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Make sure your utilizing your blog to the fullest extent! On this week’s Hard Facts, Samantha explains how your blog can not only boost traffic to your website, but also creates demand for your products and services! Watch this week’s Hard Facts to learn about some things you should know before hitting the publish button on your blog that will drastically effect…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on April 22, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
Will new opportunities set you apart from the competition or will they be a distraction? In order for you to stay relevant and grow in your industry, you can't remain stagnant.
In this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I tell a personal story about a serial entrepreneur that you might want to hear. Watch now for more info.
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Added by Paul Potratz on April 19, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments
"About half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more. As one would expect, the probability of survival increases with a firm’s age. Survival rates have changed little over…Continue
Added by Ashley Weidner on June 3, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
"Rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success."
Added by Ashley Weidner on June 1, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Working at a car dealership often takes its toll on employees. The demands of a fifty, sixty or seventy hour work week often leaves the employee exhausted, mentally and physically. Generally, these employees are not clock-watchers, they are your commissioned sales people, your technicians, your management staff and they…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on March 26, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments
In a world filled with loyalty programs, it’s always interesting when I talk to a dealership that harbors doubts. The cost involved in having a loyalty program is minimal compared to the revenue generated. However, at times it seems as if dealers are intimidated by the effort it would take to…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on March 18, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
I am a chat vendor so my product is "more swings". But, my passion is selling! Although I want every dealer as a client, it does frustrate me when we make it so much about pricing and quotes.... not SELLING. I am a 27 year retail guy and, I have some opinions! If you'd like to become the victim of my unsolicited advice, take a look at my blogs...God-forbid, you might make some more money.…Continue
Added by Jeffery Sterns on December 1, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
You are 100% responsible for your own attitude and motivation. Other people can inspire you but you have to decide if their words or actions motivate you. You can just as easily choose…Continue
Mid Week Motivation With Joe Cala - "Introductory Episode" Automotive Sales - Car Sales…
Added by Sean V. Bradley on October 9, 2013 at 4:28pm — No Comments
Sean V. Bradley Ft. Kalina Bradley "Stop Making Excuses" Success Is In YOUR Power & Control
12 year old Kalina S. Bradley discusses insight of the "7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens" as well as the "Secret". Kalina at age 12 has a very balanced life and a clear understanding of what success and "effectiveness"…
Added by Sean V. Bradley on August 12, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments
I came across an article recently on LinkedIn by A.J. Jacobs, editor of Esquire magazine, in which he discussed using self-delusion as a tool to…Continue
Added by Richard Holland on July 25, 2013 at 5:39am — No Comments
Often times when I chat with dealers I ask dealers what is keeping them, from getting to the next level of super success I hear responses like:
We need more quality leads.
Or... Cars are bringing brain damage at the sale.
Or... It's hard to find real salespeople anymore man, they just don't breed them like us, you know what I mean?
My answer to these issues are yes, yes and yes...so what. You have to control the controllable and you can control all of these…
Added by Mathew Koenig on May 28, 2013 at 4:00pm — 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…Continue
Added by Patrick Kelly on May 20, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments
Take a quick moment to laugh at this simplistic reality of most people on the road. George (may he rest in peace) was great at getting people to smile.…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on May 10, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Clip from Facing the Giants will fire you up every time
I could watch this clip 100 times and every time it helps me refocus. Forget that it’s fiction. Forget that it’s from a movie with a spiritual message. It is one of the best illustrations you will ever see for overcoming fear and a weak belief level – whether it’s in business or your personal life.…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on April 29, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley "Motivation, Inspiration &…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on April 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Who is Jason Becker you might ask? Before I tell you I want to let you know that the reason for this post is because I am tired of hearing people tell me that they cannot do something or that things are impossible. I hear it from sales professionals at dealerships. I hear it from people that I meet in social environments that tell me they are looking for a job after I mention the possibility of car sales. I even hear it from people in my family who sometimes make excuses instead of…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on April 5, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments