Internet Sales 20 Group Sponsors

Only the best in the business attend the internet sales 20 group.

autobytel

Title Sponsor - Autobytel

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

At Autobytel, we are proud of our history as the first online automotive research company. Since 1995 when we launched Autobytel.com, we have been committed to helping people like you find the perfect car or truck. Look to us to find the latest automotive news and research. We're here to help you with everything from researching, to buying, to owning your vehicle.

By providing a convenient and comprehensive automotive consumer experience across the purchase and ownership lifecycle, Autobytel provides new value and touch-points for automotive marketers. The company's web-based advertising and marketing programs help dealers and manufacturers build relationships with customers, as well as help them to efficiently manage and convert online business. Through Autobytel's marketing network, the company connects dealerships with a steady, diverse stream of exceptionally motivated, serious shoppers, while providing both dealers and manufacturers with precision-targeted brand and product marketing opportunities. Autobytel supports automotive dealers with a range of tools, programs and value-added services to help them manage more customers, more efficiently. The Company's specialty finance leads program provides incremental, efficient, often high-margin business to dealerships nationwide.

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dealer synergy sponsor

Program Sponsor - Dealer Synergy

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

Dealer Synergy is a family owned and operated training and consulting firm for the automotive industry for over 10 years. With humble beginnings in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, we opened our doors in 2004 and and shortly after, expanded to a 3,000 square foot warehouse loft in the heart of Philadelphia. In 2012, we decided to come back to our roots in South Jersey, moving into the quaint town of Audubon, New Jersey. Our office in Audubon has more than double the space as our Philadelphia office. After purchasing the building, which was originally a local print shop, we have completely gutted the space, renovated and rebuilt in order to fit our growing team. We have even built two fully equipped production studio spaces; one of which is specifically designed for green screening. In addition, we have constructed an expansive space for our training, consulting and support services to be conducted.

Founder and CEO, Sean V. Bradley CSP, and his wife, Dealer Synergy President, Karen Bradley, are both National Speakers Association members, and both are certified FranklinCovey Trainers and Facilitators of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” In addition, Karen has recently received her certification of FranklinCovey’s program, “The 5 Choices of Extraordinary Productivity.” Sean is also certified by the International Academy of Search Engine Optimization. Sean has been a pioneer in the Automotive Internet Sales industry, maximizing the Internet before anyone else even recognized its true potential. As the owner of multiple thriving companies and several affiliates, such as Automotive Internet Sales, Automotive Digital Training, Internet Sales 20 Group and Car Jobs Online, Sean has truly been revolutionizing the online automotive industry for over nearly 15 years. He has spoken at over 100 NCM and NADA 20 Groups and is a 5 time NADA/ATD speaker. Dealer Synergy is a two time Platinum winner of the Auto Dealer Monthly’s Dealer’s Choice Award for “Best Internet Sales Training Company,” and has been recognized as the “Best of the Best” in Automotive Internet Sales in the country by Dealix, CarsDirect, and Autobytel. Armed with a training team of automotive professionals, with firsthand knowledge and experience in the dealership world, as well as a top of the line technology department consisting of graphic designers, video production professionals, sound engineers and animators, digital marketing professionals and content writers, Dealer Synergy is uniquely equipped to assist your dealership in-house with the most up-to-date, technologically advanced training and digital marketing tools.

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bradley on demand sponsor

Program Sponsor - Bradley on Demand

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

Bradley On Demand was created by Sean V. Bradley and the Dealer Synergy team to provide automotive professionals with the best sales strategies and tools to excel in the industry. Sean has been a powerhouse in the automotive industry since he came onto the scene in 1999, and has continued to spread success to dealerships across the country with the Dealer Synergy Process.Using The Four P strategy, the team at Bradley On Demand has created a curriculum designed specifically to cover all the key aspects of your dealership. Focusing on People, Products, Process and Promotions, this platform will teach you everything you need to blow away the competition.

Bradley On Demand is structured with multiple categories to provide members with gateways to the massive amount of content on the platform. Major topics include showroom sales, Internet sales, BDC and phone sales, but Sean also trains on digital marketing, social media and online reputation.Additionally, there are entire courses dedicated to in depth search engine optimization strategies, specifically relating to the usage of video content to make your dealership’s online presence stand out from the other noise on the Internet.

