Digital Dealer - Technology Training By Sandi Jerome There are four primary learning styles: visual, auditory, read-write, and kinesthetic. A visual learner typically is a fast-talker who likes to interrupt and needs to see things visually – or hear things that brings up a visual image. An example of this would be a sales manager. This … Continue reading Technology Training
Digital Dealer - Sandi Jerome “It can be frustrating to look at the expenses and deductions on your DOC because many of them don’t happen until the end of the month, but smaller variances will stand out on a daily basis.” The DOC – or Daily Operating Control is a DMS report that is rather … Continue reading Getting More from your DMS DOC
Digital Dealer-Sandi Jerome “By completing the recall while the vehicle is still on the lot or in your shop means more profit.” Last year was a record year for recalls; over 50 million vehicles had recalls with over 900 different campaigns. This was the third year in a row that recalls topped 50 million vehicles. … Continue reading Your DMS and Recalls
Digital Dealer –Sandi Jerome “How can you use training and technology to improve customer service in your accounting office?” According to Harvey Mackay, “Southwest Airlines is successful because the company understands it's a customer service company. It also happens to be an airline.” While almost every major U.S. airline has declared bankruptcy, Southwest Airlines has … Continue reading Technology and Office CRM
Digital Dealer Magazine - Sandi Jerome There is no reason why your office staff has to spend the first weeks or months of the year consumed with the year end or 13th month process. We spend the first part of every year consumed with the prior year. There are the dreaded 13th month entries that … Continue reading The Year End for your DMS
Digital Dealer - Sandi Jerome “What is your closing ratio and the real cost of lost sales?” According to successful businessman, Fred DeLuca, “Profit or perish... There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.” In the car business, we all know what it means to increase sales; but decreasing costs can … Continue reading DMS, CRM and Closing Ratios
Digital Dealer - Sandi Jerome “Is your DMS system dooming you for disaster during an audit?” They say that the best description of a tax auditor is someone who arrives after the battle and shoots all the wounded. I’ve been through some rough tax audits for my clients, but the worse was after a controller quit. … Continue reading Is your DMS going Paperless?