An Interview with Glynn Rodean about personal tenacity, the vacuum of training in the Automotive Industry and his desire to start an Automotive BDC. Part 1 of 14 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMbXdLOlB_w…
Added by Glynn Rodean on October 22, 2010 at 1:41pm —
Twitter plans to launch a free analytics dashboard that will help its users – especially businesses – understand how others are interacting
with their tweets.
Added by Gary Weinberg on September 23, 2010 at 2:36pm —
Many companies and car dealers have asked me about how they can increase the "relevance" of their Google Maps listing. These calls often come from clients in competitive markets that want to see their Google Maps listing show more often than their competitors.
Keep in mind that the "address" of the Google Maps/Places is a dominant factor in which search results show a Google map. Misguided SEO hackers have attempted to scam or influence Google Maps listings with fake… Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on August 11, 2010 at 9:00pm —
I am fortunate to have friends that are truly committed to helping me succeed in life and no one better exemplifies that better than Rick Ivone my trainer. In addition to being a true go-giver and an encouragement for my business, Rick has helped me to:
- Integrate exercise back into my life
- Realize the importance of feeding my body the right foods
- Shed 25 pounds of fat off my body since January…
Added by Brian Pasch on June 18, 2010 at 1:30am —
This is a very common concern amongst General Sales Managers. Dealerships give out commissions but you still need to do more each month for your employees. But how to run an effective contest is something GSMs may need help with. There are a few rules I use as a guide when running contests.
1. Make sure everyone feels he has a shot at winning.
Added by Glenn Pasch on June 1, 2010 at 6:14pm —
There may not be an industry quite as American as the automobile industry. Last year, when the industry was on the verge of collapse, many people thought we had to do something so save it. However, Clifton Lambreth was already doing something.…
Added by Clifton Lambreth on April 5, 2010 at 1:07pm —
Everything else being equal – Speed is the game-changer. Speed is your “not-so-secret” weapon.
Speed is a key element in lead conversion maximization.
In the world of sports we hear about the importance of speed from the broadcast announcers as they
call a game and we read about its importance in articles written by sports writers in their analysis post-game. You hear phrases like “with his speed they will never catch him” and “their speed on the base paths makes them a… Continue
Added by Jeff Ward on June 17, 2009 at 8:48pm —
internet business consulting
is what we do over at www.danielmolano.com
Added by daniel molano on April 21, 2009 at 4:58pm —
4-18-09 Apex, NC
Most of these thoughts apply to everyone in any business. BUT THIS is...
An open array of fixins for all my car brothers and sisters, from Fritz to Detail...
If you are not passionate about fixing the car business now, or if you are staying in it for money first, please feel free to use the restroom on the way out.
Do not loan money to customers who cannot pay it back. Remember the last time you loaned someone a buck?
Added by Jim Vogel on April 18, 2009 at 6:22am —
In this day and time, people frequently talk about doing the "right thing," but rarely are they interested in risking their comfort zone and what others might think to do what they feel needs to be done. Clifton Lambreth is one of those rare people. After working for over twenty years for the Ford Motor Company, he could no longer keep quiet about the problems going on behind corporate doors that were hurting Ford's financial bottom line, and… Continue
Added by Clifton Lambreth on April 13, 2009 at 10:43pm —
It doesn't matter who you are, what you sell or where you sell. Further, it doesn't matter if you're actively selling or making sales happen away from the front lines. There are a number of things that make business tick:
1. Passion about what you're doing and/or representing
2. Solid fundamentals; especially process
3. Understanding and belief in your business' mission and/or goals
Some still count on their manufacturer's brand or their 'book of business' to… Continue
Added by Gary May on February 16, 2009 at 12:08am —
When it comes to the 'new age' of Internet existence for your business, it is important that you appear as good as possible when people find you online. When it comes to reputation, shoppers want to know what your customers say rather than what you say. They want to have transparency in inventory, see the actual cars and features. Online visitors want to know what you'll do for them, to understand how you work, dealership history, who makes up the team, what specials they can get and so much… Continue
Added by Gary May on January 8, 2009 at 11:22pm —
ADP Dealer Services will retain the dealership management system business of 413 Saturn dealerships. General Motors is informing Saturn dealers today that ADP will continue to provide them a system, but dealers will switch to a newer system with more features called w.e.b.Suite 2007.
This migration will begin in the third quarter of 2009 and could take nine to 12 months to complete, said Marty Raymond, GM’s director of global retail programs. Saturn dealers have been using an older… Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on June 14, 2008 at 12:30am —
Friday, February 29, 2008
Fear is Your Great Indicator to Take Action
Fear is the great indicator that wealthy and successful people use as an sign that it is time to push through and get to the other side where their expansion lies. Unsuccessful people, who are assured to never have wealth or happiness stop every time they get afraid. All people experience fear, it is how you respond to it that ultimately makes the difference in your life.
Successful people are… Continue
Added by Grant Cardone on February 29, 2008 at 2:09pm —