Resources to help you be a better leader for your dealership
Episode 3: Jim Wilkinson of Fred Haas Toyota
In episode 3 of The Dealer Download, Mastermind Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Rains chats with Jim Wilkinson of Fred Haas Toyota about what it takes to win in today's auto market and more.
How to Unite Your Pre-Owned and New Car Sales Teams
How many sales teams does your dealership have? If your answer is more than one, you may be missing valuable opportunities related to uniting your used and new car sales teams.
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Episode 2: Suzanne Cochrane of Helms Bros. Mercedes-Benz
In episode 2 of The Dealer Download, Mastermind Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Rains and Helms Bros. Mercedes-Benz General Manager Suzanne Cochrane chat about what it takes to be a successful leader.
4 Motivational Tips to Improve Car Dealership Team Culture
How do you motivate dealership employees to work as a team? And is it worth the effort, especially when there are so many other challenges competing for your attention as a dealership leader?...
2020 Update On Why The Car Biz Still Has A Future
Learn about automotive retail operations, factors supporting the trending growth of the used car industry, and how partnerships with marketing leaders like automotiveMastermind are helping dealers.
The New Relationship Between Mentor and Mentee
In this podcast, host Dennis Wisco of Wisco Weekly and Giorgia Favaretto-Illig, VP of Marketing at Mastermind, address the moving parts that contribute to starting a successful mentorship program.
GETTING THE JOB DONE: 7 Tips to Become a Better Dealership Leader
From our experience at Mastermind working with some of the best leaders in the automotive industry, we put together suggestions for what we’ve seen work best in the dealership environment.
Episode 1: Doug Fleming of Findlay Chevrolet
Mastermind Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Rains and Findlay Chevrolet General Manager Doug Fleming, chat about what it means to be a successful leader and the challenges dealerships are facing today.
Keeping Your Dealership Employees Motivated Amid Uncertainty
Mastermind's Chief Commercial Officer, Andrew Rains, and Sr. Director of Partner Experience, Katie Loyas, discuss keeping employees positive in trying times.
How Dealership Management Can Become Better Leaders
In this podcast, Andrew Rains, Chief Commercial Officer at automotiveMastermind, breaks down how to become a more effective leader. Andrew oversees new business, customer retention, account managem
Predictive Analytics in the Auto Industry
The automotive industry continues to face dynamic challenges such as shifting marketing conditions, increased competition, cost pressure and volatility. For dealers with the right technology,...
How to Improve Your Car Dealership’s Sales Team
A productive and efficient sales team is the lifeblood of a dealership. While many auto dealer sales trainings focus on big-picture tips and tricks, not enough dig into the core factors that truly...
4 Types of Automotive Data to Help You Sell More Cars
When it comes to automobile marketing and sales, there is certainly not a “one-size-fits-all” approach. Car shoppers are unique in their budgets and vehicle needs. It’s important that dealers...
How to Overcome Common Dealership Challenges
Every day, car dealers face a wide array of challenges that can range from simple annoyances to significant strategic threats to their dealership’s bottom line. Dealership leaders often spend a...
The Most Important Customer Data Points
In this podcast, automotiveMastermind shares why their data and technology is helping dealers sell more cars. Data is widely available these days, and it's becoming a race to crunch numbers to predict
How Dealers Can Better Talk to Customers
In this podcast Steve DeWitt, Business Development Director at automotiveMastermind, shares some valuable insight into how automotive retailers can better talk to customers. Want to learn more about
Everything Dealers Need to Know About AI in the Automotive Industry
When the topic of “artificial intelligence in the automotive industry” comes up, most people probably have visions of autonomous vehicles humming through city streets, picking up and dropping off...
5 Data-Driven Reasons Why Your Dealership Needs a Sales Platform
Why does your auto dealership need a sales platform? The answer is simple: We’re living in the age of data – and it’s become clear that businesses who don’t adapt to that reality can’t compete for...
How Automotive Retailers Proactively Target Car Buyers
In this podcast, Johannes Gnauck, co-Founder and co-CEO of automotiveMastermind, shares some of their best practices on how they target car buyers. Car buyers today are more educated than ever about
7 Steps to Create a Dealership Customer Strategy
Customer experience (CX) is more than customer service. While customer service certainly influences CX, the concept extends throughout the entire relationship a customer has with your dealership,...