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REQUIRED: Name of Your Dealership, Business or Organization:
SEGA Systems, LLC
Location
Kingsland, GA
REQUIRED: Auto Industry Business Segment or Affiliation (check all that apply):
Dealership Supplier, Advertising Agency, Consultant, Media or Journalist, Dealership Solution Provider
REQUIRED: Your Business Phone Number
800-406-1794
REQUIRED: YOUR Business Website URL (ie; www.CourtesyChev.com)
http://www.dealerbytes.com
YOUR Email address for business contacts
paul@segasystems.com
Your Mobile Phone Number, Direct Business Line or Alternate Number
912-266-1629
Select All franchises/brands you are associated with
Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercury, Nissan, Pontiac, Porsche, Suzuki, Toyota
ADM is a Professional Network, describe YOUR Value Proposition... "Why should anyone do business with you?"
What will YOU contribute to the ADM Community?
I started in the car business in 1990 shortly after leaving the US Army an have spent almost 20 years in high ticket retail. 10 automotive and 10 manufactured home industry.

Today I consult with car dealers nation wide in their online marketing initiatives. My flagship product is Craigslist Optimization for Car Dealers

The automotive industry is at a cross roads and I continually look for ways for dealers to reach their target market, in market car buyers, and provide commentary and opinions about that here, My DrivingSales Blog and at Internet Sales Manager in training.


Any views that I express are mine and reflect the culture of SEGA Systems, LLC

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CAR DEALER or OEM Website you recommend (ie; www.MelloyNissan.com)
http://www.cincinnatiforddealerspecials.com
Social Media, Network or UGC site you recommend (ie; www.AutomotiveSocial.com)
http://www.newjerseyinfinitispecials.com/
INVENTORY MERCHANDISING or listing site you recommend (ie; www.Cars.com)
http://cincinnatiusedcarauctions.com
Your TWITTER profile, or one you recommend (ie; twitter.com/ADMcommunity)
http://cincinnatiforddealerspecial.com
Your FACEBOOK Profile/Page, or one you recommend (ie; facebook.com/ADMcommunity)
http://domesticautoreport.com
Your YouTube Channel, or Video site you recommend (ie; youtube.com/AutoDigitalMarketing)
http://youtube.com
Select All DIGITAL MARKETING or DEALER WEBSITE PROVIDERS you use
Reynolds Web Solutions, BZ Results, The Cobalt Group, Dealer.com, TK Carsites
INTERNET LEAD Suppliers You Have Experience Using
Dealix, AutoUSA, Cars.com NewLeadsPlus
DEALER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DMS) You use
Not Applicable
Used Car Inventory Management Solutions You Use
Not Applicable

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CRM Best Practices for Salespeople

Posted on August 14, 2013 at 11:19am 0 Comments

Sales people and sales managers are the heavy users of CRM.  While the definition of best practices for each type of user is highly debatable I want to get feed back from the regulars here at ADM.

Chris Vitale published an article on our blog with a guideline.  Please comment and let us know if he missed anything in…

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Networking Dos and Don'ts - Infographic

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Awesome representation of networking dos and don'ts.

Follow Up on Milestones after the Sale to Keep 'em Coming Back

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 10:25am 1 Comment

It may sound mundane and even foolish to publish this article.  However, after the sale follow up is where the real money is made, in both sales and service.  We all know that.  If we keep our customers coming back and speaking well of us then everybody in the equation wins.

Here are some tips on keeping customers engaged after the sale:

I.  Contact them on birthdays but not the car's birthday -

One of the most successful sales people I know can be heard singing…

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Dealers “Protect Thyself” Search Engine Reputation Management

Posted on October 26, 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments

This Wednesday at noon Brian Pacsh, Jim Rucker and myself will be doing a live webinar at www.drivingsales.com/blogs/webinars Discussing ways for dealers to own all 10 positions on the front page of google for their name.



This discussion is timely because it was a hot topic at jdpa and dses and there is some pretty active discussion going on at… Continue

Weekly Webcast - Starts today at Noon EST

Posted on October 21, 2009 at 6:20am 0 Comments

Starting today and continuing every Wednesday at noon est. Brian Pasch, Jim Rucker and Paul Rushing, with selected guests, will be bringing you a weekly webcast , with replays available at www.drivingsales.com/blogs/webinars



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This weeks show will be an intro to the series for us to generate promo clips and to lightly touch on a few topics. We have planned for… Continue

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At 6:37am on September 16, 2013, Bill Cosgrove said…

Thanks for connecting. I look forward to sharing ideas and information

At 1:59pm on November 4, 2009, Elizabeth Barrera said…
Yes got a lot out of it and looking forward to going again. Great Video Clips as well. Will post some of the conference on here later.....
At 9:56pm on October 24, 2009, Jason Ezell said…
Thanks for the support Paul, I have always admired you for your openness and candor and I hate to be a squeaky wheel. But I just feel strongly about companies that only look to sell dealers, not sell cars. Everything we do is based on helping dealers sell more cars, we sell more websites by doing so. Every since BZ left the market, I felt like we had finally leveled the playing field and were all competing with the same general spirit and goals. Obviously, I can't let it bother me so much, right?

Thanks again Paul, always appreciate the industry expertise.
At 8:24pm on March 1, 2009, Benjamin Rushing said…
Thanks for all the help.
At 5:57pm on December 16, 2008, Eric Hinkle said…
Hello Paul,

If you have some time in the next few days, I'd be interested in speaking to you by phone. There are a handful of items that have peaked my interest by virtue of reading some of your posts. My direct line is 913.645.1732. I look forward to hearing from you.

Best,
Eric Hinkle
At 9:44am on December 7, 2008, Ronald G. (Ron) De Angelo said…
Hello Paul,

If you feel that a Vendor may contribute to your panel, I would be happy to serve. I have been marketing, selling, training and doing Account Management to the Automotive Dealership marketplace for the past 7 years including having secured a national agreement with Sonic Automotive (NYSE) during my tenure at Callbright Corporation (The Reynolds Companies)

Please let me know your thoughts and I thank you.

Regards,
Ron
At 4:56pm on January 21, 2008, Dennis Rushing said…
Paul,

You are correct. There are only so many of us. Call me when you get a chance, 407-432-4435.

Dennis
 
 
 

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