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Mark Wallace Maguire is an award-winning journalist who has been honored by organizations including The Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and Georgia Sportswriter's Association. He serves as managing editor of Car Biz Today and staff writer for CBT News.
car accessories

Some of the Coolest Car Accessories of 2018

We all love a cool accessory for our car, right? This year, we saw some of the most sophisticated accessories yet. Here are a...
baby boomers

Selling to Baby Boomers in 2019

If you see enough commercials, it might seem like the only generation with money and spending potential are Millennials. While Millennials offer tremendous potential for...
Jim Ellis Auto Group

After Growing a Strong Business, Jim Ellis Auto Group is Now Focused On the...

The north area of Peachtree Boulevard in Atlanta is a mecca for car buyers. Tucked just inside of the city’s looping Interstate I-285, there are...
Joe Verde

Veteran’s Day Has a Special Meaning For Trainer Joe Verde

While most readers associate Joe Verde with his dynamic training classes on sales and sales management, you probably don’t know that he grew up...
fall

Fall Into Comfort with These Casual Wardrobe Essential

We’re not quite into the heavy coats and sweaters of winter, but fall style is definitely in the air. Here we offer a variety...
health

Small Steps to Better Health While at Work

In a rush in the morning. Late nights. No time to relax, much less exercise. And what is a routine? We all know the automotive selling business can...
chris saraceno

Chris Saraceno: The Theory of Five and why People and Passion Power Your Business

It’s a steamy Friday afternoon in mid-September and Chris Saraceno has just returned from giving a presentation to over 600 students and faculty members...
accessories

How to Upsell Accessories in your Dealership

Car shoppers are spending roughly $41 billion a year on auto accessories, according to a 2018 report from Reynolds & Reynolds. Yet, retail automotive dealerships...
Nick Saban

Nick Saban Shares the Details to Driving Success on the Field and at the...

Nick Saban’s attention to detail is legendary. Whether it’s anecdotes of him challenging his team to get better within days of clinching a national title...
f&i

Energy Equals Success: Meet F&I Expert Rebecca Chernek

Trailblazer, Self-starter, Motivator- Rebecca ‘Becky’ D’Amico Chernek has many monickers she’s earned through the years. In 1986, she was hired as the first woman to sell autos...

Auto Loan Interest Rates Continue to Soar

Auto loan interest rates continue to go up, according to a recent Edmunds analysis, with rates reaching their highest in a decade. Looking at...
Tim Jacksonvideo

President of CADA Tim Jackson on Fuel Efficiency Standards, Warranty Reimbursement, and the Innovative...

There’s been a lot on the agenda for dealer associations to contend with so far this year. On today’s show, we take a look...
the process

How The Process is the Core to Your Business

Processes are the core tools for business. In order to become and remain successful and competitive, Dealership Service Departments must continuously improve their process....

Mazda Changing Things Up With New Appointments

Tuesday, Mazda announced announced several leadership changes to its North American Operations. The current CEO and President of Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), Masahiro...
social media

Why Organic Social Media Is Losing Its Power?

Having a good organic reach on social media simply refers to how well the posts of a page perform without having to have any...

Stop, Look, and Listen

  On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can close more sales and find success by stopping, looking, and listening.

The Reward of Consistent Practice

Nobody gets better on game day. On today's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, Dave discusses the rewards that come with consistent practice and preparation.

The Power of the First Impression

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis and Associates talks about the meet and greet in the service...

Don’t Take the Bait

Nobody can offend you without your consent. If anybody says or does anything to try and get under your skin, don't give in. On...