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News for the Week of October 10
Facebook At Work Getting Ready to Launch
This is a communication and collaboration network tool that aims to make work just as addictive as social media. The belief is that employees will be engaged when using the product. A per-seating price model is…Continue
Added by Joey Little on October 11, 2016 at 8:32am — No Comments
You've probably heard the term "Doing good is good for business." Many studies support this statement. Companies that become involved in their communities and support good causes enjoy tangible benefits, including:…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on October 11, 2016 at 7:17am — No Comments
Working retail in the auto industry can certainly be taxing. Salespeople work 60-70 hour weeks to make a paycheck. Sales managers do so while also having to manage the sales team, create multiple reports and handle a multitude of tasks -- and the service department is just as overloaded.
Added by Mike Gorun on October 11, 2016 at 5:51am — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 11, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – October 10th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that its dealership management system (DMS) is fully integrated with Singlethread, an industry-leading service department text-message platform. Auto/Mate's auto dealer customers now have the option to implement Singlethread's messaging tool to communicate with service customers and have all records saved in each contact in the…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on October 10, 2016 at 7:25am — No Comments
In this modern world, where every people have become highly -technology dependent, cars have become an integral part of life. Whoever owns a car, always tries to upgrade is the car to a new model. He always checks for latest car designs, with its new features, and the prices of the future cars. To facilitate the best 2018 cars, let us have a review of the cars that will be launching in upcoming years.
2018 Ford Focus
We kind of expected that 2018 Ford Focus will…Continue
Added by Pausali Das on October 10, 2016 at 4:51am — No Comments
Consumer Technology Association and Tech.co recently announced at the Innovate and Celebrate tech conference the top five technology trends to watch, and car dealers will be affected by two of them. Augmented Reality (and Virtual Reality – AR/VR),…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on October 9, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The result of market inefficiencies.....
The practice of taking advantage of a price difference between 2 or more markets.....
Striking a combination of matching deals that capitalize on that imbalance.....
The profit being the difference between the market…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on October 9, 2016 at 11:22am — No Comments
In August, Timonium, Maryland based Helion Technologies announced that 75 percent of small businesses have experienced at least one security breach within…Continue
Finally. Google has recently wrapped up two new updates.
Cross-device remarketing is definitely something that has been needed for businesses.
It will now allow you to advertise your products across multiple devices.
You might be thinking, “couldn’t we do…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on October 7, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments
A recent article in Automotive News reports that the three-year employee retention rate at dealerships reached a new low, dropping by 2%.
You’ve know employees can cost your company a significant amount—much more than most companies want to think about paying. But what do you stand to gain when you put in the time and effort to truly engage your employees and establish a positive culture throughout your business?
The connection your employees have with your customers is…Continue
Added by Joey Little on October 5, 2016 at 11:39am — No Comments
Does your dealership brag about your reputation? Do you constantly explore new ways to improve your interactions with customers and employees?Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on October 5, 2016 at 8:17am — No Comments
Within the automotive marketplace, the data-centric importance of a dealership has come to the forefront.
One of the most essential tools in driving this type of dealership, is it’s utilization of a CRM. The CRM is a tool meant to organize, track, and store all dealership data to increase the overall…
Added by Aubrey Hankins on October 5, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments
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Added by Joey Little on October 4, 2016 at 9:03am — No Comments
This industry will go extinct in 10 years. Can you guess which industry I'm talking about?
Students right now are so excited to graduate and get involved in this field, but they’re having trouble getting a job. Why? The jobs in this industry are few and far between.
It’s such an exciting and fast-paced environment for millennials to join into. It’s something that we’re actually excited about. It’s given us…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on October 4, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
Email can be a strong platform to connect with your current and prospective customers throughout the purchase journey. Regardless of the many channels available to market to your audience,…Continue
Added by Larisa Bedgood on October 4, 2016 at 7:26am — No Comments
Car insurance companies look at a number of different factors when determining what your rates and premiums will be. They start with simple demographics such as age, income, education, and location to get an idea of who you are. Then, they look at driving habits such as lengthy commutes or city driving to get an idea of how…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on October 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
Financing a new car is not always simple. There are numerous reasons you might find your application for financing is denied, or you might just be worried that your application will be denied when it’s time to buy a new car. Worrying is not productive, but that doesn’t…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on October 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments