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Can Facebook Instant Articles help your business?

Why are Instant Articles beneficial? Facebook provides a guide to Instant Article configuration so that you can use their content management system.



• Instant Articles are 10x faster than traditional mobile web articles

• They’re read 20% more often 

• Clients are 70% less likely to leave the article once they’re there.



Watch this week's Hard Facts now for more info!…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 29, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

What's holding your business back?

How do you see your business growing to meet the changing demands of your customers?

In this week's Think Tank Tuesday, I'm joined by the Director of the Association of Danish Dealers.



Thomas Møller Sorensen addresses the change that is currently needed for businesses in Denmark to remain profitable. As a business owner, insecurity and resistance to change will hinder you from successful new business models.

Can you adjust your current processes to create new successful…
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Added by Paul Potratz on April 26, 2016 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Are you capitalizing on your blog?

Make sure your utilizing your blog to the fullest extent! On this week’s Hard FactsSamantha explains how your blog can not only boost traffic to your website, but also creates demand for your products and services! Watch this week’s Hard Facts to learn about some things you should know before hitting the publish button on your blog that will drastically effect its…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 22, 2016 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Are New Opportunities a Distraction?

Will new opportunities set you apart from the competition or will they be a distraction? In order for you to stay relevant and grow in your industry, you can't remain stagnant.

In this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I tell a personal story about a serial entrepreneur that you might want to hear. Watch now for more info.



Comment below for future Think Tank Tuesday ideas!…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 19, 2016 at 4:45pm — No Comments

A New Way to Measure Engagement

How do your customers engage with your website? How do you get them on the path to conversion? It's much more than just page views and time-on-site.

If you plan on getting the most out of your website, this week's Hard Facts is for you. Samantha will teach you how…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 15, 2016 at 4:43pm — No Comments

The Benefits to Putting "Text Us" Buttons on Car Dealer Sites

Businesses in every industry are using the Internet to increase their visibility and gain more loyal customers. Online advertising is a tool that you cannot afford not to use. By establishing an official company website, you…

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Added by Roy Revill on April 13, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

4 Parallels of the Auto Industry and the NFL

The 2016 NADA conference in Las Vegas proved connections are the single most important factor of this business, and any business for that matter. To lead, you must be able to connect with a team, and from there an audience, and beyond that, the world. The focus…

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Added by David Metter on April 13, 2016 at 11:57am — No Comments

The top myths about auto insurance

The complexities and lack of clarity about the methods of calculating premiums and including certain exceptions in car insurance policies have left people guessing and this has resulted in some myths that float in the air. No one knows for sure as to what can qualify for an insurance claim and what might be debarred from claiming. Myths are often considered to be true and this leads to misunderstandings.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on March 14, 2016 at 8:32am — No Comments

DealerTV for Automotive Dealerships

Auto dealership tv

Digital dealership system

When a customer comes to a dealership to have the car serviced, they need something to do. Most of them will grasp for their phones to kill the time, but you can use the advantage of having them in your waiting room by offering them content. Content can be displayed on your dealer TV using the amazing technology of digital signage.

How…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on March 11, 2016 at 4:57am — No Comments

Female Customers in Sales or Service

A brand-new survey just completed by drivingsales.com gives clear insight into why you need to be ramping up your skills for selling to female drivers if you want to excel in today’s marketplace.  That and the fact that female Customers influence 80% of all car buying…

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Added by David Lewis on March 1, 2016 at 9:40am — No Comments

Is It Worth Investing in Dealership CRM Software

The simple answer to this question is:  It depends on how much you value your Customers.

Over the last 20 years the automotive sales process has changed dramatically due to advanced technologies and the…

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Added by David Lewis on February 25, 2016 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

How to Update Your Service Department Area and Why It Matters

Promoting an exciting and informative environment for your Service Customers is a must for modern customers. Today’s service customers have high expectations when they come to your dealership.  Besides the quality of care they anticipate and demand, the service area itself must be…

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Added by David Lewis on February 23, 2016 at 9:44am — No Comments

How to Sell More Used Cars at Your Auto Dealership

An experienced car salesperson knows the value that a good used car can bring to their paycheck. 

With car owners spending more time on the road and keeping their cars longer, used vehicles that are traded in today normally have more miles on the odometer than they used…

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Added by David Lewis on February 12, 2016 at 8:40am — 3 Comments

Know your Competition! What Independents Are Doing to Retain Customers

There is a constant stream of advice from industry experts concerning customer loyalty and retention. While most of the advice is on point, a large piece is typically missing in the bigger picture. In order to increase market share, businesses must be aware of what their competition is doing. Turning a blind eye to…

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Added by Mike Gorun on February 4, 2016 at 9:17am — No Comments

Level the Playing Field

Give Dealership Professionals the Tools They Need to Succeed



You’ve worked hard to ensure you have the best professionals in the business working at your dealership, so it makes sense that you’ll continue working hard to give them the edge they need when it comes to connecting with shoppers, creating…

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Added by Joseph Little on February 1, 2016 at 5:14pm — No Comments

How Modern Car Salespeople Are Different From Auto Salespeople of the Past

If you have been in this business a while, you are probably amazed at the changes that have taken place in the auto sales process, especially when it comes to how salespeople view the Customer today.  Over the past 20 years there’s been a concerted effort from the…

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Added by David Lewis on January 25, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

The Conference “Pay-to-Play” Mentality: Is it in Your Best Interest?

I want to start here. This may be my Jerry McGuire moment. Maybe I should end here…but this has been eating at me for a…

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Added by David Metter on January 21, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Just Bolt Ons Performance Parts in NJ for Consumers and Auto Dealers

Hey Everyone, Happy New Year!

Just Bolt-Ons - Just letting you know about a new Performance Auto Parts business catered to working with both consumers and auto dealers to provide them all the performance parts that they may want. Whether it's as simple as an exhaust setup, cold air intake, or a supercharger/turbo upgrade. 

We…

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Added by Jonathan Morales on January 4, 2016 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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The “90 Day Wonder”

Posted by Michael Hargrove on April 29, 2016 at 2:03pm 4 Comments

I want to take a couple of minutes to discuss with…

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When You Pay Peanuts - You Get Monkeys

Posted by James A. Ziegler on April 29, 2016 at 1:30pm 3 Comments

EMPLOYMENT AD FOR CAR DEALERS 



Wanted unambitious person sales position. Low Pay - Long Hours - Must Work…

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Helping Our Customer Flip The Switch

Posted by Michael Hargrove on April 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Have you ever had a salesperson tell you they’re having trouble…

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5 Steps To Get Out Of Car Lease

Posted by Samuel on April 29, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Car lease is an extremely common process used by a lot of people. If you have a car lease and you want to get out of it, you may be looking for ways by which you can get out of it. Here are 5 of the…

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3 Tips for Creating a Killer Testimonial Video

Posted by Timmy D. James on April 29, 2016 at 9:23am 0 Comments

Ever since reviews have risen in popularity, dealerships have mostly…

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