Along with Sean’s expertise, Bradley On Demand has a team of additional instructors to ensure members get a well-rounded training experience. Karen Bradley, President of Dealer Synergy, has a series called “Renew Yourself” which centers on maintaining a work/life balance, staying healthy and exercising your mind and body. Joe Cala, General Manager of Dealer Synergy, is a specialist in motivation, positivity and sales strategies as it relates to the automotive industry. Additionally, he has an entire course about how to maximize your 3rd party provider experience, including best practices, new tactics and strategies.

Bradley On Demand is the supplemental tool you need to take your dealership to the next level. Channel the power of the orange tie, and reach new pinnacles of success that you didn’t even know were possible.


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cars direct sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Cars Direct

The Ultimate Online Car Buying Guide

Los Angeles-based CarsDirect is the leading multi-brand online car buying service, providing new car, used car, and auto finance-related content and services since 1998. As the pioneer of the direct online car buying model, CarsDirect has become the natural choice for consumers who demand objectivity, selection and upfront pricing, and for dealers who want to leverage the Internet for cost-effective, incremental sales and revenue. CarsDirect's success has been recognized by numerous industry awards, including being named one of the "50 Best" websites in the world by Time Magazine, a "Top 100 Classic Website" by PC Magazine, and a "Top Site for Buying or Selling Anything" by PC World.

In 2005, CarsDirect changed its corporate name to Internet Brands, Inc. to reflect its transition to a diversified, multi-vertical company. Internet Brands became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ exchange in November 2007 and later sold to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman in December 2010. CarsDirect currently operates as the flagship website in the Internet Brands automotive division.

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social dealer sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - SOCIALDEALER

Expand your reach

Never let another bad review go unnoticed. or unanswered. Our Reputation Monitoring program gives you the ability to oversee your online reputation by sending you notifications when new reviews are posted, allowing you to respond quickly to negative reviews and promote positive ones. Our Reputation Dashboard calculates an overall rating for your dealership across all review sites and provides report cards and trending reports as well. Simply log onto the platform and see everything at a glance. You can also share reviews on your social sites and respond to negative reviews quickly and easily.

The Social Pro platform provides you with everything your dealership needs to manage content and relationships on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and YouTube. Plan, schedule, and post content to all four destinations. Track analytics on every post, fan, and follower. Run unlimited reports to track the growth of your audience across your social sites. Track which posts get the most engagement from your fans and followers.

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remora sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Remora

Car Dealer Websites, SEO, SEM, and Digital Advertising Management

Remora is 100% focused on maximizing the quality and quantity of direct opportunities that your dealership makes from the web. Remora’s hand crafted approach includes dominating SEO/SEM and custom web designs that set your dealership apart, brands you as the leader and drives legions of new opportunities to your showroom. Remora has what the biggest players in this industry lack. True experts without a conflict of interest. To succeed in the modern online environment, you need experts leveraging your existing brand equity and assets. Remora starts with a thorough audit of your existing positions, trust and standing on the web and creates a custom plan that fills the gaps and maximizes your exposure. Your personal tailor for success on the web, Remora aligns with your brand and quickly maximizes your reach online.

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autoloop sponsor

Platinum/VIP Party Sponsor - Autoloop

Retention through engagement

Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. A singular focus on customer engagement has been the hallmark of our success. Our proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. It also capitalizes on our extensive data analytics to dramatically increase dealer profitability.

Dealers, OEM customers, and large groups all attest to the ability of the AutoLoop suite to generate results using voice, SMS, direct mail, and web portals. Our customer interface tools are user-friendly and can dramatically improve dealer efficiency. We are committed to dealer support with both field personnel and direct customer help desks manned with real people. AutoLoop is America's most dealer-friendly solution! With over 45 million customers in our database, and nearly 800 million customer communications initiated, we're passionate about being America's best customer retention partner for progressive dealerships.

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true car sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - True Car

Truth & Transparency in Automotive Sales

TrueCar’s mission is to transform the car-buying experience for consumers and the way that dealers attract customers and sell cars. We have established an intelligent, data-driven online platform operating on a common technology infrastructure, powered by proprietary data and analytics. We operate our company-branded platform on our TrueCar.com website. In addition, we customize and operate our platform for affinity group marketing partners, such as USAA and Consumer Reports, financial institutions, and other large enterprises such as Boeing and Verizon. We enable users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with our network of TrueCar Certified Dealers.

