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6 Ways to Increase Off-Season Earnings at Your Dealership

The slower season is often a time for a dealer to catch his or her breath and get some well-deserved rest. It’s also a period when dealership profitability is at an all-time low. However, there are several things you can

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22 Essential Dealership Metrics You Should Always Track

Knowing your numbers is essential, which is why dealership metrics are the foundation of a successful business. As John Doerr wrote in Measure what Matters, numbers create clear goals in your business, and help employees tie their day-to-day activities to

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How to Help Sales Build Long-Term Customer Relationships

How do you turn a one-time sale into a relationship that lasts over the long haul? The road to long-term customer connections is sometimes rough, but the rewards make the journey worthwhile. Dealership Management expert Bob Clements says: “Successful sales

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How to Make Your Service Techs More Efficient and Profitable

Great customer service can seem like a rarity in today’s business climate due to self-serve grocery stores and online ordering. But for dealers, customers reward great service with a relationship that can go on for years, and even generations. At

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How To Set Proper Inventory Goals

“If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you will end up working for someone who does.” Do you agree? Dealers in outdoor power equipment (OPE) and powersports industries have different motivations than those with a corporate career. You’re motivated

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8 Ways to Generate More Income for your Dealership

Did you get into the dealership business based on a personal interest or a passion for a certain way of life? Or, did you get into it by chance, inheriting the dealership from family members? No matter what your original