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Ben W. Plymale
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Mar 10, 2010
Ben W. Plymale commented on Ben W. Plymale's blog post Dealership Advertising Dollars
"To any Automotive Dealership (Domestic & Import) -- anywhere U.S.A. May I help your Dealership regarding Factory Sales Incentive and Service Warranty claims? Is your Dealership receiving all Factory compensation available? Are Sales Incentive…"
Dec 4, 2009
Ben W. Plymale posted a blog post

Dealership Advertising Dollars

Dealers: Get More Bang for Less BuckFor service, direct mail coupons still work better than any form of advertising – even in 2009. While consumers have access to all sorts of media, they all have one mailbox and it is located right in front of their house and they check it every day. When you look at the tracking and return on investment you can actually measure with direct mail coupons. It works and you can prove it everyday. Here are five rules to live by when it comes to service…See More
Dec 4, 2009
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Nov 5, 2009
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Oct 28, 2009
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Oct 26, 2009
Ben W. Plymale commented on Ralph Paglia's group Social Marketing Reputation Management
"Ben Plymale -- Automotive Dealership Consultant 503-672-7905 or 503-886-9100 bplymale@aol.com www.AutoAuditHelp.com To: Any Automotive Dealership, Domestic and/or Import, anywhere USA. I provide Automotive Dealership consulting regarding potential…"
Oct 21, 2009
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Social Marketing Reputation Management

This group is for ADM members who want to learn about and share best practices involving Automotive Social Media Marketing and Reputation Management.See More
Oct 21, 2009
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Oct 21, 2009
Ben W. Plymale posted a blog post

Psychology of Commitment and Consistency

Psychology of Commitment and ConsistencyYour behavior now pays off with easy sales laterFor a process to be successful, you’ll need to make commitments and consistently meet them. Getting your service process to that point takes a lot of coaching, teaching, and a very simple understanding of psychology. It is also a very rewarding position in which to find yourself. And it�s a comforting thing for a customer to know that when he or she is told something will happen, he or she can count on…See More
Oct 4, 2009
Ben W. Plymale posted a blog post

Potential Factory / Dealership Audit

Ben Plymale -- Automotive Dealership Consultant503-672-7905 or 503-886-9100 bplymale@aol.com www.AutoAuditHelp.comTo: Any Automotive Dealership - Domestic and/or Import, anywhere USA.I provide Automotive Dealership consulting regarding potential Factory/Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive and Service Warranty claims. My consulting services are adaptable to all Dealerships, Domestic and Import; extensive travel no problem. I also provide Dealership consulting regarding possible Factory…See More
Sep 11, 2009
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Sep 11, 2009
Bryan Armstrong commented on Ben W. Plymale's blog post Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims
"A good reminder in these times when every penny is being watched at EVERY level."
Jun 17, 2009
Ben W. Plymale commented on Ben W. Plymale's blog post Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims
"I would appreciate opportunity of providing my Automotive Dealership Consulting services regarding potential Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive and Service Warranty claims to any Dealership. My consulting services are adaptable to all…"
Jun 17, 2009
Ben W. Plymale posted a blog post

Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims

Avoid Dealership Chargeback Losses From Factory AuditsAvoid Chargeback Losses from Factory Audits:Sales incentives and factory warranties are great selling tools. But with every incentive and warranty comes a set of rules manufacturers expect dealers to follow. If you don’t, you could be asking for trouble. Manufacturers may conduct factory audits of sales incentives and service warranty claims at any time. When auditors find mistakes, they can charge back the differences to the dealership and…See More
Jun 17, 2009
Ben W. Plymale commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Chrysler Dealer Survivors: Relief, Grim Realizations
"To any GM or Chrysler Dealer receiving notice of dis-franchising their Dealership from the Factory, I may be able to provide suggestion, assistance and guidance, please see below. To: Any Automotive Dealer From: Ben Plymale -- Automotive Dealership…"
Jun 3, 2009

