Kathi Kruse
  • Female
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • United States
  • Kruse Control, Inc.
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Vendor Partner
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Kruse Control, Inc.
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http://Auto Advisory, CNCDA, OCADA, SMCDA, various insurance broker...
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How did you specifically hear about DealerELITE? If referred, who?
Invited on Linked In by Chris Saraceno
Not everyone gets approved for DealerELITE. To maintain the integrity of DealerELITE, tell us what you will have to offer once a dealerELITE member?
I've managed dealerships my whole life, which is clocking in at 30 years. I've worked every job in a car dealership. I love the business.

Kathi Kruse's Blog

The Deadliest Threat to Your Online Reputation

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 3:34pm 2 Comments

I have a different perspective about online reputation and ratings for car dealers.  It comes from my days working the line, selling cars, and from eventually managing stores that were consistently #1 in our market.  Our team always knew they were a vital part of delivering an outstanding experience.  The success…


Social Media Content: Zombies Keep Out!

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

There are zombies out there right now trying to “manage” your business’ Social Media.  Many dealers are still defining what Social Media means to them and their business.  If you’re not a regular user, it’s hard to decipher what really will work for you.  Some promise success; others scare you into a…


Improve Your Facebook Success With 3 Simple Tactics

Posted on October 26, 2011 at 2:51pm 7 Comments

Like it or not, what people see posted on your Facebook page influences their decision to do business with your store.  As we become more connected everyday by technology and Social platforms, the more important it is to focus on improving your Facebook marketing.  Crackerjack management of your Facebook Page ensures… Continue

5 Insider's Tips on Vetting a Social Media Provider

Posted on July 22, 2011 at 9:54pm 0 Comments

Who speaks for your dealership on Social Media?  Is it someone who knows you, knows your store and most importantly, your story? Automotive Social Media is about people, conversations and deriving leads from those relationships.  There’s a lot of people trying to capitalize on this booming market so here’s a shocker: Not everyone who says they can do… Continue

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At 2:35pm on May 4, 2011, Cathy Aron said…
Thanks for the friend invite Kathi!
At 12:59pm on April 7, 2011, Kenny Jackson said…

Hello Kathi,

    I would like to say hello and welcome you to our community here at  Dealer Elite. I also live here in the OC, Dana Point. The company that iam building is the #1 wasy for car dealerships to dominate their vertical through out the Internet groundsell by using video.

Go Social Media- looks like you offer a great product and service as well.

Lets stay in contact

Kenny Jackson




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