August 2014 marks AutoNetTV’s 100th episode. For eight and a third years, customers in various auto care facilities have been entertained while they learn how to save money with timely car care while enjoying better vehicle performance and increased safety.
Just how much…Continue
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The expanding role internet plays in marketing has made online marketers to evolve useful strategies for marketing their products and services online. Contents play vital roles in creating information about any product or services for internet users. Video marketing helps create powerful contents about any product and…Continue
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ATTENTION CARS.COM CUSTOMERS: If you received an email asking you to update your account credentials it has all the marks of a "phishing" scam. (For you neophytes that is when a fake site is published that looks real but is only there to steal your logins and passwords.) I would avoid logging into any Cars.com dealer portal sites without checking with support first. It will ultimately be less of a headache than having your dealer account temporarily compromised.
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This article was written by Steve Hall of the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence.
Have you ever thought about what keeps you from becoming the best you can be? Hopefully, not only have you thought about this in the past, but you think about it on a regular basis. Though this thought…Continue
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Last week, AutoTrader.com released a study revealing that social media hasn’t impacted millennials’ car buying process. While this may sound discouraging for dealerships, ruling out social media might not be the best option. What if your dealership’s just not doing “social” the millennial way?
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Earlier this month, the New York Times reported that a crime ring in Russia has “amassed the largest known collection of Internet credentials,…Continue
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Finding a lost earring in the jewelry box, discovering the old autographed Tom Seaver baseball card when you clean out the attic, and learning that the shirt you are about to pay retail for is discounted, are all pleasant surprises. How about walking into your bank and having the ATM talk with you and then give you a…Continue
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Today’s Women’s Wednesday we are focusing on the up$ide of reviews and what they really boil down to with women shoppers, prospects and buyers.
While you know that women buy almost half of all cars purchased and influence even a much higher number, are you aware of the real upside in selling more cars to women by…
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Does your staff gravitate towards drama? We all have overheard at one time or another our staff talking about customers. What is your action plan to eliminate drama in your dealership?
Click the link below not only to hear the consequences of allowing drama in your shop, but also how to combat it!
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AutoTrader releases groundbreaking statistics on the future of the automotive shopping experience.
Millennials have the pedal to the mobile metal and are shaking up the automotive…Continue
More than 37 million vehicles have been recalled so far in 2014. Will these recalls have an adverse impact to lender portfolios? I’d like to see if you have time to review new research from Black Book Lender Solutions that takes a closer look at what lenders might expect. Click here to download the report.
While safety has understandably been the main concern with these and most…Continue
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After decades of working in, and consulting with, the marketplace I’ve become convinced that the vast majority of people who miss their potential are not lazy; they are unfocused. Many put their hearts and energies into building a great career, business and life, yet never rise above mediocrity. Others become wildly successful, but still fall far short of what they could have accomplished had they focused their time, energy, talents and resources more intensely on a daily…Continue
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Danny Benites Will Be Speaking at the Internet Sales 20 Group - Boston, MA - September…
RESULTS! We are looking for experienced automotive industry professionals to help us help our dealers maximize their results with our leading CRM solution. Click the link for more information...feel free to message me with any questions.…Continue
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In its 2014 Automotive Buyer Influence Study, AutoTrader.com researchers determined that social media has little impact on auto sales, and traditional media as a shopper resource is heading continually downhill. In fact, only 7 percent of millennials turn to print newspapers to look for vehicles. And, after many have said that millennials aren't interested in buying vehicles, this study says that mobile-addicted millennials are the shoppers spurring the most change in the vehicle…Continue
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Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals during the month of July were 81.0%, the highest monthly level of the year and reversing a trend that saw continuous decline since January largely due to an increase in the number of SubPrime credit applicants.
Despite the high marks in July, Swapalease.com attributes the growing number of credit declines in 2014 to a rising number of car lease shoppers with SubPrime credit profiles seeking…
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Daytona Beach, FL – August 19, 2014 –DMEautomotive (DMEa) today released new research proving that mobile app users become more frequent visitors to a dealership’s service department after they download the app. The study looked at 307 dealerships nationwide that offer a…Continue