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Lease Credit Approval Rates Improve Slightly to 70.9% in October

Lease Approval Ratings Rise Slightly Following -3.9% Dip in Month of September Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70.9% approval rate in October, a slight rise from the…See More
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Automotive Technicians: 5 Tools to Help You be Successful in Your Job

Being an automotive technician can be a rewarding career. However, there are also a lot of pitfalls that you want to avoid that come along with the territory. It is vital that you have the right tools as an automotive tech. Otherwise you could risk…See More
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Car Wreck? How to Heal and Recover from a Traumatic Experience

Being involved in a car accident can leave you physical injured as well as rattled about getting back in a car. You have to…See More
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AutoLoop Wins 2018 Tampa Bay Tech Award for Best Workplace Culture

Besides producing industry-leading automotive software, the company has also created a unique workplace that recognizes and incorporates the value of play CLEARWATER, FL – November 14, 2018 – AutoLoop LLC, the leading provider of auto industry…See More
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Do you have “Only Person in the World” Disease?

Recently I was waiting in line at an airport, along with hundreds of other travelers. A couple appeared out of nowhere,…See More
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Affinitiv Participating in the General Motors Dealer Digital Solution Digital Advertising Program

Chicago, IL- November 14, 2018- Affinitiv announced today it has completed all requirements to participate in the Digital Advertising Program under the GM Dealer Digital Solution.  This allows dealers the opportunity to leverage in-Market Retail…See More
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Maintaining Your Motorcycle

Riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun, but owning a motorcycle comes with its share of responsibilities. If you're going to have the safest, most high-performing bike possible then you should familiarize yourself with your motorcycle maintenance…See More
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Here’s How You Can Bid For a Private Plate At a DVLA Auction

Private registration number plates or cherished number plates are the DVLA number plates that are attached to the vehicles.…See More
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The Ford Mustang: A Car That Was Built For Speed

Posted by Kenneth Garcia on November 6, 2018 at 10:56am 0 Comments

A car is a tool, and a well-designed car is one in which every element of the design process has been directed toward making the car as effective as possible at doing what it is designed to do. For some vehicles, this means beefing up towing power or off-road capability; for others, it means…

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Why Should an Automotive OEM Supplier Hire an Ad Agency?

Posted by Ernie Perich on November 5, 2018 at 11:41am 0 Comments

To boost your business and help your advertising hit home, that’s why.

Maybe your company has grown from supplying just a few automotive products into a well-oiled, thriving machine. Distribution is ramping up. Customers are happy. You’ve run some ads but they seem like a waste of money.

Or maybe you’re a…

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Communicate More Effectively with Your Customers

Posted by Paul Moran on November 5, 2018 at 7:02am 0 Comments

In the race to make a sale, dealerships often rely on templates in CRMs. These templates – including autoresponders – can hurt a dealership’s chances of communicating effectively -- or at all.

 

The response rate for leads is very low in the automotive industry. How much time do your salespeople or BDC…

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The Top 5 Auto Blogs, Ranked

Posted by Kenneth Garcia on November 4, 2018 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Car buyers may feel that they are in over their head when it comes to buying a new vehicle. Sure, many of you have an idea of how you want your dream car to look and feel, but you're living in a new age where the laundry list of technical specs offered in luxury cars can read like a foreign…

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Shifting Winds Reveal Service Revenue Opportunity

Posted by Scot Eisenfelder on November 2, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

After an unprecedented period of sales volume growth, the prediction for a flat Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) in the coming years has significant implications for dealerships. As competition for new vehicles heats up, front-end margins will continue to decline, forcing more dealers to focus on back end…

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Dealers are winning with Artificial Intelligence: What are you waiting for?

Posted by Natalie Born on November 2, 2018 at 7:22am 0 Comments

Are you using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to grow your business? I’ve spent my career connecting advances in technology to business, and partner with dealers every day to help them use today’s tech to increase revenue and decrease wasteful ad spend. These dealers have figured out that AI and…

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The Bare Minimum Your Company Needs to Do Business Online

Posted by Brooke Chaplan on November 1, 2018 at 5:07pm 0 Comments

Running an online business is an increasingly popular and lucrative idea. Many people have started online businesses out of their house, and they have used the Internet to reach consumers around the world. This is a cost-effective way to operate a business, but you will still need to invest in infrastructure and technology. Because your business will operate online, you will need several web-based…

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Limited Length Writing

Posted by Christine Meany on October 31, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

The students who can be considered good writers for the most part can sometimes be surprisingly ineffective…

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Which e-commerce platform should I join?

