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Info USA
(206) 835-7400
Seattle, WA
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Pierce County Government
(253) 798-3189
2401 S 35th St Rm 200
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Electric Supply, Inc
(253) 475-0540
1311 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA
Poly Bag, LLC
(253) 473-4660
4301 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA
Metropolitan Park District
(253) 305-1000
4702 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA
Washington Architectural Hardware
(253) 471-9150
4409 S Orchard St
Tacoma, WA
Stacy Plumbing Supply Co
(253) 272-3163
PO Box 11027
Tacoma, WA
Costco Wholesale
(253) 475-5595
2219 S 37th St
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Lighting Center, Inc
(253) 572-3000
1301 S Center St
Tacoma, WA
Pepsi Bottling Group
(253) 383-3492
3101 S Pine St
Tacoma, WA

Get Your Customers In Here

Legendary showman P.T. Barnum once said, "I waste half my advertising dollars; the only problem is I don't know which half." Since then, thousands of entrepreneurs have likewise shared this frustration, leading to the discovery of direct response advertising. Essentially, direct response advertising is any form of media in which your message includes a call to action and a deadline; plus, it's 100 percent quantifiable.

Today, customers have more options, more tools and more resources than ever, which, in turn, gives them more power. This vast increase in resources has brought about more competition, distractions and clutter than ever before; an ever-evolving landscape is forcing entrepreneurs to embrace new, less wasteful, methods of advertising. It's becoming more evident that you must present yourself and your dealership in a unique way to your specific target audience with the right message via the right media at just the right time. And above all else, you must be able to measure what's working and what's not.

I just returned from another dealer group meeting where I witnessed the dedication and determination of several dealers who have reinvented their dealership business models to be profitable, even if it meant accepting a significant reduction in overall sales. I also observed dealers who were lackluster, indifferent and content to rely on "hope" as their primary strategy.

One of the common themes among the high performers in this meeting was a commitment to a "back to the basics" management style that includs a strong emphasis on cash flow management, as well as sales and marketing. While many dealers are trying to cut expenses by reducing office supplies and toilet paper, most of them have tens of thousands of dollars in lost cash flow due to unpaid warranties, obsolete P&A, used bikes buried in service, internal department account abuse, funding delays and so on. All of these cash flow deficiencies affect a dealer's ability to spend money on direct revenue generating expenditures such as advertising and sales training.

Perhaps the most powerful fundamental I observed from these "A" level operators was the ability and willingness to create and embrace a sales culture. That is, embrace a bona fide passion that starts at the top with the dealer principal and his commitment to drive traffic into the store with effective advertising, as well as his dedication to the showroom, P&A and service sales process. That's right — everyone works in sales.

What good is your advertising if you can't sell? And what good is a masterful sales team if you aren't driving traffic to your store? Additionally, today's economy exploits the need to train your entire team to become salespeople, not just order takers.

Trying to penetrate your specific market with traditional mass media advertising via a bland message is far too expensive, wasteful and frustrating. When I was a kid we had five main television stations and two of...

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