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Added by John Sternal on December 12, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
by David Metter
Too many companies these days suffer as a result of being close-minded. They think innovation means constantly developing new solutions to better service dealers and OEMs. I’d like to challenge that mindset. What happened to sticking with what you’re best at? I’m not saying don’t dream big,…Continue
Added by David Metter on May 1, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments
Added by JB Floyd on February 3, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
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 contact again are of value to the business.
Added by Patrick Kelly on May 20, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments
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 week.
Multiply that by 52 and you get 21,840 customers per…Continue
Added by charles bayer on April 2, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on March 18, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments
No, they don’t grow organic vegetables, but they do know the value of the law of the harvest.
This law says that what you sow you reap.…Continue
This is what I want…Continue
If only we could receive directions for our own life mission by listening to pre-recorded messages.…Continue
Pity the individual who buys a vehicle from you today. If your dealership is like most, you’ll do your best to…Continue
Added by Patrick Kelly on December 17, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
I know of only one consistent way for auto sales associates to start earning real money. This way is available to any…Continue
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 could feel their disappointment.
They loved this…Continue
You know about the elephant, that “topic” nobody seems to want to recognize and talk about.…Continue
You know, the up who paid MSRP, plopped down a substantial down payment and had an 800 Beacon score.
Is that what the math says…is that reality or just a lazy way to shift responsibility…Continue
You know, the group of sales associates standing together commiserating about life. They take turns sharing frustrations about the weather, their spouses, the dealership…Continue
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Best Practice Strategies for Up-Front Price Quoting and…Continue
Added by Adam Ross on May 1, 2012 at 2:05pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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
Anaheim, CA, March 7, 2011 – The Next Up®, an electronic uplist designed to manage the sales activity of automobile dealership…Continue
Added by sara callahan on March 7, 2011 at 5:24am — No Comments