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Darrin Smith
  • Bennington, VT
  • United States
  • Dealertrack
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Dec 31, 2013
Darrin Smith commented on Mike Esposito's blog post Overwhelmed by Technology Choices at NADA? Here’s All You Need to Know.
"Great reminder of how important the fundamentals are in order for a store to take full advantage of today's technology. I've seen your examples from both sides of the desk and couldn't agree more. Thanks Mike."
Feb 15, 2013
Darrin Smith posted a discussion

One Command

Every once in a while a client will ask me to recommend a third party vendor. Sometimes they'll ask "what are some of your other dealers doing?" looking for my professional guidance. Being a DMS company we like to play well with others so if the question pertains to say; a CRM tool I simply let them know ALL of the vendors our dealers use with success and recommend they look at each to find the best fit.Recently I had a dealer ask about automated contacts in addition to what their CRM tool…See More
Nov 1, 2012
Darrin Smith commented on Richard J Bustillo's video

Richard Bustillo on Expense Control and Supplier Management

"Great reminder Richard. When my dad had his store we did the "vender recap" every year (usually in the fall). It allowed us to not only be aware of who did what, but also made the ones that increased their fees (for whatever reason; if…"
Apr 9, 2012
Darrin Smith commented on Glenn Pasch's blog post Wow a Real Voice. It Freaked Me Out.
"@ Glenn.. thanks for the hit "0" comment. My most recent adventure was with Verizon over my options for a new subscription. I first called (this is a phone company mind you) then got so frustrated I ended up utilizing a live chat. Live…"
Mar 27, 2012
Darrin Smith commented on Glenn Pasch's blog post Wow a Real Voice. It Freaked Me Out.
"Very true to the mark with the paraphrased grand parents scenario. In my first-life-after-college job I worked for a professional graphics lab (early '90s) and they had decided to opt for an IVR. Ironically my company liked my voice and opted…"
Mar 27, 2012
Darrin Smith commented on Tom Gorham's blog post From the Trenches - Digital Vendor – How do you sell your wares?
"Great post Tom. As a dealer-kid-turned-vendor I was wary of the "dark side" before taking that leap. Working with my dad at his store for many years, as well as dealing with vendor reps you describe, taught me NOT what to do. Thanks again…"
Mar 17, 2012
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Feb 10, 2012
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Jun 23, 2010
Darrin Smith commented on Joe Webb's blog post Validation and Fruition
"Great post. Great ideas. Thanks Joe"
Mar 3, 2010
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Nov 4, 2009
Darrin Smith and Paisley Wood are now friends
Nov 4, 2009
Mitchell Brenner and Darrin Smith are now friends
Sep 18, 2009
Darrin Smith is now friends with Sara Bell, Blair J. Monroe, Scott Empringham and 4 more
Sep 10, 2009

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I have just begun my career with Dealertrack. Prior to this recent move I was with OneCommand as well as with ACSDMS for 5 years. Before that I worked with my dad for many years at his GM dealership in Bennington VT. I graduated from the NADA Dealer Candidate Academy in 1998.
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Darrin Smith's ADM Blog

Are you CROPPING your family??

Posted on February 14, 2012 at 7:46pm 0 Comments

I like my profile photo…. I do. It’s warm and friendly (at least to me it is).


However I cropped the best part of it out. The part that makes me look so warm and friendly. My family.


Here is my standard profile photo that I use for Linked In, Facebook, twitter, ADM, DealerElite, and;…


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At 8:58am on October 1, 2009, Jessica (National Transport LLC) said…
Thanks for the birthday wishes!
At 5:04pm on June 25, 2009, David Printz said…
Welcome to ADM. I've found it to be a pretty good resource for information about dealership web marketing technology and practices.

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