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Aj Maida
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  • Papa's Chrysler Dodge Jeep,…
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new word tracks

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Stan Sher Apr 21, 2013. 1 Reply

OK, this should be fun, especially for us guys with experience. Give us a word track from the70's or 80's and what it is replaced with. I'll start...."follow me" is now "click this link"..your turn?Continue

Google my Salesperson and my Competitions sales person

Started Mar 9, 2012 0 Replies

Because of the concerted effort we have put into getting positive reviews, while we don't have as many as I would like, we have more then our 8 nearest competitors by at a minimum of 50%. I am…Continue

#1 again! Thanks for your help!!!!!

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Brian Pasch Jan 7, 2012. 1 Reply

Papa's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in New Britain CT is the #1 Volume New Vehicle and CPOV Used Car dealer in the state of Connecticut for 2011. That is 2 years in a row. Thanks to all my friends here on…Continue

Favorite Vendor phone call all time

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Outsourced Bdc Dec 12, 2011. 1 Reply

OK this could be my all time favorite vendor phone call. I received a phone call about 3rd party leads for people with discharged bankruptcy's. Said I was wasn't interested. Finally relented and said…Continue

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We are the most unique dealership in the United States (Just cause Rob Fontano has a diner doesn't mean nothin) job is to get people to find it
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Got out of the service, went to buy a car, ended up in the business for 12 years. Got out and ran my own delivery service for 12 years (humm a pattern). Sold and moved north, out to dinner and the people at the next table started talking cars. You know what happened. Blood started to tingle, I butted in and 2 days later I was back in the business. Quickly figured out the place to be was on the internet. Asked lots of questions, read lots, made a you know what load of mistakes. Went through three dealerships. I am now the Director of Marketing and Internet for a solvent 62 year old dealership where the owner actually pays attention and supports the efforts of the internet dept. I'm no geek. I am challenged every day by technology. I'm a beach bum who can never be too tan. Loves his dog. Sucks at golf and plays anyway and LOVES the NY Football Giants!!!!
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Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf...and her bad review?

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 9:00am 9 Comments

Why a Bad Review is GOOD and What to do with them!!!!

How many people have gotten a bad review? Yes you suck! There is somebody out there who’s going to say you suck. You don’t. You’re no better or no worse than the dealer, restaurant or hardware store down the street. I hope your better. But you are going to get a bad review. You cannot satisfy 100% of…


I guess Facebooks gonna be here a while?

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 9:27am 0 Comments

January 2, 2011, 11:31 pm

Goldman Invests in Facebook at $50 Billion Valuation


A Public Thank You for Pasch Consulting Group (for getting my check voided)!!!!

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

So here’s my story. I was working in a used car store perfectly happy being a start to finish one man internet dept. Through circumstances I ended up taking over the “Internet Dept.” for the entire

organization, Papa's Dodge Chrysler Jeep. We are under staffed under budgeted and the expectations are very

high. I know that sounds very familiar to you readers.…


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At 6:03am on February 13, 2014,
Arlene Peña

Awe, THANKS AJ!!!!!  And Thanks for the add! ;)

At 10:03am on March 29, 2012,
Lynne Klosowski

Thanks, AJ!

At 2:12pm on September 30, 2011, Mina K. said…
Thanks for the add and for the nice comment, AJ! I look forward to posting more blogs.
At 8:01pm on September 15, 2011, Daymond Decker said…
Thank you for the add. I was Chrysler Gold certified. I still have my ring with 5 diamonds.
At 1:23pm on July 13, 2011, Jason Stum said…
It was nice talking to you AJ! Good luck to you if you go ahead with that Groupon!
At 6:58pm on June 11, 2011,
Ric McCoy
Thx AJ.. I'm looking forward to it.
At 3:21am on May 3, 2011, Keith Shetterly said…
A.J., thanks for the call! It was great meeting you, my friend, at DD10. I'll call you back later this week. Have a great May!
At 10:23am on February 25, 2011, Sonja Griesbach said…
Thanks A.J.!!
At 7:53pm on January 14, 2011, Ralph Paglia said…
...Ask and ye shall receive!
At 10:54am on November 22, 2010, Eliana Raggio said…
OK...But I actually do look like her. She's my cousin! Just wish I had her bank account. lol.

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