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Added by Ariana Smith on August 30, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments
This Week in Social Media
News for the Week of August 29
Facebook Image Recognition Software Open to Everyone
With the goal of someday applying it to live video, Facebook is open sourcing its image recognition software. …Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 30, 2016 at 8:23am — No Comments
Despite the digital disruption and new ways to research and shop online, the dealer is still an integral piece of the sales process. Consumers may do the majority of their research online, but they still want…
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Whether you like it or not, email marketing will always come in handy as long as you’re checking your email.
This week on Think Tank Tuesday, Paul will give you 3 tips that will help you improve your email marketing exponentially. By taking these marketing tips and putting them into action, your open rates and click through rates may increase! Watch people engage more with your business and brand by utilizing this week’s Think Tank Tuesday in…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on August 30, 2016 at 6:04am — No Comments
Loyalty programs are nothing new to retail. In the beginning, most consisted of simple punch cards or other basic means of tracking customer transactions. As technology improved, many programs became digitized with key tags, cards and other ways for retailers to keep track of these transactions, aside from purely…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on August 30, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments
Added by John Rash on August 29, 2016 at 11:15pm — No Comments
No matter how much you may love your old car, once it becomes a money pit, you may consider junking it for good. How do you know whether it’s time to repair your old car yet again or finally unload it? Read on.
How much is your monthly car…Continue
Added by Marlena Stoddard on August 29, 2016 at 10:15am — No Comments
In the past, customers were willing to bring their vehicle into a service department and wait patiently.
However, with the rise of convenience and the promise of speed in the form of express independent chains such as Jiffy Lube, regular service customers began forsaking the dealership and…
Added by Tom Cannata on August 29, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
This week finds us in a state of "overwhelm" .....
With all the moving parts involved in running a wholesale car operation, it's bound to happen.....
Most of the summer, everything has gone according to plan......
We've been doing our…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on August 27, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
LinkedIn is making moves to be one of the largest social media platforms for professionals. The shift is growing toward more members who are looking for freelance work and members who are growing into entrepreneurship.
LinkedIn has capitalized on this with Profinder. But how does this relate to you as a business or a job seeker? Watch this week's Hard Facts with Samantha for more information on how this will help you find the right career…
Added by Paul Potratz on August 26, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments
Social media marketing is growing every day as a result of increasing consumer activity across social platforms. Currently, 90% of young adults aged 18 to 29 use social media—which explains why social affects…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 26, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments
No matter what industry you’re in, mobile accessibility affects the everyday lives of everyone.
The world has become mobile accessible from every direction. From online shopping, keeping in touch with friends and/or family, to purchasing a vehicle, the mobile experience has become the standard for any sort of internet experience. Individuals in every arena…
Added by Aubrey Hankins on August 26, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
Chapel Hill-based provider of digital marketing platform, data analysis, and client support services named to 2016 Inc. 5000
Chapel Hill, N.C. – August 26, 2016 – For the second year in a row, 3 Birds Marketing has been named to the Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of America’s fastest growing private companies. This list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small…Continue
Added by Paul Mirek on August 26, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments
Founded by Jesse Toprak, today's most influential automotive analyst, I'd like to give you a sneak preview of CarHub.com, a brand new automotive shopping website launching this fall. There are several distinct features that make CarHub.com different than any of its peers, and we want you to take it for a test drive (particularly the new personality test to help match…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 26, 2016 at 7:06am — No Comments
Customer loyalty is something every business needs and desires. Some companies are spectacular at accomplishing it, while others struggle.
According to a study by DMA, perhaps we’re missing an important fact… not all loyal customers are the same.
DMA’s “Customer Engagement 2016” study, takes customer loyalty a little further. It narrowed the pool…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on August 26, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments
Think about the value propositions most dealerships present to consumers. Free car washes, fast transactions, oil changes, low prices, etc. They’re all so similar that, in reality, they cease to differentiate one dealer from another. The simple fact that they aren’t unique just about negates the offer for consumers…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on August 26, 2016 at 5:26am — No Comments
Smartphones are responsible—in a BIG way—for how the automotive market is changing. Not only are consumers more mobile, they’re also empowered to access more information than ever before while on the go. They have the power of Google in their pockets, and they aren’t afraid to use it. Everything from vehicle comparisons to consumer reviews to feedback about specific dealerships is available…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 25, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today announced results of its NFL & Cars Survey, where thousands of drivers across the country made predictions about their favorite NFL teams, and also paired up certain cars and features with their favorite teams. Swapalease.com presented the online survey to more than 3,500 drivers across the country during July, 2016.
NFL relocation and expansion is on the minds of football experts. According to the survey, most…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 24, 2016 at 2:08pm — No Comments
There are countless government programs that provide money to individuals and to businesses. Some of the highest profile programs are those that provide big payouts to large medical entities. Take, for instance, a hospital that does most of its work for very poor and very old people. That hospital will have occasion to file claims with Medicare and Medicaid, two government programs that pay out on the basis of certain payment tables. Committing fraud through these programs…Continue
Added by Leona Zoey on August 24, 2016 at 8:54am — No Comments