All Blog Posts Tagged 'training' (135)

Eliminate Your Competition With The Power of The Branded Hashtag

Have you ever wanted to be able to brand yourself in a way that you can eliminate the customer from seeing your competitors information? Sounds like an unfair advantage, huh? Of course you have; now you can! 
This is where the Branded HashTag becomes very powerful.You need to decide on a unique hashtag that fits your personality.…
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Added by Dennis Wagner on October 10, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

Get Your Dealership On The First Page of Google

73f2ee6ac1ebe0761d55589ff75ffca2.jpg?t=1 With less than 8 percent of online search traffic making it to the second page of Google search, it’s clear that search ranking matters now more than ever before – but it also can take time to get up to the coveted first page of Google search.

 

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Added by Dennis Wagner on October 7, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Join All Things Automotive To Communicate With The Best and Brightest In The Industry.

We are a group of automotive professionals that strive to help each other be the best that we can be. We truly have a group of the brightest minds in the industry. Feel free to come join us. You will be glad…

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Added by Dennis Wagner on October 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Secret To Long-Term SubPrime Automotive Finance Success

In the world of sub-prime finance, everyone…

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Added by Dennis Wagner on September 30, 2014 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Auto Sales Training: Building Human to Human Transactions

It’s unfortunate that so many members of the automotive industry when approached with a genuine request to be of assistance, are prone to wondering  “ What do you want from me?” or “What are you selling?”  I blame the all too common and frequent hidden agendas that often occur in B2B and B2C interactions.

We already understand that a single loyal…

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Added by Stephanie Young on July 14, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Automotive Sales Training: Three Strikes and You are In!!!!

Both automotive management and…

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Added by Stephanie Young on April 8, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Winning Teams Recruit and Train



Let's Play Ball!!!

Wikipedia defines "Teamwork [as] the capability to comprehend and recognize the diverse strengths and abilities in a group setting and then applying them to one final solution The concept has spread from the world of sports where it is well known and accepted, to business, so much so that it is in danger of being considered by some as an empty buzzword, or a…

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Added by Stephanie Young on March 31, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Management, Service & Automotive Sales Training: Bringing Value

"You don't get paid for the hour.  You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.” 

~ Jim Rohn

Recently, I had a day…

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Added by Stephanie Young on March 10, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Automotive Sales Training: Dressing for Success

Part of my life was spent in Southeastern Oklahoma.  I remember teenage boys coming to the ranch dressed in their "good jeans" with a tucked-in "nice shirt" and driving their daddy's "dress truck".  The purpose was to show my aunties and uncles, that they were gentlemen and worthy of the responsibility of the…

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Added by Stephanie Young on March 4, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Are We at a Cross Roads with our Auto Sales Staff?

Even if you don’t believe, as I do, that high sales staff turnover is the number one issue facing the auto industry today; we certainly can agree it is right at the top of the list. There is not one positive thing that happens at our dealerships as a result of high turnover, and the benefits of low sales turnover are so obvious that I don’t need to list them.

 

High sales turnover has completely undermined training efforts. It creates the mental attitude amongst many managers…

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Added by Paul Sansone Jr. on March 3, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Sales Training: Diplomatic Immunity from Unreasonable Expectations

Recently, I was asked to make an appearance as Ms. Florida Forestry Queen.  Unfortunately there was no clear leadership and miscommunications abounded.  Even the day of the event, it was not clear what was going to transpire.  I tried to be prepared for anything.   After the event, I received this text message, "A diplomat is a person who…

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Added by Stephanie Young on February 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Relationship Building is the Key to Sales Success

I love going out to dinner when the wait staff remembers me and greets me like a friend.  The looks on my guest’s faces are priceless!!!  Everywhere I go; it seems the red carpet is waiting on my arrival.   Even my friends are eager to join me because via association they too get special treatment.  So, how did I earn my VIP status?  It was easy.  I just started treating each person I…

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Added by Stephanie Young on February 5, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sales Training - How Often Do You Sharpen Your Axe?

Once upon a time there were two men who lived in the same forest and decided to have a contest chopping wood.  The first man was in good physical shape and very muscular.  The second man was in good shape but smaller in statute and wiry.  They would chop wood all day and at the end of the…

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Added by Alan Mosher on November 1, 2013 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

Sales Peformance Training: Leaping Over Ordinary

Recently, I competed for the National Title of Ms. US Forestry Queen and heard several times over the weekend, “You are an extraordinary woman!”  I am humbled and appreciative of any complement, but this one makes me giggle a little on the inside.  Why do I giggle?  Thank about…

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Added by Stephanie Young on September 1, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Be Better at Best

I have been fortunate in life in that I have been given the opportunity to have worn many hats.  Having a broad level of experiences in life has given my personality a great deal of depth.  I have always been a marketer in some role or another.  One of these marketing roles was that of an entertainer, in which I marketed what would become my signature brand of “fun, joy and ease" as a…

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Added by Stephanie Young on August 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

IMPROVING COLLECTIONS IN YOUR BHPH PORTFOLIO

Controlling Delinquency in Buy Here, Pay Here                

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Added by Gene Daughtry @ Dealers411.net on August 8, 2013 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Training and Attitude Are the Keys

Training and Attitude Are the Keys to a Smoothly-Run BHPH Operation

Teamwork Do you enjoy what you do each work day? Maybe I’m a little “off,” but I enjoy the craziness of a very busy day. You know—the days where so many folks are on the lot it reminds you of a county fair. Everybody’s phones are ringing almost nonstop. There is a line at the…

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Added by Gene Daughtry @ Dealers411.net on January 29, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

What If This Works?

I am writing this from the airport in Manchester, NH as I head back to Wilmington, NC.  Hurricane Sandy has left her mark on the North Carolina Coast and is heading north for what forecasters think will be a huge event.  I'll be glad if I just make it home today.       Many of the homes up here are equipped with back up generators to handle loss of power issues.  Stores were selling out of extra water and batteries as folks prepared for the worst.  I think we can all agree this is just being…

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Added by John Fuhrman on November 1, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Techno me, Train me or Tank me...which is it?

It is an age old diametrically opposed argument. On one side, we have technology. On the other side, we have personnel.

I can't sell anything without a great Multipoint Inspection.

I can't sell anything without a professional Sales Process.

I must have both in order to be…

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Added by Leonard Buchholz on September 12, 2012 at 11:09am — 2 Comments

How Nineteen Patriots Made a Difference in the Auto Industry

It is not my job, it is my duty to be inspired and inspire others.  Since my early twenties, I have said final farewells to nineteen brave patriots, heroes and friends.  Each paid the price for freedom before the rigors of life made them old and gray.  These are nineteen friends that I had planned to grow old with, but instead I honor their sacrifice to trade in their future as an investment in my…

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Added by Stephanie Young on September 11, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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