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Your Customers Are Talking To You. Are You Listening?

One of the key metrics to look at when gauging the health of your Facebook page is the “People Engaged” metric. This tells you how many of your pages’ fans are interacting with you, as well as those that are interacting but are not fans of your page. The higher that percentage, the more organic reach your posts will…

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Added by Paul Moran on June 30, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

What Your Female Customers Are Looking For In Your Service Drive

Optimizing your service engagement with women is the key to client retention. I had the pleasure to be on ServiceDriveToday of @CarBizToday and share ideas on how dealers can do just that with this growing customer base. Click here to view interview and learn more:…

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Added by Anne Fleming on June 29, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Texas dealer compares Jetta and Passat to similarly-equipped Toyota models

MARILLO, TexasJune 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The automotive industry is extremely competitive, and for that reason, it comes as no surprise that many vehicles on the market offer similar capabilities. The likeness between vehicles gives consumers more options, but it can also make the shopping process more difficult as it can be more challenging to decipher the differences, and therefore the advantages between…

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Added by Bradley Paschal on June 29, 2015 at 8:39am — No Comments

Median Media Adds Flick Fusion Videos to its Multimedia Suite of Solutions for Auto Dealers

Urbandale, IA--June 29th, 2015--Flick Fusion Video Marketing (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that Median Media, a provider of multimedia marketing solutions to small and medium sized businesses, has added Flick Fusion's inventory videos to its menu of services for auto dealerships. Flick Fusion's automated video production and distribution solutions enable Median Media to provide their auto dealership customers with the complete set of…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 29, 2015 at 7:07am — No Comments

Why Social Trumps Search for Paid Inventory Shopper Traffic

It’s no secret I have never been a huge fan of PPC or Google Adwords. Don’t get me wrong, I feel they have their place but what I have typically struggled with is the lack of transparency in this area of digital marketing. Dealerships have blindly set budgets not even knowing the fees being…

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Added by Jeff Glackin on June 28, 2015 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

5 Never To Go Wrong With Tips To Find The Best Car Body Repairing Company

Are you having a tough time dealing with your just-damaged car? Well, with the thought of getting it properly repaired and that of the nightmare of negotiating with the insurance companies, you might end up getting goose bumps every now and then. The stress can be skyrocketing if you have never…

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Added by Satyajit Seal on June 28, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The Car Servicing Checklist that You Need

You have just bought your car and you want to drive it properly. You want to take it out for long drives on highways. In short, you want to drive it like a professional driver without any hassle. So, what’s the best thing that you can do?

Of course, you will need to learn to drive from some driving school. And there, you will find an instructor for the purpose. So, you should choose the instructor properly. And when you are learning every detail from the driving instructor, you need…

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Added by Satyajit Seal on June 28, 2015 at 10:47am — No Comments

How to Choose the Right Driving School

Choosing the right driving school can be a bit of a chore. Not every school is tailored to the needs of all specific individuals. Therefore, it becomes difficult to locate and select the right driving school.

In fact, there are a number of factors that need to be considered before zeroing in on the right driving school. This is because you would need to make sure that the training is flawless and is suited to your needs.

In this article, we will discuss about a few common…

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Added by Satyajit Seal on June 28, 2015 at 8:52am — No Comments

Make sure your mobile chat is MOBILE: 4 success killers

It sounds simple enough, but are you sure your dealership live chat appears on mobile devices? More and more I talk to dealers who say they are happy with their chat, yet their chat icons do not appear on their shoppers’ mobile devices. And often when they do, the chat…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on June 28, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

On Maintaining Your Mercedes Without A Professional

Are you concerned about how to maintain your Mercedes Benz? This is not a big issue now a days. The car companies are bringing new cars that can go up to 30,000 miles or more than that without any tune up or these cars have enough millage comparing to previous ones. You can have all these in your car if you just pay a little attention in your car’s basic maintenance. These can reduce big problems and can give you relief to expense a huge amount from your pocket pinch.…

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Added by Satyajit Seal on June 27, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Truth In Marketing And The Customer Experience

If you have been looking at today's online marketing through the eyes of your vendors then you need to take off your rose colored glasses and read about the things that they you may not be hearing.

