In a retail operation, prospects and even suspects, may walk into your sales center. The difficulty then becomes focusing your sales teams to ask the right questions to quickly move the leads into the right path, so that their time can best be spent with qualified leads and buyers.
Economic experts expect a growing economy will continue to support healthy profit and further employee wage hikes. At the same time, economists are starting to see early signs of an eventual correction.
One more hazard for performance-based pay: Employees left out of the program may resent their inability to earn bonus compensation. That’s why it’s important to include everyone – even those for whom it’s difficult to measure quantifiable workplace results.
Training of all dealership personnel is crucial if you intend to succeed in this industry. You wouldn’t think dealers would put an inexperienced sales person on the sales lot by themselves, yet I have seen this time and time again.
To help speed up this process, RV dealers are turning to text messages to relay critical information and details that are sure to be read by a consumer. Incredibly, 95 percent of all text messages are read within three minutes of receipt.
Your first step in gauging the quality of your leads is looking at the end. That is, determine some of your buyers’ shared characteristics. While each buyer is unique, you can typically profile them by certain traits they might share with other buyers. Coming up with different buyer profiles or buyer segments to focus on can help.
Emerging technologies like the “Internet of Things,” big data analytics, and cloud-data storage enable more RVs to send condition-based data to a centralized server. This makes fault-detection easier, more practical, and more direct.
In a tight labor market, employers must take steps to avoid the loss of their top-performing employees. Steps can include providing performance feedback, allowing employee sufficient autonomy and considering pay for performance models.