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Auto Accessories 2013 Report: Protection Trend Continues, Convenience and Utility Products Gain Momentum

AddOnAuto Accessories Trend Report reveals strong in-dealership accessories sales; average dealership analyzed sold accessories to over 50% of customers and generated 48+% average gross profit margin

AddOnAuto (AOA) today released its annual Auto Accessories Trend Report that analyzes 2012…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 6, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments


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Dealer.com Partners with Contact At Once! to Embed Live Chat Into its Integrated Marketing and Operations Solution

Comprehensive Data of Live Chat Function will Enhance Automotive Customers’

Ability to Intelligently Connect with Car Shoppers

Dealer.com, a leading provider of digital marketing and operational products and services for the automotive industry, announced today that it has partnered with Contact At Once! to provide its automotive customers with greater visibility into the effectiveness of…

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Added by Aaron Hassen on February 6, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments


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5 Types of Facebook Content that Make Dealerships Stand Out

Facebook Content Types

In an environment with a billion users, millions of business pages, and just about every company in every industry trying to play along, it’s hard to post content to Facebook as a local business that can truly resonate within the venue. Local businesses have it harder than most as their goal should be to stay local but the attitude is one that demands mass acceptance.

How can a business be relevant on Facebook within their…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on February 6, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments


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How-To Correctly Allocate Your Marketing Budget

Added by Paul Potratz on February 6, 2013 at 7:08am — No Comments


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KBB Research Verifies New Vehicle Shoppers Want Actual Photos

Kelley Blue Book Research Verifies That Both New and Used Vehicle Shoppers Respond to Actual Photos, Not Stock Photography on Dealer Web Sites

According to a new study conducted by…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 5, 2013 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment


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VinSolutions Hires Jennifer Granson Lee As Dealer Products Leader

Industry veteran combines technical skill, automotive passion to enhance dealer products, satisfaction

VinSolutions® announces Jennifer Granson Lee has joined the company as senior director of product to help drive the development and integration of dealership solutions…

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Added by Joey Little on February 5, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Warning: Robotic Inventory Videos Devalue Your YouTube Channel's SEO [Part 2]

My first post on this topic proved to be unexpectedly popular.  So I have decided to build on it with the addition of some empirical data to help demonstrate the fallacy that if you litter YouTube with poor quality inventory videos it…

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Added by Joe Schwartz on February 5, 2013 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

OMG! Autobytel Is Giving Away $2,500 In FREE Leads To Internet Sales 20 Group Members!





This is HUGE NEWS!~



Autobytel is a Platinum Sponsor of the Internet Sales 20 Group and they are HUGE supporters of this event...



On top of ALL of the VALUE you get for signing up for this event...



* Being a part of the composite

* All of the field intelligence

* Tremendous amount of speakers, experts, Dealer Principals, GMs etc...

* Individual action plans, custom "exit" strategies...

* Powerful network on…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 5, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments


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How to Deal with the “Just Give Me the Price” Objection

It’s the classic prisoner’s dilemma, to tell or not to tell. Two suspected criminals are separated into two different rooms, and given their options:



  1. If neither of them betrays each other, they both go free

     
  2. If one betrays the other,…
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Added by Josh Vajda on February 5, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

My experience with automotive training

There is a huge debate as to whether automotive sales training is valuable to dealerships and if it is worth the money. In 2007 I was new to the auto industry and my first job was working at a small Chevy dealership's BDC dept.

I had no knowledge of vehicles CRM's, internet processes, or  telemarketing; I wonder to this day how I got the job! The department was very small and consisted of myself and 2 others. Training was obsolete and I was…

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Added by Nora Nesbitt on February 5, 2013 at 9:00am — 3 Comments


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Super Bowl Mobile Stats

There are many lessons we can take from this Super Bowl this year. Important, crucial information like Beyonce has still got it, always pay your electricity bill before you have company over, and murderers can go on to do great things in life. Even more important though, are the lessons we can learn about Marketing with Twitter and Facebook. Let  us here at Wikimotive share some of…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments


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To Sell is Human

In his new book, To Sell is Human, bestselling author Daniel Pink argues that selling has changed more in the last ten years than it did over the previous 100. Think about it, whether we’re trying to push a product to someone or just trying to convince someone of our point of view,…

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Added by Ketty Colom on February 5, 2013 at 7:43am — 1 Comment


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Why @Triberr Won Me Over the Second Time Around

Triberr When I first explored Triberr over a year ago, I ran away quickly. It seemed to be an automated tool that took over my social media profiles and posted on my behalf in ways that I absolutely refuse to submit to, even on Twitter where a person’s feed is given a bit more leeway. People would…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on February 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Rowe Ford Service Department Transitions to Auto Dispatch with Auto/Mate’s DMS, Improving Tech Productivity & Warranty Submissions

ALBANY, N.Y. – February 5th, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Rowe Ford in Westbrook, Maine has successfully transitioned to auto dispatching in its service department since switching to Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS) in November of 2012. Since implementing auto dispatch, the service department has realized improved service tech productivity and a greater volume of warranty…

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Added by Mike Esposito on February 5, 2013 at 6:04am — No Comments


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Dealer Marketing Magazine’s 2013 Technology Leadership Award

Award Winners Announced

Dealer Marketing Magazine’s 2013 Technology Leadership Award

Written by Michael Bowen. Posted on DealerMarketing.com in …
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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 5, 2013 at 12:00am — 6 Comments


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Press down but not out

Today, especially if you’re in marketing and/or advertising, being internet savvy is taken for…

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Added by charles bayer on February 4, 2013 at 10:34pm — No Comments


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Meaningful Marketing: Why the Chrysler Group Super Bowl 2013 Commercials Surpass All Others

Chrysler_Super_Bowl_2013_Commercials

The Super Bowl has concluded for yet another year and for those of us within the automotive industry it sure was interesting to see the various automotive commercials that Toyota, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Audi, and Lincoln created. As we…

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Added by Erin Ryan on February 4, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Make Monday Mondays With Sean V. Bradley (E4) - February 4th 2013 - Millionaire Car Salesman



http://www.internetsales20group.com

Do you really want to make money...?

Don't talk about it... be about…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments


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So I thought I`d share this with the ADM community - Imagine if you were a customer in Missouri and........

you sent an inquiry to some auto dealer in New Jersey and received something like this back;

 

Good afternoon Trotter,



Please turn up your speakers & click the links below to see Ken tell you all about the 2010 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer Edition;…



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Added by Ken Beam on February 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — 14 Comments


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DealerOn Receives Dealer Marketing Magazine’s Technology Leadership Award

DealerOn Presented with Best Website Design Award



DealerOn Inc. is the recipient of the Best Auto Dealer Website Design award as a part of Dealer Marketing Magazine’s Technology Leadership Awards. These awards will be presented during the 2013 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.…



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Added by Ali Amirrezvani on February 4, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments

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