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Here is the latest used car market report from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. If the overall auction activity is an indication there were plenty of empty holes to fill back at the lot. Even with several survey personnel and editor reports indicating the “best crowd in several months”, bidding just to be the last bidder at any price was not the case. Quite a few reports indicated buyers were “slightly selective”.…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
AutoWeek spotlighted the ’53 Mercury on their website, and it got me thinking how sad it is that such a storied brand has fallen by the wayside, and that dealerships that aren’t careful can also end up like the dodo bird or Mercury brand.
CSI is critical to SURVIVAL
One of the intangible benefits for our Live Chat products is that it can help guard your CSI. Not just the CSI the factory measures, but the one that has your customers posting…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on July 15, 2013 at 12:51pm — No Comments
As Facebook continues its unofficial quest to make the platform pay to play and with Twitter quickly following in those footsteps, many are looking towards advertising as the most important component, but they would be wrong. Others who sell their products would say that strategy can overcome the need to play, but they would be incorrect as well. It’s the third…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on July 13, 2013 at 7:01pm — No Comments
|by Doug Antkowiak, SEO Specialist|
Google might tell you there is a new predator at the top of the web food chain.…
Yet in “To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others,” Daniel H. Pink contends that most of us, regardless of job title or…Continue
Added by Bill Cosgrove on July 13, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments
A wise person would have taken my mother’s advice the first time.
Alas, when it comes to shopping online there are hurdles and derailments in every corner, waiting to sabotage your efforts. And…Continue
Added by Bill Cosgrove on July 13, 2013 at 6:51am — No Comments
You should know up front that this is not about writing a bad headline and how to fix it. There is plenty of great advice out there to help you make sure your content gets read and doesn’t end up on the Island of Misfit Posts.
This is about writing a bad headline……Continue
Added by Bill Cosgrove on July 13, 2013 at 6:31am — No Comments
AutoCon 2013 Agenda
The AutoConnections Conference and Exposition at the Aria Resort and Casino Conference Center
September 4th through September 6th, 2013…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on July 12, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Came upon the following article this morning and thought it of interest to the community.
What are ya'lls thoughts?
Added by Curt Kelley on July 12, 2013 at 7:32am — No Comments
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Sean V. Bradley Training Internet Sales Directors On Projections & Forecasting - Automotive Sales
Added by Sean V. Bradley on July 11, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments
I came across an interesting article in Forbes the other day that examined why Apple has such loyal customers and how they plan to increase that…Continue
Added by Richard Holland on July 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Google can’t seem to make up their minds...
That being said, they sneakily introduced a change that I believe most businesses (and consumers)…Continue
Added by Arnold Tijerina on July 11, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
National car lease marketplace Swapalease.com reports its latest lease customer credit approval information, with positive trends continuing into the halfway mark of 2013. According to data from Swapalease.com, the year-to-date credit approvals rate recorded at the end of June was 73.9%, down just slightly from 75.3% approvals in May.
Swapalease.com considers a healthy rate when credit approvals reach 70% of all applications. Credit is extremely important in car leasing, and…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 10, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments
More than a dozen years ago, I learned a priceless life lesson from Grant Cardone – to use proven sales techniques “every day, every time, without fail, no exceptions”.Continue
Listening to Grant Cardone, I have determined that I am 100% a "Hater". Hard thing to say and repeat out loud. I am a hater. So are you, too? If so, what are you going to do about it? I'm learning that sitting around hating on your job does nothing but kill you. If you want to increase your business, stop hating your job and do something about it.
Sean talks about the "3 Minute Book" in a lot of his references and especially today in "Make Money Monday". It's not hard to do. Make your…Continue
Added by Zach Dunn @YourAutoGuyZach on July 10, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments
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There has been a lot of posts online and in forums on the best practices of car dealer livechat. While those best practices are legit, there is one thing that some…Continue
Added by Ketty Colom on July 10, 2013 at 7:46am — No Comments
Press releases are a great way to promote and disseminate information about your company. I’ve written many articles on how to write and optimize press releases to increase the chance of being discovered amongst the hundred or thousands…Continue
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