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REQUIRED: Name of Your Dealership, Business or Organization:
B.P - Automotive Dealership Consultant
Location
Beaverton, Oregon
REQUIRED: Auto Industry Business Segment or Affiliation (check all that apply):
Consultant, Dealership Solution Provider
REQUIRED: Your Business Phone Number
503-672-7905
REQUIRED: YOUR Business Website URL (ie; www.CourtesyChev.com)
http://www.AutoAuditHelp.com
YOUR Email address for business contacts
bplymale@aol.com
Your Mobile Phone Number, Direct Business Line or Alternate Number
503-886-9100
Select All franchises/brands you are associated with
Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saturn, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen
ADM is a Professional Network, describe YOUR Value Proposition... "Why should anyone do business with you?"
I provide Automotive Dealership Consulting services regarding potential Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims. My consulting services are adaptable to all Dealerships, Domestic and Import; extensive travel no problem. My web site: www.AutoAuditHelp.com
What will YOU contribute to the ADM Community?
I retired from General Motors 9/1/95; 31 years with Chevrolet Motor Div. & General Motors. Last 14 years prior to retirement I was a Factory / Dealership Auditor of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims by Dealer to Factory. I have a MBA Degree in Business Administration, minor in Accounting / Auditing.
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http://www.AutoAuditHelp.com
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http://www.CourtesyChev.com
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http://www.Cars.com
Your TWITTER profile, or one you recommend (ie; twitter.com/ADMcommunity)
http://www.AutoUSA.com
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http://www.automaxtraining.com
Your YouTube Channel, or Video site you recommend (ie; youtube.com/AutoDigitalMarketing)
http://www.yourtube.com
Select All DIGITAL MARKETING or DEALER WEBSITE PROVIDERS you use
ADP Dynamic Websites, Automark, The Cobalt Group, Dealer.com, eDealerBiz, DealersWebsites.com
INTERNET LEAD Suppliers You Have Experience Using
Autobytel, AutoUSA
DEALER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) You use
ADP
Used Car Inventory Management Solutions You Use
InventoryPro (DealerTrack)

Ben W. Plymale's ADM Blog

Dealership Advertising Dollars

Posted on December 4, 2009 at 4:06pm 1 Comment

Dealers: Get More Bang for Less Buck



For service, direct mail coupons still work better than any form of advertising – even in 2009. While consumers have access to all sorts of media, they all have one mailbox and it is located right in front of their house and they check it every day. When you look at the tracking and return on investment you can actually measure with direct mail coupons. It works and you can prove it everyday. Here are five rules to live by when it comes to service… Continue

Psychology of Commitment and Consistency

Posted on October 4, 2009 at 3:55am 0 Comments

Psychology of Commitment and Consistency



Your behavior now pays off with easy sales later

For a process to be successful, you’ll need to make commitments and consistently meet them. Getting your service process to that point takes a lot of coaching, teaching, and a very simple understanding of psychology. It is also a very rewarding position in which to find yourself. And it�s a comforting thing for a customer to know that when he or she is told something will happen, he or she… Continue

Potential Factory / Dealership Audit

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 6:44pm 0 Comments

Ben Plymale -- Automotive Dealership Consultant

503-672-7905 or 503-886-9100 bplymale@aol.com www.AutoAuditHelp.com



To: Any Automotive Dealership - Domestic and/or Import, anywhere USA.



I provide Automotive Dealership consulting regarding potential Factory/Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive and Service Warranty claims. My consulting services are adaptable to all Dealerships, Domestic and Import; extensive travel no problem. I also provide Dealership consulting… Continue

Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 8:28am 2 Comments

Avoid Dealership Chargeback Losses From Factory Audits



Avoid Chargeback Losses from Factory Audits:

Sales incentives and factory warranties are great selling tools. But with every incentive and warranty comes a set of rules manufacturers expect dealers to follow. If you don’t, you could be asking for trouble. Manufacturers may conduct factory audits of sales incentives and service warranty claims at any time. When auditors find mistakes, they can charge back the differences to… Continue

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