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Why I Quit my 25 Year GM Job: My Exciting New Adventure into Online Deal Creation

How can it be possible that I would leave a job I LOVE after 25 years?

 

The fact is that I have always liked to be ahead of the curve and today’s customers are rewarding evolving dealerships that offer true Online Deal Creation with real perfect payment – where all that is left is the test…

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Added by Joe Orr on August 3, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

How To Make Better Use Of Visuals In Your Content Marketing

26 Ways to Use Visuals in Your Social Media Marketing

  • Have you noticed more photos on social…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 2, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Why Buying Social Media Followers is a Bad Idea

Reaching out to our potential customers today is not as simple as handing out flyers or placing ads in the printed media. With the emergence of the internet, social networks have become a unique and efficient way to keep in touch with our audience - and most importantly receive valuable feedback from them. There are several ways people consume social content, but probably the most widespread is through mobile devices.

People use their smartphones to pay, to shop, to keep in touch with…

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Added by Leona Zoey on August 2, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

Street Volkswagen of Amarillo Holds Grand Opening and Annual Car Show

Street Volkswagen of Amarillo will be joined by the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce and Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their move to Soncy Road.

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150728/247695

The three day event will begin on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at …

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Added by Bradley Paschal on August 1, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

Take These Steps to Guarantee You're All on the Same Page

You spend a lot of time in meetings and discussing your strategies. On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha teaches you how to make sure everyone works together to reach your goals and ensure everyone is accountable.

Added by Paul Potratz on July 31, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Leverage Your Biggest Brand Advocates to Increase Sales

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s hard for businesses to cut through the noise. Consumers are bombarded with advertising messages across all mediums from companies that claim they, or their product, is the best. Generally, these messages go in one ear and out the other.

 

So, how do you get the attention…

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Added by Paul Moran on July 31, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

I’m not Anti-Social… but in this case I am.

I review sites for customers and prospect every day. The number one thing that drives me crazy while doing that is annoying coupons and obnoxious chat windows but that’s not what this post is about. I just saw an opportunity to say it again. This post is about linking to social sites you don’t…

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Added by Jeff Glackin on July 31, 2015 at 2:02am — No Comments

When is the best time to sell my car?

Selling one's car can be a difficult and strenuous task. Buyers will always want to believe that they are getting a great deal and thus worth the investment. The indisputable fact of the matter is that no matter what car is purchased, depreciation sets in as soon as the new owner drives the car off the lot. As soon as one becomes the first official owner of a brand new car, the car will hold a ‘used car’ status. Depreciation is inevitable. The average rate at which cars depreciate in value…

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Added by Jirakee jones on July 30, 2015 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Jim Ziegler Helping Edmunds Get Their Message Out There

AS A DECENT HUMAN BEING AND A PROFESSIONAL IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, I THOUGHT I WOULD TAKE A MOMENT TO EXPRESS MY PERSONAL OPINIONS OF EDMUNDS.COM AND THE THINGS THEY CHOOSE TO PUBLISH ABOUT OUR INDUSTRY.

 

For Many Years Now Our Friends at Edmunds.com have gone out of their way to publish a series of articles on their consumer website to inform Consumers that Car Dealerships are Scum of the Earth Crooks and that We Are Criminals. At Least, That's How I…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on July 30, 2015 at 12:01pm — 4 Comments

Joey Little and Jennifer Briggs Talking Lead Generation Strategy on Location at Feldman Automotive

 

@SocialLittleMan with @NextLevelBriggs Talking Lead Generation Strategty on location at Feldman Automotive…

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Added by Joseph Little on July 30, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

Using a heatwave to your Service Department marketing advantage

The heat in Ontario is up, which is where we primarily support dealer clients.

It’s every driver’s worst nightmare to have their air conditioning stop working during an August commute to work in temperatures pushing 35ºC.

Using the recent heatwave to our advantage,…

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Added by Byron Tyers on July 30, 2015 at 6:08am — No Comments

How to Create Better Content in Less Time

One of the problems most individuals and businesses face with content production is the amount of time it takes to create great content. Whether you’re a nutritionist trying to build an incredible blog, or a car dealer that wants to improve your …

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Added by Mark Frost on July 29, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

DMEautomotive Named a Finalist for B2B Brand of the Year

 

DMEautomotive recognized by MarketingProfs Bright Bulb Awards for innovation and for pushing the boundaries of traditional B2B marketing

 

Jacksonville, FL–July 29, 2015 – DMEautomotive (DMEa) today announced that the company has been named a finalist for 2015 B2B Brand of the Year by MarketingProfs Bright Bulb B2B Awards. The Brand of the Year award recognizes a B2B brand, product, or…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 29, 2015 at 10:53am — No Comments

Facebook, YouTube and Instagram Upgrades

Social Media News for the Week of July 27, 2015

Post by Kristin Huntley, Director of Marketing and Content

New Facebook Video…

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Added by Joseph Little on July 29, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

How to promote used lift trucks in Utah

New lift trucks are very costly equipment. However a lot people today need to use them for their business. That’s why, there are a lot of companies who sell used lift trucks. It might be also people who just make use of lift trucks for a few hours or maybe less a day, as a result it may be more…

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Added by Elina Sivak on July 29, 2015 at 7:23am — No Comments

Use Data to Create Better Content

According to a recent article in The Atlantic, soon reporters at two of the country’s leading newspapers will have access to the most basic type of digital analytics: They will be able to see…

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Added by sara callahan on July 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Stop Making This Marketing Mistake

Make These Changes Today To Get Your Marketing Strategy Running Smoothly

On this episode of Think Tank Tuesday, Senior Account Manager, Michelle Campbell joins me to cover these simple mistakes that can ruin your solid marketing strategy. Watch the video now to learn how to…

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Added by Paul Potratz on July 28, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments

CAR LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS RISE 3.5% ENTERING JULY

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals entering July saw a healthy rebound from June levels, jumping 3.5% to an overall approvals rate of 72.0%, compared with just 69.6% in the previous month.



The year-to-date approvals rate improved to 68.0%, hovering closely to the “healthy” average of 70% that Swapalease.com has historically benchmarked. Swapalease.com executives feel the July numbers reflect the continued summer strength in…

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Added by John Sternal on July 28, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

Car Values Depreciate at Twice the Rate of Truck Values

 

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

While most car segments continue to face generally higher depreciation compared with trucks, the Black Book editors noticed this past week that it’s not just smaller cars feeling heavier depreciation right…

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Added by Black Book on July 28, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

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