This article is not meant to scare you although it may shock you and make you angry but to give you alternatives that do work. And please point out where anything that you will read here is wrong.

You will be presented with how today's online marketing may be working more against you…

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Added by Bill Cosgrove on June 27, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments

Street Volkswagen of Amarillo Opens on the 5000 block of Soncy Road

Amarillo, Texas – Street Volkswagen of Amarillo will move to its new and permanent facility at 8707 Pilgrim Drive the last weekend in June. The dealership has been running business at their temporary location at 2725 S.W. 45th Avenue since August of 2013.

 

Street Volkswagen of Amarillo will…

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Added by Bradley Paschal on June 26, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Is it Time to Break the Mold?

Change isn't easy; but what I'm about to share with you is worth the challenge.

Breaking routines isn't easy but change yields long term results. On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha shows you how to shake up your routine and your priorities.…

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Added by Paul Potratz on June 26, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

DIVERSE GROUP OF VEHICLES SEEING MONTHLY LEASE OFFERS OF LESS THAN $200

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports sixteen lease deals on popular cars and trucks in its Wantalease.com new lease marketplace with monthly offers of $200 or less in June, with six under $160 per month.

 

 

Headlining the lowest monthly offer, the Volkswagen Jetta S is listed at $139.00 per month followed by the Chevrolet Cruze LT at $147.00 and the Chrysler 200 Limited at $149.00. Lease deals are offered at 24-, 36-, or…

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Added by John Sternal on June 25, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

Do dealerships really need 24/7 live chat?

I recently stayed with a millennial friend who is enjoying her summer break from college by watching YouTube sitcoms until 3 am and shopping for shoes online. A business friend of mine was at the airport last week waiting for his 7 am flight and surfing the web for an Apple watch and…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on June 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Service Departments Need Tune-Ups Too

The service department tends to be the busiest place in a dealership, and service managers must stay in tune with what’s going on. While meetings and discussions can be useful, at times they only result in vague ideas the service staff never acts upon. Just like in any organization, a service…

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Added by Richard Holland on June 25, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Keeping Your Car In Great Shape With MoT Test

If you own a car or just any type of vehicle, which is three years of age then you know it’s time to take your car for its annual MoT test. And as you know, you cannot take your car to just about any car service center. You need to look for centers which are approved to conduct this test. So if you are a resident of Solihull, then it is imperative that you search for the nearest approved Solihull MoT Center to get the job done.

The…

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Added by Satyajit Seal on June 24, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

3 New Ways to Advertise Effectively to Women

Car advertising is heavily slanted towards price. The buying demographic has shifted to women who now make up more than half of the sales, and influence over 80% of the deals. Today, it makes sense to move advertising to accommodate this powerful market sector.

Did You Know?…

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Added by Anne Fleming on June 24, 2015 at 11:18am — 1 Comment

Would You Like White or Red Wine With Your Oil Change?

If you were to ask today’s consumers if they’d like to hang out at a car dealership, chances are that the majority would respond “no.” When consumers do visit a dealership to purchase a vehicle or get their vehicle serviced, many times the process can be longer than desired and is not always a great experience for the…

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Added by Mike Gorun on June 24, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Car and Demonstrative Hardware Financing

Car apparatuses are exceedingly had practical experience in nature. Numerous a period a specific car apparatus fills just a solitary need. Thusly it is crucial to have an arrangement of car devices to dodge any intrusions in the business. However the auto device set is greatly lavish. On occasion, the expense of the device is more than the expense of vehicle that needs repair. Some of the time the expense of hardware set may be more than the vehicle should be repaired. Henceforth car…

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Added by Rahul Paul on June 24, 2015 at 4:31am — No Comments

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