Thomas A. Kelly
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  • Davison, MI
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  • Hank Graff Davison
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Taking the “E” out of SEO leaves us with Search Optimization.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bobby Compton Mar 8, 2012. 1 Reply

Good article, good comments.…Continue

Clearinghouse for Lead Aggregators?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas A. Kelly Feb 11, 2012. 4 Replies

Why would a dealer directly or indirectly, purchase leads from an aggregator who in their…Continue

Tags: party, lead, OEM, dealer, 3rd

Transparency: The Good, The Bad and The Hypocrisy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas A. Kelly Mar 5, 2012. 12 Replies

Hypocrisy: “Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a kind of lie”I bring…Continue

Eat Your Green Beans Tommy!

Started Aug 26, 2011 0 Replies

My mother, God rest her soul, surely wanted what was best for me. Like most mothers who…Continue

 

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Dealership
What company do you work for (or own)?
Hank Graff Davison
What is your current position within your organization?
Special Event and Project Manager
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http://www.hankgraffdavison.com
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http://vAuto, Autotrader,Dealer.com
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http://810-938-1168
How did you specifically hear about DealerELITE? If referred, who?
Dealer Refresh
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I regularly contribute to online discussions in several online automotive forums, ADM, Kain's Exchange 2.0, etc.

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My experiment with Klout

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 6:56am 8 Comments

 I gamed it from 30 to 70. Never registered for or received perks.  My stats go a long ways to proving that at worst, Klout has no credibility and at best, it is a game that should not be used for anything other than entertainment. I became alarmed…

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FTC Takes Action, Fair?

Posted on March 16, 2012 at 7:03am 0 Comments

The FTC recently singled out 5 dealerships for something that I suspect hundreds, if not thousands of dealerships has done. Essentially offer to  “pay off the trade no matter what you owe”

If we were to say in response to the FTC’s actions that we never meant to mislead anybody or mislead any consumer, that’s not who we are….. I say, that is exactly who we are.  If there was no validity to the claims of the FTC then why would we back down? In the instant case, who ultimately…

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ADM-DMM partnership announcement on ADM, 3-4-12

Posted on March 4, 2012 at 11:43pm 1 Comment

From the ADM-DMM partnership announcement on ADM, 3-4-12



“With over 100 experts writing columns for the magazine, DMM covers every aspect of running a modern auto dealership with a focus on the new digital marketing opportunities. “

 

JOHN ZEIGLAR is one of those “100 experts”.  He does not exist.  “John” it is claimed is a “performance writer” for a company that does not exist called Performance…

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Who is John Zeiglar ?

Posted on January 31, 2012 at 5:55am 28 Comments

Who is John Zeiglar ?

 

How can I find the company he is said to work for, Performance Company?

 

What is a “performance writer”?

 

Why would an author allow his name to be mis-spelled regularly in the same publication repeatedly over many months?

 

Has anyone seen him registered on any Automotive blogs, Facebook,…

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