October 2010 Blog Posts (90)

A Witch's Blog for you to Brew.... Creepy Tale from the Crypt...The Legend of the Lifeless Idea

Demons and Ghouls, Goblins and Ghosts..

Come listen to a tale hair-raising to most

Stepped out of the darkness, under the moon lit sky

As the night wind howls and the bats fly by

From behind a tombstone a car dealer creeps

To face an open coffin where an awakened corpse weeps

This frightful figure looks dreadfully at the man

And pointing to the stone with a trembling hand

“Rest in Peace” says the corpse with a morbid moan



Added by NANCY SIMMONS on October 31, 2010 at 9:48pm — 3 Comments

Miracle Motor Mart Nominated


Added by Terry Marcum on October 30, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews Advanta-STAR For Automotive Advertising Agencies

Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. and the host of the automotive advertising resource / networking portal AdAgencyOnline.Net, will be reviewing Advanta-STAR for his affiliated automotive advertising agencies during an interview with the President of Advanta-STAR, Withan Lemmon, on the blog talk radio station…


Added by Philip Zelinger on October 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

86 Ways to Say, "Good Job!"

1. Good for you!

2. That’s really nice

3. Superb

4. That’s the best ever

5. You did that very well

6. That’s great!

7. You’ve got it made

8. Way to go!

9. Terrific

10. That’s the way to do it!

11. That’s not bad!

12. That’s quite an improvement

13. Couldn’t have done it better myself

14. Good thinking

15. Marvelous

16. You really are going to town

17. You’re doing fine

18. Keep up the good work

19. You’re… Continue

Added by Kevin "Friend Me" Bradberry on October 29, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Download: Glynn Rodean's Digital Dealer 9 Presentation

Many have requested a copy of the slides from my presentation at Digital Dealer 9 in Las Vegas on "The Evolution of Business Development - The Hybrid BDC". This download also includes the audio files of example "what not to do" phone calls.

You can grab my presentation here >> www.NewVisionSales.com

Thanks. Contact me and we will talk about what I and New Vision Sales can do take you and your dealership to an astonishing… Continue

Added by Glynn Rodean on October 29, 2010 at 11:48am — No Comments

Those Kiwis know a thing or two about customer service, ay?

The first I knew about the scam was when I got a call from a journalist saying that if she had…


Added by charles bayer on October 28, 2010 at 11:04pm — No Comments

The Perfect Day

Have you had a 'Perfect Day" recently?

You know, where everything just seems to come together.

Customers seem to be in a great mood. Technicians and Parts are not arguing at the back counter. The Owner comes in and smiles at you for no particular reason.

Just a great day.

And then you ask yourself "Why isn't everyday like today?"

I can tell you what the difference is.

Daily Goals.

When you have Wrtten Daily Achievable Goals your day… Continue

Added by Leonard Buchholz on October 28, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Auto Quotes / Response Logix

As we are constantly looking for ways to improve our internet sales process, one of the things that has come to our attention that we are thinking of looking into further is auto quoting. There are several

companies that offer services like this at a reasonable rate, one of

them being responselogix. We are looking at trying to implement this at

mainly our Honda store on a trial basis until we see how it works, but

before we did I thought it would be a great idea to pick…


Added by Walt Kustra on October 27, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Where in the world is your finance penetration?

Way back in 1971, C.P. Snow wrote about technology in the New York Times. He said, “Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.”

Many dealers are voicing that sentiment these days. Far too few have done anything about it. Some have learned to use computer software with skill. They use the apps on iPhones, iPads, and Blackberries. They have created an effective Web site. They use FaceBook and Twitter and… Continue

Added by Rebecca Chernek on October 27, 2010 at 4:07pm — No Comments


Delia Passi is a nationally recognized and highly regarded businesswoman in marketing and business development and considered a leading authority on selling to women. As President and CEO of Medelia Incorporated, she supports companies in their efforts to gain market share of women consumers and target markets. Medelia Inc. is the recipient of several awards including Best Woman-Owned Business, Best Diversity-Owned Business, a Stevie Awards’ two-time finalist and Ernst & Young’s Best… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 27, 2010 at 11:29am — No Comments

.The number one way to improve your memory.

