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Closing Out Your Phone Call Properly

Closing Out Your Phone Call Properly

Closure - An Important Step One of the most commonly skipped steps during a sales call is Closure. During Closure we should be giving the customer …

Take me off the List!

Take me off the List!

      The last thing a dealer wants to hear is “take me off of your marketing list.” Each and every time you get th…

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Selling a consumer a large ticket item like a car, truck, or SUV comes with a degree of understandable skepticism for the buyer. Consider the importanc…

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

If you’ve been reading my pieces for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed how passionate I am about branding. By branding every aspect of your …

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Last month, the was our top blog. So we decided to interview Sales Humor creator Ken Kupchik to get learn more about his successful social media platforms,…

Dealer Best Idea Contest Finalists at #DSES

DrivingSales is all about pushing the boundaries of innovation in the automotive industry and helping dealers become more profitable as a result.  However, we’re not the only one with this same desire; our industry is riddled with individuals who do the same thing.  That’s why we created the Dealer Best Idea Contest – to recognize the today’s most innovative auto dealership strategies, driven by dealers themselves.

Congratulations to the following Dealer Best Idea Contest Finalists, who will be presenting their strategies in a head to head competition on stage at the 4th annual DrivingSales Executive Summit On Monday, October 22nd.  Register here to see the competition live!



  • Daniel Boismier, Internet Director from the Suburban Collection, on Gamifying & Socializing the Shopping Experience
  • Alan Krutsch, Director of Marketing at Walser Automotive Group, on the “I’ll Take It” Button
  • Wendy Lowen, Internet Manager for Park Chrysler Jeep, on the Valet Appraisal Service
  • Matthew Smith, Marketing Manager at Darling’s Automotive, with Be relevant. Be social.
  • Bryan Wilson, eCommerce Director at Ehrlich Group, discussing Increasing Reviews

The competition was more competitive than ever this year and we’re eager to acknowledge their progressive nature.  Thank you to all of those who submitted creative ideas and congrats to all of the finalists!

Tickets are running out for #DSES and registration won’t be open much longer.  Be sure to reserve your seat by registering today!

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