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The Concept of Nudging

We get digitally nudged all the time, but what’s the impact of a digital nudge and how effective is it for your dealership website?...

Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap...

Applying Successful Market-Based Strategies For Profitable Returns on New and Used Cars

Is your car dealership spending money on marketing to make money on investments? Brian Finkelmeyer,...

How to Interview a Job Candidate

Have you ever hired someone only to be disappointed with their performance? If so, you...

Do You Know Your Most Profitable Customers?

Did you know that on average, the top 20 percent of customers produce 69 percent...

Is Your Team Choosing Success At Your Dealership Everyday? – Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden, Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting, Joins the network to talk about overcoming procrastination and...

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Applying Successful Market-Based Strategies For Profitable Returns on New and Used Cars

Is your car dealership spending money on marketing to make money on investments? Brian Finkelmeyer, Director of Conquest at vAuto, chats with Jeremy Beaver, Chief Operating Officer of the Del Grande Auto Group, about what a dealership can do to make...
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Is Your Team Choosing Success At Your Dealership Everyday? – Rory Vaden

Rory Vaden, Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting, Joins the network to talk about overcoming procrastination and developing good discipline and how mastering a balance in the workspace can help you take your productivity to the next level. As a dealership, how...
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The Importance of Checking In On Your Successes, Goals, and Training – Cory Mosley

The host of Progressive Retail and frequent CBT Automotive Network contributor, Cory Mosley joins Jim Fitzpatrick to discuss the steps dealers and managers should be taking to ensure they are putting their employees on the right paths to success. Within...
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Healthy Auto Market Drives Great Q1 Performance – Kerrigan Report

As we close out the first quarter and tally up the numbers for May, the industry seems to move forward with a healthy stride. To learn more on what drove this past quarter to be a success and what...
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Where Subscription Services Are Heading – Dale Pollak

CBT Automotive is joined again by industry leader Dale Pollak to talk about the highly anticipated launch of vehicle subscriptions in the automotive industry and learn what he believes we will see in the future with the business model. Owning a...

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New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author John O’Leary: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

CBT Automotive was thrilled to be joined by inspirational speaker John O’Leary recently for an...

This is Why You Should Fail | Will Smith

Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith defines success as 'controlled failure' and urges you to embrace every...

The Power of One – John O’Leary

When John O'Leary was 9 years old, he suffered burns over 100% of his body...

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Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars” as a part...

Applying Successful Market-Based Strategies For Profitable Returns on New and Used...

Is your car dealership spending money on marketing to make money on investments? Brian Finkelmeyer, Director of Conquest at vAuto, chats with Jeremy Beaver, Chief...

How to Interview a Job Candidate

Have you ever hired someone only to be disappointed with their performance? If so, you may have only yourself to blame. Good talent is...

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5 Rules For Choosing The Right CRM For Your Dealership – Bill Wittenmyer

Most of the data that dealers collect comes from their CRM. We spoke with Bill...

How to Create a Well-Functioning Service BDC

Over the years we have seen huge improvements in the effectiveness of sales department Business...

“We’re Seeing a Turn In Customer Retention and Service Departments Are The Foundation” – Jim Roche

Jim Roche, Xtime's SVP of Marketing & Managed Services and CBT Automotive Network’s Jim Fitzpatrick discuss how...

How to Maximize Profits in Your Service Department

Service revenue has its ebbs and flows just like any other department, but it’s typically...

Training New Recruits in Your Service Department

Recruiting and training service personnel has been a hot topic of conversation in recent years....
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Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars” as a part of his strategy to gain support and have the Republican party come out on top...
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How to Interview a Job Candidate

Have you ever hired someone only to be disappointed with their performance? If so, you may have only yourself to blame. Good talent is hard to find these days, which makes it that much more important to weed out...
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Do You Know Your Most Profitable Customers?

Did you know that on average, the top 20 percent of customers produce 69 percent of a dealership’s gross profits? These are your most profitable customers (MPCs). Meanwhile, the bottom 20 percent of customers are unprofitable. If you could...
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5 Ways Dealers Can Help Customers Wade Through Record High Vehicle Pricing

Many automotive analysts have projected a decrease in the number of cars sold this year. The primary reason given for this was the fear of rising interest rates, monthly payments, and overall car prices. It turns out they were...
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What Garden Hoses & Cars Have in Common: Conversational Commerce

Ever think you’d be competing with a garden hose? In a sense, you are...because the same people buy both products. And as IBM’s Bridget van Kranlingen has said, “The last best experience that anyone has anywhere becomes the minimum...
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How Ridesharing Impacts the Automotive Landscape

In 2011, ridesharing appeared on the transportation radar. The service platform was quickly recognized as a disruptor, and it has experienced tremendous growth and popularity since its early stages, especially for its two most notable providers, Uber and Lyft. But...
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Do Customers See the Value of Vehicle Service Contracts? Survey Says They Do!

Typically, by the end of the sales experience, when a representative at the dealership asks a customer if they would like to purchase an extended warranty, it is safe to assume the answer will be “no.” They have just...
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A Dealerships Unique Approach To Celebrating Their Centennial

Celebrations are one easy way to draw customers into your dealership, and between anniversaries, holidays and other special occasions, there is almost always a reason to throw a big bash. However, you may have found that parties and advertising can...
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