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Chanell Turner

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Investigative Journalist for CBT News
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Four Tips for Optimizing End-of-Year Marketing

It is hard to believe that December is again on the horizon. The holiday and the end-of-year rush is in full swing, and consumers...
auto sales

A Record Drop and Gradual Cooling of Sales: November Auto Sales Trends

On the outset, November 2018 did not seem as if it would be a remarkable departure from the norm. It is typically a nice...
gender diversity

How Dealerships Can Move Toward Parity

This year, General Motors (GM) was identified as the only company in the largest 20 in the United States to have a female CEO...
auto sales

SUV Sales Rise While Customer Savings Fall: The Story of October’s Auto Sales

October was a bit heavier on the tricks than treats when it came to auto sales. When compared to last year’s numbers, October is...
team building

Five Ways to Incorporate Team Building at Your Dealership

When was the last time you were a part of a great team? What were some of the qualities that made it a team...
ads

Is Your Marketing Budget Ballooning? Here are Four Ways to Cut Marketing Costs Per...

It is an understatement to say that marketing has become a pivotal part of the sales process. Years ago, ads and billboards did the...
breast cancer

How Top Auto Groups are Creating Awareness About Breast Cancer This October

Savvy and community-minded dealership owners understand their connection to their respective local areas. From providing little league jerseys to sponsoring food banks during Thanksgiving,...
leaders

The Top Communication Traits That Every Leader Should Possess

Take a moment to think of a supervisor, manager, or any other person you have interacted with that was in a leadership position who...
marketing

How to Avoid These Five Marketing Pitfalls at Your Dealership

Over the past couple of decades, marketing has transitioned from the “action of pushing out messaging,” to “strategically driving engagement and revenue.” Case studies,...
September Car Sales

September Sees a Decline in Momentum as Sales Take a Steep Dive

Analysts have been cautiously optimistic for months while attempting to project when high-interest rates, Federal rate hikes, and high new car prices would finally...
Trevor Gilevideo

Finding New Paths to Profitability at Your Dealership – Trevor Gile, Motorcars Honda

The annual NADA show is just around the corner, and just like us here at CBT you're probably gearing up for the great events...
year end

A Great Beginning Can Influence A Great Year End!

Grow Your Service Sales Business by having a Strong year end and getting off to a great start in the new year! What can we...
AIvideo

How to Increase Sales at Your Dealership with AI Powered Assistants – John Ruble,...

f AI powered assistants have shown to be highly effective for increasing sales, quality of service, and improving other activities around the dealership. These virtual...
issues

Washington Update: Four Top Issues for Dealers

It is an understatement to say that the Federal Government plays a significant role in how companies conduct business. Regardless of the industry, legislation...
electric vehicles

Two Standard Oil Companies to Usher in an Age of Electric Vehicles

If you’ve been on the fence about introducing Electric Vehicles (EVs) to your customers, now is the perfect time to get on board. Previously,...

Finding Your Drive to Succeed

Go to work ready to make a difference for your customers. Don't settle for average. Do you have the drive it takes to succeed...

Slowing Down in the Service Process

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how slowing down in the beginning of the...

Kerrigan Report: December Capped Off Another Strong Year for Auto Sales

Thanks so much for joining us today for the Kerrigan Market Update. We’re joined today by Erin Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan...

Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager,...