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Herman Advertising sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Herman Advertising

Herman Advertising is a full-service and fully-integrated Automotive Advertising Agency. Our goal is to help increase your sales by maximizing quality traffic to your website. We do this by first optimizing your Digital Marketing footprint, then we drive additional traffic into your digital footprint with Traditional Advertising. All of this is tied together with seamless Cross Platform Creative that properly communicates your Unique Marketing DNA.

Now more than ever, dealers need a plan for success in the constantly changing marketing landscape. Herman Advertising has developed a step by step formula for success that shows dealers how to prioritize their marketing efforts. This plan guarantees dealers the results they are looking for: Increased Unique Visitors, Increased Leads and Increased Retail Sales!

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dealerOn sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - DealerOn

DealerOn’s mission is to make sure that our auto dealer customers get more qualified traffic to walk through their showroom doors than any other means available to them. We do this by maximizing the volume and quality of their lead generation efforts.

The Internet revolution is here and is already moving into “Web3.0”. Interactivity, real-time data, and global accessibility are the only way a customer wants to experience the web. Car consumers will drive the experience or they will go somewhere else just as easily as clicking their mouse. Dealerships, through the use of a fully interactive platform will be able to attract, convert, and retain this new breed of consumers in a way that provides great value to both parties.

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VinSolutions sponsor

Platinum/Breakfast Sponsor - VinSolutions

VinSolutions® helps dealers make every customer connection count by providing sophisticated yet easy-to-use software solutions that span the scope of dealership operations.

With its cloud-based system, VinSolutions’ all-in-one internal management, sales and service marketing solutions platform is accessible from anywhere an Internet connection is available, including mobile devices.

VinSolutions is OEM certified by every major manufacturer and is ADP, Reynolds & Reynolds, and DealerTrack DMS certified.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, VinSolutions is wholly owned by Cox Automotive™, which also includes AutoTrader.com®, Kelley Blue Book®, vAuto®, HomeNet Automotive® and Haystak™ Digital Marketing. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

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Testimonial Builder sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Testimonial Builder

Testimonial Builder is the innovative way to build your business by integrating online reputation, social media, video SEO, and website traffic generation all designed to increase sales. Search Engine giant Google owns YouTube, the second largest search engine, so video and online reputation now play one of the largest roles in Google’s Ranking Algorithm.

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LESA sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - LESA

Live Event Stream Automotive (LESA) is a privately held streaming media service provider based in Tolland, Connecticut. Specializing in full-motion automotive video, the company offers several cutting-edge services, including syndication of dealer or lot service-provided vehicle inventory video, a photo extraction solution (Vid2Pic), and a unique app designed to help dealers easily self-produce and distribute testimonial, thank you, and vehicle walk-around videos. LESA is partnered with a number of lot service agencies that provide high-definition inventory video across North America, and also offer a DIY package. Videos uploaded to LESA are equipped with real, human voice over, background music, and are search engine optimized. They are then syndicated to the dealer website, YouTube, Autotrader, Cars.com, Facebook, and other 3rd party online destinations. According to a recent Google study, 49% of car shoppers visited a dealership after watching a vehicle video. LESA understands that, in an era when car shoppers conduct the majority of their vehicle research online, it is more important than ever to make a lasting impression before a dealership visit takes place. When 69% of people using YouTube while shopping for cars are influenced to buy, it's clear that full-motion vehicle video is a necessary sales tool for the modern car dealer.

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Client Command sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Client Command

Client Command’s® automotive marketing solutions offers a unique system for reaching the car buyers you want buying vehicles from your dealership. It can be implemented as a stand alone strategy or as the perfect complement to your existing marketing plan.

Using a highly robust set of precisely engineered audience identification algorithms combined with behavior tracking technology, our automotive marketing platform is able to instantaneously identify and individually target car buyers who are ready to buy. It drives immediate sales today and sets your dealership up for a sustainable long-term competitive advantage by allowing you to stealthily cherry pick the best car buyers for your dealership right under your competitions’ nose.

The best part, it’s completely turn-key. There’s no additional processes your team needs to learn for it to work. Our technology is incredibly sophisticated but all you and your team will see is how simple it is for us to do the heavy lifting so you can sell more cars to people who want to buy them.

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Digital Air Strike sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Digital Air Strike

Digital Air Strike™ is the leading social media and lead response company, helping thousands of dealerships not only manage their social media and online reputations but turn the networks into lead generation machines. The company pioneered the industry’s first patented multi-vehicle quoting system that works in conjunction with a dealership’s CRM system to create a micro-website for every single prospect.

