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Men and Trucks: The Best Practices to Repair Your Truck After a Smashing Accident

After getting in an accident the last thing you want to do is deal with paperwork to get your truck repaired. However, when life hands you lemons...you know how the saying goes. Most people have a ton of questions after a car accident and need help…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 18, 2018 at 2:10pm — No Comments


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Dealership Marketing Audit: Homepage to SRP Click-through Rate

Car shoppers should have a simple path to your website's SRPs. Your homepage should offer that streamlined process.

Is there a way I can tell if my homepage is driving people to my inventory?

Yes, and you already…

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Added by Dane Saville on June 18, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces DMS Integration with Vitu, Helping Dealers Streamline Tax, Title and Registration Processes

Albany, NY – June 18, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Vitu, Motor Vehicle Software Corporation’s (MVSC) market-leading national electronic tax, title and registration platform for automotive dealerships (known as “DMVdesk” in California). Through its integration program, Open/Mate, Auto/Mate customers who use the Vitu platform can now perform processes in real-time – such as pull…

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Added by Mike Esposito on June 18, 2018 at 7:50am — No Comments

When Batman Decides a Recall Isn’t Enough

In 2014, due to safety concerns, Toyota issued a recall notice for a power inverter on its popular Toyota Prius. Nothing abnormal. But for the fact that, even after the recall was fixed, customers continued coming in with issues – hundreds of them – and that’s when Roger Hogan’s dealership decided enough was enough.…

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Added by Chris Miller on June 18, 2018 at 6:56am — No Comments

Drive Sold-to-Service Converts

Almost half of a dealership’s sales customers never return for their first service appointment – that’s a hefty chunk of a dealer’s lifetime service potential! What causes this pattern in car buyers, and how can you channel more of them from your showroom to your service lane? AutoLoop surveyed our subscribed…

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Added by Doug Van Sach on June 18, 2018 at 6:45am — No Comments


Dealer
Verdoppelung mit weichen Händen im Blackjack für maximalen Wert

Wenn Sie wirklich Wert auf Blackjack legen wollen, dann müssen Sie lernen, wann Sie mit weichen Händen hyperaggressiv sein müssen. Da Sie ohne Risiko plündern oder verdoppeln können, haben Sie eine wirklich gute Chance, es zu öffnen und viele aggressive Aktionen mit diesen Händen zu machen. Sie müssen jedoch lernen, wann Sie mit der Verdopplung super aggressiv sein wollen, wenn Sie so viel Wert wie möglich aus diesen profitablen Szenarien ziehen wollen. Indem Sie die Grundprinzipien von…

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Added by Megan Lowe on June 18, 2018 at 3:55am — No Comments

Car Insurance - How to Find the Best Plan

Finding inexpensive automobile insurance on the internet might seem incredibly simple. Nearly every website claims it has the best rates available. Clearly this can’t be true. It can be practically impossible for the average car owner to compare plan against plan to know if they’re getting the best possible value for the money spent.

Do you invest the hours upon hours necessary to visit every major company’s website, tediously recording the plan details and costs for each one you…

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Added by Rahul Paul on June 17, 2018 at 10:59pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK MAY DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS MANY CARS AND TRUCKS SETTLING INTO SUMMER DEPRECIATION PATTERNS

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2013-2017 decreased slightly in value -0.3% during May, with cars changing -0.7% and trucks -0.1%. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month change of -14.1%. This is trending better than May of last year, when 2- to 6-year old vehicles declined in value by -1.2%.

Despite the slight dip in total vehicle values last month, eight segments saw positive changes in May, led by Sporty Cars, up +1.1% in May.…

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Added by Black Book on June 15, 2018 at 7:13am — No Comments

Biggest Challenge Today? Making Communication Easier

Interchange of information is crucial in business. Especially if you aim to transmit essential messages such as repair scheduling, tire replacement, or the cost of new car components.

Emails today usually end up unanswered or in the…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 15, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

Forrester’s Customer Service Trends for 2018

Customer relationship management (CRM) tools are some of the biggest buzzwords in recent years.

By 2021, …

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 15, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

Dealer Strong HR Recruiting

HR

"The key to the success of any business is simple;
it’s about hiring the right people to be in the right roles at the right…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 14, 2018 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Majority of Auto Leases Stabilize Prices Entering Summer

55.3% of Today’s Popular Leases Retain their Monthly Payment Prices Entering June

 Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings, with prices on most of today’s popular leases holding steady from last month. Thirty-six different vehicles maintained their prices from the previous month to this month showing that lease prices are holding steady as we move into the summer…

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Added by John Sternal on June 14, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments

How Do I Start Video Marketing (Part 1) [VIDEO]

                                

Flick Fusion COO Tim James shares his advice on how auto dealers can start adding video to their marketing strategy in part 1 of this 2 part video…

Added by Timmy D. James on June 14, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Don't Worry About Bells and Whistles. Make Your Homepage Help You Sell Cars

Your homepage should fulfill two needs: get car shoppers where they need to be and give them easy access to contact you. 

Every visitor should be able to do this with little to no friction. But many dealers make the same mistake on their homepage,…

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Added by Dane Saville on June 14, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Don’t go Breaking your Customer’s Heart!

When it comes to earning business, the customer experience has become a key differentiator. These days, sales and service customers tend to choose convenience and experience over pricing. In fact, dealers that consistently provide an…

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Added by sara callahan on June 14, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

How Millennials’ buying habits change the auto industry

After more than a century on the road, the Americans are changing the way they drive. As of April 2016, the Millennials are the largest living population in the United States and they will make a huge impact on the auto industry. If you want your dealership to…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 14, 2018 at 12:12am — No Comments

DMS integrated texting is worth paying for

Time is money, and no one likes their time wasted. So, if you are not using the newest technologies, you are missing out on lucrative business opportunities. When it comes to texting – it is a relatively old technology – for more than 25 years…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 14, 2018 at 12:10am — No Comments


Vendor
Premium airport limousine service at affordable rates

All of us were made to believe that hiring an airport limousine service will cost us an exorbitant amount of money and that it is only meant for celebrities and people who have achieved stardom. So we kept depriving ourselves of the pleasure of riding in cozy limousines. However, lately we have started exploring the limo rates for airport transfers and other personal transportation needs. We were…

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Added by Rosie Joy on June 13, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

National Veteran's Art Museum in Chicago

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 13, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to Find the Best Vehicle for the Entire Family

Buying a vehicle is always a very big purchase. While it can be a big decision to purchase a car at any time, buying a car for your family to ride in can be an even more challenging process. Fortunately, there are several tips that can be followed that will help you to find the best vehicle for your…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on June 13, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

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