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Featured ADM Member Blog Posts – August 2012 Archive (61)

Patrick Kelly at AutCon 2012; Motivational Session Targeted at Helping Dealers Increase Sales Close Rates

Patrick Kelly Heads General Session at AutCon2012; Motivational Sales Speech Targeted at Helping Auto Dealers Increase Sales Closing Percentages
 

Houston, TX — CAR-Research XRM, a single-source CRM solution uniquely branded as;…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 31, 2012 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Top Ten Blogs And News For Auto Dealers: August 27 – 31

The most trusted name in live chat brings the top ten blogs and auto news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs and automotive stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition – Google home page gets an ad, the GM eSummit kicks off, and the Queen wears a…

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Added by Stephen Jackson on August 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Landing Page Optimization

Here I was sitting in a landing page optimization course and the first thing they did was throw a formula at me. C=4m+3v+2(i-f)-2a.Thankfully, it really wasn’t a mathematical formula, just a conversion sequence that helped you visualize conversion. Dr. Flint McGlaughlin the founder of MECLABS, the world's…

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Added by Ketty Colom on August 31, 2012 at 6:50am — 5 Comments

Is AutoCon The First Major Automotive Conference To Create a Mobile App?

Today the team at AutoCon released the custom mobile for the upcoming conference in September.  

 

The AutoCon app contains the event schedule, speaker information, videos, and latest news.  I've been a part of the popular automotive conferences for the past 5 years and I don't recall anyone having a mobile app for their…

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Added by Brian Pasch on August 30, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Twitter Strategy: Why I Stopped Using Prescheduled Tweets

As an avid Twitter user and marketer managing over 50 accounts, mostly for dealers, I found this article fascinating because I stopped using the Hootsuite tweet scheduler about six months ago... A lot of what the author writes in this article captures the essence of why I stopped using the scheduler function. --Ralph Paglia

Why Prescheduled Tweets…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 29, 2012 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Opinion about Google+, Reviews, and Online Reputation Management

Everyone has an opinion about how to use Google+ and posting reviews.  We see the extreme from hoping your customers post a good review to allowing the “real experts to post your reviews”.

Those of you, who finish reading this blog, will receive information many companies don’t want to tell you or just don’t know how to do.  Furthermore, your sales both repeat and referrals will increase, your branding will…

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Added by James Schaefer on August 28, 2012 at 7:18pm — 23 Comments

The topic: Craigs List Ads - Why would you pay a vendor to make your ads?? Stop being lazy!

I see a lot of Craigs List Dealer Ads & was just sitting back having my coffee & wondering, "Why would anyone pay to have Craigs List Ads posted?"............... I mean when you think about it, it kind of defeats the idea of "FREE" listings doesn`t it?????? Think about that.............

 

Here`s a sample of a Craigs Ad that I created in 5 minutes............... and it`s FREE......

 

Don`t be lazy boys & girls........... get a little…

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Added by Ken Beam on August 28, 2012 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

The Big Missed Opportunity: Never neglect to log an up

There’s an elephant in the room. This particular elephant is eating your sales career lunch!

 

You know about the…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 28, 2012 at 5:30am — 17 Comments

New-vehicle Sales Up, but Margins are Squeezed: Enter CPO, Bringing New Profits to All!

If there is a bright spot in the economy these days, it’s the auto industry.

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Added by Jeffrey Schwartz on August 27, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Are You Looking For Social ROI? It Starts With The Brand Of The Dealer Principal

The Dealer's Brand

You can have all the metrics down. You can know exactly what constitutes the bottom line but if social is…

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Added by David Johnson on August 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — 10 Comments

PCG Consulting White Paper released addressing Google + Local Reviews

The team at PCG Consulting, Inc. has always been one to share relevant information regarding issues that affect dealerships. We have been writing and teaching…

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Added by Glenn Pasch on August 27, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Facebook Changes Are Relevant To Auto Industry Marketing Professionals

Automotive Marketers Must Follow Facebook Changes and Learn to Optimize their Pages and Content Posts…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 27, 2012 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

Google Reviews Story Featured on Automotive News

Automotive News has picked up the disappearing Google Reviews story: 

http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120827/RETAIL07/308279962/1422/presto-google-kills-your-good-reviews

Has anyone heard of any local media picking up the story yet?

Added by Aaron Wirtz on August 27, 2012 at 6:02am — 1 Comment

Social Media Marketing: Small Social Networks Engage Users More Frequently

Users of Smaller Social Sites Share, Consume More Content

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 26, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

AutoCon 2012 Vendor Cash Coupon Book Delivers Big Savings

AutoCon Coupon Book Worth Over $10,000

All dealership attendees will receive their Exhibitor Cash coupon book with over $10,000 in discounts when they check-in on September 5th.  There will be over 50 companies in the Exhibit Hall and the Exhibitor Cash book will allow attendees to identify the right solutions for their dealership and lock in instant savings.

 

The coupons range from $200 - $2,500 off world class products and services.  The…

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Added by Brian Pasch on August 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Manage your Dealerships Email Templates with Ease

Most dealerships have one or two guys/girls that get Tech, and they rely on them to get their CRM’s Email configurations setup for the rest of the Dealership.

Leveraging the VinSolutions Templates and merge fields our possibilities are endless, this tool has allowed our Dealerships to…

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Added by Chad Coates on August 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

From the Trenches – When to Break the 3-Minute Rule with Videos

 

I’ve been using videos for our dealership since 2009 when I…

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Added by Tom Gorham on August 24, 2012 at 11:00am — 14 Comments

Top Ten Blogs for 8/20-8/24

 ActivEngage, the most trusted name in live chat brings the top ten blogs and auto news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs and automotive stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition – portraits made out of beef jerky, alternate…

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Added by Ketty Colom on August 24, 2012 at 7:07am — No Comments

How Do You Measure Internet Lead ROI?

AutoUSA recently conducted a survey in which we asked Internet department personnel to share some key metrics.

 

In one question, we asked:

How much…

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Added by Josh Vajda on August 23, 2012 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

Info for Car Dealers on Penguin Updates Straight From Google’s Matt Cutts

It seems as though Google continues to be more transparent than in the past, which is great for webmasters. At the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Francisco last week, I had the chance to take part in a Q&A with the famous Matt Cutts, head of Google’s webspam team.  One of the attendees asked Matt about the Penguin update and what it meant going forward.  I’m paraphrasing Matt here, but he said that webmasters should expect Penguin updates to continue and to be "jarring" for a…

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Added by Ali Amirrezvani on August 23, 2012 at 7:24am — No Comments

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