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When Should You Speak During a Demonstration Drive?

The temptation to speak during the Demonstration Drive is something that is hard for many Salespeople to control.  Since it is just beyond the halfway point of a normal sales process, it is tempting to start applying pressure through things like Trial Closes or overselling the Customer on the…

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Added by David Lewis on August 25, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Have you Reached your Comfort Zone?

Have you ever heard the statement that “Life begins outside of the comfort zone?”

The Comfort Zone is certainly a place that beckons us all at one time or another.  Resisting the allure of resting on past or current success is not that easy at times, and when we are doing okay…

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Added by David Lewis on August 19, 2015 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Looking Online Marketing Solutions for Dealers Website

If you should be buying long term advantages from the dealer SEO strategies that you have adopted, you then need to make sure about the campaign that you have in the offing so that it is going to be useful for the promotion of your dealership. That will help you to have probably the most of SEO for dealers, where you can utilize the strategy depending on the market.

Added by Martin Denial on August 13, 2015 at 2:53am — No Comments

The One Question That Always Costs You Gross



If you have been working in a car Dealership where everything is based on the number of units sold, you may not spend much time thinking about Gross.  If all the bonuses are paid for units sold, then you will do whatever you can to move the iron just to get to the bonus money.  If you are selling price alone it is hard to resist the temptation to sell to the Manager instead of the Customer, but…

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Added by David Lewis on August 12, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Premier Solutionz Uses Flick Fusion's Live Video Walk Arounds to Help Auto Dealers Increase Website Visitors, Leads and Sales

Urbandale, IA--July 27th, 2015--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that Premier Solutionz, a leading provider of lot service and inventory management services to auto dealerships in Colorado, is using its Live Video Walk Arounds to help auto dealers increase website visitors, leads and sales.

 

One of Premier Solutionz' clients is Tynan's Nissan and Tynan's…

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Added by Brian Cox on July 27, 2015 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

        Auto Sales and Leasing Just call 973-530-4135 press 1 for your easy no obligation quote -like the quote then simply fill out our credit app on our secure site Either Click Link Below And…

 

 

 

 

Auto Sales and Leasing

Just call 973-530-4135 press 1 for your easy no obligation quote

-like the quote then simply fill out our credit app on our secure site

Either Click Link Below And/Or Copy And Paste In Your…

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Added by Empire Motors Corp on July 24, 2015 at 3:33am — No Comments

Median Media Adds Flick Fusion Videos to its Multimedia Suite of Solutions for Auto Dealers

Urbandale, IA--June 29th, 2015--Flick Fusion Video Marketing (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that Median Media, a provider of multimedia marketing solutions to small and medium sized businesses, has added Flick Fusion's inventory videos to its menu of services for auto dealerships. Flick Fusion's automated video production and distribution solutions enable Median Media to provide their auto dealership customers with the complete set of…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 29, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Two Tips to Differentiate Your Dealership from 99 percent Of Competitors

In order to decrease bounce rates, if a customer clicks on an ad – whether that’s a banner ad, PPC, email ad or one specifically targeted for a mobile device – it is not a good practice to simply take that customer to your home page. Forcing a consumer to then do a second search for the information promised in the ad…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 16, 2015 at 7:17am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Partners with Chroma Cars To Provide Customized, Scalable Video Marketing Solutions to Auto Dealerships

Urbandale, IA--June 15th, 2015--Flick Fusion Video Marketing (www.flickfusion.com) announced today a new partnership with Chroma Cars (www.chromacars.com), a full-service inventory management, photography, website and digital marketing services provider to more than 300 auto dealerships. Chroma Cars is now offering Flick Fusion's customized, scalable video marketing solutions that allow auto dealers to…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 15, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

SubPrime Car Leasing?

Should the auto industry be paying closer attention to SubPrime Leasing? Recent comments from KBB and Autotrader analysts said competition might be encouraging lenders to explore this profile further. But Swapalease.com believes this is a segment that not only offers lower-than-expected risk, but one that could benefit from more leasing options.

According to…

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Added by John Sternal on June 10, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Flick Fusion Selected as Preferred Video Marketing Provider for DealerPeak's Full-System CRM and Website Solutions

Flick Fusion's analytics to integrate seamlessly with DealerPeak's Cyber Sonar, allowing auto dealers to track video performance & user behavior in their CRM 

Urbandale, IA--June 1st, 2015--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com) announced today it has been selected as the preferred video marketing provider for DealerPeak's full system CRM, website and desking solutions. Auto dealerships that use DealerPeak…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 1, 2015 at 10:02am — 1 Comment

All Car Segments Declined While Full-Size Vans Increased

All Car Segments Declined While Full-Size Vans Increased  

 

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.

