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Keeping Kids and Cars Safe: 4 Ways to Protect Your Family on the Move

Keeping your children safe is what matters most. But in between little league and ballet, things can get a little hectic. So, what do you do when you are short on time and constantly on the move?

Check out the following tips to keep you and your children safe while on the go.

Buckle Up

Before even starting the car, everyone…

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 1, 2019 at 9:32am — No Comments

The Sales-to-Service Handoff Can Translate to Serious Revenue & Loyal Customers

Hidden profit opportunities exist throughout most dealerships. Whether those opportunities present themselves through service customers migrating to sales or sales customers that become service customers, all can lead to increased revenue and building relationships with your customers. Many dealers, however, don't incentivize those handoffs, so these episodes…

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Added by Chris Miller on April 1, 2019 at 7:28am — No Comments

Beyond the Postcard: Getting Results with Direct Mail

Have you heard that direct mail is dead? I think it's fair to say that mass mail is dead, but direct mail still has a place in your dealership's marketing strategy.

 

Quite simply, it's about reach. Most dealerships can reach about 50 percent of their customers…

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Added by Kevin Winter on November 28, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Information: A Key Component to Increasing Sales & CSI

These days, the most competitive dealerships win the game by being transparent and finding ways to quickly provide customers with the information they request.

 

In the not too distant past, prior to the Internet, dealerships had all the information and consumers had little or none. However, today’s consumers have access to a wealth of information which, at some…

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Added by John Wingle on July 17, 2018 at 6:17am — No Comments


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Opening up a car dealership: the checklist

In the United States of America there are more than 250 million registered cars on the roads and more than 200 million licensed drivers. This means that there are drivers who have more than one vehicle.

If you were to check the numbers it may look like every citizen already has a…

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Added by Cynthia Madison on July 8, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

It’s 2018. Now What?

If you work in a dealership, my bet is that you are either celebrating because you exceeded your goals, are breathing a sigh of relief that you met them, or are extremely nervous because you didn’t.

This time of year is generally crammed with reports, RDRs, OEM…

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Added by Mike Gorun on January 9, 2018 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

How to Define a Business

Businesses are everywhere............

They are the units that perform most of the economic activity in our economy. Most businesses exist to generate a profit. There…

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Added by George Wolfson on October 6, 2017 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

4 Car Accessories That Will Class Up Your Ride

With new features being introduced yearly on luxury and performance cars, it can be easy to get sucked into the need for a new ride to keep up with one’s friends and neighbors. Because newer cars are so dependable, drivers often experience few problems when driving up to 150,000…

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Added by Anica Oaks on March 29, 2017 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Using Content as a Sales Tool

Most companies view content marketing as a means to rank higher in search engines, establish thought leadership and engage with their audience.

Content, such as newsletters and blogs distributed via email and social media channels, enables businesses to stay top-of-mind with clients and prospects. It can be used to educate existing customers and…

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Added by sara callahan on October 19, 2016 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Your Biggest Revenue Opportunity Is Closer Than You Think

It’s a well-known fact that retaining customers is less expensive and can be more profitable than acquiring new ones. The reality is essentially, customer churn keeps your dealership stationary. Many dealers blast sales messages across every medium possible – traditional, mailers, and digital; hoping that someone,…

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Added by Mike Gorun on March 29, 2016 at 5:00am — 1 Comment


Influencer
The Follow-Up

It happens every day. You sit in your morning meetings and you review the daily log from the day before and you ask each salesperson, “What is going on with Mr. & Mrs. Smith?” And then it happens, the salesperson goes blank and gets that “deer in the headlights” look. You wait….. and nothing. Across the table there is always “the guy.” You know, the salesperson who thinks…

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Added by Kit Rogers on December 14, 2015 at 5:35am — No Comments


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The Trick to Increased Service Revenue Is Keeping Your Bays Full

Many auto dealerships have technology in place that allows sales managers to monitor what’s going on in their departments. CRMs and phone call recording services are used by sales managers to ensure that Internet leads are being followed up promptly and that salespeople follow up with shoppers that visited the dealership but did not buy. Many dealerships, however, don’t take…

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Added by Richard Holland on September 18, 2014 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

The 12th Man: Marketing Is Your Virtual Salesperson

In the NFL, one of the most valuable commodities a team can have are its fans. Countless times we hear about the effect that home crowds can have on the gameplay of the athletes on both teams. Termed the “12th man,” this phenomenon is extremely powerful as it can motivate the home team, while at the same time making it more difficult for the opponent. Think of all…

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Added by Scott T. Joseph on May 29, 2014 at 5:05am — No Comments


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Modern Service Realities

Here are three important realities every service staff needs to embrace today:  

  1. Customers bring the same set of basic questions with them to the service drive that they always have.
  2. Customers have a different set of expectations of what makes up service satisfaction than they did five years…
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Added by Gregg Manson on May 19, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

13 Tips For Service Center Marketing

Does your car dealership have a plan in place for marketing its service center? You need to encourage people to return to your dealership after their vehicle purchase for service, and you also need a strategy to pick up new leads just for service.

13 Tips for Automotive Service Center Marketing from…

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Added by Paul Potratz on September 18, 2012 at 1:59pm — 1 Comment


Influencer
The Big Missed Opportunity: Never neglect to log an up

There’s an elephant in the room. This particular elephant is eating your sales career lunch!

 

You know about the elephant,…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 28, 2012 at 5:30am — 17 Comments


Influencer
The Social Network You’re Overlooking

I believe most of us understand and acknowledge the increasingly significant relevance of social media in our industry.Unfortunately, the buzz can lure us into overlooking the use of potent traditional social networks. We ignore them at great risk.

Social media that incorporate these overlooked…

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Added by Kurt Kubicki on May 22, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments


Influencer
CAR-Research XRM Adds New “Prospecting the Household” Feature to CRM; Helps Auto Dealers Use CRM to Capture More Sales

Houston, Texas, May 14, 2012 -- CAR-Research XRM, a single-source CRM solution uniquely branded as; “XRM, Exceeding CRM”, today announced the addition of a new “Prospecting the Household” feature to its CRM that helps auto dealers unearth a…

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Added by Kurt Kubicki on May 14, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments


Influencer
CAR-Research XRM President, COO to Address 3rd Annual Automotive Boot Camp About how to Achieve 60 Percent Closing Ratios

CAR-Research XRM President, COO to Address 3rd Annual Automotive Boot Camp About how to Achieve 60 Percent Closing Ratios

 

Houston, Texas, April 30, 2012CAR-Research XRM,  a single-source CRM solution uniquely branded as; “XRM, Exceeding CRM”,…

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Added by Kurt Kubicki on April 30, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

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