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How to Increase Customer Repurchase Rates

Repeat buyers account for an increasing share of new vehicle sales and now represent 31% of all new vehicles purchased at a dealership, compared to 29% a few years ago. This trend is good news for dealers due to the lower cost of retaining vs. acquiring customers.


Unfortunately, this trend is expected to decline due to a lack of improvement in…


Added by Doug Van Sach on January 24, 2020 at 9:10am — No Comments

A Handy Guide For Used Car Buyers

Purchasing a used car rather than another one is absolutely an affordable alternative. Notwithstanding, when you've chosen to purchase a used car, remember that there are a great deal of venders, yet just a couple with great arrangements. Ordinarily merchants utilize alluring adverts to trick imminent used car buyers into purchasing not extremely valuable vehicles, so back your choice with an exact assessment of the used car. Guarantee that you can remove the dangers engaged with the…


Added by Tom Clark on January 24, 2020 at 1:54am — No Comments

The Truth About Operational Advertising

What makes you different from your competition? Do your customers know?



Added by Jim Flint on January 23, 2020 at 9:51am — No Comments

Automotive Advertising Podcast - Episode 15: Live Events

The Ro' is back! We talk live events and how dealers can capitalize. 

Listen to the full episode here:…


Added by Jim Flint on January 22, 2020 at 4:09pm — No Comments

New Lease Data Forecasts Which Red Vehicles Will Be Priced Best For Valentine’s Day Data Shows Which Manufacturers could offer Attractive Lease Deals for February based on January Lease Data Trends, the nation’s first online marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of January, and forecasts which red vehicles will be best to lease for Valentine’s Day in the month of February. Several manufacturers offered attractive discounts and competitive pricing on mid-size cars and…


Added by John Sternal on January 21, 2020 at 4:41pm — No Comments

What's Your Plan For Digital Retailing?

Are you growing with your consumers? Listen as I break down the importance of operating on your customer's terms.
#localsearchgroup #jimflint #digitalretailing #dealerships 

Added by Jim Flint on January 21, 2020 at 1:38pm — No Comments

DealerBuilt Integrates DMS Accounting Module with cPayPlus

Grapevine, Texas, January 21, 2020 -- DealerBuilt, an enterprise Dealer Management System (DMS) for automobile dealers nationwide, today announced that its accounting module is now integrated with cPayPlus. This…


Added by Michael Trasatti on January 21, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments

What Are The Reasons Behind Fatal Car Accidents?

In the United Stated alone thousands of people die in car accidents every year. It is quite unfortunate to know that the vehicle which was created to make commute hassle free is now among the biggest contributor to casualties around the world. But it is unfair to blame the vehicle for it because human mistake is also the main reason behind the…


Added by Haris Saeed on January 21, 2020 at 12:18am — No Comments

Button your shirts men.

Added by Shaun Raines on January 20, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems Updates Parts Module

Parts system re-designed to improve workflow and expedite processes in auto dealership parts departments

Albany, N.Y. – January 20, 2020 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has re-designed its Parts Module to simplify the parts management and sales processes in auto dealerships. The new Parts Module is easy to use and requires fewer…


Added by Mike Esposito on January 20, 2020 at 10:45am — No Comments

Is this an Effective Way to Inform Recall Customers?

Consumers are notoriously difficult to reach when it comes to safety, needed repairs and attending to recalls. OEM and dealer methods include everything from phone calls, to text messages and direct mail. However, far too frequently, these notifications end up in the trash and are ignored.


Perhaps there is a new way to communicate with these…


Added by Dan Beres on January 20, 2020 at 9:24am — No Comments

Chasing Your Tail or Serve, Serve, Serve the Customer

As we chase customers, we are starting to chase our tails.

Not smarter than the average pup or kitten that wants to catch up to a non-achievable experience. We want leads. We want form fills. And to be fair, unlike our animal brethren we think we know what we would do if we catch one.…


Added by Jim Flint on January 17, 2020 at 10:34am — No Comments

FREE WEBINAR: Creating a Better Dealership Experience for All!

Creating a Better Dealership Experience for All!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST


The one thing all car buyers and service customers…


Added by Eliana Raggio on January 17, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Why Your Clients And Culture Matter

How important is culture? Watch as I break down LSG's team dynamic, and how it plays a part in what we do for our clients #localsearchgroup…


Added by Jim Flint on January 16, 2020 at 9:52am — No Comments

How to Turn Trade Show Booth Visits Actual Leads - Pro Tips

Business events are the real-time beneficial solutions that can better provide chances to achieve desired goals respectively. Without help and support of the modern IT gadgets, the respective option was completely impossible. No doubt, modern IT gadgets are the only brilliant solutions that can better turn your business profile on the top in these events. You will also get the number of attendees at your event booth.

Here we will let you know some of the best and impressive solutions…


Added by Isabella Rossellinii on January 16, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Automotive Advertising Podcast: Episode 14 - Social Media

What does your social media profile say about your dealership to customers? We answer this question and more on the …


Added by Jim Flint on January 15, 2020 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Don't Miss this One-Day Event with the Best of the Best Bringing You the Tools to Grow or Start your BDC!

Join us March 23, 2020 for the first edition of BDC…


Added by DealerELITE on January 15, 2020 at 2:28pm — No Comments

FREE WEBINAR: 10 Easy Ways to Use Video to Promote Your Dealership!

10 Easy Ways to Use Video to Promote Your Dealership

Thursday, January 16, 2020

9:00am PST / 12:00pm EST




72% of consumers prefer learning about a…


Added by Eliana Raggio on January 15, 2020 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Coaching to Success

Here we are again with the video series, Ali Reda’s Road to Sales Success. We’ve been on this journey with Carlos for over four months now. He started as a new salesman at Les Stanford with Ali Reda as his immediate manager and coach. We’ve walked you through every bit of this process as we’ve learned as much as possible to create for you a model for…


Added by Damian Boudreaux on January 14, 2020 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Auto Loan Originations Observations From Equifax

Key Insights and Data:

Auto Loan Originations Observations

Originations through September 2019 reported as of November 2019

  • 18.8 million auto loans, totaling $442.5 billion, have been originated year-to-date. This is a 0.5% increase in accounts and a 4.1% increase in balances over this time last year.
  • Auto loans represent 86.4% of all auto account originations and 89.9% of all auto origination balances…

Added by John Sternal on January 14, 2020 at 11:29am — No Comments

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