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The process of purchasing a phone system is not to be taken lightly. Phone calls into dealerships outnumber Internet leads by four to one, and many studies show that dealers are not able to handle both the volume and routing of incoming calls in a way that meets customer…Continue
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Figuring out the best way to position your brand is one of the most important things you can do for your company. It has a huge impact on how people perceive the value of your company, products, and services. Clicked Studios published one of the most in-depth guides on how to pick your brand name so you can make sure your company stands out in the today’s…Continue
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It all depends on what country you are driving in.
When you fill up $50 of fuel in a Ford Fiesta in the UK, you could drive for an average of…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on November 27, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments
It may sound like a daunting engagement, but you can actually start your own auto show room and start cashing out big time if you do things right.
Have you ever dreamt of starting your own business? Then this is one of the…
Added by Cynthia Madison on November 22, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments
We are in the first week of October when the summer season is just winding down and the leaves on the trees are ready to change their color and becomes yellow.
The crisp of the autumn season can be felt quite easily, which is also a confirmation that the winter season is on…
Added by Angelica Dowson on October 1, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments
Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today announced a joint study with research firm, Ipsos: “Today’s Auto Buyer and the Digital Retailing Experience."
The report looks at points of view of both the…Continue
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However, when they click on one of the licks, another facet takes over – descriptions. A great description can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a…Continue
Added by Jack White on August 6, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments
Are the headaches associated with bringing vehicles up to certified pre-owned (CPO) program standards worth it? For dealers, there’s certainly more work, money and time involved with finding, reconditioning and certifying vehicles for CPO programs.
On the surface, it may seem like the higher margins don’t really justify the higher…Continue
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Ford announced at the NAIAS in January that the Ranger pickup would return to the U.S. market, and shopper interest in the nostalgic pickup has been picking up, according to shopper interest data from Jumpstart Automotive Media.
Added by John Sternal on May 1, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
Recruiting and hiring quality personnel for vehicle sales has never been easy, but according to most dealers I talk with, it’s never been as difficult as it is today. Even most of those in the job market with an interest in a “sales” career state that they want to stay away from selling…Continue
Added by Garry House on March 29, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
For sure, college students will never go wrong with buying their own car. Besides, it’s the most convenient way to get around campus. Aside from that, there’s a certain level of prestige attributed to owning car, so much so that students are very much eager to get their hands on their own set of…Continue
Added by Derek Crowden on March 1, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments
As a seasoned road warrior, I don’t always look forward to the next airport, cab ride or hotel destination.
There are definitely some aspects of traveling that are forgettable. However, over the years I have developed a list of favorites, as in favorite restaurants and hotels…
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on January 30, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments
A huge topic of interest within the industry centers on the question “How many bays per tech should I have in my shop?” The bays per tech enigma has existed for years, and as with any such large and ambiguous question, there is no one clear cut answer for all businesses. There is however, a common…Continue
Added by Michael Pokora on January 9, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. – Jan 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) will present a free Automotive News PowerTRAINING webinar titled “Turnover Costs Dealerships Billions: How to Retain Your Best Employees.” The webinar is scheduled for…Continue
Driving your vehicle in rainy weather can increase your risk of accidents. Federal data suggests that rainy weather is more dangerous than snow, wind, fog or other weather-related factors and causes an average of…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on January 7, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments