D.I.S.T. – Does it save time?

D.I.S.T. – Does it save time?

“Have you ever thought about selling cars? You’d be great at it!” “No way, the hours SUCK!” He’s not wrong, you know. So, how can dealers recruit, nurture, and retain quality salespeople and managers? It’s all about the most precious asset we all share: Time. Choosing...
This message is not OEM-approved

This message is not OEM-approved

“We only use OEM-approved vendors.” Well, Bless. Your.  Hearts. So, let me get this straight. You want your website to look identical to your competitors? You want your advertising to match the dealer down the street? You’d like nothing to differentiate you from...
Baby Steps in Digital Retailing

Baby Steps in Digital Retailing

Whoa, Buddy! You ain’t ready for digital retailing. Seriously. In the race to perfect digital retailing, many automotive technology developers and dealers are losing sight of the bigger picture. You don’t have your shit together. Like, at all. Your BDC...
Free lunch costs too much

Free lunch costs too much

With most automotive lenders doing away with incentivized programs for F&I managers, we cannot underestimate the power and potential repercussions of the “free lunch” in wooing car dealer finance business. It’s imperative to look at your monthly mix of deals and...
You should intimidate women

You should intimidate women

Today is international women’s day and we’d like to help car dealers celebrate by intimidating women. We hear women love visiting car dealerships. There is nothing better than getting confused about payments and hearing all the technical specifications on...
We’re paying too much for new cars

We’re paying too much for new cars

Hey, Gang, we’re spending WAY too much on new cars.  Put down your pitchforks, I’m not suggesting we STOP buying new cars. The opposite, in fact. Well, I guess technically I am saying we should stop BUYING cars. But, not in the way it sounds. Allow me to remind...