 

The team of Black Book editors are seeing more signs that the summer slowdown is taking shape. All car segments saw a decreasing change in values this past week, and comments straight from the lanes tell us dealer…

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Added by Black Book on May 27, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

LEASE OFFERS HEAT UP AHEAD OF MEMORIAL DAY SALES

LEASE OFFERS HEAT UP AHEAD OF MEMORIAL DAY SALES





Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports several aggressive lease deals in May according to its Wantalease.com new lease online marketplace. Fifteen popular cars and trucks are being offered this month with monthly payments of $200 or less.



Five cars are offered for less than $149 per month, headlined by the Chevrolet Malibu LT, which can be leased for $149 monthly and…

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Added by John Sternal on May 20, 2015 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Car Values Continue the Slide Down While Pickups Remain Strong

Car Values Continue the Slide Down While Pickups Remain Strong  

 

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 the full report.

 

This week, the Black Book editors received feedback from the lanes with comments such as: “Dealers feel that the…

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Added by Black Book on May 19, 2015 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Black Book White Paper Looks At 84-Month Loans

Black Book Lender Solutions announces it has released its latest white paper, “Collateral Insight Is Critical To 84-Month Auto Loans”, where Black Book takes a look at how collateral data impacts the decision to expand a portfolio with longer-term loans.



Several factors are driving longer-term auto loans today: The desire to expand lender portfolios; rising vehicle transaction prices; and the need to…

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Added by Black Book on May 18, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Top Internet Auto Retailer Cardinale Automotive Group Increases Sales Velocity Thirty-Six Percent Using Flick Fusion Inventory Videos

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Urbandale, IA--May 18th--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that the Cardinale Automotive Group (member of the Cardinale-Group of Companies), one of the nation's top Internet auto retailers with 17 stores in California and Arizona, has increased sales velocity 36 percent since it switched to Flick Fusion for its video inventory marketing needs. In May 2014, the Cardinale Automotive Group's…

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Added by Brian Cox on May 18, 2015 at 11:10am — 3 Comments

Email is dead - long live Texting

Many of us in the marketing department have been trying to reach prospects and customers by email since time began.  The problem is that response rates (opening, reading and taking action) are droping like a stone.  On average an email is only opened, even by someone who knows you 8-11% of the time. And response rates are under 2%.  But text messaging (also known as SMS) can get as much as a 75% open rate.

According to a study posted on …

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Added by Torrey Russell on May 13, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Six Fast & Furious Tips on Mobile Marketing for Auto Dealers

Our marketing universe is quickly becoming untethered as smartphones and tablets gain a broader share of web access to information and entertainment.  The mobile marketing world is still new to many dealers and we’re experiencing a learning curve about how to market, manage, and leverage this new landscape.  Here are 6 Quick Info Insights to help dealers get a quick course in Mobile 101.

1.     Mobile is Exploding

29% of web traffic page views are…

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Added by David Metter on May 5, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

Autos On Video Selects Flick Fusion As Hosting And Integration Partner For Real Video Inventory Application

Enhanced Video Content, Marketing & Distribution Features Create Calls to Action and Increase Conversion, Show and Sales Rates for Auto Dealers

Urbandale, IA--May 4th, 2015--Flick Fusion Video Marketing (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that it has been selected by Autos On Video® Inc, a pioneer in video walk around technology, to integrate the Autos On Video real video inventory application…

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Added by Brian Cox on May 4, 2015 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

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Posted by Paul Potratz on August 29, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Our team has outlined 10 tips, tricks, and best practices for…

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5 Ways Car Dealers Can Stand Out on Facebook

Posted by Mark Frost on August 28, 2015 at 4:01pm 0 Comments

Stand Out on Facebook

One of the most difficult things businesses seem to struggle with in the their online marketing efforts is social media.…

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72% of Marketers Say Social Media Helps Build Loyal Fans

Posted by Joseph Little on August 28, 2015 at 12:59pm 0 Comments

#72 of 99 Things to Know About Social Media with MotoFuze VP of Social Strategy, Joey Little

Smart businesses…

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How Retaining Customers Will Increase Sales

Posted by Paul Potratz on August 28, 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

No doubt you have heard the saying “happy wife, happy life”,…

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Developing Content To Generate Sales

Posted by Paul Potratz on August 28, 2015 at 10:57am 0 Comments

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 start implementing action items that will not only increase the resourcefulness of your…

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Posted by Mark Tewart on August 28, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Title: Pricing - How to price your inventory and how to handle price objections

 

Description: Hear from a dealer Danny Benites and a trainer Mark Tewart. You will learn how to price your cars and how you can justify this pricing …

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