What We Can Learn From Minnesota's Rising Trade Training
29Jan

What We Can Learn From Minnesota’s Rising Trade Training

States around the country are continuing to face a major labor shortage, but a piece from MPR News featured how Minnesota has seen a surge in skilled-trades training despite the shortage. The approach and partnerships they’ve taken on within their market is something to be admired and a strategy followed, if possible. Here’s how Minnesota […]

Safety First: How to Enforce Safe Practices
24Jan

Safety First: How to Enforce Safe Practices

In the headlines we often see reports of huge mishaps that happen on site where employees have paid the ultimate price or just narrowly escaped disaster by some kind of miracle. Did you know that being a safer dealership can actually bring you in even MORE money? Here’s why. Safer business reputation helps provide you […]

How to Start Social Selling
10Jan

How to Start Social Selling

Last month we went over how social selling can help your business. As a quick recap, Social Media Today defines social selling as “the process of leveraging social media to do lead generation, build meaningful relationships, and eventually, close sales.” Social selling can and should become an integral part of your sales process. But how […]

Equipment Trader Feature: Warming Up Our Cold Calls
29Nov

Equipment Trader Feature: Warming Up Our Cold Calls

Our sister company, Equipment Trader, thought that with this incoming cold weather, what better time than the present to talk about some ways to “warm up” your Sales Team’s cold calls? Making those cold calls is often a daunting task, especially for salespeople newer to the role. Equipment Trader enlisted “America’s Corporate and Personal Coach,” […]

This is the Future of Website Design
27Nov

This is the Future of Website Design

With all of technology’s new flashy capabilities, marketers have been keeping an eye on the future of websites, more particularly their design and setup. Did you know, that according to some PEW Research Center data, 39% of Americans report they’re online almost constantly. Additionally, PEW found that 20% of American households contain more than 10 […]

How to Show Your Staff You're Thankful for Their Work
22Nov

How to Show Your Staff You Are Thankful for Their Work

It’s no mystery that this week contains one of the best holidays of the year – Thanksgiving! So in honor of the celebration, we’re thinking of all the different ways we’re grateful for our employees. Whether it’s their hard work, persistent positive attitude, or dedication to our customers, there are so many reasons to be […]

How to Create a More Well-Rounded Business
15Nov

How to Create a More Well-Rounded Business

With the craze of business that comes in different seasons for various dealerships, we often forget to take a step back and focus on the bigger picture of the business. Getting caught up in the chaos that can sometimes occur in a busy season, can quickly take away from this. Our hope is that this […]

Quirky Questions to Ask Job Applicants
13Nov

Quirky Questions to Ask Job Applicants

In the past, we’ve written a lot about the labor shortage, how to make your website a better recruiting tool, and at the end of the day, how you can hire the right people. But what are some ways to get a better look at the person you’re hiring, the way he/she thinks, and would […]