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Campaigns Generating Conversions Sell More Cars

Today's Tip of The Day comes from Brian Pasch as he talks about how to get the most out of your website so your...

F&I At Their Fingertips: Millennials Prefer the Auto lending Process Online

The Tide is Changing For Millennial Car Buyers 80 million Millennials have entered adulthood and have replaced Baby Boomers as the largest generation alive. Approximately 10,000...

Do You Have Your “E’s” Turned Up Today?

Do you have your "E's" turned up today? Bring your enthusiasm, excitement, energy and experience...

How to Create a Well-Functioning Service BDC

Over the years we have seen huge improvements in the effectiveness of sales department Business...

Campaigns Generating Conversions Sell More Cars

Today's Tip of The Day comes from Brian Pasch as he talks about how to...

Linking Hearst Auto Media Platforms with Digital Marketing Tools

Combining industry-leading brands, tools, and in-depth auto shopper insights with the largest, most diverse automotive...

Staying Ahead in an Ever-Changing Marketplace

Certainly, all dealers and managers understand the challenges facing automotive retail today: flattening sales; buyers...

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Linking Hearst Auto Media Platforms with Digital Marketing Tools

Combining industry-leading brands, tools, and in-depth auto shopper insights with the largest, most diverse automotive audience, Hearst Autos delivers performance-driven marketing solutions and resourceful media platforms at every stage of consideration. To learn more James Tom joins the CBT...
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Video Email Boosts Engagement and Personalizes Transactions

Technology is coming up with new ways to interact every day. One feature that could be considered a communication dinosaur these days are emails. It does not matter who you send an email to, be it professional or an...
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“Automotive Third-Party Classifieds Just Got A Boost from Facebook“ – Brian Pasch

Brian Pasch takes a break from writing his next book and training industry leaders to sit down with CBT Automotive Network about digital retail and whether or not it is here to stay. Regardless of where the technology is...
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Shift Your Customer’s Vehicle From Standard to Street Smart – SAVY Driver

The CBT Automotive Network followed up with EasyCare and spent time with Scott Jacobsen, Director of Business Development for SAVY, to get a well-rounded update on everything new at SAVY and learn more on how their SAVY Driver technology improves customer...
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Increasing Your Dealership’s Lead Conversions and Human Connections – Tony Zolla, Cars.com

Cars.com recently launched a new A.I. powered technology called Hot Car. To learn more, CBT News is joined by Tony Zolla, Chief Product Officer at Cars.com. He shares on how the company has been investing heavily in artificial intelligence...

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This is Why You Should Fail | Will Smith

Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith defines success as 'controlled failure' and urges you to embrace every...

The Power of One – John O’Leary

When John O'Leary was 9 years old, he suffered burns over 100% of his body...

Change Your Mindset and Achieve Anything | Colin O’Brady

In this epic TEDx Talk, Colin O'Brady, explains his journey back from a tragic burn...

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How to Create a Well-Functioning Service BDC

Over the years we have seen huge improvements in the effectiveness of sales department Business Development Centers (BDC’s). With this success, it seems that...

Staying Ahead in an Ever-Changing Marketplace

Certainly, all dealers and managers understand the challenges facing automotive retail today: flattening sales; buyers visiting fewer lots; margins under pressure from all sides;...

The Correlation Between Fuel Prices and Auto Sales

The automotive retail industry has ebbs and flows, no question. The national and global economies are factors in year-to-year fluctuations, and new model releases...

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How to Create a Well-Functioning Service BDC

Over the years we have seen huge improvements in the effectiveness of sales department Business...

“We’re Seeing a Turn In Customer Retention and Service Departments Are The Foundation” – Jim Roche

Jim Roche, Xtime's SVP of Marketing & Managed Services and CBT Automotive Network’s Jim Fitzpatrick discuss how...

How to Maximize Profits in Your Service Department

Service revenue has its ebbs and flows just like any other department, but it’s typically...

Training New Recruits in Your Service Department

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How Paragon Honda Uses Technology to Properly Serve Their Market – Brian Benstock

Can you imagine the day when your customers can ask their Google Assistant to schedule...
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How to Create a Well-Functioning Service BDC

Over the years we have seen huge improvements in the effectiveness of sales department Business Development Centers (BDC’s). With this success, it seems that more and more dealerships are looking to copy this BDC success over to the service...
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Staying Ahead in an Ever-Changing Marketplace

Certainly, all dealers and managers understand the challenges facing automotive retail today: flattening sales; buyers visiting fewer lots; margins under pressure from all sides; never-ending staffing problems; etc. In so many ways, these day-to-day issues are simply a part of...
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The Correlation Between Fuel Prices and Auto Sales

The automotive retail industry has ebbs and flows, no question. The national and global economies are factors in year-to-year fluctuations, and new model releases have an impact also. But there’s a larger influence at play in the automotive retail...
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Are You Properly Rewarding Your Staff?

It is important in the automotive industry that an employee’s work performance and progress is monitored closely to ensure that they fully  understands the scope of their daily job requirements. With the increasing pressure of the automotive industry, it...
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Five Ways to Stay Ahead of Margin Compression

Automotive dealers across the country have likely noticed the margin squeeze in the past few years. They may have wondered if they were alone, but margin compression is a wide-spread issue in the industry. According to the 2017 NADA...
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How Dealerships Can Win Against Autonomous Vehicles

Once believed to be the stuff of science fiction, autonomous vehicles are predicted to soon be mainstays of the road. Pilot programs by Uber and Google show that fully autonomous travel is within reach. Already, city travel has shifted...
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Fundamental Traits of a Winner – Lessons Learned From Mike Singletary

Successful people leave clues as to what are successful traits. I recently watched a documentary on the ex-football player, Mike Singletary. Mike played for the Baylor Bears and went on to become a Hall of Fame linebacker with the...
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Is E-Commerce Driving the Auto Industry?

Over the past decade or so, the automotive industry has been through some major changes. A large part of this change stems from the rise of the Internet and social media. In this Amazon Prime era, as an automotive...
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