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How to Reduce Employee Turnover

In the 2015 NADA Workforce Study, one of the most shocking statistics to me was that only 33% of all sales consultants hired reached their three-year service anniversary; which means that 67% of sales consultants that were hired quit within the first three years.

 

The high turnover rate among car…

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Added by Mike Esposito on December 16, 2015 at 7:37pm — No Comments

New Report Illustrates Proposed Legislation’s Huge Impact on Trade Values

In a newly released report conducted by J.D. Power and commissioned by the National Automobile Association, trade-in value reduction due to proposed legislation could have significant financial impact on both dealers and…

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Added by Chris Miller on December 4, 2015 at 8:08am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Receives a “Best Places to Work” Award from the Albany Business Review Six Years Running

Albany, N.Y. – November 9th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that it has been named a “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by the Albany Business Review. Auto/Mate was one of nine companies honored in the medium-large category (companies with 50 to 149…

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Added by Mike Esposito on November 9, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Releases Free eBook: The Auto Dealer's Ten-Step Guide To Hiring the Best Employees

Albany, N.Y. – October 26th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today the release of a free eBook titled "The Auto Dealer's Ten Step Guide to…

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Added by Mike Esposito on October 26, 2015 at 11:10am — No Comments

When Will I See You Again?

When will I see you again? No, I am not talking about the 70’s pop song, although the lyrics just may fit the content here. I am talking about the continued trend in customer defections from our dealerships. 

 

Customer’s defect for many reasons and the longer an individual owns a car, the harder it can be…

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Added by Mike Gorun on February 23, 2015 at 9:13am — No Comments

How Will Mobile Tech Partnerships Shift The Automotive Market?

Connected Car and the Dealership:

The era of connected cars is officially well underway. Automotive and technology giants recently announced substantial partnerships that will pave the future of cars and technology.…

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Added by Josh Knutson on April 16, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Really...it's been 60 days?

It’s been 60 days.

Like many, you went to the NADA Convention determined to find the one thing that was going to make a difference in your Dealership this year. You had every intention of making changes and doing something different. You gathered information and then cataloged it. You even made a list of your Dealerships Managers and their responsibilities and revised their Goals based on the new information and training you were about to provide them.

You were ready for…

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Added by Leonard Buchholz on March 29, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments

Between A Rock and a Hard Place: The Increasing Concern of Data Security

Data security is becoming an increasingly public concern as databases from large retailers continue to be breached and consumer information exposed. Congress is holding hearings this week with top data security professionals to discuss how best to prevent future breaches. The concern is so high that Congress is…

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Added by Scott T Joseph on March 12, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

DealersLink® Shines At The 2014 NADA Convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(February 4, 2014) - Broomfield, CO. The buzz surrounding DealersLink® — one of the most exciting companies in the automotive industry — was abundant at NADA this year. DealersLink® ran over 500 dealer demos at the show and impressed dealers with its new release of the V4 Game Changer.

DealersLink® is gaining more attention as one of the most innovative companies in the auto industry — DealersLink® experienced a 50 percent growth rate in 2013 and…

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Added by Devon Peterson on February 4, 2014 at 8:29am — No Comments

That Was A BLAST : NADA 2014 Recap

 

This years NADA was definitely one for the books. Taking place in one of the best cities in America, New Orleans, LA. The times to be had were extremely fun and the information we gathered on the auto industry was insightfully eye opening.

The convention center was like a massive maze of everything auto with our friends being scattered…

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Added by Josh Knutson on January 28, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Top 7 #AutoMarketing Priorities

Every year around this time, dealerships find themselves making decisions about how to move forward with their marketing. The NADA Convention is often a starting point for the decision-making process; whether you go or not, the post-NADA whirlwind is a great time to grab the latest and greatest from the…

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Added by JD Rucker on January 23, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Hey Auto Vendors! Your Booth Babes Aren't Helping

describe the image ActivEngage’s good friend Jeff Kershner wrote a DealerRefresh post way back in 2008 called The ROI of an NADA Booth Model. Hilarious and creative, the blog is half mathematical formula for determining your “booth model conversion ratio” and half love note to a vAuto model named Andrea. We love Jeff’s style.

