Long Term or Last Time – Which Do You Focus On?

Service does not always get the respect it deserves in the dealership. At its worst, it’s “Us vs. Them” mentality with the sales department,...

How To Make Women Hate Your Service Department

I went to the parking lot with full intentions of getting into my car and driving to lunch. That was not happening… As I got out...
Dealer Solutions Powered by IPD

The Service Lane Triple Play

It’s Monday morning. You just arrived at the dealership and are walking into the building from the parking lot. Your bag is slung over...

Hannibal The DMS Cannibal: Part II

So you realized you may have your hand way too far in the DMS cookie jar. RDR’s are short, you pushed forward WAY too...

Do You Know Your Service Customer?

The year 2008 changed our lives and our businesses.  Most of us were forced to take a close look at our personal finances and...

How to Keep Cool When Summer Sales Volume Gets Hot!

July and August are two of the hottest months of the year.  They are also two months that can make or break your sales...

Bring Back Pride Part 2

Step 2. Stop waiting and blaming- service advisors and support staff, pay close attention. Your dealer, managers, and leaders may owe you the tools...

Hannibal the DMS Cannibal Part I

Hello Clarice.  Still chilling to hear those words, one of the best movies all time, my opinion.  Hannibal the Cannibal scored even the hardest...

Bring Back Pride Part 1

It is no great revelation that the American workforce has experienced a significant shift in attitude over the last 20 years.   Gone seems...

Where’s the Value in Your Service Drive Proposition?

Another month, another record. The recovery of the Retail Automotive Industry continues to pace our countries economic recovery. But, let’s all remember that economies...

Stay connected

165FansLike
2,495FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
-Advertisement- 
- Advertisement - 

Latest article

Avoiding Automotive Digital Marketing Bull Hockey

Internet Directors and GMs are bombarded with automotive vendors nearly daily with solutions for their automotive digital marketing struggles. During my time as a professional digital...

Keep Employees Engaged with Work-Life Balance

Studies show that one of the best ways for companies to become more profitable is to have engaged employees. An engaged employee exhibits high...

The Theory of Dealership Evolution

Charles Darwin wrote that the "final cause of all this wedging, must be to sort out proper structure, & adapt it to changes", so that...