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George Magda
  • Denver, CO
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  • ActivEngage
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Social Media "The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function."

Started Aug 3, 2011 0 Replies

"The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function." Wiki …Continue

Tags: Sharing, Mark, Zuckerberg, Of, Law

Twitter for Business Best Practice

Started Aug 1, 2011 0 Replies

Here is Twitter best practice steps! A lot of people ask how or what is Twitter really used for, or how do take advantage of the volume of conversations that are going on? Best PracticesBuild your…Continue

Tags: Business, for, twitter

Generating Revenue with Foursquare Today!!!

Started Jul 26, 2011 0 Replies

When determining part of your digital marketing strategy, consider adding Foursquare Specials to that mix. As I checked in at a local Starbucks I noticed a special near by at a Subaru Franchise. I…Continue

Tags: specials, foursquare

Conquest Customers using Foursquare

Started Jul 26, 2011 0 Replies

How to conquest on Foursquare?If you are a dealer located on a dealer mile with many different franchises, consider having a special on the weekends that say something like "Test Drive our new 2012…Continue

Tags: specials, foursquare

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Marylou Hastert and George Magda are now friends
Jan 15, 2013
Matthew Allen commented on George Magda's blog post Stop Chasing Shiny Objects...
"Hi George,   Appreciate the post and the slides. I have a question for you.   From the research I have done it appears one of the major ways to get likes for businesses is to offer incentives i.e. drawings, coupons, freebies etc. for…"
May 11, 2012
George Magda posted a blog post

Stop Chasing Shiny Objects...

As the Social Media world continues to ever evolve. Our need for social media micro community's continues to expand...where is Facebook heading now that they are about to go public, Pinterest is making a strong push to make Facebook search for new cool tools that mainstream will continue to adopt onto it's vast social media empire. The recent acquisition of Instagram for $1 Billion is a great move...Pinterest they say will soon account for nearly 40% of all Social media related purchases and…See More
May 9, 2012
George Magda posted a discussion

Social Media "The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function."

"The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function." Wiki Social media, the ability to share and instantly communicate is at an Exponential Growth rate NOW! Click here to see what I mean…See More
Aug 3, 2011
George Magda posted a discussion

Twitter for Business Best Practice

Here is Twitter best practice steps! A lot of people ask how or what is Twitter really used for, or how do take advantage of the volume of conversations that are going on? Best PracticesBuild your following, reputation, and customer's trust with these simple practices: 1. Share. Share photos and behind the scenes info about your business. Even better, give a glimpse of developing projects and events. Users come to Twitter to get and share the latest, so give it to them! 2. Listen. Regularly…See More
Aug 1, 2011
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Jul 26, 2011
George Magda posted a discussion

Claim and Engage Business Foursquare TODAY!

After this week I have run in to every dealer not understanding what Foursquare is and the importance of Claiming and adding a Special to engage consumers. When reviewing your place you may already see the Mayor, Tips and Check-In activity. Click Here, below are 3 easy steps to begin Foursquare Engagement. 1. Claim your venueLog in to foursquare, find your business’s page (by searching for your venue), and then click on “Claim this venue.”2.…See More
Jul 1, 2011
George Magda commented on Brian Pasch's blog post ADM Members Headline Dallas Digital Marketing Conference
"everyone needs to watch Dennis Galbraith - Increasing Profits through Sales and Marketing Analytics...this guy will help you get it! Very high level and intense. "
Jun 28, 2011
George Magda commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post The Google+ Project; Will Mountain View Get It Right This Time?
"this is going help revolutionize relevancy, reiterate ratings and reviews. This is a new channel that needs to be added to your digital strategy mix. Google Plus 1 will make it easier to find out what you are looking for and see if your trusted…"
Jun 28, 2011
George Magda liked George Magda's discussion How to use Foursquare with success in dealership...
Jun 28, 2011
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How to use Foursquare with success in dealership...