But with NADA right around the corner, it might…

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Added by Stephen Jackson on January 22, 2014 at 3:18pm — No Comments

DealersLink® To Launch It's Marketplace 4.0 at The NADA Convention



DEALERSLINK® TO LAUNCH ITS MARKETPLACE 4.0 AT THE 2014 NADA CONVENTION 

THE MOST ROBUST DEALER DIRECT SOURCING NETWORK IN THE INDUSTRY 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(January 15, 2014) - Broomfield, CO. DealersLink®, the nation’s premier…

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Added by Devon Peterson on January 15, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

It’s Almost NADA 2014 And We’re Pumped!

 What To Expect : Future Trends To Solve

Its that time of year again, when we all gather in the largest building NADA find and consume everything auto. As we approach one of the biggest conferences of the year we take a look at what to expect.

Technology has the pedal to…

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Added by Josh Knutson on January 14, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mangold Ford's Accounting Office Greatly Increases Efficiencies, Reduces Costs With Auto/Mate's DMS

For Immediate Release

Visit us at Booth # 3253 at NADA Convention & Expo

Mangold Ford's Accounting Office Greatly Increases Efficiencies, Reduces Costs With Auto/Mate's DMS

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 13th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Mangold Ford, a Ford's…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 13, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Forty Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Auto Dealer Installs, Continuing Growth Trend

For Immediate Release

Visit us at Booth # 3253 at NADA Convention & Expo

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 6th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today a 40 percent year-over-year increase in auto dealership installs in 2013, boosting the number of its auto dealer clients to more than 1,000 nationwide. The dealership management system (DMS) provider also announced…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 6, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

How many Vendors is YOUR DEALERSHIP Paying who are Selling your Customer Data to Other Vendors for Cash?

So once again I ask the question at the heart of the matter.... Mr./MRS…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 23, 2013 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments

Hands Down The Best VIN Scanner APP In The Industry

DealersLink®, the creator of the first dealer-to-dealer marketplace in the United States, today launched their new FastBook® Mobile VIN Scanner App and cloud-based booking tool.



With the newest release of FastBook® Mobile, dealers now have the fastest…

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Added by Devon Peterson on October 8, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Do your managers know how to maximize their ROI opportunities? Written By: Robin Cunningham

Written By: Robin Cunningham

For the last sixteen months I have had the incredible experience of being a lead instructor with the NCM Institute.  I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of dealership managers in our multi-level classes for general managers, general sales managers, used vehicle managers, service managers, financial managers, and some private dealership training, as…

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Added by Garry House on March 28, 2013 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Are Small- and Mid-Sized Conferences Better than the Big Ones?

How to Run Your Dealership By The Book

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending two conferences that were completely different from one another. The week started (well, last week ended) with attending the infamous SXSW conference…

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Added by JD Rucker on March 26, 2013 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

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Irrespective of whether you think of buying an old car or a new one, buying cars is always a very serious business. Not only is it expensive, you should be able to justify spending your hard earned money on it. Hence before making the final…

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A tire-puncture in the middle of the highway can be plain catastrophic.  Therefore, before buying a rig, the discerning motor home buyers should take note of the fact that it’s the owner’s lackadaisical attitude toward tire-checking that causes…

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Developing Content To Generate Sales

Posted by Paul Potratz on February 5, 2016 at 12:34pm 1 Comment

Make sure your site is accessible and resourceful to your clients.

Many dealers aren’t taking advantage of using content as a way to generate sales. On this week’s episode of Hard Facts, Samantha is covering how you can…

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Recalls and the Connected Car: Is In-Vehicle Technology the Answer?

Posted by Chris Miller on February 5, 2016 at 7:59am 0 Comments

Today’s cars come with very sophisticated technology, including live…

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