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The True Cost of Turnover and How Dealerships Can Fuel Retention

Investing in ongoing training and hiring the right people for the right roles will decrease turnover and positively impact the dealership for current employees, potential employees and, most importantly, customers.

Why Service Pay Plans Need to Change

Active management should also include “RO reviews” where managers review specific situations and coach on missed opportunities to uncover any deficiencies in product knowledge and selling skills.

Subscription Isn’t Just for Selling Cars

Subscription marketing has been around for a long time; now it is even in the auto industry. Every week you see something about subscription marketing in another periodical.

Are You Making What You Should in Fixed Ops? Part 1

This is Part 1 of a two-part series discussing the importance of having a profit improvement plan that identifies opportunities for improving your service and parts retail operations.

Employee Retention Impacts Owner Retention

Something exciting is about to happen to your employee retention, which will result in ongoing owner retention.

Staying Focused and Reinventing

When your dealership is facing stiff competition, the difference between success and failure comes down to two elements — standing out from the competition and building customer loyalty. To compete in today’s automotive industry, top dealerships must “reinvent the wheel” just to stay relevant in an aggressive market.

Auto/Mate Integrates with Quik Video, Helping Dealers Improve Service Customer Retention and Satisfaction

Quik Video makes it easy for service technicians, advisors and managers to create and send videos via text and email to customers.

Are Your Fixed Ops Goals High Enough?

If you do not have a BHAG, you are not earning the net profit you deserve from your investment in fixed ops.

In Praise of Retention: Position Your Dealership to be “First”

In the quest to generate more customer pay parts and service dollars, it pays to position yourself to be “first.” Your service sales and retention only go up when you position yourself to be the first to recommend needed vehicle repair and maintenance items to your customers.

Six Ways To Increase Your Service Traffic

Giving you six ways to bring more customers into your service department and they won’t cost you anything. So relax, I’m not going to suggest you double your advertising budget!

You Can Handle the Truth: Preparing Your Fixed Ops Team for Growth and Success

What if all of your advisors sold an additional half-hour to an hour per ticket while increasing customer retention? How would this impact your shop’s ability to perform repairs and service in “a reasonable amount of time,” as many manufacturers’ surveys suggest?

Who’s Responsible for Customer Retention at Your Dealership?

Leaving it up to the factory to develop one for you or hoping that management by committee will work is the least effective way to grow your business.