How to use Foursquare in the waiting area and what message to say? I am sure everyone who uses Foursquare have noticed that checking in gives you some special Foursquare offers. Sitting with a very digitally savoy dealer today and we began to speak how he can take advantage of the next phase of Social Media. I suggested he begin to offer a foursquare incentive, from checking out the latest product on the showroom floor with a test drive, to a service and parts call to action. So the next…See More
Jun 28, 2011
George Magda commented on Brian Pasch's blog post 30 Car Dealer Websites - Which ONE do you like best?
Sep 29, 2010
George Magda commented on Adam DeYonker's blog post I'm looking for a website for my new used car dealer that I opened any suggestions?
"Hello Adam, Please feel free to contact Alex Colston at 888.299.5184 alex.colston@dealer.com he is the Regional Sales Director for Michigan. Brian Pasch said it best "you can't focus on price alone""
Sep 29, 2010
George Magda and Dealer Synergy are now friends
Aug 16, 2010
George Magda replied to Mark Tiscareno's discussion Internet Marketing Ratios
"There is a great Study done by Kevin Root, over 1 million leads. This is the most complete study I have seen to date. Check it out, it's 40+ pages long but worth it's weight in gold. Kevin Root Study"
Aug 16, 2010
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Aug 12, 2010

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ADM is a Professional Network, describe YOUR Value Proposition... "Why should anyone do business with you?"
George Magda has more than 13 years of experience in the automotive web solutions space and has worked with hundreds of automotive dealer groups and solutions for dealerships across North America. Dealer.com's suite of Internet Marketing Solutions has grown to include leading online advertising and inventory management tools, regional automotive website portals and new vehicle data systems. With an ever-growing industry demand for results-driven, consumer-friendly web solutions
What will YOU contribute to the ADM Community?
I love the automotive digital industry, I have watched it grow ever since my career began in 1997. It has been an evolution to see ownership/management embrace the digital customer. Nothing gives me more satisfaction knowing that consumer experience is not the best price but the best possible service a dealer can offer translating to the art form of marketing to the consumers who are in market today, a week from now to 90 plus days, we have technology available now that will not allow a consumer fall away but involve them throughout there purchase process.
CAR DEALER or OEM Website you recommend (ie; www.MelloyNissan.com)
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http://www.dealerrefresh.com/
INVENTORY MERCHANDISING or listing site you recommend (ie; www.Cars.com)
http://www.cars.com
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Select All DIGITAL MARKETING or DEALER WEBSITE PROVIDERS you use
ADP Dynamic Websites, Reynolds Web Solutions, BZ Results, Liquid Motors, Autofuse, The Cobalt Group, Dealer.com, Dealerskins, eDealerBiz, VinSolutions.com, Gumiyo, AutoRevo.com
INTERNET LEAD Suppliers You Have Experience Using
Not Applicable
DEALER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) You use
ADP, Reynolds ERA, Reynolds Power (UCS), Arkona, Adam, Microsoft, OTHER
Used Car Inventory Management Solutions You Use
My Used Car Manager's Fantasies..., HomeNet..., AAX..., vAuto..., vinSolutions..., Liquid Motors..., InventoryPro (DealerTrack)..., eCarList..., FirstLook..., My Crystal Ball..., The Magic 8 Ball..., OTHER...

George Magda's ADM Blog

Stop Chasing Shiny Objects...

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 11:33am 1 Comment

As the Social Media world continues to ever evolve. Our need for social media micro community's continues to expand...where is Facebook heading now that they are about to go public, Pinterest is making a strong push to make Facebook search for new cool tools that mainstream will continue to adopt onto it's vast social media empire. The recent acquisition of Instagram for $1 Billion is a great move...Pinterest they say will soon account for nearly 40% of all Social media related purchases and…

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Laurenwantstoknow.com going outside the traditional forum to communicate with customers before and after the sale

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 2:37pm 0 Comments

I came across Laurenwantstoknow.com, I found it to be a very appealing way to engage consumer experience outside there typical consumer engagement before and after the sale. I feel this is a very creative way to utilize digital media via video, blogs and social media for strict branding purpose. …

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GM and Ford go to Ethnic/Hispanic Marketing

Posted on August 10, 2010 at 4:30pm 2 Comments

I posted a blog earlier today about Hispanic/Non-English dominant digital marketing needs, right after I posted that thought I saw an article come through Automotive News talking about the change in Strategies for marketing to Ethnic and Hispanic consumers. Check out the link, very interesting how they are going to attempt to make this a viral campaign via videos for Ford. General Motors has not announced how they attempt to go after Hispanic consumers but the Agency of record has worked on… Continue

Digital Marketing to Spanish Langauge Consumers

Posted on August 10, 2010 at 10:35am 1 Comment

As the digital evolution continues to unfold, digital marketing to Spanish (non-English dominat) language consumers has not. Everywhere I go I hear how Dealers would like to go after this large growing segment, the user experience for Spanish Language consumers is virtually non existent. I find it very difficult to swallow when I click on a site with an Espanol button but it takes me to a landing page with a description of a salesperson who speaks Spanish and it says please contact XYZ… Continue

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