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Conference & Expo: October 8-10, 2024

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Document Management Solutions Keep Your Dealership FTC Compliant

Safeguards Rule as compliance officers and auditors tasked with this very job are being sent across the country right now. For dealers, staying in compliance can be an overwhelming and costly endeavor, requiring a complex suite of information technol
Feb 1, 2024

Omne Trium Perfectum

And today, a message in Latin about “threes.” Omne trium perfectum conveys “everything that comes in threes is perfect.” In other words, pay attention when things come in threes. As humans, we recognize things and process information
Jan 30, 2024

They Changed My Pay Plan…Again 

In the car business our turnover is out of control. There are many reasons but the one I want to address here is compensation of sales professionals. I am going to discuss the problem and offer some thought-starters as to possible solutions. One of t
Jan 29, 2024

Dealer Magazine: Interview with Ryan Sodikoff of Steven Toyota

Dealer Magazine had the privilege of talking with Ryan Sodikoff, the General Manager and President of Steven Toyota in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Sodikoff’s have been in the car business for three generations. They have a total of seven location
Jan 26, 2024

How 5G Can Impact Automotive Dealership and the Factors to be Considered While Being Implemented

There are various ways 5G technology has the potential to revolutionize automotive dealerships by enhancing connectivity, enabling new services, improving customer experiences, and optimizing various operational aspects of the business. Some ways in
Jan 25, 2024

Dealer Magazine: From Tenure to Teamwork: Combatting Entitlement for Dealership Excellence

In the fast-paced and competitive world of the car business, the subtle but powerful threat of entitlement can stealthily undermine the success of your business. While often overlooked, this insidious virus can erode teamwork, hinder performance, and
Jan 24, 2024

Dealer Magazine Preview: Interview with Ryan Sodikoff of Steven Toyota

Dealer Magazine had the privilege of talking with Ryan Sodikoff, the General Manager and President of Steven Toyota in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Sodikoff’s have been in the car business for three generations. They have a total of seven locations
Jan 16, 2024

5 Predictions for Automotive Websites, SEO, and Pay Per Click for 2024 and Beyond

As we kick off 2024, we thought it’d be a great opportunity get the views of two digital marketing experts in automotive: SmartSites’ Alex Melen and Overfuel’s Alex Griffis. There were no shortage of events in 2023 for the automotive industry
Jan 16, 2024

Driving Dealership Customer Satisfaction and Profits with a Modern Retail Approach

While selling cars looks a bit different in a post-pandemic world, shifts in consumer behavior and advancements in technology have created new opportunities to enhance the customer experience and improve dealership process efficiency. Let’s take a
Jan 15, 2024