Kip Miles
  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • United States
  • Dashboard Dealer Enterprises
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What are your 'non-negotiables' in your Sales Department? How have they made a difference?

Started Jun 7, 2011 0 Replies

I would love to hear from the active members of Sales Departments about what are the ‘non-negotiables’ that make a difference in your store? The action items that make the culture in your Dealership…Continue

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Your 2018 Budget: Volume and Gross Budgeting for Sales

How is your budget shaping up for 2018? Having fun yet? This is the second part in a series of blogs on how to create a budget that will help you achieve your growth goals. In Part 1, I shared tips on how to do a SWOT analysis. This installment will tackle volume budgeting and gross budgeting.  SWOT: Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats  Once you’ve completed your SWOT analysis for…See More
Dec 29, 2017
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Is Your 2018 Budget a Goal or a Wish?

Most dealers agree their goal every year is to grow their business. Without annual growth, your business is actually shrinking. So every year you set a new goal. Let's say you want to end 2018 with a year-over-year increase in net profit of 12 percent. That sounds pretty good.  How are you going to accomplish that goal? After all, a goal without a plan is just a wish. You can't just say…See More
Dec 1, 2017
Kip Miles posted a blog post

Is Your 2018 Budget a Goal or a Wish?

Most dealers agree their goal every year is to grow their business. Without annual growth, your business is actually shrinking. So every year you set a new goal. Let's say you want to end 2018 with a year-over-year increase in net profit of 12 percent. That sounds pretty good.  How are you going to accomplish that goal? After all, a goal without a plan is just a wish. You can't just say…See More
Nov 30, 2017
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How to Spot a Process Breakdown

Have you ever suspected that a process is broken, but you're not sure what to fix? Every dealer has experienced this at some point. Process breakdowns lead to problems that often aren't spotted until they are revealed in a negative monthly or quarterly report.   For example, what if you noticed in a month-end report that your dealership's F&I revenue was less than projected? How…See More
Nov 3, 2017

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Your 2018 Budget: Volume and Gross Budgeting for Sales

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

How is your budget shaping up for 2018? Having fun yet? This is the second part in a series of blogs on how to create a budget that will help you achieve your growth goals. In Part 1, I shared tips on how to do a SWOT analysis. This installment will tackle…

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Is Your 2018 Budget a Goal or a Wish?

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 9:55am 0 Comments

Most dealers agree their goal every year is to grow their business. Without annual …

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How to Spot a Process Breakdown

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 9:39am 0 Comments

Have you ever suspected that a process is broken, but you're not sure what to fix? Every dealer has experienced this at some …

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‘Transparency’ is your best friend (or worst nightmare)

Posted on May 19, 2011 at 11:49am 0 Comments

Remember back in the ‘good old days’, around 2005, we wondered exactly how the internet was going to change our business. We asked questions like “is the manufacturer going to deliver the car right to the customers house?” or “if we are the fastest and cheapest on the net, will they will come from miles around?” fortunately neither one of those came true. The greatest change the internet has brought to our business is ‘Transparency’, the ability of…

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