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"You don`t have to re-make "Gone With The Wind" when it comes to responding to a customer`s internet inquiry via Video.
You do need to be sincere & genuine. It`s the humanistic touch that truly resonates with clients time and time again."…Continue
Added by Ken Beam on January 24, 2020 at 5:08pm — No Comments
Repeat buyers account for an increasing share of new vehicle sales and now represent 31% of all new vehicles purchased at a dealership, compared to 29% a few years ago. This trend is good news for dealers due to the lower cost of retaining vs. acquiring customers.
Unfortunately, this trend is expected to decline due to a lack of improvement in…Continue
Added by Doug Van Sach on January 24, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments
Added by Jim Flint on January 23, 2020 at 6:50am — No Comments
The Ro' is back! We talk live events and how dealers can capitalize.
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Added by Jim Flint on January 22, 2020 at 1:08pm — No Comments
Wantalease.com Data Shows Which Manufacturers could offer Attractive Lease Deals for February based on January Lease Data Trends
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of January, and forecasts which red vehicles will be best to lease for Valentine’s Day in the month of February. Several manufacturers offered attractive discounts and competitive pricing on mid-size cars and…Continue
Added by John Sternal on January 21, 2020 at 1:41pm — No Comments
Are you growing with your consumers? Listen as I break down the importance of operating on your customer's terms.
#localsearchgroup #jimflint #digitalretailing #dealerships
Added by Jim Flint on January 21, 2020 at 10:40am — No Comments
Grapevine, Texas, January 21, 2020 -- DealerBuilt, an enterprise Dealer Management System (DMS) for automobile dealers nationwide, today announced that its accounting module is now integrated with cPayPlus. This…Continue
Added by Michael Trasatti on January 21, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments
It is a cutthroat market when it comes to competing for high rankings in today’s search engine giants like Google. IT is becoming more and more difficult as competition grows, so competitors are coming up with new ideas and are trying harder every year. The automotive industry is no different. Some claim that the car dealership…Continue
Added by Steven Clarke on January 21, 2020 at 4:28am — No Comments
Some people are living the life that they have always dreamed of while others are still working towards that goal. For instance, if you are not driving the car you have always wanted, don’t worry. You can still work towards it. The question is, do you know what is expected of you when buying a car? One thing you should always remember is that buying a car can be confusing. If you don’t have a particular car in mind, then you will end up in a situation where you don’t know which car works for…Continue
Added by Rosie Joy on January 21, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments
Parts system re-designed to improve workflow and expedite processes in auto dealership parts departments
Albany, N.Y. – January 20, 2020 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has re-designed its Parts Module to simplify the parts management and sales processes in auto dealerships. The new Parts Module is easy to use and requires fewer screens to get the job done than…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on January 20, 2020 at 7:43am — No Comments
Consumers are notoriously difficult to reach when it comes to safety, needed repairs and attending to recalls. OEM and dealer methods include everything from phone calls, to text messages and direct mail. However, far too frequently, these notifications end up in the trash and are ignored.
Perhaps there is a new way to communicate with these…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on January 20, 2020 at 6:24am — No Comments
Not smarter than the average pup or kitten that wants to catch up to a non-achievable experience. We want leads. We want form fills. And to be fair, unlike our animal…Continue
How important is culture? Watch as I break down LSG's team dynamic, and how it plays a part in what we do for our clients #localsearchgroup…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on January 16, 2020 at 6:52am — No Comments
Success is defined differently by different people. To some, success is having a flourishing career, money in your pocket, a place to call home and to the car of your dreams. In order to obtain the car of your dreams, you need to be able to afford it. This may not always be possible using your own savings. For this reason, you may need to get an auto loan NYC to help you cater for the cost of your car. Getting an auto loan may…Continue
Added by Rosie Joy on January 16, 2020 at 5:34am — No Comments
Thanks to the exposure of the internet the auto transport industry has grown a lot over the years. These days you can buy a car from about anywhere in the world, and it’ll be shipped right to you. Car dealerships big and small, sell cars online, as it has proven to raise their profits quite a bit.
Added by Michael Dearing on January 15, 2020 at 6:22pm — No Comments
What does your social media profile say about your dealership to customers? We answer this question and more on the …Continue
Added by Jim Flint on January 15, 2020 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Key Insights and Data:
Auto Loan Originations Observations
Originations through September 2019 reported as of November 2019
Added by John Sternal on January 14, 2020 at 8:29am — No Comments
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While sailing through pristine water or while tugging your boat on land, you can encounter any number of mishaps anytime. An unexpected wave or a bump to another vehicle can damage your boat and result in costly repairs. A reverse camera or backup camera is a simple, practical solution for preventing such incidents. You can choose to install a backup camera on your boat or boat trailer. Today, we will discuss the advantages of getting a…Continue
Added by Pankaj Sharma on January 12, 2020 at 7:07am — No Comments
My reasoned hypothesis – unless you’ve done a recent, major overhaul is that it’s a detention center.
A Detention Center is defined as — a jail or prison, a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms.
So shut down your…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on January 10, 2020 at 6:55am — No Comments