I am looking to get some ideas and thoughts from industry professionals about what topics you enjoy reading about.
It's no secret that many of our peers are often writing books about specific topics that are designed to help the industry. My goal is to write a book…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on April 18, 2023 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Paul Meijer interviews some of the best minds and experts in the world of automotive business development center operations. Watch as Stan Sher talks about the HUGE opportunity for auto dealers to work leads Smarter Not Harder! The time has changed and we are living in an era where engagement counts. We spoke about operations and…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on April 10, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments
How to effectively communicate with prospects by text after they opt in. How to write a message and send it. Converse like normal. Stan Sher talks about the HUGE opportunity for auto dealers to work leads Smarter Not Harder! The time has changed and we are living in an era where engagement counts.
Added by Stan Sher on April 5, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments
High-Level High Energy Automotive BDC Rep Grinding Internet Sales Deal Here is a BDC rep working hard to bring a difficult customer into the dealership. She is high level and high energy. It is no wonder why she was promoted into a managerial role not long after. This is an example of the powerhouse BDC (business development center) reps…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on April 2, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I was prospected by a cold caller just a minute ago. They had a tough accent which was clear they were outsourced to a third-world country. I can understand companies do this to keep costs down. However, here is how poorly trained the caller was. They were a robot with no care about having a personality and finding a way to win me…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 29, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Stan Sher of Dealer eTraining talks about how important it is to take the time to learn about the product that you are selling. Spend the extra hours to take the tests and become factory certified. Not only does it pay more money in spiffs but it also makes you better at selling. Customers will like you and appreciate…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 27, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Stan Sher Car Sales Confessions Part 4: Honda S2000 Trouble Making Story
So here I was test-driving cars with my new buddies as we start our careers as Honda sales consultants. We got to the final car. The ultimate car. The Honda S2000. A…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 25, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Stan Sher Car Sales Confessions Part 3 Stan Sher talks about how the team of new hires at the dealership were driving cars every day. We got to learn about the Honda brand and how to truly appreciate what we were selling. These were fun times.
Added by Stan Sher on March 24, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Stan Sher Car Sales Confessions Part 2 Stan Sher talks about starting in the automotive sales field again just a month after starting at a different dealership. It was a period of working for a massive corporation with rules, regulations, and a different style of selling cars. It was…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 23, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Stan Sher of Dealer eTraining Tells Stories Of Coming Up In The Automobile Industry! Starting a career in auto sales at 20 years old and coming up over a 19-year career. He talks about getting hired, training, and selling the first few cars to get hooked with this career.…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 22, 2022 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Congrats You Opened A Dealership Now What?
To be in the automotive retail, training and consulting business for 14+ years one would tend to pick up some important business life lessons. At Dealer eTraining I have always kept an open mind when it comes to seeing how a dealership operates. I was fortunate to sell…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on April 11, 2017 at 2:48am — No Comments
The fast growing automotive digital marketing firm Auto Ad Builder has been serving auto dealers with the marketing services that truly sell more cars.
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - March 1, 2017 - PRLog -- The retail automotive industry has been growing tired of marketing services providers that offer very little to no value. This includes offering cookie cutter services and rarely every…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on March 1, 2017 at 5:38am — No Comments
Evolution Of The BDC: Has your dealership evolved?
A few years ago I performed speaking sessions at multiple conferences including Internet Battle Plan and Digital Marketing Strategies Conference. I even was a guest on a webinar for Dealers Edge. This was and still is a very hot topic. Year after year I find the same car dealers talking about embracing this part of this business. They say that it is the most important part of their business and that they invest more…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on January 16, 2017 at 4:11am — 5 Comments
Remember those days when customers would come in to the dealership saying “Well Kelley Blue Book is saying my trade in is worth $xxx” after you opened them up at $2,000 below that KBB figure? Sure you do. You cannot forget how many times you wanted to say “No problem. Call …Continue
Added by Stan Sher on January 5, 2017 at 4:03am — No Comments
Imagine that you attend a classical music concert. This concert has a 90 piece (90 musicians) orchestra and a conductor (the leader or guide) that communicates to the orchestra on how to play the next note(s). Now take a look at the sales department of an automobile dealership. The department has managers that usually consist of a general sales manager, one…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on December 27, 2016 at 8:42pm — No Comments
There is a lot of talk going on about car dealership turnover. It seems that everyone has an opinion about it but not a whole lot of solutions. I am going to do some "REAL TALK" in this post because it is time that the sugar coating stops. I have spent a great deal of time between consulting dealers and working for dealers on a case by case basis over the…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on December 20, 2016 at 1:23am — No Comments
It's me again. Me who you ask? Stan Sher, founder and President of Dealer eTraining. Yes, I know it has been a while since you have heard from me. But I am still here. I never left and I never will. I just enjoyed my peace and quiet for 2 years while working and doing my thing. But guess what...
I am here to tell you that there is a…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on July 22, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I am seeing a lot of social media activity from automotive professionals being concerned about what to expect from the Driving Sales Executive Summit in Las Vegas next month. This post is a little bit different coming from since usually when I write about conferences I write from experiences. I have been to most automotive industry conferences and…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on September 21, 2015 at 5:20pm — No Comments
The recent NADA Convention is over. As always, there was plenty of information to gain and a lot of shiny objects being displayed. Dealers and major executives were out with their checkbooks looking for ways to increase their business in 2015. There were countless…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on February 20, 2015 at 2:51am — No Comments
Dealer eTraining founder, Stan Sher is excited to celebrate the four year anniversary since launching this national training and consulting firm that specializes in automotive internet sales and business development success for car dealerships.
PRLog - Nov. 28, 2014 - SOMERVILLE, N.J. -- It was just four years ago this week that the world would turn upside for automotive Internet sales and BDC expert, Stan…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on November 28, 2014 at 11:59pm — No Comments