The Ultimate List of Automotive Retail Conferences

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Attending conferences seems to be a way of life in the car business. We are all striving for that next cutting-edge strategy that will give us the advantage over our competition. While some conferences can seem like a waste of time, you cannot argue...

Brian Geitner: Autotrader’s 20-Year Anniversary

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In 1997, Autotrader opened it's doors to help revolutionize the car shopping experience. This year marks the company's 20th anniversary. Over the past two decades, Autotrader has provided their service to some 2 billion shoppers with over 350 million unique listings. Brian Geitner, President...

Increasing Expertise with Women Car Buyers

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Women are important. Why? Look at the facts. Women are the most dynamic and fastest growing economic force, controlling over $7 trillion in spending in the U.S. As breadwinners, 72 percent of women in the U.S. earn 50-100 precent of the family household income. Women request...

An Interactive and Personal Conference for the Progressive Dealer

Best Training Day Ever
The Best Training Day Ever is an event that allows dealers across the country to network and learn from some of the best automobile dealer trainers in the business. This year's event is in partnership with Industry Summit and will take place at the...

Chip Perry: Transparent dealers produce more opportunities

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In a recent poll, consumers revealed that, along with politicians, car dealers are among the least trusted people in their daily lives. While some would see that as a negative, Chip Perry, President and CEO of TrueCar, believes it's a chance to create opportunities...

Hot Topics in Used Car Sales from NIADA’s Steve Jordan

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Joe sits down with Steve Jordan, CEO of the NIADA, as he offers his take on compliance. We asked Steve: Should dealerships hire a compliance officer? If not, who IS responsible for making sre compliance issues are handled properly?

GIADA Brought Independent Auto Dealers to Atlanta for Annual Convention

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CBT's Joe Gumm sat down with Paul John, Executive Director of the Georgia Independent Auto Dealers' Association, to discuss why this event was so much more than just another industry get together.

How GIADA supports its members

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Whether you have worked in auto retail a short or long time, you know training is essential in up and down times. Attending local and national events is one vital step to not only rubbing elbows with experts and trainers, but also learning how...

Thought Leadership Summit brings out the experts

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Your dealership attends training events such as conferences, forums, and seminars to improve the customer buying experience. According to Jon Munzel, Founder and President of Thought Leadership Summits, when it comes to the differences of these networking getaways the most important takeaways would be...

Daily Newscast: Lucid Motors takes on Tesla, One simple way to get more leads and Managers who don’t manage

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  In today’s CBT Newscast for Wednesday March 22, 2017: The 2017 Automotive Engagement Conference A seven-city national tour showing dealers how to measure consumer engagement to eliminate advertising BOTS, BLUNDERS, and BLOAT in their marketing investments. Read More Does Tesla finally have real competition? Lucid Motors announced on Wednesday,...

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Become Your Own “One-A-Day Vitamin”

Become your own "One-A-Day Vitamin" by finding the things that move you forward every day on this week's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Mark...
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How Can You Bring Accountability Into Your Dealership with Optimal Results

Service Managers, Service Directors and Fixed Operations supervisors everywhere look for the best practices to employ in running a smooth and profitable business. Obtaining...
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The ABCs of Selling to Millennials

Millennials. They turn to their phone for everything: ordering groceries, snapping selfies, booking reservations, Instagramming avocado toast, and stalking exes. It’s no surprise that...
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Does Your Dealership Experience Meet Your Customer’s Expectations? – Joseph Michelli, NYTimes Best Selling...

Our guest today on the CBT Automotive Network is an expert when it comes to instilling the knowledge and power your business, managers, and...

Become Your Own “One-A-Day Vitamin”

Become your own "One-A-Day Vitamin" by finding the things that move you forward every day on this week's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Mark...

Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information

When was the last time you checked your safeguard procedures? On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about protecting your customers' personal...

Texting Strategy

Adults spend an average of 23 hours a week texting. Every day there are about 6 billion text messages sent in the U.S. with...