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Remora vs. Dealer Inspire

We are considering changing websites to a responsive site.  We are highly impressed with Remora and Dealer Inspire.  Does anybody have input on one vs. the other or another provider?See More
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Have you heard rumors about Google's new targeting options? On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha explains how Google's new tool will make your search campaigns more relevant.See More
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Internet Marketing, Some Free Resources

Internet Marketing On A Low BudgetOne of the big problems that a lot of my clients have when they are just starting out in internet marketing, is how to create publicity and get customers without spending money that they simply…See More
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The 3 Stages of Learning

In all of our Automotive sales training courses, we emphasize the need for growth and change for those who want to experience effective and lasting success.  And like all things worth doing, you have a better chance of achieving your goal if you have a roadmap to follow to take you where you are…See More
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CallSource Acquires ContactPoint’s Phone Coaching and Training Division

 CallSource expands its leadership in end-to-end call management, tracking, and training Westlake Village, CA – April 30, 2015 - CallSource, the leader in call management, tracking, and training, has entered into an agreement with ContactPoint (also known as LogMyCalls) to acquire the company’s phone coaching and training division. Simultaneously, CallSource agreed to sell to ContactPoint the segments of its media division (publishers, ad agencies, internet listing sites, etc.) that are outside…See More
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I.C. Collins's discussion was featured

Marketing to Millennnials? Stop Trying.

By: Jonathan LacosteWhy brands gotta keep it real.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantAs a millennial and someone who owns a growing marketing company, I know many businesses are making it a priority to reach and sell to young people.…See More
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Stephanie Young's blog post was featured

Auto Sales Training: Building Human to Human Transactions

It’s unfortunate that so many members of the automotive industry when approached with a genuine request to be of assistance, are prone to wondering  “ What do you want from me?” or “What are you selling?”  I blame the all too common and frequent hidden agendas that often occur in B2B and B2C interactions.We already understand that a single loyal customer is worth more than…See More
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Kevin "Friend Me" Bradberry's blog post was featured

In Their Own Words: How companies like careerbuilder are lowering your dealership's expectations and over charging for inferior services

When I read these questions on the Careerbuilder site http://personified.com/faq (Frequently Asked Questions) this is what I see. Their FAQ section should stand for Frequently Averted Qualities!Question:Why doesn't Source and Screen offer a guarantee on a hire?Answer: Because if you don't…See More
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It's All About the ROI

 Every now and then I find the automotive digital marketing controversies and handwringing on sites like LinkedIn, DealerElite.net and others to be both humorous and disturbing.Humorous, because it’s really not all that complicated (yet some people insist on adding drama to everything); and disturbing, because no matter what the issue, the bad advice always seems to outweigh the good. (Usually because those creating the controversy, commenting on it…See More
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#1 Opportunity In The World

Is there gold here to be mined, or is it just worthless rock?  Are we mining something of value or should we blow up the minefield?Automotive News April 13, 2015 article titled: "Tailor shopping to your customers, studies suggest" states within Autotrader's study findings, 3rd paragraph, that only 17 of 4002 car shoppers and buyers "liked the car buying…See More
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Spring Season Strength Appears To Be Over

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report. The Black Book editors began to see signs of a tiring spring tax season in last week’s report, and this week those signs have become more obvious. This week’s data showed the largest drop off of the spring for car and truck…See More
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steven chessin commented on Robin Cunnigham's blog post There Is Good Failure and There Is Bad Failure
"I have worked with many (otherwise) excellent GMs and Used Car Managers who do the foundational elements you mentioned and then drop the ball when it comes to the inventory web marketing. I try to not take it personally - but there is a…"
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Rumor Alert

Posted by Paul Potratz on May 1, 2015 at 4:19pm 0 Comments

Have you heard rumors about Google's new targeting options? On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha explains how Google's new tool will make your search campaigns more relevant.

The 3 Stages of Learning

Posted by David Lewis on May 1, 2015 at 10:07am 0 Comments

In all of our Automotive sales training courses, we emphasize the need for growth and change for those who want to experience effective and lasting success.  And like all things worth doing, you have a better chance of achieving…

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CallSource Acquires ContactPoint’s Phone Coaching and Training Division

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on April 30, 2015 at 4:36pm 0 Comments



 

CallSource expands its leadership in end-to-end call management, tracking, and training

 

Westlake Village, CA – April 30, 2015 - CallSource, the leader in call management, tracking, and training, has entered into an agreement with ContactPoint (also known as LogMyCalls) to acquire the company’s phone coaching and…

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Spring Season Strength Appears To Be Over

Posted by Black Book on April 30, 2015 at 3:19pm 0 Comments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

The Black Book editors began to see signs of a tiring spring tax season in last week’s report, and this week those signs have become more obvious. This week’s data showed the largest drop off of the spring for…

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It's All About the ROI

Posted by Steve Stauning on April 30, 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

 

Every now and then I find the automotive digital marketing controversies and handwringing on sites like LinkedIn, DealerElite.net and others to be both humorous and disturbing.

Humorous, because it’s really not all that complicated (yet some people insist on adding drama to everything); and disturbing, because no matter what the issue, the bad advice always seems to outweigh the good. (Usually because those creating the…

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#1 Opportunity In The World

Posted by Tom Loyalty Coach Wiegand on April 30, 2015 at 1:42pm 0 Comments

Is there gold here to be mined, or is it just worthless rock?  Are we mining something of value or should we blow up the minefield?

Automotive News April 13, 2015 article…

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Who Owns Your Cars? Automakers Say They Do

Posted by Richard Holland on April 30, 2015 at 8:07am 0 Comments

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a law enacted in 1998, enforced and administrated by the U.S. Copyright Office. Every three years, the U.S. Copyright Office is tasked with holding hearings to determine what new technology should, or should not, be exempt from copyright laws. According to…

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Marketing to Millennnials? Stop Trying.

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Wednesday. 0 Replies

By: Jonathan LacosteWhy brands gotta keep it real.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantAs a millennial and someone who owns a growing marketing company, I know many businesses are making it a priority to reach and sell to young people.…Continue

A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR VERTICAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Thursday. 0 Replies

By: Nick PetrieUse these tips from 30 leadership experts to help your team think in more complex and sophisticated ways.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantAs the world has become more interdependent, it also has become much more volatile, uncertain, complex, and…Continue

Why Auto dealers Must Accommodate Millennials in Their Advertising Campaigns

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Wednesday. 0 Replies

By: Stephen CerdaMore than half the Millennial generation consider negotiating with an auto dealer in the real world as painful as a visit to the dentist. This general perception – that buying a new or used car involves misery – certainly hasn’t helped the automotive industry attract its next generation of loyal…Continue

How to Quickly Spot the 3 Traits of High-Performing People

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience yesterday. 0 Replies

By: Lou AdlerIdentifying high-potential people is relatively easy. Hiring them is more challenging. You'll need to offer a high-potential assignment, not a laundry list of prerequisites and generic responsibilities.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIn a recent…Continue

The 13 most valuable skills that anyone could have

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience yesterday. 0 Replies

By: Kathleen ElkinsMany of life's most important skills cannot be taught in a classroom. They're acquired by living, observing others, and making mistakes.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantThe great thing about being surrounded by people who have experienced…Continue

HOW TRAINERS CAN MAKE SALES MORE SUCCESSFUL

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Thursday. 0 Replies

By: Barrett RiddlebergerFor greater ROI from sales training, take fresh look at how selling is learned.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantThere’s no greater return on investment (ROI) than new revenue, and in most organizations, increased selling is the fastest…Continue

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