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Ryan Williams is president of Fidelis PPM, and is a 20-plus year veteran of the auto industry, having served in multiple dealerships as sales manager, F&I manager, and GM. You can reach him at ryan@getfidelis.com.
budgeting

In 2019, Show Budgeting Solutions to Sell More Retention Product

The median household income in the U.S. is $57,617, according to 2016 U.S. Department of Commerce data. The median references the income level that...
retention

Driving Customer Retention to Your Dealership

Customer loyalty does not necessarily translate into repeat business for your auto dealership. OEMs and dealers spend millions of dollars seeking to convert consumers...
Generating Profitvideo

How to generate profit & keep customers coming back to the service drive

We probably all agree that the goal of the dealership service department should be: (A) generate profit and (B) deliver the experience that keeps...

Gifting Prepaid Maintenance Marketing Promotions

Bottom Line Benefits Drives Retention and Healthier Service Volumes By: Ryan Williams We all know that having skin in a game keeps our attention. Freebies, though...

Why Service Customers Buy Prepaid Maintenance Programs

Prepaid Maintenance a Win-Win for All By: Ryan Williams Service customers like to buy prepaid maintenance plans, known as PPMs. For good and valuable reasons, too....

Build Planned Retention Program and Drive Service Volumes

Drive Customer Retention to Your Dealership By: Ryan Williams If you’re serious about growing customer retention and service sales, perhaps it’s time to put into play...

Gifting Prepaid Maintenance Marketing Promotions

SPONSORED CONTENT Bottom Line Benefits Drives Retention and Healthier Service Volumes By Ryan Williams We all know that having skin in a game keeps our attention. Freebies, though...
customer retention

Drive Customer Retention to Your Dealership

Build Planned Retention Program and Drive Service Volumes By Ryan Williams  that many dealers point to as a winner – a prepaid maintenance plan, commonly referred to...
prepaid maintenance

Service Customers Buy Prepaid Maintenance Programs

A Win-Win For All By Ryan Williams Customers naturally sense that prepaid maintenance plans will help them develop habits of healthy vehicle maintenance – routine, a plan,...
Brian Benstockvideo

Brian Benstock on What it Takes to Drive an Award-Winning Dealership

Coming off of a record-breaking 2018, Paragon Automotive became the highest volume dealer to take home the Precision Team Award for Acura and the...
software

The Next Ten Years: Transitioning from Hardware to Software

To anyone who’s tinkered with a car lately, it’s clear that the cars of today are not the same as those our forbearers drove....
digital retailing

Digital Retailing: Five Advantages of Using It at Your Dealership

Think about the last time you needed to purchase an item online. What comes to mind? Is it the ease of finding what you...
connected car

The Growing Impact of the “Connected Car,”: Four Ways This Can Affect Your Dealership

Today’s cars have become a one-stop-shop for transportation, security, and infotainment. Not only can you drive and play music, but you can now take...
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...

How Customer Perception Can Impact Your Service Department

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about customer perception and how it impacts the...

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...