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Why Hire Professional Window Tinting Service Providers?

It might be tempting to tint your car windows by using a DIY kit, but the benefits of hiring an auto tinting pro outweigh any savings.

Tinting your car’s windows is a great way to reduce glare and heat as well as enhance privacy. Consumers typically have two options for tinting car windows: Do it themselves with a DIY window-tinting kit or hire a professional. Although a DIY window tint is generally less…

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Added by Ryan Holman on July 17, 2019 at 8:14am — No Comments

The Best Leads are in Your CRM

New leads are important, and you always want to keep the pipeline full.

 

Yet, it can cost as much as five times more to attract a new customer than to retain an existing one.

 

Doesn’t it make more sense to spend time nurturing the leads you already have?

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on July 17, 2019 at 8:09am — No Comments

Inovatec Systems Corp. Partners with ZestFinance to Enhance Lending Procedures

Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, and ZestFinance, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software, today announced their strategic partnership to enhance lending procedures in the financial services industry.

Inovatec will integrate Zest Automated Machine Learning software (ZAML) into its business process management technology to help lenders immediately improve their underwriting results with…

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Added by John Sternal on July 16, 2019 at 11:54am — No Comments

A Change That Extends Your Dealership’s Reach on Facebook

Facebook recently announced a change to its algorithm that prioritizes posted comments in a manner that can be very beneficial as far as gaining more exposure to your customer’s networks.

 

According to Social Media Today,…

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Added by Paul Moran on July 16, 2019 at 10:25am — No Comments

2 Strategies to Bump Up Service Business

Rising interest rates and stagnant incentives point to a slowing new vehicle market through the end of the year. NADA predicts new vehicle sales will decline at least one percent, and probably more. Used car sales are picking up. But not at a velocity to make up for the loss of new vehicle sales. What should a dealer do? Some may need to lean on the parts and…

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Added by Steven Laureys on July 16, 2019 at 10:13am — No Comments

Imagine the Future – Five Google Pieces Where the Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts--and the Next Dimension

The future is now. 

At Local Search Group we pride ourselves on knowing that, “We are the now part of a now business.” 

So, let’s take a look behind the curtain of where Google’s going Right…

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Added by Jim Flint on July 16, 2019 at 9:20am — No Comments

Top Sales Tricks for Truck Sales Reps

Selling a truck isn’t the same as selling a car. The buyer is probably looking for a vehicle that can help them earn money for their business. This is exactly why buying a truck is usually a long process rather than an on-the-spot decision which often happens at car…

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Added by Tyler Newport on July 16, 2019 at 7:59am — No Comments

Improve Your Driving Skills - Top 5 Tips

We all know that driving a car is a skill you need in the modern world, but it’s also a skill you are going to be perfecting your whole life. The moment you sit behind the wheel, you become responsible for your own life, the lives of people who are in the vehicle with you, as well as the lives of others on the road. It’s a lot of responsibility and cars can be dangerous, especially if you’re not confident in your driving skills (or if you’re too confident).…

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Added by Tyler Newport on July 16, 2019 at 5:05am — No Comments

SureSale Certified, the Gold Standard for Quality Used Vehicles and Purchase Protection, Expands to Louisville

SureSale enters the Louisville market with certified used vehicle program that offers consumers peace of mind and auto dealerships a turnkey vehicle certification program, including a free CAReport, 150-point inspection, 5-month, 5,000-mile warranty, and a 5-day exchange guarantee

Los Angeles, CA – July 15, 2019…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 15, 2019 at 3:26pm — No Comments

DealerBuilt Hires Mike theCarGuy Correra as a Client Experience Specialist

Mason City Iowa, July 15, 2019 -- DealerBuilt, a proven enterprise Dealer Management System (DMS) for automobile…

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Added by Michael Trasatti on July 15, 2019 at 10:52am — No Comments

Prodigy Expands into New San Francisco Offices

The Seamless online to in-store sales platform for auto dealers enjoys sustained growth due to the addition…

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Added by Michia Rohrssen on July 15, 2019 at 10:35am — No Comments

Things you need to know before you buy Mahindra XUV300

A lot of people fall for the bigger, stronger and more masculine look in the cars. However, this would mean additional passengers seats or extra cargo space, which might not be the requirement. This is how the automakers came up with more compact cars that were everything like an SUV but in a much compact hood. With a seat for fivepeople, the new Mahindra XUV300 is already garnering attention among the Indian crowds. It is very similar to the XUV500, which can seat 7 or 8 people. But the…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 15, 2019 at 3:08am — No Comments

Shifting to a Razor and Razor Blade Business Model

In the last seven years, new vehicle gross margins have declined from four percent to two percent. If that pace continues, profit margins will be wiped out by 2025. It appears that the front-end grosses dealers enjoyed 10 or 15 years ago are never coming back.

 

F&I profits have made up for some of these lost profits, but this trend is not…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on July 12, 2019 at 9:26am — No Comments

Digital Ad Budget Allocation

In this video blog, Jim Flint, CEO, and Founder of Local Search Group discusses advertising spend, and various ways to allocate your budget via cost per sale thinking.

Added by Jim Flint on July 12, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

What happens in the world of construction equipment?

Komatsu Europe launches PC360LCi-11 hydraulic excavator

Since its introduction, the intelligent machine control for excavators has contributed to a successful increase in productivity and efficiency as well as to cost reductions for the customer. With this technology, Komatsu has set new standards in the construction industry. With the PC360LCi-11, customers can now also benefit from these advantages in large infrastructure and earthmoving…

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Added by Simon Hopes on July 12, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

Introducing iFreqs

1. INTRODUCING IFREQS® ROBOTC ARM MOBILE PHONE HOLDER FOR CAR

Fundamentally redesigned and re-engineered. The latest innovation and a patented design phone holder make your phone safe all…

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Added by Terrel Watkins on July 11, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Mission Unstoppable Seat Giveaway

Don't miss this opportunity to attend Mission Unstoppable free, and gain strategies on developing gamechanger mindset and performance from Dave Anderson, and guest speakers - NBA stars, Meyers Leonard and Thomas Bryant. Learn more about the experience at http://vidmails.com/v/y7UGBI7ogB.…

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Added by Dave Anderson on July 11, 2019 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Write Service Podcast: Episode 69- Service Advisors Hitting Their Goals? Time to Re-Evaluate and Re-Train!

This week, Jeff discusses the important topic of goals. We are at the halfway mark, so it's time to evaluate your goals. As a service advisor., have you reached them? Have you fallen behind? What are you doing to get back on track and re-project for the second half of the year? Stay tuned for Jeff's expert advise on maximizing your time on the service drive. Copyright 2019 Wm Jeff Cowan

Website: automotiveservicetraining.com

Contact: info@jcowansprotalk.com

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Added by Jeff Cowan on July 11, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Service Marketing: To Reach Younger Drivers, Go Beyond Recommendations

Though every vehicle today comes with a recommended maintenance schedule from the manufacturer, many consumers don’t follow them. What’s worse, some may not even know they exist! We recently surveyed 1,000 auto dealer customers and found that younger generations are less likely to follow manufacturer recommendations than their older counterparts. While 61% of…

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Added by Jeff Giere on July 11, 2019 at 10:37am — No Comments

A Simple Way to Capture Additional Service Revenue

In a quick review of dealership’s websites, I find that many are almost entirely sales focused and tend to neglect the one department that brings the most significant percentage of profit… service. Go ahead. Take a look at a few dealership websites. Service tends to be the red-headed stepchild; often neglected and forgotten. Yet it accounts for 50% or more of…

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Added by Ed Barton on July 11, 2019 at 10:17am — No Comments

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