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Vendor
Stop Losing Business to Competitors: 5 Steps

With competition continuously growing in the dealership industry, dealerships are having to take advantage of different methods and make a change in certain ideologies. This can be anything from upgrading the dealership’s CRM, to utilizing a vendors’ targeted email marketing tools. However, no matter which methods are used in an effort to stay competitive, there will still be a basic set of rules that will help…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 20, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments


Influencer
Millennial Car Shoppers Are Ready to Buy – What Your Dealership Needs to Know

Millennial Car Shoppers Are Ready to Buy – What Your Dealership Needs to Know

  

When a millennial steps onto your lot, chances are that they are ready to buy. In fact 48% of 17 to 24-year-olds intend to buy a car on their first visit to a dealership according to…

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Added by Larisa Bedgood on September 20, 2016 at 7:07am — 1 Comment


Influencer
Now Is the Time to Be Selling Pre-Paid Maintenance

With the major shift into leasing certified pre-owned vehicles by several OEMs and major financial institutions, many dealers have predicted a decline in service contract sales. However, according to…

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Added by Mike Gorun on September 20, 2016 at 5:55am — No Comments


Vendor
Election 2016. Stop Talking About It.

Recently, I found myself inside a dealership for personal reasons; I was purchasing a new car. However, and I normally do not speak in the first person, I found myself being spoken to about political beliefs, and even worse so, I was informed as to the personal beliefs of the salesperson, and the sales manager. It took less time for me…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 19, 2016 at 11:30am — 2 Comments


Influencer
Auto/Mate Announces Integration of DMS with QuickScreen from 700Credit, Providing Auto Dealers with Prescreen Access to Consumer Credit Profiles

Albany, N.Y. – September 19th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that its dealership management system (DMS) is fully integrated with QuickScreen from 700Credit, a prescreening tool that allows auto dealers to instantly access customers' credit profiles, right from within their CRM. Auto dealers using Auto/Mate's Automotive Management Productivity Suite (AMPS) and 700Credit's…

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Added by Mike Esposito on September 19, 2016 at 6:55am — No Comments

Effective Social Media Strategies for Your Auto Dealership

Social media has turned out to be one of the most effective platforms for promoting a business. Social media is a big hit among today's fast-paced generation. Businesses are required to keep up with the trends to stay ahead of their competition. Therefore, devising foolproof social media marketing…

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Added by Kent Charlie on September 18, 2016 at 10:14pm — 1 Comment

Automotive Internet Sales Interviews Dan Moore of VinSolutions - Car Dealership CRM

http://www.bradleyondemand.com 856-546-2440



Sean V. Bradley, President of Dealer Synergy Interviews Dan Moore, Sr. Director of Marketing at VinSolutions. A leading provider of Automotive CRM and other solutions. VinSolutions attracts, sells, satisfies, and retains your customers more…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on September 18, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments


Influencer
61% of Twitter Users Are Millennials

Created in 2006, Twitter is a unique social platform that’s grown in popularity, largely because of its 140-character limit, in which thousands quip, snip, and detail about their…

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Added by Joey Little on September 16, 2016 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


Vendor
4 Benefits of a Mobile CRM

With the immense amount of access given to the consumer, regarding vehicle research, the dealership hours of operation no longer apply. Whether it be midweek or weekend, morning or night; car shopping can take place anytime and anywhere. This creates a large competition with local dealerships, and as competition increases the need for…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 16, 2016 at 10:06am — No Comments


Influencer
Skynet: Autonomous Cars Will Decide Who Dies… And Who Lives

So, our industry is hell-bent on creating autonomous cars and transforming our roads and highways into assembly lines of controlled vehicles that perform without human intervention.

I’m not talking about cruise control or auto-pilot. I’m talking about autonomy. The very…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on September 16, 2016 at 6:00am — 1 Comment


Vendor
Learn How to Get a Personal Loan for Used Car!

The first car of new drivers is mostly a second-hand one. People often prefer honing their driving skills on a used vehicle before buying a new car.

A common question when you plan on buying a used car is whether banks offer Loan for second hand vehicles. Many borrowers believe that only a car loan can be used to purchase a car. However, this is far…

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Added by Arwind Sharma on September 16, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Futuristic Mercedes Biome Concept

Mercedes Biome is a car grown in a lab. At least the bio fibers that form the car’s come from laboratory-grown plants.

Biome is the German brand’s proposal, that as submitted during a 2010 contest in Los Angeles.

The concept car is pure fantasy and is the perfect answer to the contest’s requirements – a compact vehicle, safe, and with a weight that doesn’t exceed 454 kg.…

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Added by Rahul Paul on September 15, 2016 at 12:14pm — No Comments


Agency
5 Reasons You Need to Learn How to Work on a Car

No matter how awesome you believe your vehicle is, there will come a time when it will need a repair. Learning how to work on cars has many benefits to it. The following are five of the most common of those benefits.

1. It Saves…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 15, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments


Vendor
6 Steps For Better Time Management

Today’s dealership consists of many moving parts. That hectic environment can sometimes make it seem daunting to manage the time of not only one’s self, but also the employees inside the dealership. There are a multitude of methods to do this, but it may not work similarly for everyone, especially when looking at the difference between a salesperson and a general manager. However, through the use of a 6-step…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 15, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments


Media
Battling Fatigue? 4 Reasons Driving While Tired Could Kill

Did you know staying awake for a period of 24 hours is equivalent to having a blood alcohol content of .08?

Which is legally drunk and a very dangerous state to be driving in. Driving in this condition can impair your judgment, limit your vision and decision making skills and can lead…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on September 15, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments


Influencer
Why You Should Test, Hire and Fire For Attitude

Imagine two candidates for a sales position. One has a great attitude and great people skills, but doesn't have the greatest sales record. The other candidate could sell snow to an Eskimo, but has a prima donna attitude and an obnoxious personality. Who would you hire?…

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Added by Mike Esposito on September 15, 2016 at 7:24am — No Comments


Influencer
What to Do with the 5 Must Have Types of Video Content

In my last blog, I shared the five types of video content you must have when beginning your video marketing initiative. To recap, they include: New Model Test Drive, Inventory, Value Proposition, Testimonials and Lead…

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Added by Timmy D. James on September 15, 2016 at 6:16am — No Comments


Vendor
Sales and Service Disconnects: Back to the Basics

It wasn’t too long ago that a mandatory part of the delivery process included the salesperson walking the customer into service, introducing them to a service advisor and helping to begin that relationship between the customer and the service department. Even now it’s a critical question on many manufacturer CSI sales…

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Added by Tom Cannata on September 15, 2016 at 5:38am — No Comments

Benefits of Hiring Mobile Car Detailer in Sydney

Taking your car to aprofessional auto detailingshop can sometimes be a burden, particularly when your schedule is already full-packed for the whole week. You cannot afford to wait until it’s done and more important, you cannot let go of that precious time in your hands. Good thing there’s mobile car detailer in Sydney. It can offer several benefits to busy people like you.Below are some of them:

 

1. Convenience

You want your car completely cleaned…

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Added by Rahul Paul on September 15, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments


Vendor
Survey Says...Consumers Hate Your Dealership

This summer, Beepi, along with the Harris Poll, conducted a dealership survey attributed to the American consumers’ attitude towards car dealerships. This survey was sectioned off into a wide range of demographics. This included millennials vs. seniors, men vs. women, and parents with children vs. parents…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on September 14, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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