As the most-awarded social media technology company, Digital Air Strike has deployed its automotive-specific mobile apps, software and managed service platform to monitor, improve and manage consumer engagement for six of the largest auto OEMs, 26 of the top 30 dealer groups, and over 2,300 dealerships across the United States and Canada.

Digital Air Strike is ranked in the top third of all Inc. Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the country; is one of the Top 10 Most Interesting and Innovative Automotive Companies, and was awarded the #1 Dealers’ Choice Award for Reputation Management.

Request a free Intel Report to see how you can get a competitive advantage with Digital Air Strike: Visit www.digitalairstrike.com and Facebook or email [email protected]

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Liquidis sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Liquidis Marketing

Today, Liquidus is a digital marketing force providing powerful, dynamic solutions that allow advertisers to reach consumers on any device, at any time. We strive to provide our clientele with exceptional customer service, cost-efficient products and innovative ideas to improve advertising strategy and increase ROI. Our like-minded clients give us our pioneering vision and purpose: smarter, faster, stronger digital marketing.

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Liquidis sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - SpinCar

SpinCar™ automatically stitches together standard interior and exterior vehicle photographs into super-interactive 360º displays with tagged, touchable, engaging hotspots for web and mobile viewing. The technology has increased online leads by 42% on average, increased the time shoppers spend on VDPs by an average of 56% and significantly decreased website bounces.

SpinCar™ provides embedded analytics that track every move your visitors make as they virtually walk around your inventory. You’ll receive data concerning how many times customers are “spinning” your vehicle and what specific features they’re looking at.

SpinCar™ works seamlessly with all dealer websites and quickly leverages your current photography workflow to start generating new leads and sales in less than 10 days.

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Autotrader sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Autotrader

Autotrader is the most visited third-party car shopping site, with the most engaged audience of in-market shoppers. As the foremost authority on automotive consumer insights and expert in online and mobile marketing, Autotrader makes the car shopping experience easy and fun for today's empowered consumer looking to find or sell the perfect new, used or Certified Pre-Owned car. Using technology, shopper insights and local market guidance, Autotrader's comprehensive marketing solutions guide dealers to personalized digital marketing strategies that grow brand, drive traffic and connect the online and in-store shopping experience. Autotrader is wholly owned by Cox Automotive which owns Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com®), Manheim Auctions, Dealertrack® and a portfolio of software companies that optimize inventory and advertising online. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

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Money Mind Mapp sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Money Mind Mapp

This mobile app (MMMapp for short) was developed to help automotive professionals create and achieve their financial goals, whether they are tracking their personal finances or managing an entire dealership. The MMMapp is uniquely designed to identify your wants and needs, design an action plan, and track your success. You will never achieve success by simply stating what you want to accomplish. In order to be successful, you need to actually MAP out your plan and follow it exactly.

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alphadawg sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Alpha Dawg VT

On-Demand Automotive Training

James A. Ziegler, CSP is a professional member of the National Speaker's Association as well as National Speaker's Association Georgia. In July 2001, Jim earned the prestigious "Certified Speaking Professional" (CSP) designation at the NSA National Convention in Dallas. Less than 1/3 of one percent of all professional speakers worldwide ever achieves this coveted honor, the association's highest earned award.

For more than 37 years, James A. Ziegler, CSP has researched, studied and trained in the retail automobile business as surely as if he were studying for a Masters' degree in any other profession. He's the ultimate student of our industry; Ziegler exhibits intellectual dynamics and an incredible ability to perform at levels above the industry

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Friendemic sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Friendemic

Friendemic provides social media and online reputation engagement services and software solutions to hundreds of clients across the globe. We’re fluent in hashtags, put the contagious in viral, and set the standard for social ROI. Our spirit animal is a well-dressed rabbit on fat powder skis. We like the color blue. No, yellow. You’d let us date your sister.

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Uerator sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Uperator

We do not need to tell you that the nature of automotive sales has changed. With so much information available to your customers the "same old way" just does not cut it anymore. Fact is that in order for you to be competitive in today’s market you must surpass what your customers expect... a fast, reliable, accurate responses at all times. UpResponse™ is a web-based email marketing tool for car dealerships. Our proprietary program responds and stops the response clock, communicating directly with your dealership CRM tool to ensure error-free, real-time responses, 24/7. We provide your prospects a branded, personalized custom experience every time - whether or not you choose to give a price. Built-in analytics give you up-to-the-minute, in-depth reporting to help you monitor lead response activity. With copies of online quotes saved in your CRM and e-mailed to potential customers in around 2 minutes, UpResponse™ is your 1st response for internet leads.

