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Chana Perton

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Chana is an freelance journalist for Atlanta Small Business Network
dealership

Are You Hiring for Skill Sets Your Dealership Needs Most?

The 21st Century is shaping up to be one of great change for the auto industry. In this ever-shifting environment it seems harder than...
General Motors

General Motors Names Mark Reuss President

General Motors is ringing in the new year with a new president. Thursday the company announced that Mark L. Reuss, a GM veteran, would...
auto industry

2019 Looking to be a Year of Change in the Auto Industry

Predicting the future is not an easy feat--just ask the writers for 1989’s hit movie Back to the Future Part II. That said, there...
auto industry

Mark Your 2019 Calendars: Here’s What’s Coming Up in the Auto Industry!

January Indianapolis Auto Show Date: Dec. 26, 2018-Jan 1 2019 Location: 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Admission: Adults – $7 at the Door Start the year off...
Health and Wellness

Promote Health and Wellness at Your Dealership

Looking to retain employees and cut operating costs at your dealership? Promoting health and wellness is one powerful way to accomplish both those objectives....

Why Some Auto Manufacturers are Sticking with Sedans While Others Turn to Trucks and...

It’s no secret that some titans of the Auto Manufacturers are switching focus away from cars and towards trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. Earlier this year,...
NADA

NADA Show 2019 – CBT Will See You There!

This year’s National Automotive Dealer Association (NADA) Expo will take place in San Fransico’s newly renovated Moscone Center from January 24th through the 27th....
best selling cars

10 Best-Selling Cars of 2018

2018 will likely be remembered in automotive history as the year passenger cars were officially pronounced out and crossovers and trucks ushered in as...
mental

Hitting the Mental Refresh Button for a Better 2019

January, the first of the month, is so named after the ancient Roman god Janus, who possessed two heads with which he could look...
GM

GM to Move Forward with Transformation Plans

This past month, GM rocked the automotive industry when the company announced wide-scale changes, including layoffs that would “reduce salaried and salaried contract staff...
cybersecurity

Do You Have a Cybersecurity Plan at Your Dealership?

Much the same way you build walls and barriers to protect your physical inventory, you should also be concerned about protecting your network and...
expenses

How to Evaluate Expenses in Each Department

Expenses are part of doing business. A dealership can’t have profits without a facility, inventory, employees, supplies and other necessities that cost money. The...
automotive industry

Top Reasons to Work in Automotive Retail

Automotive dealerships and its dealers are the links to the automotive manufacturers and their consumers. If you have a true appreciation for cars, then...
incentives

Attracting Customers with Better Incentives

Negotiating and haggling when shopping for a car can oftentimes be awkward and frustrating, but it is made even more difficult if dealerships are...
CRMvideo

Incorporating Your CRM with Your Phone Process to Capitalize on Leads – Mike Haeg

 Every dealer knows it costs hundreds of dollars just to make the phone ring, but integrating a CRM to your sales calls can help...

Getting on Your Customer’s Wavelength

On today's episode of Kain and Company, David shares some ideas he has to help you sell more cars by connecting with your customer...

Toxic Achievers

On today's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson goes over the types of "toxic achievers" that you may have in your staff and holding...

Riches and Niches

On today’s episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart talks about riches and niches. The worst thing you can do is try to be...

Doing More With Your Website Visitors

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about using data sources to understand who is visiting your website and how...