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Zach’s background includes working in both automotive and high-tech industries in Silicon Valley. As a millennial CEO, he has his finger on the pulse of that generation’s shopping preferences. His expertise is in digital marketing, CRM and general dealership technology. Visit his website at SellyAutomotive.com.
COVID-19

How Dealerships Can Come out of the COVID-19 Scare Stronger Than Before

The globe is facing an unprecedented challenge, and in many ways, auto dealerships are in the front lines. Despite the growing popularity of online...
Facebook Marketplace

6 Steps for Dealerships to Get Started on Facebook Marketplace

Here’s a stat that will scramble your brain: Facebook Marketplace now has 800 million users worldwide. Let that number sink in. Here in the U.S., 1...
Facebook Marketplace

Why Dealerships Should Use Facebook Marketplace

In 1995, Craigslist changed the way individuals bought and sold personal items, including used vehicles. Craigslist replaced newspaper classified ads as the go-to spot...
spam

Dealership Emails Going to SPAM? Here’s What To Do

0 % APR AND *FREE* FLOOR MATS ON ALL USED VEHICLES! CALL TODAY!!!! What was your first reaction to the line above? Did you cringe?...
automotive change

Automotive Disruption at Mach Speed

Automotive Change is Happening By Zach Klempf In the past 18 months, over $35 billion in major equity transactions have taken place within the automotive retail...
Automotive Change

Innovative Automotive: New Companies Could Vie With Dealerships’ Used Sales Departments

Are dealers ready to adapt to these businesses’ flexibility with test drives and trade-ins? BY ZACH KLEMPF The automotive landscape is being disrupted faster than...
CRM System

Is Your CRM A Bad Fit Dealership Business Model?

Warning signs that you should look for a different CRM. BY ZACH KLEMPF Today’s car buying marketplace demands nothing less than a connected, personalized customer experience....
Dealership’s Web Presence

3 Tips to Strengthen Your Dealership’s Web Presence

Having your dealership's web presence online appeals to tech-savvy consumers and is critical to keeping them engaged and eager to visit your dealership. BY ZACH KLEMPF Dealerships...
Dr. Paul Whitevideo

Leading Your Dealership Team in a Time of Crisis – Dr. Paul White, NYT...

As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Paul White, leadership trainer, a renowned psychologist, and best-selling author of “The...
Dave Cantinvideo

Dave Cantin on COVID-19’s Impact on the Auto Industry

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Buy/Sell Market - Dave Cantin, Dave Cantin GroupAs part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome...
Joe Verde Groupvideo

Sean Gardner’s Advice for Weathering Coronavirus Challenges – The Joe Verde Group

As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Sean Gardner trainer and instructor at the Joe Verde Group. In this...
ReconVelocityvideo

ReconVelocity Launches Program to Provide Relief to Their Customers, New and Old

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock and Kalah McCoy from ReconVelocity. In this segment, Hugh and Kalah break...
COVID-19video

Will COVID-19 Change Auto Retailing for Good? – Doug Stephens, Retail Prophet

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Doug Stephens, Founder and President of Retail Prophet and author of "Reengineering Retail:...

Selling Your Customer’s Story to the Bank

Some dealerships like to cut corners in order to get a customer approved by the lender. On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky...

March Kerrigan Report: How will COVID-19 Affect Dealership Earnings for the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Jim Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Erin...

The Importance of Confirming Appointments

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks about confirming appointments with your ptoential customers in order to move to the...

Are You Presenting Your Menu the Right Way?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, industry expert Becky Chernek explains how consistent product pricing and offering your full F&I menu to all...