David Long
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  • Danville, CA
  • United States
  • Del Grande Dealer Group

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Educating my customers on my waiting area TV.

Started Dec 29, 2011 0 Replies

I just installed a new system on our waiting area TV.  The company AdvantageTec integrates our existing TV with the Internet—85% of the screen remains “live” TV allowing your customers to continue to…Continue


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System to educate my waiting area customers on service and sales items.

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 3:14pm 0 Comments

I just installed a new system on our waiting area TV.  The company AdvantageTec integrates our existing TV with the Internet—85% of the screen remains “live” TV allowing your customers to continue to watch any channel anytime (i.e. sports, news, food…); the remaining 15% of the TV becomes a real time Internet accessible portion of the screen that informs and engages your clients to take action on sales and service offers.

It is a hands-off solution will automatically…


Amazing kindness! Thanks Jack Doherty

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 5:22pm 0 Comments

Details of the Recommendation: "I met David early in his career in 1988 while at the very reputable Carlisle Lincoln Mercury in Clearwater, Florida. David joined this largest retail Lincoln Mercury dealership in the nation and very quickly became the leader on the sales board. David takes extraordinary care of his customers by providing the best of service, constant communication and follow thru. These unrelenting attributes (still practiced religiously today) led to his enormous… Continue

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At 11:30am on July 24, 2013, David Ruggles said…

Dave, its good to be connected to you.  Are you by any chance related to the Dr. David Long who used to be the Provost at Northwood?

At 2:17pm on March 7, 2013, David Villa said…

David If you could please call me on my cell when you get a minute 813-385-4750. thank you.

At 11:52am on February 19, 2013, T.C. Staton said…

Thanks David. I'm very excited to be a part of the group!

At 8:05pm on September 19, 2012, Big Tom LaPointe said…

glad california continues to be a great opportunity for you.

At 12:34am on December 25, 2011, Dion Drake Ruben said…

Mr. Long is a true inspiration to me and all individuals that he connects with. I am so fortunate to have him as our General Manager.  It is truly a blessing to be a part of his world.


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At 5:48am on May 20, 2011, jim McDavid said…
Long time my friend, give me a call and lets catch up soon. Jim
At 11:51am on August 26, 2010, David Martin said…
Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad your staff enjoyed the video. I absolutely will visit your site and look forward to it. By the way, it looks as if you have a beautiful family -- congrats! Take care. David Martin

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