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New Scholarships Offered For August Digital Warrior Academy

ADM Scholarship Winners

Last month we gave away 5 scholarships to Digital Warrior Academy to ADM members and they all had a great time.  Don't take my word for it, just watch the video.

 

If your dealership is willing to send you to Dallas, August 14-15th, apply for one of the 5 scholarships that we have available for the August session.  Don't miss this…

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Added by Brian Pasch on August 2, 2012 at 12:39pm — 3 Comments


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THE INTIMIDATION NETWORK ZEROING IN ON CHICK-FIL-A By James A. Ziegler

THE INTIMIDATION NETWORK ZEROING IN ON CHICK-FIL-A

By James A. Ziegler

Recently I’ve had it up to my eyeballs with the concentrated attack on Chick-Fil-A regarding statements made by CEO, Dan Cathy concerning his views on Gay Marriage.

I have seen blogs and social media attacks on Chick-Fil-A stating they discriminate against gays and mistreat gays, which is TOTALLY untrue. Chick-Fil-A has NO policy concerning their gay employees or gay customers.

And, now we’re seeing a…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on August 2, 2012 at 10:01am — No Comments


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Huddles Are Killers - Let’s show up and go to work

If you doubt the validity of the saying “misery loves company,” look no further than a typical dealership huddle.

 

You know, the group of sales associates standing together commiserating…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on August 2, 2012 at 7:30am — 16 Comments


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Kaizen “Continuous Improvement”

When I lived in Okinawa, Japan for four years I learned a significant amount of how their collective culture works. In particular, their management style is vastly different from that of the Western culture. Things like verbal arguments, tantrums, and egos were non-existent in the workplace.…

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Added by Ketty Colom on August 2, 2012 at 6:19am — No Comments


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The Decline Of Digg

Digg has been trying to make a comeback recently and even went so far as to completely redesign their site in the hopes that they can climb back towards the top of the social media ranks. Once upon a time Digg was at the…

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Added by Timothy Martell on August 2, 2012 at 6:07am — No Comments


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FCE Events Are A First Class Learning Environment For Dealers

With so many choices this fall, we hope that AutoCon 2012 will be on your conference short list.  First Class Educators is very excited to have been selected to produce AutoCon in conjunction with Automotive Media Partners (AMP).

There has been great buzz about AutoCon 2012; the exhibitor hall is full! The 70+ workshops on the…

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Added by Carrie Hemphill on August 2, 2012 at 2:56am — No Comments


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Secrets of the Best Automotive Service Consultants



 Successful service consultants in the automobile industry do the following:

1. They plan their day the night before. They review all appointments and service histories for potential sales opportunities before the customer’s arrival.

2. They show up for work early:

a. Write up “drop off” appointments.

b. Review the day’s staff, and any issues or concerns.

c. Review special…

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Added by Chris Saraceno on August 1, 2012 at 2:32pm — 1 Comment

Now Hiring - Director of Digital Media at Performance Automotive Group

**Contact Keith Kaiser at kkaiser@performanceauto.com**

Performance Automotive Group represents a new type of car dealership.  If you’re motivated to make a difference in the emerging space of digital media we want you on our team.  We’ve created a colorful loft work space for our digital team to provide a fun and engaging work environment, and to show our commitment to being leaders in the digital space. 

 

The…

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Added by Christine Rochelle on August 1, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments


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Google+ Local Merchandising Tip For Car Dealers

Have you ever wondered where Google gets some of the photos that is uses to display on Google+ Local?

When business listings were managed under "Google Places," it was very common for a dealer to call me in a panic because unprofessional photos were showing on their places page.

 

I recently received some clarification on this matter, and the solution requires another process that dealers should put…

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Added by Brian Pasch on August 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Master Your Craft - August 2012 - AutoSuccess Magazine

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Master Your Craft

 

Do you want to be successful in…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on August 1, 2012 at 7:17am — No Comments

The 2012 GM eSummit Is Coming!

