331 episodes

A podcast for Independent Used Car Dealers to get help on how to improve their dealerships and their life. As current used car dealers, Luke and Jeff find the best advice from industry experts and other successful dealers. If you want to learn and grow your business with like minded used car dealers tune in each week. "Dealers Helping Dealers"

The Independent Dealer Podcast Jeff Watson & Luke Godwin

    • Leisure
    • 4.9 • 85 Ratings

A podcast for Independent Used Car Dealers to get help on how to improve their dealerships and their life. As current used car dealers, Luke and Jeff find the best advice from industry experts and other successful dealers. If you want to learn and grow your business with like minded used car dealers tune in each week. "Dealers Helping Dealers"

    #321 - Retail Market Update w Ben Wheat

    #321 - Retail Market Update w Ben Wheat

    We caught back up with Ben Wheat after episode 303 to talk more about the retail markets.

    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
    -Leave us a reviewwww.theindependentdealer.comInfo@theindependentdealer.com

    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

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    friend.

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    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 34 min
    #320 - Underwriting - The Ultimate Guide

    #320 - Underwriting - The Ultimate Guide

    The boys share their knowledge from underwriting collectively 50 years and $100+ million in auto loans.

    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
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    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Blytzpay for your credit card processing and text
    communications. Tell them IDP sent you to get 3 free months!https://www.blytzpay.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

    Please subscribe, leave us a review, and share with a
    friend.

    Connect with us online:https://www.facebook.com/groups/independentautogrouphttps://www.facebook.com/jlukegodwinhttps://www.facebook.com/sendtojeffw

    Listen to all our episodes on Anchor:https://anchor.fm/theindependentdealer

    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 39 min
    #319 - Tax Wrap, Negative Equity, Cybertruck

    #319 - Tax Wrap, Negative Equity, Cybertruck

    Lukewarm tax season, negative equity dilemma, and is a Cybertruck good marketing?

    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
    -Leave us a reviewwww.theindependentdealer.comInfo@theindependentdealer.com

    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Blytzpay for your credit card processing and text
    communications. Tell them IDP sent you to get 3 free months!https://www.blytzpay.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

    Please subscribe, leave us a review, and share with a
    friend.

    Connect with us online:https://www.facebook.com/groups/independentautogrouphttps://www.facebook.com/jlukegodwinhttps://www.facebook.com/sendtojeffw

    Listen to all our episodes on Anchor:https://anchor.fm/theindependentdealer

    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 35 min
    #318 - Lines Of Credit - The Ultimate Guide

    #318 - Lines Of Credit - The Ultimate Guide

    From real estate loans to flooring lines to hard money. JP & Chad join the boys to talk about all aspects of getting money for your dealership.

    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
    -Leave us a reviewwww.theindependentdealer.comInfo@theindependentdealer.com

    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Blytzpay for your credit card processing and text
    communications. Tell them IDP sent you to get 3 free months!https://www.blytzpay.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

    Please subscribe, leave us a review, and share with a
    friend.

    Connect with us online:https://www.facebook.com/groups/independentautogrouphttps://www.facebook.com/jlukegodwinhttps://www.facebook.com/sendtojeffw

    Listen to all our episodes on Anchor:https://anchor.fm/theindependentdealer

    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 51 min
    #317 - Training The Trainers

    #317 - Training The Trainers

    Consistent training of our staff is crucial to success. The boys share some tips and advice for making your training sessions more effective.

    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
    -Leave us a reviewwww.theindependentdealer.comInfo@theindependentdealer.com

    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Blytzpay for your credit card processing and text
    communications. Tell them IDP sent you to get 3 free months!https://www.blytzpay.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

    Please subscribe, leave us a review, and share with a
    friend.

    Connect with us online:https://www.facebook.com/groups/independentautogrouphttps://www.facebook.com/jlukegodwinhttps://www.facebook.com/sendtojeffw

    Listen to all our episodes on Anchor:https://anchor.fm/theindependentdealer

    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 37 min
    #316 - Putting AI In Automotive Inspections

    #316 - Putting AI In Automotive Inspections

    Can AI help vehicle condition reports become smarter, accurate and more consistent? Eliron Ekstein from Raven.AI thinks so.



    Thank you for listening we hope you learned something new.
    Let us know what you think.
    -Leave us a reviewwww.theindependentdealer.comInfo@theindependentdealer.com

    Support the businesses that support the podcast.

    BHPH United 2024 April 23-25 at The Bellagiohttps://www.bhphunited.com

    Blytzpay for your credit card processing and text
    communications. Tell them IDP sent you to get 3 free months!https://www.blytzpay.com

    Buckeye Dealership Consulting for all your education and
    reinsurance needshttps://www.buckeyereinsurance.com

    Please subscribe, leave us a review, and share with a
    friend.

    Connect with us online:https://www.facebook.com/groups/independentautogrouphttps://www.facebook.com/jlukegodwinhttps://www.facebook.com/sendtojeffw

    Listen to all our episodes on Anchor:https://anchor.fm/theindependentdealer

    Used car dealer, independent dealer, automotive, car sales,
    entrepreneur

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

Dave Bearley ,

Dave’s GreenLight Autos

Jeff Watson and Luke Godwin provide an invaluable service to the automotive dealer community. The Independent Dealer podcast is both informative and entertaining and is my go-to while driving to and from auctions.

Chrlpoll ,

Valuable

Thank you both for adding value to our segment. I just finished listening to the last podcast so now I will start listening to them again. I’m more powerful in the market because of your information. Thank you Luke and Jeff.

GoGators1555 ,

Great Pod

Great content by two great dealers.

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