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Expect to Lose

One of the things I have learned about life is there will be times of great loss. You won’t get the job or promotion. You might face an illness with a family member, coworker or even yourself. You might struggle financially and be challenged every week as you try to pay your bills and meet your commitments.…

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Added by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments

PERQ Adds Kelley Blue Book to Data Providers; Increases Trade-in Leads by 3x

 

 

Addition of Kelley Blue Book’s trusted valuation data to FATWIN Web Engagement platform further increases engagement on trade-in tool

 

Indianapolis, IN – May 24, 2017 - PERQ, specialists in personalized, interactive web engagement technology, today announced that it has added Kelley Blue Book, one of the most trusted names in the auto industry, to its…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on May 24, 2017 at 11:42am — No Comments

Do You Care?

I was at a client working in the drive lane illustrating the importance of the dealership personnel caring about the customer. I randomly picked an example and started going over it. I noticed the interior carpet was dirty and needed vacuumed. A few sections of it could have really used a steam cleaner as…

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Added by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Influence of Emoji on Car Dealership Texting

The advancement of technology today is accelerating every day, and its influence on our everyday lives is enormous. To stay fresh, every business needs to keep up with this advancement, and even dictate rules, for that matter.

When it comes to mobile texting within your…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 24, 2017 at 7:33am — No Comments

How potholes affect the workforce in the UK

Potholes can cause huge issues for drivers across the UK, especially as the weather shifts and more damaged roads begin to appear. According to an analysis of local authority data by the RAC, between 2015 and 2016 UK motorists submitted pothole damage claims every 17 minutes.That’s a staggering figure for people simply trying to use public roads. These hazardous road conditions are a growing problem,…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 24, 2017 at 6:05am — No Comments

Being Stopped by the Police

The Police have the right to stop any vehicle they want. So, if you are driving along, and in the mirror you see the dreaded blue lights flashing away, then you must stop. A failure to do so, may result in a charge. However, just because they have the right to stop you, does not necessarily mean that you have to give a breathalyser test if they ask you for one.

 

The UK Drink Driving Laws are complicated, and procedures have to be followed properly. If they are not, any…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 24, 2017 at 4:05am — No Comments

Make Sales Without a Sales Team

Does your business depend on making sales? Watch this video if you struggle with:

  • Finding the right sales team
  • Generating more leads from your website
  • …or you just want to make money!…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 23, 2017 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Procon Analytics Launches Suite of Connected Car Telematics Products and Services to Serve the Exploding Automotive Internet of Things (IoT) Industry

 

Pioneering auto technology leader Brian Boling returns as CEO to lead company’s international automotive IoT strategy

 

Irvine, CA – May 23, 2017  - Procon Analytics, a global leader in connected car telematics, today announced the rollout of a progressive new platform that powers a new suite of connected car products and services. The highly scalable platform has been…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on May 23, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments

The Power of WHY

One principle that I talk about in my workshops and in my upcoming book, Unstoppable, is the power of having a WHY. Your WHY is all about your purpose – what moves you, your reasons for doing what you do.

 

What it really boils down to is: “Why do you get up in the morning,” and “Why should anyone else care?” In other words, what do you want for yourself (your goals in business and dreams in life)? But your WHY isn’t just about yourself. It’s also about: who you want to…

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Added by Dave Anderson on May 23, 2017 at 11:59am — No Comments

Is 2 Percent Good Enough for You?

Every dealer wants a nice healthy portion of their market share. But what if it was only 2 percent? Would that be good enough? Probably not.

