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Added by Ralph Paglia on April 30, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments
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Announcing the first Automotive Digital Marketing Professional Community Blogging, Forum and Video Content Posting Contest!
The ADM Professional Community member…Continue
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2) The Internet isn't "going away"--either your business is going to absorb the Internet and all it means, or the Internet is going to absorb your business and all it…
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The 7 Habits of Largely Ineffective Salespeople
It is with my sincerest apologies to Stephen Covey that I write these words. As I review his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and consider the simplicity of most of its contents my mind goes to the insanity of our industry. I trust you will receive this in the spirit in which it is intended.
The 7 Habits of Largely Ineffective Salespeople is a compilation of vast…Continue
Added by Brad Alexander on April 28, 2011 at 9:28pm — No Comments
The rose, the symbol of love, beauty and romance can teach us a thing or five about social media. I bet you never looked at a rose and thought, wow rose that's deep. But in this post I am going to share with you five insights…Continue
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“Reputation Management” (RM)?? I was part of the first group of folks who started using this term, as far as I know, and I have come to strongly dislike it: A great reputation is created with great customer service; it isn’t managed. However, if, by RM, you mean that you need to let the world know about your great reputation that you get from delivering great…Continue
The Kansas City Business Journal announces VinSolutions as a winner in their fifth annual Champions of Business™ Awards Program.
Overland Park, KS – April 28, 2011 – VinSolutions, an industry-leading developer of Internet-based Customer Relations Management (CRM) and Internet Lead Management (ILM) software, has been recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal as a Champion of Business™. The program honors Kansas City-area companies that have exhibited sustained excellence. The…
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Compare the automotive industry from only a year ago to today or from ten years ago to today and we all will have the conclusion and understanding that this industry is ever changing and evolving. No longer is the car standing on the lot at a dealership a guarantee for a sale and no longer can you just stare out the window of a dealership waiting for business.
Digital shopping and digital living has created a very unique challenge for dealers. It now makes your…Continue
Written by Brian Solis - If you want to know where the future is headed, sometimes telling clues reside in how the youth of the world interact and share with one another.
With the rise of the Golden…Continue
2) Reputation begins with customer service that people must talk about. If you fail at great customer service and you fail to be talked about positively, you are going to fail…Continue
2) Great marketing alone is not success; it only prolongs less-than-best results.
3) Great processes + great marketing = great sales, which IS success!
Ford's Jeff Eggen, Experiential Marketing Manager is a featured presenter at the Automotive Social Media Summit on June 14th. Jeff’s presentation will discuss how to “Break Through” and gain exposure by combining the power of Reality TV, Social Media, and Online Gaming. Jeff will explain how Ford's “Focus Rally America” attracted…Continue
Added by Jon Munzel on April 26, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments
Today, Facebook is launching a deals program similar to those on sites like Groupon and Living Social, testing offers in five major cities across the U.S. These deals will include major discounts and exclusive offers for tickets, passes, and more. People can then share it by “liking” to potentially get greater discounts if friends buy into an offer. Although this program is still in a test stage, once released in all areas it will have great potential for…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on April 26, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments
Last night I saw the final version our our first PCG Pit Stop video and I was taken back that I looked older than I perceive myself to be at 49. HD video cameras are fantastic delivering crisp, high resolution. Along with that comes accurate depiction of skin shading, wrinkles, blemishes, or five o'clock shadow.
The camera we used did a great job of showing my increasing grey…Continue