Started by Camden Jones in Uncategorized or Does Not Fit Into Any Pre-Defined Category. Last reply by Arun Kumar Soni Nov 5. 1 Reply

Hi. I'm a newbie in e-commerce. I want to try to open an online store, but I don't know what to begin. I search and find out some platforms. Big ones are  Shopify, WooCommerce, and BigCommerce. Which should I choose to start? Is there anyone selling on these platforms? Please help!Continue

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Our GotoAssignmentHelp Best Assignment Help Website for Quality Assignment Writing Help. Take advantage of a pocket-friendly online assignment writing companies service. Visit us now and book an order.assignment help online australia assignment writing usaassignment writing uk…Continue

Grammarly Content Writing Tool for ADM Members

Started by Ralph Paglia in TOOLS, FILES and TEMPLATE RESOURCES - Share Your Files, Apps, Spreadsheets, Email Templates, Phone Scripts, Letters, Tracking Tools, Links, etc.. Last reply by HMS Naveen Oct 16. 1 Reply

Michael from Grammarly writes: "I came across your article on automotivedigitalmarketing.com and I was excited to see that you mentioned Grammarly as a helpful writing tool. Awesome!"  Michael has provided our members with a link to a free version of Grammarly... Here…Continue

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List vehicles to multiple websites with one click

Started by Kevin Lewis in INVENTORY MERCHANDISING - Vehicle Listing Sites, Inventory Management, Data Services and Related Topics about optimizing results from vehicle inventory marketing partners Oct 11. 0 Replies

Automatically list and delist your inventory to other online marketplaces including OVE, Adesa, Smart Auction, ebay, 7 Day Auto, etc. Still spending time manually posting and removing your vehicles? Still spending money paying separate fees on every website?You can have your inventory posted to multiple marketplaces with one click using AuctionLink Multilisting  data feed. One fee for all…Continue

Go Online, reinvest the money and move on

Started by Kevin Lewis in INVENTORY MERCHANDISING - Vehicle Listing Sites, Inventory Management, Data Services and Related Topics about optimizing results from vehicle inventory marketing partners. Last reply by john smith Sep 17. 1 Reply

Online auction channels work much better than physical auctions when you need to wholesale aged and “as-is” units. Also it allows you to offer vehicles for sale without the expense and time required to transport the vehicles to physical lanes. To run an auction successfully, and get more eyeballs on your online lot, you need a reliable auto auction software. CAMS II is a complete…Continue

Is Disciplined Asset Management Part of Your Culture?

Started by Garry House in Uncategorized or Does Not Fit Into Any Pre-Defined Category Sep 6. 0 Replies

Several months ago, a long term client-dealer admitted to me that he was finally ready to drink the water from the horse trough that I’d been continually leading him to for the last 25 years. This dealer has always had a lot of financial resources, both business and personal. Because of these extensive resources, he never felt the need to become properly trained to truly understand his balance sheet or its importance. His was one of the balance sheets that I referred to in one of my earlier…Continue

Is Selling a Junk Car to the Wreckers still the fastest way?

Started by Shaun H in AUTO INDUSTRY NEWS - Discussions about Auto Industry, including dealerships, car companies and government, but not about suppliers (see cetegory) Aug 26. 0 Replies

Open for debate!Is it selling an unwanted vehicle to auto wreckers the fastest and hassle-free way or there are some government programs that are offering better benefits?Selling a car to the wreckers in Perth, WA is still the most preferred option for the people, even if they are aware of the government recycling programs.This might the be cause because they don't get any compensation for their vehicle removalHow is it on your side of the world?Do you offer free car removal services like…Continue

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BDC Process for handling credit applications...

Started by Chris Younggren in Uncategorized or Does Not Fit Into Any Pre-Defined Category Aug 11. 0 Replies

Just wonder how some of the high performing BDCs handle credit applications? Do you run the credit and give the prospect your opinion on if need cash down, co-signer, payment? Or do you work toward getting them to meet w. a credit specialist? If so, please share word tracks used to respond to "Can I just get pre-approved b/c Iive 30miles way?" or "I just want to get pre approved, email me back?"Thank youContinue

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Why Use a Hundred Words When One Will Do?

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3 Legal Options For When a Loved One is Killed in a Car Accident

Legal Options For When a Loved One is Killed in a Car Accident

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4 FREE Webinar: Master Your Google Listing – 10 Tips to Get Noticed

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