Professional Community for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketers and Sales Managers
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
Added by John Sternal on December 21, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on December 11, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by John Sternal on December 6, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Car repairs can be extremely costly, even if they are relatively minor.
When it comes to the vehicle’s upholstery, a “quick fix” is rarely quick. Instead of spending a fortune having someone redo your car’s interior, you may be able to tackle…
Added by Ben Jansen on October 27, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Now is the time to start preparing for cold weather, especially if your vehicle's windshield sustained a crack or two over the summer. You probably already know that cracks can spread, sometimes seemingly overnight. What you might not be aware of is how the winter elements can affect windshield glass, causing you even further problems…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on August 28, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Innovation is a broad idea that has come to allude to achievements in science that take into account a superior or robotized arrangement. While the clearest advantage to change in a private venture is expanded profitability - which converts into a lower cost structure- - some…
Added by Emma Miah on August 22, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments
He didn’t double sales, he doubled profitability! In one year!!
No wonder he was named to Automotive News 40 Under 40 and has been recognized as…Continue
Added by Chip Dorman on July 21, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
As cars age, they gradually go from brand-new to beater. However, just because you have an older vehicle doesn't mean you have to let it go to seed. With a little careful attention, you can easily make your old car look as…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on May 31, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Career ladder is somehow like career development sometimes, it is interchangeably used with career path. The boom or growth of an employee in an organization referred as career ladder. In your first career of moving into the business world it is very easy to get puzzled with all the possibilities. You have to search for the possible career opportunities; your initial research will show hundreds of different types of positions. First of all you have to determine your initial career path…Continue
Added by Thomas Beaudette on December 12, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
Your mechanic is going to be one of the most important people in your adult life. He or she is your car’s doctor, the one to give it its regular tune ups and maintenance, so finding a good one is one of the most important decisions you’re going to have to make.
When your vehicle is acting…Continue
Added by Ann Hoge on December 11, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments
Most car experts agree that a driver should replace an older vehicle when the cost of fixing its mechanical problems become greater than the cost of replacing it.
If your car has reached this point, consider the following ways to make the most of your broken down vehicle:
Many people sell…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on October 7, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
July 11th Webinar: How Carter Motors Group Used “Why Buy” Messaging to Become #1
Most people working in management position at dealerships and dealer groups have figured out that LinkedIn is a remarkably effective tool for networking with business owners and auto industry…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on January 24, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
With the recent coverage of Facebook mobile adoption, one question that's on the minds of automotive mobile marketing professionals is how fast is…Continue
Added by Joe Schwartz on January 16, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments
We’ve all come across it, a negative review. It’s almost like a scarlet letter. You know it’s around but you really don’t want to address it. That’s probably the worse thing you could do, so the question remains -- how do you respond to a negative review?…
Social media seems like such an pleasant, magical journey for a business to embark on. Ask a mundane question on Facebook, tweet a photo of your lunch, and the world will love you (and ultimately buy whatever you’re selling).
But social media occasionally causes instant public relations…Continue