April 2019 Blog Posts (82)

Relationships Give Back

Welcome back, my friends, to our video series, Quality of Life!

We’ve been discussing Ali’s record-breaking month in December of 2018 and how he used the Five Pillars of High…


Added by Damian Boudreaux on April 30, 2019 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Market in the Tail End of the Spring Market

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 report.

This week’s Market Insights Report…


Added by Black Book on April 30, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Power of the Pixel

The power of the pixel is immeasurable. It’s why CEOs of digital powerhouses are being summoned to testify in Washington, DC.


Congressional testimony aside, companies use pixels to track consumer behavior throughout their web journey in order to understand, advertise and monetize.


Facebook and Google tracking don’t stop with…


Added by Jim Flint on April 30, 2019 at 10:56am — No Comments

Ten Rules to Determine How Committed You Are To Automotive Sales

This is a real question you have to ask yourself if you want to survive the automotive industry. Are you willing to do what it takes to be successful each and every day to not just work a job, but to build a career? There are many people who started in the automotive industry as a crutch until they found a “better” job. Only a small percentage, however, end…


Added by Todd Smith on April 30, 2019 at 10:28am — No Comments

Car Mechanic Near Me - Used Car Inspection

Check used car inspection and search Car Mechanic Near Me through Eco Inspection App. Eco Offers best inspection car inspection services in India.

Added by Stella Lemon on April 30, 2019 at 9:52am — No Comments

Helion Technologies Partners with California New Car Dealers Association to Educate Dealers on Privacy Act Compliance

Timonium, MD –­ April 30, 2019 –­ Helion Technologies has partnered with the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) to educate dealers on how to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The sweeping new privacy law takes effect in January 2020, imposing new data security standards on dealerships located in California, as well as third-party vendors that access and/or store customer data from these dealerships.


In a…


Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on April 30, 2019 at 9:26am — No Comments

Q1 Vehicle Lease Report: Is the Luxury Sports Sedan Dying for Leasing?

Is The Luxury Sports Sedan Lease Dead?


For decades, sports cars and luxury sedans dominated the lease market and enjoyed significant marketshare on the Swapalease.com online lease marketplace. New data from the Q1 lease trends report…


Added by John Sternal on April 30, 2019 at 9:15am — No Comments

Electrifying Classic Cars & Resto-Mods: Two Growing Trends in 2019

Electrifying Classic Cars

When people think about electric cars, sleek, new models loaded with technology usually come to mind. No doubt, these vehicles are incredible feats of engineering. However, there are millions of cars already on the roads, especially classics, and collectors are increasingly converting them to electric.…


Added by Black Book on April 29, 2019 at 10:46am — No Comments

Are you a Good Leader?

All businesses need good leaders who know what it takes to be profitable, but also how to retain employees who are valuable to the business. Employee retention is key to profitability, as replacing someone takes a significant amount of time and effort. It can also result in lost revenue as the dealership sacrifices the opportunity to connect with and foster…


Added by Dan Beres on April 29, 2019 at 10:24am — No Comments

How To Change Your Own Car Oil

You can save anywhere between $25 and $75 by changing your own oil. There are plenty of tools to help your car on your own, such as a portable vehicle battery charger, and oil is definitely one of them. With some simple training, you can become your…


Added by knorr kendra on April 28, 2019 at 3:08am — No Comments

Renting Industry creating ease for people

Renting industry is getting boom these days because people use different products for events and occasion and don’t want it in the future so they rent it for themselves. If we talk about renting industry there are several industries which are getting more customers in it.

In the past, people…


Added by UmairAmjad on April 27, 2019 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Pre-owned Management

Used Car Management

Used Car Manager, Let's set the ground rules, you have to have lots of

courage. Okay got experience and courage you're ready. The best

position to be in is to have an inventory that after pack(s),

certification, and recon you're in wholesale book, good luck with that!

Okay since that is not going to happen the majority of the time, don't

worry. Banks are buying up to 140% for good customers and down payment

has always and will always be…


Added by Jeff Nabel on April 26, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Write Service Podcast- Episode 65: How to Keep Your Advisors!

This week, Jeff discusses a hot topic- how to keep advisors! Are you struggling with turnover on your service drive? Feel like you hire someone and the next thing you know, they're resigned? Stay tuned to hear why advisors want to leave in the first place, how to solve the problem, and key steps to creating a long-term service team. Copyright 2019 Wm Jeff Cowan

Website: automotiveservicetraining.com

Call Us: 800-248-2931…


Added by Jeff Cowan on April 25, 2019 at 11:44am — No Comments

Are Your Digital Retailing Efforts A-Maze-Ing?

While the components of digital retailing have existed within our industry for some time, digital retailing as a concept has not. Indeed, dealers could sell a vehicle entirely online in the past. And many have done so. But they’ve done so by cobbling together a less than perfect experience for the customer involving multiple widgets, phone calls, emails, and…


Added by Michia Rohrssen on April 25, 2019 at 10:36am — No Comments

Cut The Cord On Third-Party Data

Like any sales company, dealerships want to get their messaging and advertisements out to as many people as possible. It’s historically been a numbers game: throw as much as you can at a wall and see what sticks.


That is no longer the case.


Customers expect more personal interactions, and targeting the wrong customer is more…


Added by Dean Martin on April 25, 2019 at 10:24am — No Comments

A Mobile First Strategy is the Future of Marketing

Consumers increasingly use mobile devices to view content online. Study after study cites the fact that mobile devices are on a continued rise as the preferred medium for content. They surpassed desktops not too long ago and will undoubtedly continue to rise in dominance.


Mobile devices are always at hand, can be used almost anywhere, and are…


Added by Timmy D. James on April 25, 2019 at 10:13am — No Comments

Rethinking the NFL Draft Model—Marketing as QB

Tonight four of the top draft picks in the NFL Draft are expected to be quarterbacks. Meanwhile, two of the top 32 will be wide receivers.


Recently I visited with one of the top collegiate quarterback coaches in the nation.


“There’s a saying in football that the further away you get from the ball, the less a part of the team…


Added by Jim Flint on April 25, 2019 at 10:02am — No Comments

Harassment or Discrimination Claim? Your Response Matters!

You come into work, ready to slay the day!  Your mood is bright, your smile sunny and you have a positive outlook on the day.  Maybe you are a list maker, and you are happily crossing To Do items off of said list.  Then it happens.  Cue that movie music – dun du dunnnn – can you hear it?  An employee comes to you and says something like, “I don’t want…


Added by Sandy Zannino on April 25, 2019 at 8:14am — No Comments

75% Of Auto Lease Prices Remain Steady Into April, Ford Increases Price On Several Models

Majority of Automotive Brands Maintain Their Prices on New Leases in the Month of April

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 April.  The majority of brands maintained their prices from March, while Ford increased their prices on a variety of vehicles.

While many manufacturers maintained their prices in the month of…


Added by John Sternal on April 24, 2019 at 9:56am — No Comments

When it Comes to Sales & Service, Don't Be A Zombie!

We have all heard of the ABCs of Sales (Always Be Closing), but I would like to turn that around to Customer Service – Always Be Considerate!

If you…


Added by Veronica Dunford on April 24, 2019 at 9:47am — No Comments

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