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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...

Five HR Tools to Find the Best Talent and Streamline the Onboarding Experience

It’s hard to find good people these days. According to data from the U.S. Bureau...

VR, AR and MR in the Workplace: A Thing of the Present (Not Just the Future)

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) are quickly becoming mainstream technologies...

Campaigns Generating Conversions Sell More Cars

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

Why Diversifying Your Dealership Is More Important Than Ever – Brian Finkelmeyer

Brian Finkelmeyer, Senior Director at vAuto, joins Jim Fitzpatrick in the CBT Automotive studios to further the discussion...

How OEM’s Are Bringing Attention To Diversity During Pride Month

Through this month of June, you might have spotted quite a few rainbows flying around,...

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Why Diversifying Your Dealership Is More Important Than Ever – Brian Finkelmeyer

Brian Finkelmeyer, Senior Director at vAuto, joins Jim Fitzpatrick in the CBT Automotive studios to further the discussion concerning the future of the automotive industry, the importance of diversifying your dealership, and how some dealerships and their owners are being affected more...
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“Supply and Demand Challenges Suggest A Decline in Vehicle Sales Moving Forward” – Jonathan...

The SAAR is once again at around 17 million, however, Trumps's tariff and the sudden hike in interest rates may have a negative impact on the second half of the year with vehicle sales. To help us make sense...
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Using Technology to Increase Service Sales and Efficiency – Jim Roche, Xtime

CBT's own Jim Fitzpatrick sat down with Jim Roche, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Managed Services for Xtime, a Cox Automotive company, to talk about the effect of changing technology in the auto industry. Technology has been changing fixed-ops...
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Buy, Sell, and Finance a Car All Through One App – Blinker

Sometimes in the automotive retail industry, the idea of good technology that helps dealers and consumers help, buy, and sell cars comes from someone in the industry that feels like there should be an easier way to list, sell,...
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Applying Successful Market-Based Strategies For Profitable Returns on New and Used Cars

Is your car dealership spending money on marketing to make money on investments? Brian Finkelmeyer, Director of Conquest at vAuto, chats with Jeremy Beaver, Chief Operating Officer of the Del Grande Auto Group, about what a dealership can do to make...

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Don’t Change Who You Are Because of One Person | Gary Vaynerchuk

Don't overvalue the other person's POV... You should never be putting one person's opinion on...

New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author John O’Leary: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

CBT Automotive was thrilled to be joined by inspirational speaker John O’Leary recently for an...

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

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Five HR Tools to Find the Best Talent and Streamline the...

It’s hard to find good people these days. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately three million employees have left...

VR, AR and MR in the Workplace: A Thing of the...

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) are quickly becoming mainstream technologies in our world. While we have become accustomed to...

Why Diversifying Your Dealership Is More Important Than Ever – Brian...

Brian Finkelmeyer, Senior Director at vAuto, joins Jim Fitzpatrick in the CBT Automotive studios to further the discussion concerning the future of the automotive industry, the importance...

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Using Technology to Increase Service Sales and Efficiency – Jim Roche, Xtime

CBT's own Jim Fitzpatrick sat down with Jim Roche, Senior Vice President of Marketing and...

5 Rules For Choosing The Right CRM For Your Dealership – Bill Wittenmyer

Most of the data that dealers collect comes from their CRM. We spoke with Bill...

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...
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Five HR Tools to Find the Best Talent and Streamline the Onboarding Experience

It’s hard to find good people these days. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately three million employees have left their jobs voluntarily since June 2017. HR software company, BambooHR surveyed 1000 Americans who were...
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VR, AR and MR in the Workplace: A Thing of the Present (Not Just...

Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) are quickly becoming mainstream technologies in our world. While we have become accustomed to these technologies in the world of gaming and entertainment, many don’t realize that they will...
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How OEM’s Are Bringing Attention To Diversity During Pride Month

Through this month of June, you might have spotted quite a few rainbows flying around, both online and offline. For those that are unaware, June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and their logo is quite literally the colors of the...
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Are You Operating your Staff Meetings In A Way That Actually Helps?

Let’s be honest: no one likes meetings. Generally, we find meetings to be unproductive wastes of time, which we put up with because they’re mandatory, and because sometimes you get a bagel for coming. For this reason, companies are seeking...
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5 Tips To Sell Better Online

It might be a little hard to envision now, but there was a time where products were only sold in a physical sense and salespeople were the experts to go to prior to any sale. The advancements due to...
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The Best Ways to Drive Traffic And Get People Talking About Your Dealership

Blogging, social media marketing, newsletters, and other methods of digital marketing can feel like an unnecessary add-on to a marketing strategy. If you have a small team, have limited financial resources, and are strapped for time, it might be...
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Tumultuous Auto Sales Forecast for Remainder of 2018

After a seven-year run of consecutive annual auto sales increases in the United States, the final sales figures for 2017 showed a regression of 1.8 percent. And at the end of 2017, forecasters predicted that automotive sales would continue...
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7 Choices Highly Successful People Make Daily

Some consider success the luck of the draw, subject to fate and the constellation they were born under. However, the truth is that success is simply a pattern of behaviors that reinforce good cycles and help reshape negative habits...

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