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November 2016 ADM Blog Posts (97)

If There Were Only More Time

Between endless meetings, work-related tasks and familial responsibilities it probably seems as if you’re continuously pulled in different directions. Our society has devolved into a place where we often fail to stop and notice important things, simply because we’re so busy satisfying the needs and wants from those we love, or to those whom we have to…

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Added by Ujj Nath on November 30, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

Localized Content Marketing and its Influence

While we see content marketing daily, not everyone knows what it really is.

Some may know that it’s a kind of a marketing approach, others that it focuses on the distribution of relevant content, while the rest know the final result – it’s supposed to bring in more business. However, once we understand what content…

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Added by Marcus Jensen on November 29, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Instagram Adds Disappearing Photos, Videos, & Screenshots and More!

This Week in Social Media

 

News for the Week of November 28

 

Instagram Lets Users Know When Screenshots Are Taken

Following in Snapchat’s footsteps, Instagram has added a feature that lets users know when someone…

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Added by Joey Little on November 29, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments

New Report: In-Dealership Transaction Times Improving, But Most Dealers Believe They Should Be Shorter

Unengaged wait time in the dealership outpaced negotiation as the biggest consumer pain point in the car buying process, according to eLEND Solutions 2016 Dealer Survey

 

Foothill Ranch, CA –November 29, 2016 – For the third year in a row, a survey of auto dealers, fielded by eLEND Solutions™, shows a distinct disconnect between actual start-to-finish transaction times and what dealers believe is the “ideal” time…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on November 29, 2016 at 8:24am — No Comments

Using Marketing to Hire an Engaged Staff

The automotive industry has a sales department staffing problem – and a big one. In fact, NADA has placed the yearly turnover rate as high as 70 percent. Dealerships are in constant hiring mode to keep their sales floor staffed with enough employees to provide coverage for their floor traffic and to follow up with customers and prospects.

 

Since customer…

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Added by Mike Gorun on November 29, 2016 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Design a Video Showroom to Banish Customer Fears

Car shoppers still hate to visit dealerships. Ask them why and they'll tell you they don't like pushy salespeople, they're afraid of being ripped off and that buying a car still takes too much time (among other reasons).

 

In an attempt to banish these customer fears, dealerships come up with marketing slogans like, "No haggle guarantee," and "Your friendly…

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Added by Timmy D. James on November 29, 2016 at 5:42am — No Comments


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Consistency: Better Than a Crystal Ball

If you’re like most dealers, you may feel that you don’t want to inundate your customers with mail.

However, the issue is that your competitors are most likely sending mail to the same customers that you’re trying so hard not to overwhelm.



It’s difficult to decide whether to mail…

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Added by Alexia Henson on November 28, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Things to Remember When Starting your Own Taxi Service

Now is a good time to start your own taxi service - that is if you already have everything you need to get things going.

 

But first, let’s look at some numbers and see just if it’s really worth the risk to setup a transport service within such a competitive field. Taxi as well as limousine services have seen a huge spike in revenue. From 2009 to 2014, the industry has…

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Added by Derek Crowden on November 27, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments


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Added by Sean V. Bradley on November 23, 2016 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Who Broke The All Time New Car Sales Record for the Month of November?

You Did!

November New Car Sales Steer Auto Industry Back on Record-Setting Path, According to Latest Edmunds.com Projections…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 23, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What does change mean to you?

I was live on Facebook...did you catch it? Learn why change is such a necessary evil.

We’d love to hear what you have to say. Comment below and follow us on Facebook.

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Added by Paul Potratz on November 23, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Take it to Turbo: Foolproof Ways to Engage Your Online Audience

You already know your customers are online learning about the products and services they’re considering. 

And you’re probably ready to jump in the ring and share some of your own dealership content to hook them on your brand—which is awesome.  But before you start throwing…

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Added by Joey Little on November 23, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Recalls: Let’s Show a United Front in Solving this Problem

While it is still legal to sell pre-owned vehicles with open recalls, the National Highway & Transportation Safety Administration has advocated that these vehicles not be sold -- Similar to how it is illegal for auto dealers to sell new cars, or for any rental car agency to rent vehicles with open recalls. The issue is still being debated, yet, at the moment, pre-owned…

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Added by Chris Miller on November 23, 2016 at 5:53am — No Comments


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Honda Activa VS Hero Duet

Hero Motor Corp introduced Duet recently for a price of Rs 50,500 (ex-showroom price), this is a new scooter with a classy design covered in a new steel body. The CEO, MD and Chairman of Hero MotoCorp, Pawan Munjal commented on the introduction of Hero Duel saying, ‘’The arrival of the new Duet has enabled us to strengthen our scooter product portfolio. The Duet along with Maestro Edge are first scooters to be engineered by the in-house R and D team and this is a significant launch for the…

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Added by Justin Carlos on November 22, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Facebook Updates Metrics and Reporting, Pinterest Adds New Video Pins, & More!

This Week in Social Media

 

News for the Week of November 21

 

Facebook Updates Metrics and Reporting

Facebook had reportedly been having some issues with the metrics it provided, so they have…

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Added by Joey Little on November 22, 2016 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Cyber Monday & Car Shopping Insight

Cyber Monday is known as the day for getting deals on everything from toys to electronics. But what about cars? Jumpstart Automotive Media presented an online survey to approximately 2,500 Americans across the U.S. to gauge their appetite in car shopping during Cyber Monday, and to determine the best digital media channels to reach both men and women. Here are a few highlights:

 

1) Which…

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Added by John Sternal on November 22, 2016 at 7:52am — No Comments

Dealership M&A Activity Declines in Third Quarter; 2017 Increases Likely, according to The Blue Sky Report™ released by Kerrigan Advisors

 

Pace of acquisitions slow for balance of 2016; incoming Trump administration motivating sellers to push closings to 2017, while more foreign investment anticipated next year

 

Irvine, CA, November 22, 2016 – Dealership M&A activity declined by 7% in the first nine months of 2016 YOY, with sellers likely to push closings to 2017 in anticipation of potential tax benefits from the…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on November 22, 2016 at 7:09am — No Comments

For Loyalty, All You Need Is Love

As technology has caused a significant shift in consumer interactions and desires, retailers have to follow suit in order to retain the consumers’ business. Customer loyalty is an increasingly fickle thing. And, as convenience has become so easily attainable for today’s consumers, some retailers believe that the only competitive arena left is price. However, this is not…

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Added by Mike Gorun on November 22, 2016 at 6:37am — No Comments

myKaarma and MDL autoMation Announce Partnership and Integration

Partnership enhances customer interaction with auto dealer

service customers, boosting sales and retention

 

LONG BEACH, Calif., and ATLANTA, GA -- November 22, 2016 -- myKaarma, the cloud based conversational commerce software that’s revolutionizing the auto service industry and MDL autoMation (MDL…

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Added by Ujj Nath on November 22, 2016 at 6:05am — No Comments

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