Often I discuss leadership skills, culture, and processes that assure the success of individuals and dealerships. Today we will look at something that involves all three of these in a unique fashion.
Everyone has a…
Added by Rob Gehring on May 31, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – May 31st, 2017 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that its dealership management system (DMS) is fully integrated with Dashboard Dealership Enterprises, a developer of high quality system products and related services to satisfy the current and emerging needs of its customers. Auto dealerships using both Auto/Mate's DMS and Dashboard's reporting…Continue
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In the digital era, digital signage plays a bigger role than traditional promotion options. In fact, some studies have shown that it is even more influential than TV or the Internet.
Having in mind such a huge impact it may have on your car dealership customers, we have conducted a small research and drawn up a list of 5…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 31, 2017 at 8:39am — No Comments
This week on Think Tank Tuesday, Samantha and I reveal some marketing strategies you could consider in order to skyrocket your business.
We’d love to hear what you have to say. Comment below…Continue
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Communication changes every day. The ultimate goal of every conversation is getting the message through. In that process, businesses seem to forget about the customers, about what they really need, and how they want to connect. Be flexible and embrace the new trend: drive as your customer guides you – on the phone.
Given that 1.2 billion…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 30, 2017 at 9:31am — No Comments
I’m sure many of you have heard about Google’s new attribution offering as there has been much buzz about it lately – but don’t be fooled as this is not a silver bullet for auto dealers – in fact, FAR from it. Let me explain:…Continue
Added by Steve White on May 25, 2017 at 12:50pm — No Comments
One of the things I have learned about life is there will be times of great loss. You won’t get the job or promotion. You might face an illness with a family member, coworker or even yourself. You might struggle financially and be challenged every week as you try to pay your bills and meet your commitments.…Continue
Added by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments
Addition of Kelley Blue Book’s trusted valuation data to FATWIN Web Engagement platform further increases engagement on trade-in tool
Indianapolis, IN – May 24, 2017 - PERQ, specialists in personalized, interactive web engagement technology, today announced that it has added Kelley Blue Book, one of the most trusted names in the auto industry, to its…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on May 24, 2017 at 11:42am — No Comments
I was at a client working in the drive lane illustrating the importance of the dealership personnel caring about the customer. I randomly picked an example and started going over it. I noticed the interior carpet was dirty and needed vacuumed. A few sections of it could have really used a steam cleaner as…Continue
Added by Rob Gehring on May 24, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Does your business depend on making sales? Watch this video if you struggle with:
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Pioneering auto technology leader Brian Boling returns as CEO to lead company’s international automotive IoT strategy
Irvine, CA – May 23, 2017 - Procon Analytics, a global leader in connected car telematics, today announced the rollout of a progressive new platform that powers a new suite of connected car products and services. The highly scalable platform has been…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on May 23, 2017 at 2:01pm — No Comments
Well, according to a recent interview in Automotive News, North American chief for Mazda, Masahiro Moro, thinks it is… However, in the article he states that there’s a difference between 2 percent and a “good” 2 percent,…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on May 23, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments
In the great wide world of online, display ads are everywhere. Top of the page, right, left, bottom – and, sometimes even popping up and floating in your face. Many consumers find these ads intrusive, especially when they are irrelevant. So, they simply ignore them – or, stop visiting the sites on which they appear
In fact, consumers have become so annoyed with…Continue
Added by Steve White on May 23, 2017 at 9:43am — No Comments
Internet Sales 20 Group 3-Day Training Conference Is Looking For Speakers And Panelists
The #IS20G Training Conference is one of the most respected in the industry. The upcoming Internet Sales 20 Group will…Continue
Planning an event soon? If so, creating a Facebook event can help you get the awareness and RSVP's you're looking for. Whether your event is for work or play, Facebook will be a key factor to make sure your guests show up.
There are a few different ways to leverage Facebook for your upcoming event. Find out how by watching this week's Hard Facts!…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on May 19, 2017 at 2:25pm — No Comments
Pinnacle Sales and Direct Mail, Inc. has developed an innovative solution that brings together all marketing streams and breaking the "industry standard". Everyone has seen the same mold of Dealer.com, digital marketing packages, and the cookie cutter solutions. How are these affecting your business today? Are you seeing the REAL results they promise?
Customers are experiencing sales from 250K-300K in 5-7 days by utilizing this product. Don't take our word for it, check out what our…Continue
Added by Joe Cox on May 19, 2017 at 11:36am — No Comments
While the automotive industry has seen massive technology changes in the last 5 years, there is a continuing trend where some OEMs partner with specific vendors and then take away the freedom of choice for forward-thinking dealers. Mandates are enforced where franchised dealers must choose between 2-3 vendors for a particular solution.
This practice can be…Continue
Added by Ujj Nath on May 19, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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