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Michael
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  • San Diego Ca
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  • San Diego, California: Bob Baker…
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Michael commented on Mike Warwick's blog post Did Alan Ram Really Post About Having the Sales Floor Handle Leads Instead of the BDC and Close the Comment Section?
"For all those that have supervised the above activity, let alone worked with a BDC and a mutually exclusive sales force on premise, know that Jeffery, David & Alan are spot on. At best 5-10%. Answering the telephones by a sales staff at large is…"
12 hours ago
Michael commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Dataium: Car Dealers With Online Reviews Get 530% Higher Conversion Rate
"Anyone have 'sound' metrics of approximately knowing what review 'sites' by prospective automotive consumers for service and sales have a 1,2 3.. visitation volume???"
May 31
Michael commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Dataium: Car Dealers With Online Reviews Get 530% Higher Conversion Rate
"Great editorial to reinforce the current value of Reviews to prospective consumers. Would also suggest that 'any' concerning review, where allowed should have immediate/timely correspondence by Dealership to reach out with a constructive…"
May 31
Big Tom LaPointe and Michael are now friends
May 29
Michael commented on Manny Luna's video
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What's the ROI of Your Mother?

"Excellent analogy of social relationship with Mother...He is a capturing Dude. "
May 18
Michael commented on Big Tom LaPointe's blog post WardsAuto releases its 2014 eDealer 100 for tablet / iPad app
"Spot on Steve. It appears some know how to place themselves, based on the 'legitimacy' that 80% of all franchised automotive dealership buyers visit the 'INTERNET' vs the particular franchised store's internet's…"
May 15
Michael commented on Jamil Zabaneh's blog post Are You Really Using Data Analytics?
"Jamil, Thank you for the fundamental clarification of personalization/customization in targeted marketed emails from dealerships. Otherwise as traditional marketing goes=Shotgun approach"
May 11
Michael commented on Rebecca Ward's video
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A Guide to Google’s Tag Manager

"Great tool update provided by Google. Once again, G bringing very useful tools to gain more ROI from the internet, as shared by Ralph."
Apr 22

ADM Profile Information

REQUIRED: Name of Your Dealership, Business or Organization:
San Diego, California: Bob Baker Auto Group
REQUIRED: Auto Industry Business Segment or Affiliation (check all that apply):
OEM Marketing Professional - Tier 1, Consultant, Technology Professional, Dealership Solution Provider, Car Salesman Groupie
REQUIRED: Your Business Phone Number
858-414-1955
REQUIRED: YOUR Business Website URL (ie; www.CourtesyChev.com)
http://www.bobbaker.com
YOUR Email address for business contacts
michaelvbaker@hotmail.com
Your Mobile Phone Number, Direct Business Line or Alternate Number
858-414-1955
Select All franchises/brands you are associated with
39-Smart, 44-OEM Certified Used Vehicles
ADM is a Professional Network, describe YOUR Value Proposition... "Why should anyone do business with you?"
See my profile on linkedin and/or www.careerbuilder.com.
Professional in the Automotive Retail Arena for over 25 years in multiple capacities of expertise.
What will YOU contribute to the ADM Community?
30+ years in Dealership operations from fixed to variable in Positions. Opened most of the Groups franchises. Currently the EVP of stores with a passion toword Internet appllicational tools, as our customers are gaining most of their information and choices via this medium of marketing.
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Reynolds Web Solutions, The Cobalt Group, Dealer.com, AutoTechnologiesInc.com, Gumiyo, Clickmotive
INTERNET LEAD Suppliers You Have Experience Using
Dealix, Autobytel, iMotors, Reply, CarsDirect.com, CUDL Autosmart, DealerLink
DEALER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) You use
ADP
Used Car Inventory Management Solutions You Use
AAX, vinSolutions, eCarList

Michael's ADM Blog

Carfax and Transparency

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:08pm 0 Comments

Jim and all,

The day of transparency in our automotive realm will sustain. Yes, the transparency of information should be accurate for all consumers. Does anyone know if CARFAX has a Dealer Advisory Board that is place and pursue adherence to recommendations/concerns...?

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At 8:24am on July 29, 2009, Maria Espinoza said…
Hi Michael! wanted to let you know:
Dealer e Process is now offering a FREE TRIAL on PROACTIVE LIVECHAT
Call me 630-748-3390 for details
check it out:
http://www.ispeakvideo2.com/remote/dealerEprocess/index.html
At 8:35pm on February 10, 2009, Todd Mathews said…
Hello Michael,
My name is Todd Mathews and I am the director of sales for Widestorm. I would like to introduce you to the new way of buying and selling cars in the 21 first century, we call it www.widestorm.com; the industry’s first online negotiation system. We launched the system in www.rontonkinhonda.com and we are seeing some awesome RESULTS and the customers are blown away with the experience. Let me know if you would be interested in learning more.


Best,

Todd Mathews
National Sales Director
Dealerpeak/Widestorm
Office: 830-963-1113
Cell:210-557-6039
Fax: 210-579-1241
toddm@dealerpeak.com
 
 
 

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