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Contacting Customers on Their Terms

Contacting Customers on Their Terms

Like most of you that read this blog, I’ve spend years and years in the automotive industry. I’ve become immune to the sales techniques and…

When and Where Should You Be Asking for Referrals!? Here are Your Top 7 Spots:

When and Where Should You Be Asking for Referrals!? Here are Your Top 7 Spots:

I recently added this into a forum post comment and realized that some more people might be wondering about this. Where is the best place to ask …

The Purchasing Power of Hispanics

The Purchasing Power of Hispanics

The current Hispanic population rests at about 17 percent of the total U.S. population, but it’s projected to reach 31 percent by 2060. As the population…

7 Steps to Make Texting Effective in Your Service Department

7 Steps to Make Texting Effective in Your Service Department

The best text success comes when you have buy-in from EVERYONE participating. So if you're ready to start texting with consumers in the service drive, use …

Business Development Center to Sales Process

Business Development Center to Sales Process

We've had a business development center (BDC) at our Hyundai store for quite some time. We receive about four hundred internet leads and maybe 120…

What defines Value Selling ?

I have spent many years in the Automotive Industry as a Sales and Finance Manager and Brand Specialist, and have heard the term Value Selling used so commonly within our Industry. But can you truly define just what Value Selling means? Is it the gentle art of teaching our new Sales Consultant's the old outdated method of fact finding and gathering information in the traditional Four Square Method? Or should we empower our Consultant's with a Team Concept approach to ensure that we make definite and certain, just what VALUE means to our customer's.

The Automotive Industry is a never ending fast paced Industry, that demand's we provide our customer's with the correct information, in a manner that does not insult the intelligence of our well educated market. Our customer's need to be treated with that same respect, by giving them the best VALUE not only in product, but showing them that we sincerely care about there making the proper decision with regard to proper brand and model selection that truly fit's there need's. Anyone can sell a vehicle with proper knowledge and training, but not everyone can build the proper VALUE that your acting within your customer's best interest's. 

Today's customer's see VALUE in dealing with your dealership and staff, who sincerely VALUE what is right for them, not what you dictate. The Industry demands that we must develop a team approach that actually works the floor together, not pass and play techniques that are old school to our customer's. And when we build VALUE in our product, VALUE in our professionalism to do what is in the customer's best interest's, our customer's see the VALUE in making there purchasing decision with you.

 

          


 

 

         


 

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