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Be dE Elite

dE Elite Leaders are the backbone of what makes dealerELITE the number one automotive network in the world. The dE Elite Leaders are dedicated to the dealerELITE community and its growth. Their sole responsibility is to greet and orient new members, post and comment on blogs, serve as mentors and tour guides, and share how-to's.

Do you have what it takes to be among the dE Elite? Below are the many areas you can leave your mark on dealerELITE.

NOTE:
We know you're busy. That's why we have kept all the volunteering to a 1 hr/week commitment. If you're interested, please click the title you are most interested in and Chris Saraceno or Mike Myers will be in touch with you soon.
ANOTHER NOTE:
Should you decide to be one of the dE Elite, your work AND content must be EXCLUSIVE to dealerELITE.net.
 

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  • Why: Help dealerELITE grow with the right mix of industry individuals and leaders.
  • What: Seek out and invite automotive industry people to dE.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • Actions: A few times a week seek out industry professionals through different social media and websites. Invite those individuals via dE Invite link with a provided script.

 

  • Why: dE is a melting pot of worldwide automotive professionals.
  • What: Seek out and invite potential International dE members. Interact with current International dE members. Be a point of contact for all things International.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: A few times a week seek out industry professionals through different social media and websites. Invite those individuals via dE Invite link with a provided script. Find current International dE members and interact with them and encourage them to contribute to dE.

 

  • Why: Since dE is a social site, its connections with other social sites expands growth.
  • What: Seeking out and connecting with automotive facebook and Twitter accounts.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: A few times per week search facebook and Twitter accounts that are automotive related and establish a connection. Maintain the relationship you build.

 

  • Why: dE prides itself for keeping a clean and spam-free site; all while establishing a zero tolerance for self-promotion.
  • What: Be on the look out for potential spammers and anything you see unfit for the dE community. Also, be observant of self-promoters.
  • Time: 1/2-1 hour per week.
  • How: Once a week, scour the blogs and articles for potential spammers and self-promoters. You will be responsible for informing the individual or company of their actions and reporting back to dE admins.

  • Subjects:
    • F&I
    • Recruiting
    • Training
    • Management
    • Dealer Operations
    • Fixed Operations
    • Social Media
    • Women in the Industry
    • Advertising/Marketing
    • Internet/BDC
  • Why: The dE community relies on industry specifics to help them grow.
  • What: Write, monitor, and comment on content in blogs, forums and groups that deal with your subject.
  • Time: 1-2 hours per month.
  • How: Write or post an original blog or article twice a month based on your subject. Also post comments on related blogs, engage discussions, and share links/insight in groups.

 

  • Why: We all like to know which books are a good read.
  • What: Read a book relating to the auto industry of your choice and summarize it on dE as an article.
  • Time: 1-2 hours per month
  • How: Write an article summarizing the book you read once a month. Keep it within 2000 words or less and mention who should read the book. MUST be written as a summary and not copied from the original article.

 

  • Why: The dE community needs to know what's happening in our industry as it's happening.
  • What: Read an online auto industry article of your choice and summarize it on dE as an article.
  • Time: 1-2 hours per month
  • How: Write an article summarizing something industry specific you read online that is a current topic twice a month. Keep it within 1000 words or less with links to the original article and original writer. MUST be written as a summary and not copied from the original article.

 

  • Why: We all need some help personalizing our dE experience.
  • What: Provide an easy step-by-step process to do whatever a member asks to do. Examples are how to upload a profile picture, video, or photo.
  • Time: 1/2-1 hour per week.
  • How: Be available to answer any questions of the dE community about how to do something. Write up or produce a quick video with a simple 1,2,3, How-To process for all members to use.

  • Why: Sometimes certain dE members do something great and should be recognized.
  • What: Seek out dE members who have made good contributions to the auto industry and dealerELITE.
  • Time: 1 hour per month.
  • How: Look through the dE blogs and content to find an exceptional dE member and highlight them in the Featured Member box on the dE homepage with a short description of why they have been featured.

 

  • Why: Vendors are important to helping dealers grow and succeed.
  • What: Seek out dE vendor partners who have made good contributions to the auto industry and dealerELITE.
  • Time: 1 hour per month.
  • How: Look through the dE blogs and content to find an exceptional dE vendor partner and highlight them in the Featured Vendor box on the dE homepage with a short description of why they have been featured.

  • Why: Every member is important and should be welcomed with open arms.
  • What: Copy and paste a standard welcome message to all new members.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: Once a week, go through all new members and send them the dE welcome message.

  • Why: dE members who know what's available to them will grow.
  • What: Help show current dE members to get the most out of dealerELITE.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: Once a week find 1-5 new members and suggest 1 blog to read & 1 group to join based on their personal profile.

  • Why: Some dE members are new to online social communities.
  • What: Seek out new and current dE members who seem to be having trouble using dE.
  • Time: 1/2-1 hour per week.
  • How: Search through new and current dE members who have not contributed in a while and message them if they are new to social networks. If so, friend them and provide suggestions as to how they can utilize dealerELITE.

  • Why: dE needs to have videos and photos appropriate to growing dE members.
  • What: Seek out and upload videos and photos to dE that are industry related.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: Search YouTube and Google for videos and photos that have to do with the automotive industry. Examples are training, selling techniques, inspiring content, etc. Post 3 new videos per week and 1 photo.

 

  • Why: Help new dE members find direction within the community.
  • What: Maintain the group as leader and direct new members to other dE Elite Leaders who can help them use dealerELITE.
  • Time: 1 hour per week.
  • How: Monitor and interact with new dE members who join the group. Seek out new members and invite them to join. Have contact with the other dE Elite Leaders for possible new member connections.

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