This webinar, hosted by TECOBI Founder and CEO Jason Girdner, will provide owners, dealer principals and GMs a full demo of TECOBI 2.0.
If you want to smash your goals and fly to heights you’ve only dreamt of, you need to change your environment.
A common scenario that plays out in dealership nationwide is the “multi-vendor” deal. What is the multi-vendor deal? It is a car deal that several vendors take credit for and that dealer only get to sell once.
The days of third-party leads and Google are over. Dealerships around the country have poured their advertising budgets into these abysses for too long. For the first 90 years of the car business, things pretty much stayed the same. All you had to do was put up a big sign and place ads in the newspaper and customers showed up, ready to buy cars.
There are numerous ways to learn sales skills. Some dealerships have extremely in-depth training and mentoring programs to develop their people. Others just toss salespeople to the wolves and see who survives.
Managers need to be held accountable for the development of their sales team. A revolving door for salespeople is not a recipe for success. The days of tossing 12 green peas at the wall and hoping a few stick are gone.
For as long as any of us can remember, the No. 1 tool of sales training has been closing techniques. More books exist about “closing” and “magical closes” than any other sales topic. This is very likely why most people don’t like salespeople and dread visiting a dealership showroom to buy a vehicle.
Why do we make it so hard for consumers to buy cars? Today’s car shoppers want to know details about the potential transaction and many BDCs are simply not equipped and, in many cases, are not permitted to provide this information.
In the wild, the lion hunts for its food. The lion stalks its prey where it lives, waiting for the perfect moment and eventually pounces to make the kill. As the king of the jungle, the lion and its pride enjoy the “lion’s share” of the meat. After they have their fill, other animals follow
Many dealers dipped their toe into Facebook ads with a tiny $500 or $1,000 spend and decided it was not for them. How many cars would you have sold in the 1990s with a $500 spend in direct mail or newspaper ads?
Through most of American history, people got their news from a newspaper and that’s where auto dealers, desiring to reach this audience, placed their advertising. Radio then came along and grabbed a slice of the public’s attention and dealers followed suit. Later, with the addition of television to American homes, dealers were able to show