"Doesn't this feel like a giant step backward? I just don't get it. Dealerships pay for the vehicle, pay to have them photographed, pay for the feed and then stop right there and go it's too hard for us to take final step…"
"Matt and David, Matt you said Cars.Com does bring dealerships leads and that's where I have the problem. Cars.Com now is saying they are not lead generators and I agree. David brought up TrueCar and they are a lead generator.…"
"David, I am a bit confused, perhaps we should set up some definitions of "pond" and "ocean." If you take the majority of franchise dealerships, the vast majority of their leads come from the 0 to 50 mile radius around their…"
"David with all due respect I disagree with you. 5 years ago, you would have been correct, but the tech has improved so much since then. Those of us out at many dealerships per month have been seeing this trend of dealerships dropping…"
"As with anyone in the U.S., you certainly have the right to your opinion and the right to express it. For me, This forum, inside a dealership or any place a potential customer may be put off, insulted or disagree with your opinion is the wrong place…"
"Very late with this, but all respect to Ralph. Having the honor and integrity to stand up and say he was wrong. The incredible parts of Ralph's post to me is the power of social media, the falsehood of stealing DMS data ( wow…"
"@ Doug MacIver some golden nuggests in this post for you from Ed, Keith and Ralph. Type of Inventory is as important as price. You can only manage what you can track, so you have to be able to report on your daily gross profit.…"
"Great post and for the over 50% of dealerships not using Facebook, you do this at your own demise. One of the great quotes about Facebook is that you don't sell your product on Facebook, you strive to demonstrate why your dealership…"
"Great post ! Perhaps the only importance we really need to understand is that the many dealerships that post fake online reviews, positive for them, negative for the competition, can and will be caught. The consequences is where we…"
"Mike, welcome to the world of ADM ! I would like to make a suggestion that may help. Manufactures and dealer principles live month to month, however, we have to manage this business day to day and sometimes hour to hour. The…"
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