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VinSolutions unveils their ‘VinCycle’ program for the New Year as their first companywide green initiative.
Overland Park, KS – January 9, 2012 – VinSolutions, an industry-leading developer of Internet-based Customer Relations Management (CRM) and Internet Lead Management (ILM) software, has launched an internal recycling program coined “VinCycling”. Capitalizing on the New Year, this marks the first sponsored and…Continue
Added by Lucas Bixler on January 11, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments
To sell cars to Generation Y, dealerships must understand the mind of a Millennial. As a member of Generation Y, I’ll share with you my intimate knowledge on how you can best connect with younger customers.
Added by Stephen Jackson on January 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
The world's largest, finest and best classic car collection and showroom is actually located inside the Imperial Palace casino in Las Vegas. At the exotic and glamorous Imperial Palace, over 100 million dollars worth of classic vehicles are currently on display to the public and a big surprise here, many of these vintage museum quality automobiles are actually for sale.
Approximately 250 cars are on parade at the Imperial Palace, including…Continue
Added by Auto Glass Authority on January 11, 2012 at 4:54am — No Comments
Yesterday, January 9th2011, Google posted a video to it's YouTube channel called “Search, plus your world.”
Here's the video:
The video its self is visually appealing and commands your attention, but for those of us who already know what Google+ and +1 are, I think it was a little convoluted. Immediately after first watching the…Continue
The data. It's out there. Every day we're learning more about our customers, their behaviors, their preferences, and the status of our marketing and sales efforts. In essence, everything we need to know about how to sell more cars is easily available to every dealer in America. The challenge is in…Continue
Stating the obvious, the car business -- like the sports we love – can be a hard-fought win. Winning means playing hard, playing smart and playing from a heart of greater discipline, commitment and expectation than the other guys do.
In other words, in this battle to sell and service cars, every play must count or we’re creating a lot of activity that in the end doesn’t really matter.
Whether in football or selling…Continue
Added by Kurt Kubicki on January 10, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments
Does your business strategy for 2012 include a customer loyalty program? On an annual basis, loyalty program members outspend other customers by as much as 45%. As you prepare your goals and resolutions for the new year, think about building a loyalty program that focuses on keeping a core group of customers coming back repeatedly as opposed to a marketing program that achieves short term results.
In part 1 of this blog, condensed from Driving Retention and from…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on January 10, 2012 at 8:42am — No Comments
In 2012 what is your Social Media Strategy – are you empowering others to reach their point? Be sure to get everyone involved and teach them social media etiquette. Remember to measure success by engagement.
Watch Think Tank Tuesday here
Added by Paul Potratz on January 10, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments
Dallas, TX – January 10, 2012 – RedBumper, (http://redbumper.com/) a new breed automotive inventory management company, today announced that it will unveil the first true mobile inventory management system at the 2012 NADA & ATD Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, NV, February 3-6. The new system is entirely Smartphone-centric and enables auto dealers to achieve faster turns, higher profits and volume sales,…Continue
Added by sara callahan on January 10, 2012 at 6:57am — No Comments
2012 is here……and your dealerships soft little underbelly is showing!!!
It is time to modernize your thinking and TAKE CONTROL!!
The time has come to take control of your dealership, your departments, your data and yourselves!!
It’s time to mold “old school…Continue
Added by Jim Kristoff on January 10, 2012 at 6:07am — No Comments
2012 – the year that makes or breaks you! This is the year of natural selection… survival of the fittest.
I would like to extend a personal invitation to men and women to come and support the Women's Automotive Association International annual "Spirit of Leadership" awards 2/4 and an exclusive invitation for Women to attend the You Pave the Way Women's Leadership event 2/5 at the Venetian…Continue
Added by Jody DeVere on January 8, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments
Added by Chip King on January 7, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Multichoice Apps makes great mobile apps for automobile dealerships that are equipped with some great features such as Roadside Assistance, QR Code readers, and an Inventory Manager for displaying available vehicles. However, many dealers that are interested in having mobile apps created for their businesses are not aware that we also create a News module that allows them to keep customers informed on what’s going on at their favorite dealership as well display other useful information that…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on January 7, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments
Added by Jessica Birkholz on January 6, 2012 at 10:05pm — No Comments
People like acronyms, they always have. Acronyms are easy to understand.
I want to talk briefly about the acronym - “S.E.O. “. This has been the most common "word" found in subject lines, in every dealer’s email inbox this year. It is a very misunderstood word lately, it doesn't mean to "get customers" . It’s fun to say - and hip to talk about, but what does it mean?
Added by Andrew Myers on January 6, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Added by Andrew Myers on January 6, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Watch Ken Beam Show-n-Tell you all about this beautiful 2007 G35 6MT
Sport Coupe at Douglas Infiniti in Summit New Jersey.…
Added by Ken Beam on January 6, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments
That Negative Review Can Bite Into Your SEO
By: Brent Albrecht, SOCIALDEALER
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a staple in the majority of automotive dealers’ marketing budgets for 2012. The industry has fully embraced the Internet, so logically dealers are investing additional money in search engine rankings to get their websites seen as much as possible. However, Social Media and Web 2.0 have changed the landscape, specifically in…Continue
Added by Laurie Halter on January 6, 2012 at 11:16am — No Comments