Once you’ve developed a cohesive plan to connect locally the real work is just beginning.
...If you're using social media the same way you were a year ago, you're already behind.
The value of networking is crucial to anyone in sales. Automotive is no different and the changes in social media during the last decade have increased the need as well as the opportunity to expand your networking outside of the golf course or happy hour. People are spending more time on Facebook than…Continue
Recently, I spoke with an associate; a top automotive recruiter. What I learned from them was not all that surprising. In my travels many in auto sales have jumped ship or left the business altogether.
He shared his thoughts which were based…Continue
In 2012 I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Saraceno through an introduction by David Lewis.
I was new to the world of outside sales as well as the automotive industry. Sure there were striking similarities to owning a salon and day spa - but the average person rarely recognizes that connection.
I’ll never forget my first meeting with Chris. I was instantly impressed with the time he took to learn more about what brought me to work for David Lewis and Associates. We spoke about…Continue
Not long ago at a prior job I was severely reprimanded by an inexperienced sales manager for not using a trial close during a proposal. If you are currently in a leadership role and have similar tactics I would strongly advise against it... that’s a conversation for another day.
This article is about why you should steer away from the "Trial Close." By definition the "Trial Close" is a technique used in selling to assess the buyer's readiness to make a purchase decision. It usually…Continue