Patric Timmermans
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5 Tools to Help Increase Your Online Productivity at

December 19, 2012 from 9am to 10am
Learn how to keep your online presence top-notch, without spending more time.Keeping your dealership up-to-date in today's digital world can be a tall order. Especially if it's not your only role at the dealership. From posting updates to figuring out that next blog post, our bandwidth can only stretch so far. 5 Tools to Help Increase Your Online Productivity will share five extremely useful tools and how to use them in order to help you accomplish your day-to-day tasks quickly and…See More
Dec 12, 2012
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Facebook Recruiting: How to Locate Hard-To-Find Dealership Talent at

November 15, 2012 from 9am to 10am
Fill your most difficult dealership positions, even Service Technicians, without spending a dime.Free Webinar Thursday November 15, 2012, 10:00am Mountain Time Everyone talks about recruiting through social media, but how do you really take action? In this webinar Meredith Soleau, Human Resources Director of the Ed Schmidt Auto Group, will cover the following topics:Use Facebook as a sourcing tool to find passive applicants that wouldn’t otherwise apply.Take Facebook recruiting even deeper,…See More
Nov 13, 2012
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Oct 30, 2012
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How to Maximize Mobile with SMS Chat at

November 7, 2012 from 9am to 10am
Learn about this new tool and how it can help you sell more cars.Mobile consumers are highly motivated car shoppers but many would rather text than talk. Learn how a web-based SMS chat solution integrated to your mobile inventory listings can provide a compelling new way for consumers to communicate with your dealership and increase mobile web leads by 25%.Wednesday November 7, 2012, 10:00am Mountain TimePresented by: Bret Dunlap, President & CEO,Advanced MobileBret is founder and CEO of…See More
Oct 29, 2012
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Oct 27, 2012
Sanya Weston commented on Patric Timmermans's blog post NLRB Upholds Car Salesman?s Firing over Facebook Posts
"A Great topic! I was in a meeting the other day with a client, and they are afraid to address the facebook posting problem in the dealership. They are not sure how to set guidelines for the sales staff after the fact. We all know What happens on…"
Oct 26, 2012
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NLRB Upholds Car Salesman?s Firing over Facebook Posts

The NLRB is moving closer to defining a final position on when an employee?s social media postings qualify as protected activity. It has recently published a helpful report detailing the outcome of 14 social-media cases, including its first ?Facebook firing? decision. In this case, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) upheld an earlier decision that a luxury car dealership lawfully fired a sales person over a Facebook post. The employee had violated the company?s social media policy and a…See More
Oct 26, 2012
MANNY LUNA commented on Patric Timmermans's blog post 51% Of Employers Have Hired Applicant With Criminal Record
"Great Post Patric Timmermans,  2% of them make it to GMs and Owners."
Oct 24, 2012
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Oct 24, 2012
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Part 2 of How to Prevent Employee Fraud and Theft: hotline and effective screening

In the second post of this series, Kathryn Carlson discussed two methods to address employee theft once it has taken place. This segment of the series advocates two preventative methods: Hotline…See More
Oct 13, 2012
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Facebook - YouTube - Pinterest - and the Rubik's Cube presented by Jim Ziegler at

October 10, 2012 from 9am to 10am
...everybody plays with them but very few ever figure it outFree Webinar Wednesday October 10, 9am PT / 10am MT / 11am CT / noon ETFasten your chinstraps and check the security of your seat belts. Prepare yourself to experience the outrageous mind of Jim Ziegler as he takes you on a tour of his favorite social media. With Ziegler's unique brand of social interaction he'll show you how to leverage relationships for immediate sales and profits. It's all about "Pull Marketing" and turning online…See More
Sep 17, 2012
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From 25 to 95 Units per Month Online: How to Make it Happen For Your Dealership at

September 12, 2012 from 9am to 10am
Real examples of how to build an internet department from scratch, fix a broken one, or take your existing department to the next level.Free Webinar Wednesday September 12, 9am PT / 10am MT / 11am CT / noon ETAn Internet Department is made, broken, or underutilized in four key areas - your products, people, process, and promotions. The synergy between these 4 areas is where the magic happens. Join Sean V. Bradley to learn how to create a solid plan to build, expand, or maintain the Internet…See More
Sep 8, 2012
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Aug 23, 2012
Stan Sher commented on Patric Timmermans's event How to Improve Internet Lead Quality
"For those people that missed it...please check it out right here recorded How to Improve Internet Lead Quality from KPA - on Vimeo."
Aug 15, 2012
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Aug 13, 2012
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Dealers United August deal: Websites

Dealers United Selects KPA from 70 Website Vendors for August Member Deal In addition to the website deal, current Dealers United members can take advantage of SEO services offered by KPA   Sarasota, FL – August 7, 2012 - Dealers United, the first service to truly leverage the buying power of individual dealerships, launched their August member deal today, website design services from KPA, through its TK Carsites acquisition. Based on the negotiated terms, members of Dealers United will save…See More
Aug 7, 2012

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Tis the season for an HR reminder: company holiday parties

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 8:03am 0 Comments

Now is the time of year when many employees are getting ready to party hard at the company holiday party. Yet, company polices do not end when the party begins. Therefore, employers should remind employees about guidelines for appropriate behavior, and how company polices are still applicable during a holiday party (even if it is scheduled off-site and during non-business hours).

Party with a Plan ?Employers should send an agenda ahead of time to all employees that describes when, where… Continue

Safety Advisory: NHTSA Alerting Consumers to Dangers of Counterfeit Air Bags

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 11:03am 0 Comments

Reminder of the alert from the Traffic Safety Agency posted on October 10: Traffic safety agency urges vehicle owners and repair professionals to use only certified, original equipment replacement parts

The U.S. Department of Transportation?s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a consumer safety advisory to alert vehicle owners and repair professionals to the dangers of counterfeit air bags. NHTSA has become aware of a problem involving the sale of… Continue

Do You Follow Up on Accidents ASAP? (Safety Culture Tip #3)

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 10:42am 0 Comments

Even in the safest auto dealership, accidents happen. In fact, what happens in your dealership in the hours following an accident is an excellent test of your positive safety culture. Here are a few things to look for:

(1) Response within minutes, or within 24 hours.

(2) Timely notification of claims.

(3) A thorough, prompt approach to accident investigation.

(3) Investigations that focus on finding solutions, not just blaming employees.

Did you notice how… Continue

Are You Encouraging Injured Employees to Get Back to Work? (Safety Culture Tip #4)

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 10:01am 0 Comments

Injuries happen. Auto dealers who have successfully implemented a positive safety culture have created effective procedures for helping an injured employee get back to work. A lot can be done to communicate to the injured colleague that they are valued and wanted back.

Here are a couple of scenarios where it?s important to encourage employees to return to work:

(1) Injured employees who haven?t yet reached maximum improvement but are able to return to work in a… Continue

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