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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'CAR' (16)

The Dismissed 75%

Logging ups has never been more critical to dealership success. I mean every up, not just those moved some distance along the road to the sale before they walk or buy.

 

Only ups from whom the dealership obtains name, rank and serial number have currency. Only ups the dealership can…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on May 20, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments

The Game Changer – why it’s a no brainer for auto dealers

Do you know how many customers visit your dealership/store every day?

Let’s assume it’s 70. 15 are new car shoppers. 45 are service customers. And the remaining10 are buyers of parts and accessories.

This adds up to 420 customers per week based on a six day working…

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Added by charles bayer on April 2, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate and CAR-Research XRM Announce Integration of DMS and CRM Solutions for Auto Dealers

ALBANY, N.Y. – March 18th, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems, the highest rated dealership management system (DMS) provider, announced today that it has fully integrated with CAR-Research XRM, a single-source CRM solution uniquely branded as; “XRM, Extreme CRM.” For auto dealers using either product, the integration expands the number of vendor choices, while dealers using both systems can benefit from real-time, bi-directional data delivery.

“Our Open/Mate platform makes it…

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Added by Mike Esposito on March 18, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

Farmers Make More Money

Men and women who consistently put big numbers on the sales board are farmers.

No, they don’t grow organic vegetables, but they do know the value of the law of the harvest.…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on January 17, 2013 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Change Your Habits and Make More Money Selling Cars

Here’s a challenge: Change how you sell, practice the new approach I outline here for 90 days, and if you aren’t selling more cars and making more money, give me call.

 

This is what I want…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on January 9, 2013 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

What Mr. Phelps Did Not Know

Jim Phelps, the Mission Impossible Force agent, always received secret orders on a tape recording, which self-destructed seconds after play. 

If only we could receive directions for our own life mission by listening to pre-recorded messages.…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on December 27, 2012 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

The Forgotten Customer

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Added by Patrick Kelly on December 17, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Don’t Miss Your Defining Moment

How’s your automotive sales career going? Making the money you want? 

 

I know of only one consistent way for auto sales associates to start earning real money. This way is available to any…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on December 10, 2012 at 10:30am — 10 Comments

You Only Say You Love Me: A Tale of the Unconsciously Incompetent

My wife and I have some wonderful friends whose restaurant serves up some of the most delicious Latin cuisine. Pedro and Adrianna have the warmest hearts. So, when they told me about the car salesperson they had fallen in love with several years prior, who never bothered to follow up with them after the sale, I…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on September 27, 2012 at 7:10am — 5 Comments

The Big Missed Opportunity: Never neglect to log an up

There’s an elephant in the room. This particular elephant is eating your sales career lunch!

 

You know about the…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 28, 2012 at 5:30am — 17 Comments

The Miracle Up: Royal treatment for everyone

Do you remember your last Miracle Up, the up whose deal paid your mortgage that month?

You know, the up who paid MSRP, plopped down a substantial down payment and had an 800…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 20, 2012 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

The $1 Million Up: Bad math Costs Sales Associates Dearly

It’s tough to make a good living selling cars these days.

 

Really?

 

Is that what the math says…is…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 8, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Huddles Are Killers - Let’s show up and go to work

If you doubt the validity of the saying “misery loves company,” look no further than a typical dealership huddle.

 

You know, the group of sales associates standing together commiserating…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 2, 2012 at 7:30am — 16 Comments

Adam Ross To Speak On Automated Quoting and Craigslist at The 8th Annual Online Sales Success Workshop

Exciting News! I Will Be Speaking at the Online Sales Success Workshop on June 19 at the Water Club at Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.

Register early! Seats are limited and fill up quickly! See you there!…

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Added by Adam Ross on May 1, 2012 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Digital Marketing Department for Auto Dealers... Can it Pay Off?

I wrote this blog post (CLICK THIS LINK) almost 2 years ago on ADM, "We need to Re-Position and Re-Name The Internet Department," on AutomotiveDigitalMarketing.com, but the subject matter is more relevant than ever. An "Internet Sales department" will, sadly, no longer be sufficient for car dealerships going forward. That day is coming sooner rather than later.…

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Added by Adam Ross on March 12, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Auto Dealer Electronic Uplist The Next Up® Reaches Milestone of 100 Installations; Growth based on Results and Word of Mouth

 

Auto Dealer Electronic Uplist The Next Up® Reaches Milestone of 100 Installations;

Growth based on Results and Word of Mouth

 

Anaheim, CA, March 7, 2011The Next Up®,  an electronic uplist designed to manage the sales activity of automobile dealership…

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Added by sara callahan on March 7, 2011 at 5:24am — No Comments

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