Added by Sean V. Bradley on October 31, 2014 at 7:31pm — No Comments
Happy Halloween and TGIF, Auto Professionals! It’s been a busy week, but that’s no reason to fall behind on the latest auto industry news and blogs. As always, we’ve got your back.
In this week’s Top 10, you’ll learn about mobile search and video, zombie cars, how you can decrease turnover at your dealership, and much more!…Continue
Added by Lisandra Ramos on October 31, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments
Swapalease.com is more than just an advocate of lease transfer. The company is also a strong advocate of leasing. Therefore, Swapalease.com is challenging many of the points made by Consumer Reports in a recent lease versus loan comparison column, “Buying vs. leasing basics for cars”, published earlier this month.
“It was disappointing to see the details of the…Continue
Added by John Sternal on October 31, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments
Competition in business is usually a good thing. Sure, we’d all like to have the market cornered, but without a little competition we would perhaps never figure out ways to improve our products or services and keep our customers coming back.
In an interesting article on…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on October 31, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments
Last day of the month people! Get everything you can today and make every deal possible! Revisit missed opportunities and close with urgency! Remember that today will always be the best day to make it happen! Finish Strong! Hit your bonus levels! Refuse to quit! Stay positive! Keep asking for the deal! Have a great day! Keep calm & close the deal!!…Continue
Added by Joseph Cala on October 31, 2014 at 8:09am — No Comments
Added by J.R. Batchelor on October 30, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments
When a customer calls your dealership looking to schedule an oil change, does it sound like this? "Sorry we don't take appointments for oil changes we are open from 7:00am to 5:00pm, bring your vehicle in anytime and "l will squeeze you in." Believe it or not this happens more often than you would think.
Maybe you do take appointments for oil changes but you are…Continue
Added by Rob Gehring on October 30, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments
One of the most valuable assets you have at your dealership is your customer database. However, frequently dealers fail to effectively use this information to help achieve more specific marketing goals. While some may use their database to send marketing messages to existing and previous customers in an effort to sell another vehicle, or perhaps remind of a future service…Continue
Added by Richard Holland on October 30, 2014 at 8:52am — No Comments
November 18th GNYADA Workshop "The Sales Process Redefined", Selling To Millennials
This seminar will finally answer the question:
How do I sell cars to Millennials? Learn…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on October 30, 2014 at 1:18am — No Comments
In today's Women's Wednesday, we focus on selling to women. Let's get real:
Research indicates that women rely on reviews 50% more than men. They account for 52% of the vehicles purchased in the US and influence over 80% of the total purchases! So developing a marketing strategy to target this…
Whenever you think about generating new leads on your website, you automatically assume that your wallet is about to take a big hit. What if we told you that the real secret to generating leads isn't HOW MUCH you spend, but WHERE you spend it?
On this episode of Think Tank Tuesday, I teach you how to generate quality leads using only the pennies in your piggy…
Customer complaints happen. No matter how much a business wants to provide great customer service, there are times when the dominos aren’t lined up exactly right. The chain breaks somewhere, preventing the last domino from falling. For the most part, customers understand that businesses aren’t perfect. It certainly helps when the customer that is having a poor experience is…Continue
Added by sara callahan on October 29, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments
Added by J.R. Batchelor on October 28, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Urbandale, IA--October 27th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today released InstaVid, an automated video production service that instantly creates and distributes new and pre-owned inventory videos for auto dealers. In many dealerships, the average time it takes to get photos of inventory for listings and videos is two to three days. InstaVid…Continue
Added by Brian Cox on October 28, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANY, N.Y. – October 27th, 2014 –Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced the successful completion of its first annual User Summit for auto dealers. Dealers and managers from around the country attended the summit on September 19th in Albany, NY. The User Summit was designed for Auto/Mate's dealer clients to learn the newest features of Auto/Mate's dealership management system…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on October 27, 2014 at 11:46am — No Comments
Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market, with used car market insights from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. It is great to be back with you this week. I hope you gained some insight from the thoughts of Steve Jordan of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association. We will also share with you today another of the short interviews…Continue
Added by Black Book on October 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
When businesses ponder how to increase their presence on search engines, they typically turn to SEO strategies. Content marketing has always been a large part of any SEO strategy. It’s a given that the more fresh, relevant and unique content you produce, the better chance your online properties will have of showing in search engine results. According to an…Continue
The Six Things You Must Have to Respond to an Offer to Buy Your Dealership…
Added by Gordon Wisbach, Jr. on October 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I love those great months... who doesn't?. You know the ones.. Excellent production, solid gross and great back end penetration. Record numbers in the service drive and the parts numbers to support the RO's.
Up tick... Up tick.
Business being better at our physical place of business generally means an up tick in the web traffic.…Continue
Added by Craig Darling on October 25, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments
When consumers think of loyalty programs, they typically think of racking up miles, or frequenting a business in exchange for rewards, perks or freebies. No matter what business you patronize, there is a good chance that it is offering some sort of loyalty incentive. In fact, many argue that loyalty programs are so prevalent nowadays that they are losing some of the initial…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on October 24, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments