Posts tagged with ‘Automotive’

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Caring is free, and the return is immeasurable

by Mike Phillips

That’s right, caring is free, it costs you little more than your time. All things come full circle. What had become in the last decade a waterfall of “transactional sales” or “transactional buyers” has shifted. The internet was the great equalizer when it came to price shopping (especially in automotive). At first, it seems that shortcuts or […]

Consistency to Success (The FRONT #11)

by Mike Phillips

Consistency is one of the keys to success!! We have all heard “success leaves clues.” The biggest key to success, in my opinion, is consistency. So tonight I am spending a bit of time discussing a few key ways to stay consistent and accomplish more of your tasks! Make a conscious decision to remain consistent. […]

Philadelphia and IS20G Recap (The Front #10)

by Mike Phillips

This is my recap last week from Philadelphia and The Internet Sales 20 Group Recap (#IS20G) This week I recap my trip to Philadelphia, PA for the Internet Sales 20 Group. This conference (or event) is hosted by Sean V. and Karen Bradley’s company Dealer Synergy. It was an excellent event. Hosted by great people. […]

Power In The Process (The FRONT #9)

by Mike Phillips

The process is the power, and there is power in the process of anything! I start off by discussing the sales process for handling a customer in person. Then  I chat for a few minutes about the phone and BDC process that we use to walk a customer through setting an appointment. Keep in mind […]

Eliminate “The Scaries” & Sales Fear (The FRONT #6)

by Mike Phillips

Eliminate “the scaries” & sales fear This is a few tips on how to eliminate the fear during the sale. The two primary fears: Fear of rejection or fear of failure. When these two fears set in, then often salespeople will avoid the customer. And we want to avoid that feeling and make sure to get […]

Happy 4th of July 2017!

by Mike Phillips

7 Minutes On Car Business Stuff

by Mike Phillips

7 minutes on Car Business Stuff #TodaysThoughts Today I’m spending 7 minutes (or more) talking about the car business. Recently, I was engaged with a video and conversation with an individual that had an opposition to the automotive industry. Today, I offered my response in a Facebook Live video. Often, there are so many negative posts, […]

Data Diet, Versus Going With Your Gut.

by Mike Phillips

Yes, data is a staple of our daily diet, but sometimes you just have to go with your gut. Data is essential. Data lets us incrementally change and improve on just about any task or really, just about anything. The amount of social media consumption in our daily lives – it’s almost insane. It is […]

Facebook Live Challenge – Day 21 – Showing Up or Suiting Up

by Mike Phillips

Facebook Live Challenge – Day 12 – Sales Process

by Mike Phillips

Facebook Live Challenge – Day 12 – Sales Process Here is my brief breakdown of the sales process. This is from the viewpoint of both the sales consultant as well as from that of the consumer. I talk about how a process can create and efficient, smooth and effective transaction. Step 1 – Greeting Step 2 […]