Well, according to a recent interview in Automotive News, North American chief for Mazda, Masahiro Moro, thinks it is… However, in the article he states that…

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Added by Mike Gorun on May 23, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

Ad Blockers: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

In the great wide world of online, display ads are everywhere. Top of the page, right, left, bottom – and, sometimes even popping up and floating in your face. Many consumers find these ads intrusive, especially when they are irrelevant. So, they simply ignore them – or, stop visiting the sites on which they…

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Added by Steve White on May 23, 2017 at 9:43am — No Comments

Internet Sales 20 Group 3-Day Training Conference Is Looking For Speakers And Panelists

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Internet Sales 20 Group 3-Day Training Conference Is Looking For Speakers And Panelists

The #IS20G Training Conference is one of the…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on May 23, 2017 at 3:00am — 3 Comments

Maintain your Automobile for Better Performance

It's been proven that taking care of your health is to key to a longer life and fuller existence. This is why we schedule a yearly check-up with a physician for ourselves, our family members and our household pets. Ironically, the exact same reasoning should be employed when discussing the upkeep of our automobiles. 



Scheduled maintenance is important



There's a reason why both domestic and international automobile manufacturers advise customers to schedule of…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 22, 2017 at 10:27am — No Comments

A Complete Guide: Why you should consider buying a convertible Car Seat for your Toddler!

When you find that you are expecting, many concerns and scenarios may run through your mind. There are some questions also comes in your mind that is difficult to answer, but one that you do have some control over is your child’s safety. One of the most important purchases that you will make for your toddler is their first car seat.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 22, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Set Up Your Next Event

Planning an event soon? If so, creating a Facebook event can help you get the awareness and RSVP's you're looking for. Whether your event is for work or play, Facebook will be a key factor to make sure your guests show up.

There are a few different ways to leverage Facebook for your upcoming event. Find out how by watching this week's Hard Facts!…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 19, 2017 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Stop relying on the SAME tools for Marketing that's being sold to EVERY dealership!

Pinnacle Sales and Direct Mail, Inc. has developed an innovative solution that brings together all marketing streams and breaking the "industry standard". Everyone has seen the same mold of Dealer.com, digital marketing packages, and the cookie cutter solutions. How are these affecting your business today? Are you seeing the REAL results they promise? 

Customers are experiencing sales from 250K-300K in 5-7 days by utilizing this product. Don't take our word for it, check out what our…

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Added by Joe Cox on May 19, 2017 at 11:36am — No Comments

OEMs: Give Dealers More Autonomy!

While the automotive industry has seen massive technology changes in the last 5 years, there is a continuing trend where some OEMs partner with specific vendors and then take away the freedom of choice for forward-thinking dealers. Mandates are enforced where franchised dealers must choose between 2-3 vendors…

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Added by Ujj Nath on May 19, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Six Key Factors to Consider When Deciding a Place for Your Auto Repair

Are you tired of continuous oil leaks, constant overheating, faulty brakes, or poor ignition system? That reminds you that it is time to find an experienced auto repair shop or mechanic to do the job well. Nowadays, there are many auto repair shops, and therefore, selecting the best one is a tedious job. As a result, we have provided the six key factors you should consider when choosing the right place for your auto repair. 

1. Specialization Areas of Auto Repair Shop…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 19, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments

Spring Market is 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…

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Added by John Sternal on May 18, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

Jumpstart Automotive Media April Share Of Shopper Interest Report Highlights American Classics & A New SUV

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released its share of shopper interest data for the month of April, showing strong gains among domestic OEMs, and that Chevrolet passed Ford as the brand with the most shopper interest during the month (8.9%).

Chevy Gains Top Spot; Other Brands Gain Momentum

During April, Chevrolet’s share of shopper interest increased to 8.9%, up from…

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Added by John Sternal on May 18, 2017 at 11:25am — No Comments

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Expect to Lose

Posted by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:46am 0 Comments

One of the things I have learned about life is there will be…

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PERQ Adds Kelley Blue Book to Data Providers; Increases Trade-in Leads by 3x

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on May 24, 2017 at 11:42am 0 Comments

 

 

Addition of Kelley Blue Book’s trusted valuation data to FATWIN Web Engagement platform further increases engagement on trade-in tool…

Continue

Do You Care?

Posted by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

I was at a client working in the drive lane illustrating the…

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The Influence of Emoji on Car Dealership Texting

Posted by Thomas F. Jung on May 24, 2017 at 7:33am 0 Comments

The advancement of…

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