right people. “Tax Season” is done and gone – soooooooo…
What are your marketing strategies for your Summer Business?
Did you know, that as of January 1, 2019, the DMV reversed their interpretation of Referral Programs? Since 2008, we as Dealers were not allowed to have anywhere in our written materials that we paid a “bird-dog” (referral fee)!… Read the rest
NEWS FLASH – THE WORLD IS NO
Most of you, if not all of you know this
fact! or do you?
First, let us relive a bit of the past –
Math Class. We learned how to graph on “Y” and “X” axis,
given a set of “points” we could use these axes to pinpoint the
location – on a FLAT piece of paper!… Read the rest
After a long and prosperous relationship with Frazer Computing, we here at Car Guys Agency (formerly Tom Hampton Agency) announce our parting!
is a wonderful DMS and I personally think has the best Help Desk in
the USA (the reason I represented them for over 12 years).… Read the rest
to popular belief in the industry: IF you are selling 10 units a
month; you do not need
30 units on the ground.
time of year historically, dealers “Load Up” in anticipation of
2019 that could prove to be a costly mistake.… Read the rest
So if you’re thinking about “Loading Up” for tax season,
please remember it is VERY easy to run out of money before tax season even
hits. Yes, you may have a $200,000 Floor, however reconditioning, advertising
and selling are CASH-OUT-OF-POCKET. That can be the point of tipping in the
“red” for a lot of dealers – seasoned vet and newbies alike!… Read the rest
I am a huge proponent of “Self Investment” when it come to business and life in general.
I am constantly listening to recordings in my car (translate – office) in between clients. They cover a variety of subjects and the speakers are always varied. … Read the rest
October is a month of harvest in many nations throughout our planet.
Seeds we have sown in early summer, weeds were pulled & fertilizer applied.
Now the crops are in and it is off to market to sell our crops and buy our supply of seeds for the next growing season.… Read the rest
Have you received a suspicious email recently claiming to be from the TxDMV? You may have been the target of a “phishing” scam.
What is “phishing?”
Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking and credit card details, and passwords.
… Read the rest
Ladies and gentlemen let us consider the humble BUMBLE BEE.
Scientifically it “can not fly”!
Mathematically it “can not fly”!
And yet it FLYS!
Too many and I mean WAY too many times I will walk into a Dealership and be talking to “the powers that be” and invariably we get on the topic of growth (usually Lack there of).… Read the rest
Well my friends here we are after what has been a relatively slow summer.
How do you drive MORE eyeballs to your Ads?
DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT!
12 years of working with Dealers all across this state has taught this old car dog – a few new tricks.… Read the rest