Need a good reason to get away from the dealership? How about visiting one of 5 great American cities? Or the chance for the automotive industry’s top minds analyze your digital strategy? What about a trip filled with inspiring keynote addresses and workshops to prepare you to dominate the digital landscape? Of course, we’re speaking about the GM eSummit, and the conference tour kicks off in just a few months.

Sign up today to reserve your…

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Added by Stephen Jackson on August 1, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments


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If a picture is worth a thousand words,.... what is this Video worth? - You need to listen to what this customer says in this Video Testimonial

This is one of the nicest Video Testimonials that we have ever received -



Please listen to what this customer says about his experience at Douglas Infiniti.....




After the customer sent in an inquiry from www.DouglasInfiniti.com requesting a…

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Added by Ken Beam on August 1, 2012 at 5:30am — 1 Comment


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The Social Media Spellbook: A Tool For Marketing Wizards!

Are you interested in revving up your social media presence? Are you falling flat on Facebook, tanking on Twitter, and blogging for an audience of one? Check out the new comprehensive guide to becoming the king of your social media kingdom. With Wikimotive…

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Added by Timothy Martell on August 1, 2012 at 5:08am — No Comments

How To: Better Email Marketing for Car Dealers

How To Execute Improved Email Marketing Campaigns at Your Dealership

Successful email marketing campaigns are typically defined as such because of their higher open and response rates, and ultimately…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 1, 2012 at 1:54am — 14 Comments


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Off with their Headers!

Like many people, worthless emails reach our inbox every single day. Recently, there has been one common theme that every piece of spam or advertisement email has in common. That is the email Header.

It is very commonplace to insert a Header into all dealership emails. The majority of mystery shop responses we receive include the dealership’s header emblazoned across the top. While we understand that it immediately brands your dealership to the person opening the email, we believe…

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Added by Joe Webb on July 31, 2012 at 1:16pm — 7 Comments


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News Release: KPA Announces KPA Mobile for Auto Dealers

Lafayette, CO (July 31, 2012) ­— KPA announced today the launch of KPA Mobile, providing auto dealers with more leads than any other mobile website provider through a combination of fast loading pages, fewest clicks, large images in listing pages, and properly positioned call-to-actions (CTA’s).

The…

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Added by Patric Timmermans on July 31, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments


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AutoUSA Introduces Payment Pro℠ Powered by DriveItNow®, Payment-Qualified Website Leads for Auto Dealers

Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 31st, 2012 – AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) today introduced Payment Pro℠ powered by DriveItNow®, a payment-based conversion tool for auto dealer websites. Payment Pro is a service that provides online shoppers with instant, real car loan payments based on individual credit and inventory eligibility, generating…

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Added by Josh Vajda on July 31, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment


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How do You Measure a Building Using a Barometer

   I came accross a very interesting story the other day that I wanted to share with you. It's a story from Alexander Calandra called the Barometer Story. For those of you that have read some of my other posts (here or other forums), You know I like to keep things Simple and Fresh. This story is an intersting way on how to throw creativity on top of that.

Most of us sell / advertise in a similar way. Albeit, print, radio, TV, social, Low price leader, Give away the funny money, etc.…

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Added by Nick Domino on July 31, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

Reflections on the Rise of Pinterest

Just what is it about Pinterest that is capturing so much attention right now? I’ve read a lot about how dealerships need to embrace this new paradigm of social sharing, but not much discussion about the conditions that make Pinterest possible. Here are a few thoughts for consideration...

 

Okay Pinterest, why photography? That’s like, so last century. It’s been said that Pinterest has boiled down the essence of what makes Facebook so engaging and removed the impulse…

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Added by Aaron Wirtz on July 31, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment


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The Olympic Memes

I know this is kind of late to blog about, but there is just too many things that are online about the Olympic games I wanted to be sure to filter through it all for you.

First off, let’s address the Queen of England’s sour face. Sure she jumped out of a helicopter with James Bond, wouldn’t that be enough cause for a smile at least? Apparently not and I’ve found the answer to why she was so angry looking:…

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Added by Ketty Colom on July 31, 2012 at 7:16am — No Comments

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