Mark Dubis
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Future Headline: Disney and Google Partner to Buy 100 Auto Dealerships

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Bennington Jul 26, 2014. 15 Replies

This article originally appeared on Driving Sales but  I wanted to share it with the Dealer Elite community. (I recently entered a time warp which took me two years into the future.  While there I…Continue

Net Neutrality- Can you say Cable Company Ripoff?

Started Jun 7, 2014 0 Replies

Here is a video by John Oliver that while done in a humorous tone provides and accurate picture of what your cable companies want to do to raise more moneyContinue

Net Neutrality - Can You Say Ripoff?

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Here is a video by John Oliver that while done in a humorous tone provides and accurate picture of what your cable companies want to do to raise more money…Continue

The Honest Truth about Dishonesty

Started Apr 3, 2014 0 Replies

Do you think establishing a code of conduct would work in auto dealerships? Do you think it's okay to be a "little dishonest?"Continue


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TrueCar & The Auto Industry: Real Numbers

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

  • Latest NADA and Urban Science stats said new car dealerships sold approx. 16.5 million new and 9.9 million used (retail) vehicles in 2014
  • Consumers bought over 600,000 vehicles from TrueCar dealers in 2014. That means using numbers from above; they were directly or indirectly responsible for only 2.3% of vehicle sales last year from new car dealers.

  • 97.7% of  new and used vehicles sold by new car dealers are NOT sold via TrueCar …


Insight 15 in Orlando- Don't Miss this Event

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:30am 1 Comment

Over my years in this business I have come to know Mark Tewart, Sean Stapleton and Joe Webb as the true friends and professionals they are in representing and caring about the success of auto dealers

In my opinion, just listening and learning from them alone is worth the price of admission to the Insight 15 Customer Loyalty & Retention Event.  As someone who helped bring about dealer…


Scott Stratten Video Interview

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Scott Stratten, author of UnMarketing, UnSelling and other books. He shares some great insights that might be valuable to automotive digital marketers. Here is an interview from last fall's Content Marketing World event in Cleveland.   You can view his video here at Carfolks.net…


Ten Stupid Policies That Drive Great Employees Away

Posted on November 15, 2014 at 2:57pm 0 Comments

Just read this great blog post on Linkedin.  


One example is 

Bell Curve Performance Reviews

Performance reviews in general are a…


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At 10:13pm on November 15, 2014, Brian Bennington said…

Nice to hear from you again Mark and nicer still you requested that I "friend" you.  (However, it does call into question your judgement....)  I believe I mentioned somewhere in your "What happens if Google & Walt Disney eat the world" post that I'd be honored to be your friend, and now you've given me the opportunity to do so.  (I'd bet Sharon HIll would never believe it and probably ask you "just what in the 'Sharon Hill' you are doing"?)  Take care and stay well!     

At 2:24pm on February 22, 2014, William Phillips said…

thanks Mark 

At 2:16pm on September 28, 2012, Christian Salazar said…

whats upppppp mark!!! see you at DD

At 8:52pm on May 12, 2011, SCOTT TYNER said…
The family and I are well. Thanks for asking. I will keep in touch. How are things going? Anything interesting going on with you and your business?

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There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

Posted by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 8:20am 0 Comments

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their…


Warranty and Insurance meets Toyota

Posted by Simon Hopes on February 23, 2017 at 5:26am 0 Comments

Extended warranties ensure that you are protected from having to fork out large sums of cash to pay for costly repairs to your vehicle’s components.…


What is the best texting app for car dealerships?

Posted by Thomas F. Jung on February 23, 2017 at 3:10am 0 Comments

No matter the business…


BREAKING NEWS | 2017 US Women's Car Dealer Report

Posted by Anne Fleming on February 22, 2017 at 1:08pm 0 Comments

In today’s competitive marketplace, women buyers are crucial for auto dealer’s success.

The all-inclusive 2017 US Women’s Car Dealer Report shares trends, behaviors, preferences and experiences women have when Purchasing,…


Are You Afraid of Change?

Posted by Paul Potratz on February 22, 2017 at 10:02am 0 Comments

Change is something that is critical to your business. If you’re not adapting to the change around you, you’re bound to fall behind the ranks of your competitors!

Join Paul and Ashley on this week’s…


Customer Focus

Posted by Rob Gehring on February 22, 2017 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Today’s dealerships spend tens of thousands of dollars every month to reach new customers and get them inside the dealership doors. A large amount…


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