The number one way to improve your memory

(Image by Think Stock Photo)

(Image by Think Stock Photo)

Memory loss is the single biggest fear for…

Added by MANNY LUNA on October 26, 2010 at 10:43pm — No Comments

New Technology Service System: Now Available for the Automotive Industry!

Uplead Technology helps retail, independent and BHPH dealers all across the United States and Canada. Our company is the only company with proprietary rights on our service system. We enable dealers to enhance the car buying experience for their customers while also generating more revenue for the dealer. We have the ability to capture off hours and closed day customers. You can utilize our services with all of your current means of advertising thereby incresing your floor…


Added by Bill Goodfriend on October 26, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments


Pace BMW is proud to participate in the WomenCertified® program, which aims to give women car-buyers the tools they need to buy or lease a new or preowned car with ease and comfort.

All DCH Auto Group BMW dealers maintain active membership in this organization. We fully believe in giving our customers the tools to buy BMW cars and SUVs that suit their individual needs, even if they’re not experts in the automotive industry. Involvement in this organizations means that all of our customers… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 26, 2010 at 9:19am — No Comments


Monthly Training Supplements

WomenCertified is not just a one-time training event – it’s a way of doing business every day. That’s why we’ve created this downloadable tool that you and your sales team can use to support your ongoing success in selling and marketing to women.


Find and Leverage your Referral Champions


The Telephone Game

Referrals from satisfied customers are the best way to grow your… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 26, 2010 at 9:08am — No Comments

Glynn Rodeans PowerPoint presentation from Digital Dealer 9 is available for Download.

In case you missed out Glynn's PowerPoint presentation is available for download
here >> http://NewVisionSales.com

The Evolution of Business Development / The Hybrid BDC

Added by Glynn Rodean on October 25, 2010 at 4:34pm — No Comments

10 Tips for "Getting on HER Radar" October!!

2010 Every month is the month to make CONTACT!!

In many cases, women do not make purchases on the spot – at least not in the literal sense. Studies show that women tend to have 13 points of contact with a brand before making a purchase. Even “impulse” buys are often influenced by several previous encounters that influence her decision to buy.

Want to speed up the process and start making more contacts with prospects? Fall is a great time to reconnect. Here are 10 ways to get on her… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 24, 2010 at 5:16pm — No Comments

WOMENCERTIFIED~SUSAN HAIR 561-309-7078~Communication

Developing the skill and know-how to attract and retain female customers has never been more critical to success—annually, women consumers spend $3.7 trillion, women business owners spend $1.5 trillion, and women make or influence over 94 percent of all purchases. You need her business to succeed. If you don’t get it, someone else will.

Yet to many sales professionals, understanding women customers is a daily challenge: the way women interpret behavior, hear unexpected meanings, take… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 24, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments

WOMENCERTIFIED~SUSAN HAIR 561-309-7078~Communication

October, 2010

This is the month to Enhance your Online Presence!

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn may be all the rage in online marketing right now, but they aren’t the only places you should be building your online presence. In fact, we have a hunch that many of you haven’t taken care of the very basics of your online identity quite yet.

Here are 5 ways to enhance your online presence TODAY.

Issue a press release:

Doing something big or newsworthy?… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 24, 2010 at 5:13pm — No Comments


Northwood Univ. mandates WomenCertified for graduation

.Northwood University, which offers the leading curriculum in Automotive Retail Management has made the WomenCertified program a requirement for all participants in its automotive marketing program. The full text of the Northwood press release can be found here.

We are thrilled that Northwood made our program central to their curriculum. It was through the unanimous concensus of the students that sampled WomenCertified(R) in… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 24, 2010 at 5:10pm — No Comments


What is WomenCertified?

WomenCertified is the solution for women in search of a better buying experience. WomenCertified was created by a woman dedicated to showing sales and service organizations how to sell to women by learning to pay attention to their preferences, priorities and communication styles.

First and foremost, WomenCertified is your shopping resource when planning an important purchase. At WomenCertified.com you can find the best salesperson in your area for the… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on October 24, 2010 at 5:08pm — No Comments

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