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CarNow sponsor

Silver Sponsor - CarNow

CarNow Visual Sales Messenger (“VSM”) is a next-generation digital communication platform we have developed in partnership with leading dealership groups across the country. Our technology is built on a unique software architecture that provides the foundation for digital retailing in the Automotive industry, and fundamentally enhances the interaction between customers and dealers.

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Car Gurus sponsor

Silver Sponsor - CarGurus

At CarGurus, we are all about making the online car shopping experience more transparent. We give you the data and information you need to make smart, empowered car shopping decisions.

CarGurus is all about price transparency. We help you find the best deals in your area. CarGurus is the only online car shopping service to consolidate and analyze prices on local car listings in real-time, helping you to find available great deals.Unlike many other car listings sites, our search results are unbiased. We rank the listings in your area based solely on the dollar savings to you the consumer.

CarGurus uses mathematical algorithms to analyze millions of car listings a night to find the best local deals for you. You enter your zip code and the car you want and you receive an instant view of the relevant deals in your local area, ranked from "great" deals to listings that are "overpriced". When you find your great deal, just connect with the listing dealer directly from our site.

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CarStory sponsor

Silver Sponsor - CarStory

People spend lots of time buying used cars—we make them confident they’re getting the right one. CarStory listens to your used car dreams and analyzes them with a huge amount of local and national carbuying data. The result? Relevant choices—plus the insights you need to make a better decision and find the right car. Our mission is to use the power of big data to help people find the needle in the haystack—or the car in the lot, as the case may be. To make shopping for a used car not suck.

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Drive360CRM sponsor

Composite Sponsor - Drive360CRM

Automotive dealerships that are looking for the most advanced CRM, look no further for this is CRM simplified with all the required tools in one solution.

Built as a Mobile First, Drive360® CRM is designed using todays latest software development methodologies. Having multiple layers in the architecture the user is able to access data at lightning speed and using cloud services all information is accessible rapidly.

For years, most automotive dealership CRM software companies have designed their tool for the desktop/laptop PC. For these companies, mobile (if it even happened) was a barebones part of the desktop version. Sadly, this approach actually made sense for a while. Browsing the Web on mobile phones was painful; carriers controlled access to the Web on their devices; and mobile network speeds often made everything grind to a halt. So few people used the Web on mobiles and those that did were frequently faced with an unpleasant experience.

But things have changed so dramatically over the past few years that starting with the desktop may be an increasingly backwards way of thinking about a Web based automotive dealership CRM software. Designing for mobile first, Drive360® CRM not only prepares us for the explosive growth in data needs and keep ahead of the needs of the dealer, it forces us to focus and enables us to be innovative.

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Dealer Video Production sponsor

Media Sponsor - Dealer Video Production

Dealer Video Production is a state-of-the-art video production studio in house, manned by a team of seasoned video production specialists, filmmakers, editors, sound engineers, animators and designers that can help you bring your vision to reality. We specialize in full-service productions, taking your vision from the storyboard stage all the way through to post production and optimization of the videos for web and television.

With our video production expertise, we can help highlight your many assets which will help raise your dealership above the rest.

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AIS sponsor

Media Sponsor - Automotive Internet Sales

AIS is the premiere Automotive Internet Sales social media platform in the marketing world. By using social media, you are communicating with other professionals in a forum you've become accustomed to. Technology is a huge part of everyday life, and social media is a way to teach others about your product or service, gain traffic to your website, and more. AIS provides an extensive library of FREE resources ALL Automotive professionals can immediately benefit from.

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Fairchild Automotive Solutions sponsor

Affiliate Sponsor - Fairchild Automotive Solutions

Fairchild Automotive Solutions’ methodology “s3 Service Sales Strategies©” helps Dealers address gaps in financial and customer satisfaction Key Performance Drivers and deliver a level of Service customers rave about!

John is a leading expert in training Fixed Operations Staff to perform at their highest level to achieve completely satisfied customers and excellent profits for the Dealership.

Specialties Include: Service Advisor Sales and Customer Satisfaction Training, Service manager Training, KPI Metrics Tracking, Parts Manager Training, Fixed Operations personnel job training. Dealership Fixed Ops Solutions / The World’s Best Service Advisor Sales Training© s3 Service Sales Strategies© ”Give Fairchild the opportunity, YOU will make more money!”

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