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Chana Perton

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Chana is an freelance journalist for Atlanta Small Business Network
leadership

Five Ways Dealership Managers Can Improve Their Leadership Skills

A manager's greatest asset is their leadership skills. A good manager motivates their team, can delegate well and inspires long-term retention. While there are a...
compliance officers

Do Dealerships Really Need Compliance Officers?

The quick answer is yes. Dealerships are required by law to have on-site compliance officers. Compliance officers help protect dealerships from violating state and...
social media

How Social Media Influencers Are Changing the Auto Industry

As consumer attention fragments among the various pulls of modern-day media, companies are turning to unconventional sources to move their products front and center....
sales satisfaction

Takeaways from J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study

J.D. Power just released its annual Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study, and once again, Porsche has topped the list in sales satisfaction for a...
tariffs

New Developments in the On-Going Auto Tariffs Saga

For the last several months, the Trump administration has pushed towards wide-scale tariffs on many imports. The White House sees these measures as part...
social media

5 Top-Notch Social Media Strategies and Management Tools for Your Dealership

Things move quickly in the digital age. By now, most dealerships recognize the need for a stellar social media presence. Study after study shows...
distractions

Reducing Distractions and Procrastination for Your Dealership Employees

Distractions and procrastination can eat away at vast chunks of time and resources at a dealership. Eliminating them is essential to creating a positive,...
technology

Technology vs. Human Connection: Which One Does Your Dealership Need?

There's no question; technology is a boon to dealerships. Big data, mobile apps, social media--there are countless ways that tech smooths the car buying...
convenience

Delivering Convenience and Consistency as Part of the Dealership Experience

Often what makes one dealership stand out from the others is not their product but their service. In today's world of individualized marketing, customers...
breast cancer awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How Dealerships and OEMs Across the Country Showed Their Support

From pink key chains to custom Mustangs, car dealerships across the country pitched in to bring awareness to breast cancer this October.  With one in...
recon process

Improving Your Recon Processes in Today’s Climate

According to the Cox Automotive Auto Market Weekly Summary for June 1, 2020, the used vehicle market has rebounded better than previously forecasted. Compared...
sales

Consumer Sentiment in Auto Industry Improves in May, But Still Less than Optimistic

The second half of the month of May demonstrated that the auto industry is moving toward a smooth recovery, according to the Auto Market...
video

The Long-Term Benefits of Business Innovation During COVID-19 – Erik Wahl, Graffiti Artist, Author...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Erik Wahl, world-famous graffiti artist, acclaimed corporate speaker, and best-selling author of Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius. Did...
video

Auto Columnist Mark Phelan Discusses COVID-19 Recovery for Michigan Dealers and OEMs

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Mark Phelan, auto critic and columnist for the Detroit Free Press, the largest daily newspaper in...
Jeff Shorevideo

The Skill Sets Your Salespeople Need in Order to Thrive During the COVID-19 Recovery...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Jeff Shore, CEO of Shore Consulting, best-selling author, and B2C sales expert. In this segment, he...

Combining Artificial and Human Intelligence to Maximize Dealership Results

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the role that AI has to play in...

Building a Culture Around Your Dealership’s Digital Retailing Process

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses how to create a logical environment for your...

Are Your BDC Employees Using the Right Language During this Crisis?

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain talks about adapting the language your BDC uses during...

April Kerrigan Report: Have Dealership Values Taken a Hit During the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share...
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