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Added by Paul Potratz on April 19, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments
Though common, nothing changes how shocking these small accidents can be. Make sure you can get the police report for an insurance claim.…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on April 19, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Why would I do that, why would I give my competition the "secret sauce" about a particular car,truck, or SUV that I want to buy and make money with!
I could keep the information to myself but that would do nothing…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on April 16, 2016 at 5:08pm — No Comments
The 2016 NADA conference in Las Vegas proved connections are the single most important factor of this business, and any business for that matter. To lead, you must be able to connect with a team, and from there an audience, and beyond that, the world. The focus should always be on that first…Continue
Added by David Metter on April 13, 2016 at 9:04am — No Comments
Social media is interwoven into…
Added by Larisa Bedgood on March 24, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
It’s a well-known fact that consumers these days have a wide variety of choices for their automotive service needs. They can get their vehicle serviced at their dealership, independent service center, or at a local mechanic. Many even mix their choices up depending on the type of repair or service needed. It’s not…Continue
Added by Tony Orlando on March 21, 2016 at 4:22am — No Comments
The residents of Missouri and Illinois had a rough start to 2016 after the…Continue
Added by David Metter on March 17, 2016 at 9:07am — No Comments
Your tires are said to be the most important safety feature on your car. They are, after all, the only part of your car that actually touches the road. Because they are so important when it comes to being safe when driving, they should be maintained and properly taken care of at all times. Getting a flat tire in the middle of nowhere or having a blowout while driving at a high speed can be catastrophic for both you and your vehicle. The National Highway Travel Safety Association actually…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
Automotive Dealership Internet Phone Sales Training-Outbound Sales Calls-J.R. Batchelor
Training automotive dealership on the effective use of incoming and outgoing sales calls and the importance of follow up with incoming automotive dealership Internet…
Added by J.R. Batchelor on February 24, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments
There is a constant stream of advice from industry experts concerning customer loyalty and retention. While most of the advice is on point, a large piece is typically missing in the bigger picture. In order to increase market share, businesses must be aware of what their competition is doing. Turning a blind eye to…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on February 4, 2016 at 6:16am — No Comments
You’ve worked hard to ensure you have the best professionals in the business working at your dealership, so it makes sense that you’ll continue working hard to give them the edge they need when it comes to connecting with shoppers, creating relationships, and boosting sales. But things…Continue
Added by J.R. Batchelor on January 27, 2016 at 6:10pm — No Comments
I want to start here. This may be my Jerry McGuire moment. Maybe I should end here…but this has been eating at me for a while. …Continue
Added by David Metter on January 21, 2016 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Hey Everyone, Happy New Year!
Just Bolt-Ons - Just letting you know about a new Performance Auto Parts business catered to working with both consumers and auto dealers to provide them all the performance parts that they may want. Whether it's as simple as an exhaust setup, cold air intake, or a supercharger/turbo upgrade.
Added by Jonathan Morales on January 4, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments
When your teenager gets behind the wheel for the very first time, parents may feel like having a mini-heart attack. You aren't alone. Most worry about their teens in many different situations, not just behind the wheel, so this added risk can make you crazy. These new drivers aren't as experienced as adults, and may be more prone to take unnecessary risks as they learn. To help ensure your teen's safety, choosing the right first car will be important. Here are five of the best cars you could…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 2, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
Consumers today leave clues and data across the Internet – insights into who they are, what they like, and what they are about to purchase. And like most industries today, the automotive…
Added by Larisa Bedgood on December 10, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
Canada is a major some portion of Northern America. It is one of the more prominent nations of the world and it is the best destination amid the winter months. On the off chance that you cherish the snow and the exercises connected with it, Canada just is the spot to be.
Numerous explorers to Canada go here for business or joy or both. On the off chance that you plan to stay here for some time, it is unequivocally recommended that you get an auto to use as your own particular…Continue
Added by Allan Lloyd on December 3, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
In a study published this month by Google’s Automotive division titled, “The 5 Auto Shopping Moments Every Brand Must Own,” it’s crystal clear that dealers need to have a strong mobile strategy in order to stay in the…Continue
Added by David Metter on November 27, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
We sat down recently with our Social Media Manager, Tori, to find out exactly how she spends her day. Does she spend it on her phone surfing Instagram and Pinterest? Or, is she busy helping to build a brand, researching trends and changes?
When asked what she finds to be a best practice and…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on September 17, 2015 at 1:01pm — No Comments