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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 17, 2019 at 4:05pm — No Comments
In my first blog article, I talked about how to start evaluating the right DMS for your dealership. This blog is a continuation of…Continue
Added by Veronica Dunford on July 17, 2019 at 7:34am — No Comments
Federal law currently prohibits dealerships from selling any new vehicle with an open safety recall to consumers. And now, Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal (Democrat - Connecticut) and Edward Markey (Democrat - Minnesota) have reintroduced legislation that also prohibits the sale of used cars with open safety recalls, according to…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on July 17, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
According to Social Media Today,…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on July 16, 2019 at 7:25am — No Comments
The future is now.
At Local Search Group we pride ourselves on knowing that, “We are the now part of a now business.”
So, let’s take a look behind the curtain…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on July 16, 2019 at 6:20am — No Comments
SureSale enters the Louisville market with certified used vehicle program that offers consumers peace of mind and auto dealerships a turnkey vehicle certification program, including a free CAReport, 150-point inspection, 5-month, 5,000-mile warranty, and a 5-day exchange guarantee
Los Angeles, CA – July 15,…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 15, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Mason City Iowa, July 15, 2019 -- DealerBuilt, a proven enterprise Dealer Management System (DMS) for automobile…Continue
Added by Michael Trasatti on July 15, 2019 at 7:52am — No Comments
Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 11, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
In this video blog, Jim Flint, CEO, and Founder of Local Search Group discusses advertising spend, and various ways to allocate your budget via cost per sale thinking.
Added by Jim Flint on July 12, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
If that pace continues, profit margins will be wiped out by 2025. It appears that the front-end grosses dealers enjoyed 10 or 15 years ago are never coming back.
Added by Scot Eisenfelder on July 12, 2019 at 6:00am — No Comments
Global LD Trucks and Pick Up Sales to hit 6.7 million and 5.6 million respectively in 2019.
North America, India, Latin America, China, Japan and Korea will lead the growth of the global LCV market, while the US leads the pick up sales, China is the clear…
Added by Jitender Sharma on July 10, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments
Though every vehicle today comes with a recommended maintenance schedule from the manufacturer, many consumers don’t follow them.
What’s worse, some may not even know they exist! We recently surveyed 1,000 auto dealer customers and found that younger generations are less…
Added by Jeff Giere on July 11, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
In a quick review of dealership’s websites, I find that many are almost entirely sales focused and tend to neglect the one department that brings the most significant percentage of profit… service.
Go ahead. Take a look at a few dealership websites. Service tends to be the…
Added by Ed Barton on July 11, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
I believe we all have something in common: We enjoy learning, understanding and developing…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on July 9, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments
Newport Beach, CA – June 25, 2019 – Over a one-year period, Earnhardt Lexus, Phoenix’s #2 volume Lexus dealer, experienced a viral lift of 564 percent in its social media marketing program…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on June 25, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
Netflix is one of the most successful disruptors of the digital age. How did they do it?
By developing a business model built on customer obsession and personalization at scale. So take note of their strategy: here are three takeaways from Netflix’s meteoric…
Added by Dean Martin on June 27, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
The “always connected” shopper trend continues to grow.
In the last year alone, the number of consumers using mobile phones to research vehicles jumped 11 percent. It’s safe to say that 99.9 percent of the people who walk on your lot have searched online with a mobile device or…Continue
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on June 26, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
Despite having 10 salespeople on the floor, they were lucky if even one customer came in on any given day. With no…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on June 27, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
According to an article in Automotive News, dealerships are in a new car sales slump and have to increasingly rely on used car sales and service revenue to drive profits.…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on July 2, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments
If you are a vintage car enthusiast, you are in good company. Elvis Presley, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, and Liberace are just a few wealthy celebrities who spent exorbitant sums of money to build a collection of classic cars.
Unless you win the lottery, you may not have the funds to…
Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 2, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments