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How Technology Helps Omnichannel

How Technology Helps Omnichannel

    Meeting the consumer where they are at in their buying journey is expected today. From a dealer standpoint, you can’t aff…

Increase Your Following on Instagram

Increase Your Following on Instagram

Does your dealership use Instagram for social media? Do they encourage the salespeople to use it as well? A lot of salespeople do not have the first clue a…

Industry pulls trigger, hits foot PART-2

Industry pulls trigger, hits foot PART-2

Joe, that’s hogwash, Techs make BIG bucks! Have YOU ever turned wrenches for a living? I have. I put myself through college working on everything …

Industry pulls trigger, hits foot PART 1

Industry pulls trigger, hits foot PART 1

Easy/Hard           It’s easy to get into debt/hard to get out It’s easy to gain weight/not so easy to shed…

Stop Multitasking in the BDC. Learn to Delegate and Say No.

Stop Multitasking in the BDC. Learn to Delegate and Say No.

There are many opinions on whether or not one can truly multitask. However, for those of us who work in the BDC, multitasking is a quintessential part of o…

Now Coming to the Ring..... Amazon

Amazon is slowly making their transition into the Automotive Industry.  They have in depth Vehicle Detail Pages for almost every make and model.  These pages include, Reviews, MSRP, Color choices, Trim and style levels, IIHS safety inormation, and much more.

Amazon has just given us an amazing third party tool for evidence manuals.  These VDP pages with no pressure and loads of information are transparent and easily shared.  While there is something bigger in play here in the meantime they are a great resource to build rapport and gain some third party validation.

Jim Dykstra

Amazon is looming on the horizon with Jeff Bezos desperate to get into the car business. Allowing Amazon to sell new cars would create a nationwide competitor with virtually unlimited capital and a completely differnent objective - growing Amazon Prime members - than traditonal dealership's to grow sales, service & loyalty. Would Amazon open brick & mortar stores to service as well as sell? Amazon getting into the business raises myriad questions for franchised dealers as well as consumers.

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