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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.
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...
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...
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...
questions

The 3 Questions Every Customer Wants Answered Before Saying “Yes”

When we’re selling a product, service, or idea, we must make the case in the consumer’s mind on why they need it. It doesn’t...
Digital Marketing Strategies Conferencevideo

Brian Pasch on Digital Retailing and the Upcoming Digital Marketing Strategies Conference

If the Coronavirus pandemic has taught dealers one thing, it's that digital retailing is not going anywhere. In fact, industry players like Roadster and Cox...
VettXvideo

How Dealers Can Acquire Used-Car Inventory Quickly and Efficiently – Nick Patterson and Ryan...

With the inventory challenges facing the new car market, many dealers are putting their energy into bolstering their used-car departments. That means finding new...
Len Shortvideo

Founder of LotLinx Len Short Discusses Exciting New Partnership with CBT News

As digital retailing increases in the automotive retail industry, the strongest dealers will be the ones who smartly track and manage their online presence...
video

Bob Lanham and Jen Cole on Helping Dealers Leverage Facebook Ad Technology

Coming off of tremendous sales numbers for both May and June, many dealers are beginning to bring their departments back to 100 percent operating...

Staying Successful in the Showroom During COVID-19

On this week's episode of the Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, David Lewis talks about selling cars during the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the...

What Do Dealerships and Bank Conversions Have to Do With TikTok?

Recently, a video by TikTok user Molly Baxter shared a shady business practice perpetrated by a few F&I managers that received thousands of views....

Why Dealers Should Concentrate on Experience, Not Price

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host David Kain is joined by his colleague Steve Purdy, the client success director for Kain Automotive....

Creating a Frictionless Online Car Buying Experience

There is still a lot unknown about how the Coronavirus will continue to affect American lives, industries, and consumerism. However, dealers can assume that...