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What People Are Looking For In An Auto Repair Shop

What People Are Looking For In An Auto Repair Shop

Those who have been involved in some sort of accident have the next step of finding an auto repair shop. These shops are not all created equal as some are …

One Price Selling – What Are You Waiting For?

One Price Selling – What Are You Waiting For?

Most Dealers are closer to a One Price Selling sales process than they may realize. If you’re an excellent pre-owned dealer you’re basically no…

What Is Your Chemistry With Women Buyers?

What Is Your Chemistry With Women Buyers?

Wow, its December. Last month of the year. Now is the perfect time to begin to reflect on the customer processes, engagement and strategies you have in pla…

Want to Advance in Business? Here are a Few Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game

Want to Advance in Business? Here are a Few Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game

If it’s time for you to take the next steps in your career, there are some tried-and-true methods that can ensure your success. All business professi…

BDC training for 2017

BDC training for 2017

  We have a service and sales bdc team for each of our stores. One is a Hyundai store and the other is a Chevrolet store. We have Three sales Bus…

Car buyers will be back. We don't know when, but they will. The simple fact is that people will still need vehicles in the future. In the mean time, are you doing anything to prepare? An old operations truism is: Do the right things and do things right. Is this happening at your dealership? Are you sure? Now might be the perfect time to take inventory of all the dealership's activities. Are you measuring the performance of employees and other investments including marketing? If not, then start. These days scarcely a penny should be spent if you don't have an idea of the return that you're getting from it. If you are using metrics to measure performance, are you sure you're using the right ones? It's very easy to measure the wrong thing. If what you're measuring doesn't tie directly into the larger dealership goals, then you probably shouldn't be measuring it. No person's goals or activities should even be set until the overall goals and strategy of the dealership are set. If everything doesn't tie together, then you're much less like to achieve major goals or strategic efforts. This might be a great time to re-access what you're measuring and why, or start measuring performance if you haven't been. It's entirely possible to be doing something right, that is not the right thing to be doing. Think about it…

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