way too often, and then customers will get upset and it quickly escalates into a heat case. So what's the solution? Hint: It's NOT to buy more loaners!

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The #1 Automotive Service…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on June 6, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Activity Up 38% in First Quarter 2019, Trending to Sixth Consecutive 200+ Transaction Year

 Buy/sell market shows strong 2019 start with 54 completed transactions in Q1 2019, in spite of new vehicle sales slowdown; stability of dealership profitability and increase in sellers to market contributes to robust transaction activity; peaking real estate values and industry debt levels spike market risk, according to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors.

Irvine, CA – June 6, 2019 – The 2019 auto…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on June 6, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Preparing Your Service Department for the Amazon Threat

The current automotive market presents today’s dealers with unique challenges—the biggest one being the evolution of the customer experience. As shown by the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), which gauges the strength of overall vehicle demand in any given month, the current automotive market…

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Added by Graham Annett on June 6, 2019 at 9:27am — No Comments

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