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Avoid The Averages Because They’re Costing You MONEY!

Countless decisions get made every day in dealerships based on averages. Popular examples include market day supply, average retail price, average days on lot and average wholesale price. Too often we trust these numbers (simple averages) as if they are the be-all end-all. After doing something for so long, we begin to take it for …
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Did You Know You Can Drown In Green Peas?

It is possible to drown green peas. It’s a sad occurrence. And it is rarely their fault they drown. Green peas, or as they’re known in other industries as newbies, noobs, colts, rookies, freshman, recruits, or greenhorns, are a part of every organization. Inevitably, through either attrition or an expanding sales force, companies have to …
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Mastering Instagram Highlights in 10 Easy Steps

Ever since the unveiling of “highlights” on Instagram, people have been struggling to find ways to properly utilize them. While some influencers and businesses use them to show off contact info, others have found creative ways to make them both eye-catching and functional. At Dealer Authority, we have arranged our highlights into different categories that …
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What it took for this Millennial… to land his DREAM JOB – Selling Cars!

Read on for a story of what it’s really like to get hired in the car business. Meet Will. Will graduated from Western Carolina University in May 2018 with a double major in Business Management and Marketing. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and held the leadership position of Finance Chair. During the …
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Will Someone Please Copy the Domino’s Pizza Tracker?

Will Someone Please Copy the Domino’s Pizza Tracker? I’ll be brief: Will someone please copy the Domino’s Pizza Tracker for dealers to use with their service customers? If you’ve never ordered Domino’s Pizza online, then you’re probably not familiar with the best thing to happen to delivery pizza since the invention of the automobile. The …
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Digital Retailing WILL Redefine Your Dealer’s People Strategy, and Here is HOW!

Car Dealers: Want Digital Retailing? Start by Redefining your People Strategy Digital retailing has officially arrived. The perfect storm of change is upon us. Technology advancements, customer demand and OEM programs are pushing retail automotive down a new path. The early adopters of this technology have figured out what the rest of the industry is …
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3 Ways to Continuously Engage with Candidates Throughout the Hiring Process

Fewer than 1% of job seekers are interested in careers at a dealership, meaning once you receive applicants for your open roles, you need to keep them engaged throughout the hiring process – or risk losing top talent to other job opportunities. Rather than waiting until a candidate signs an offer letter to kick off …