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Don’t Get Distracted by Gadgets and Gizmos: Master the Basics to Succeed

For years, dealers have been inundated with technology. Salespeople from every vendor in the automotive space are continuously calling to present the latest and greatest product that is going to supercharge your sales. Great salespeople can convince a dealer or general manager to try…

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Added by Brian Cox on November 11, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is your receptionist costing you deals? Seven steps to handle an upset customer

"In today’s era of social media, a couple of keystrokes on a mobile phone, and hundreds hear about a company’s misstep"

Remember the quote ‘nice guys  finish last’? Whether you have a ‘nice guy’ or ‘nice girl’ answering  the phone at your dealership, the way they handle the call can…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on November 10, 2014 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Hey ADM`ers! This has nothing to do with selling cars....... but I need your help please???

Ok......... Need a little help from all of you please??? Sharon has Dingo in a photo contest to be in a magazine and we`d like all of you to cast a vote daily for him. Please "Share" this on your Wall so your Friends can also vote! Here is the link;http://moderndogmagazine.com/coverdog/entry/dingo…

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Added by Ken Beam on November 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

November 10-17, 2014 - BMW Test Drive Against Hunger in Bridgewater, NJ

BMW of Bridgewater, Partnered with SHIP to Donate Money and Turkeys For Every Test Drive Taken!

Visit BMW of Bridgewater to test drive a new BMW and help support their Test Drive Against Hunger Fundraiser.…

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Added by Jonathan Morales on November 10, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Partners with LT2 to Bring Video Marketing Solutions to Commercial Truck, Equipment & Power Sports Industries

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Urbandale, IA--November 10th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), today announced a partnership with Lighthouse Technology Team (LT2) to bring video marketing solutions to the commercial truck, equipment, cycle, recreational vehicle (RV) and power sports industries. Effective immediately, the Flick Fusion video platform will enable dealers in these industries to showcase their vehicles and equipment…

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Added by Brian Cox on November 10, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

Breaking News: Gas Under $3 And No Major Reaction

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Beggs on the Used Car Market, with insights from Ricky Beggs of Black Book. It is the time of the year where I love the crisp cool mornings, the recent changing of the color of the leaves as they go from green, to yellow, red, orange to brown and finally fall to the ground. It is also that time of the year that I don’t get too warm and…

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Added by Black Book on November 10, 2014 at 8:32am — 1 Comment

Did Facebook Just Bring Down The Hammer on Brand Content?

In the past, a business could increase per post reach on Facebook simply by creating unique and engaging quality content. That has now changed and, for the most part, ads are the only real posts creating any significant reach. Organic posts on Facebook pages have seen reach drop into the 1-2 percent range, down…

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Added by sara callahan on November 10, 2014 at 3:33am — 2 Comments

What’s in Your Wallet?

A couple generations ago, if you didn’t carry cash on your person, perhaps a personal check was accepted at your favorite store.  Then credit cards became an option, followed quickly by debit cards.  And now, with technology changing seemingly overnight, two new payment options are becoming available to…

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Added by Mike Gorun on November 7, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Open Rates Matter, But You Need To Dig Deeper.

If you're running email marketing campaigns, chances are you rely on a number of metrics to determine the success of your campaigns. What if I told you that you're not tracking one of the most important metrics?



This week on Hard Facts, learn what metric you should be tracking to measure email success.…



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Added by Paul Potratz on November 7, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

Top Economical Cars for 2014: Pick Your Next Car for Best Savings

The best economical cars on the market this year can be the 'green' cars of tomorrow. Whether you are concerned about the harm we do to the environment we live in or just want to limit fuel expenditure, you must use this list as a guide.



Old cars can no longer keep up – they consume too much for today's constantly growing fuel prices. This is why we have to look at this year's top picks, to have a good looks at the technologies and brands that can meet our goals for the future.… Continue

Added by Daina Martin on November 7, 2014 at 5:49am — No Comments

Revolutionary Hybrid Engines Proves To Be Fuel Efficient

Advancement in technology has led to various developments. One such development has taken place in the world of cars. We are aware of the fact that each and every day, car part is getting modified. But extreme modification has taken place with the discovery of hybrid cars.



Hybrid vehicles are a recent vehicle that makes use of distinct sources to make the vehicle run. The term hybrid vehicles refer to hybrid electric vehicle (HEVs). By combining more than one electric motors and…

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Added by Rahul Paul on November 7, 2014 at 4:51am — No Comments

More Data On Gas Prices Altering Driving Habits

It's been well documented that car shoppers have fewer EV/hybrids in mind given today's gas prices. Now comes word that drivers of these fuel-efficient vehicles are also looking to walk away in an effort to upsize, too. Below are two stories trending in the  automotive world with personal financial consequences.



Walking Away From A Gas-Sipper



Electric (EV) and hybrid vehicle…

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Added by John Sternal on November 6, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

What Have you Done for Me Lately?

A few years ago, car dealers across the nation were caught in the net of a struggling economy. Fewer sales compounded by budget conscious customers caused many car dealerships to restructure their corporate operations, reduce staff and tighten their wallets. Many dealership owners, along with their manufacturers, were…

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Added by Richard Holland on November 6, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

FUEL-EFFICIENT CARS SHOW LARGEST USED CAR DEPRECIATION IN OCTOBER

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2009-2013 saw the largest monthly depreciation of the year so far at -2.0% during October. Domestic cars changed the most at -3.2%; import cars changed -2.3%; domestic trucks changed -2.1%; and import trucks changed -1.3%. Average pre-recession depreciation is historically between -1% and -2% monthly, and Black Book expects overall 2014 depreciation of -13.5%.



Two car segments saw at least -4.0%…

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Added by Black Book on November 5, 2014 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Falling Used Car Prices? Don’t Blame Leasing

There’s been a lot of discussion recently on the role leasing has been playing on used car prices, with particular emphasis on the rising number of…

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Added by John Sternal on November 5, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Why You Need to Join the Mobile Chat Revolution

“Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” -- Victor Hugo

As the live chat industry grows, chat technology is getting better every day. New ideas are creating new chat features, and it’s important to know what options are out there that make tasks easier for your chat team and your online shopper’s chat experience more helpful.

The Mobile Chat Revolution…

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Added by Rebecca Kon on November 5, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Are Your Leads Sales Qualified?

Do you want to know where your shoppers are in the buying cycle? Your CRM can only tell you so much about them. It's time to stop guessing -- learn exactly what your shoppers are looking for and when they're ready to make a purchase.



On this episode of Think Tank Tuesday, determine what your shoppers want based on specific actions they have taken on your…

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Added by Paul Potratz on November 4, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments

Enjoy The Ride: Edmunds Shares Data Insights From October Car Sales

RIGHT NOW Is A…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 4, 2014 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Settle for the best auto insurance premium

The revolution in technology has brought a great deal of improvement in the automobile industry. Many people are not hesitating to purchase a car which provides a host of benefits even though it is often considered to be a bad investment. However, commuting daily to work using public transport is not only tiring but consumes a large chunk of your time. Some individuals do not feel confident in buying a vehicle for their own use as they fear accident risks. Nonetheless, you can go ahead with…

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Added by Surojit Dutta Banik on November 3, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Honored As One of The “Best Places to Work” Fifth Year In A Row By The Albany Business Review

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ALBANY, N.Y. – November 3rd, 2014 –Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) has been honored as one of the thirty “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by the Albany Business Review. It is the fifth year in a row that Auto/Mate has received the distinction.

 

"After five years we don't take this award for granted. We continue to work hard to create…

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Added by Mike Esposito on November 3, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments

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