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"Friday Night Under the Lights" at Douglas Volkswagen - you need to see this one

Turn up your speakers, grab some popcorn, click the picture below and enjoy the show as

Ken Beam show-and-tells all about this beautiful low mileage 2009 VW Tiguan SE 4-Motion

at "Friday Nights under the Lights" at Douglas Volkswagen in Summit New Jersey!…


Added by Ken Beam on February 2, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Are You Re-living Groundhog Day? Learn These Lessons to Escape. By Mike Esposito, President & CEO, Auto/Mate

In the movie “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray had to learn how to be a nice person and help other people (and genuinely mean it) before he won the girl and got his life on track. Only then could he escape the eternal blaring of the alarm clock that woke him up to re-live Groundhog Day, over and over and over…

Much like Bill Murray, many car dealers are also re-living Groundhog Day. Every day many dealers wake up determined to improve their bottom line. Cut costs. Increase profits.…


Added by Mike Esposito on February 2, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments

ClickMotive Licenses Dataium Data Technology to Optimize Website Performance and Consumer Experience

ClickMotive announced today that it has licensed Dataium’s advanced visitor recognition technology to enhance its visibility of consumer engagement on the websites it hosts for thousands of automotive dealerships. The agreement will provide ClickMotive with unprecedented analytics on what design, features and functionality drive optimum auto shopper online engagement and user conversion.

“Dataium provides us the ability to truly understand how our websites engage consumers in…


Added by Bryce Evans on February 2, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments

Contact At Once! Partners with Sisters Technologies to Make Dealer Videos More Interactive

Adds live dealer chat to to video offerings.

Contact At Once!, the dealer chat software leader, and SiSTeR Technologies, the pioneer and thought leader of automated video rendering technology systems, today announced the integration of Contact At Once! dealer chat into SiSTeR’s dealer video products.  Dealers who presently use Deluxe or Premium versions of Contact At Once! Dealer Edition packages and who use…


Added by Aaron Hassen on February 2, 2012 at 9:20am — No Comments

What Can You Do With Great Rankings, But Low Website Traffic?

Many dealerships focus their search engine optimization reporting on how well they are ranking for certain terms.  As long as they show up on Page 1 of Google's search results, they are happy.  While search engine page ranking is an important part of every dealership's online marketing efforts, what happens if your auto dealer website is showing up on page 1 for every keyword, but you aren't seeing any traffic?




Added by Ali Amirrezvani on February 2, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

How to move your "Brick and Mortar" store where the customers are: ONLINE


Added by Andrew Myers on February 1, 2012 at 11:31am — No Comments

4 Tips To Boost Your Vehicle Sales Close Ratio

4 Tips To Boost Your Vehicle Sales Close Ratio

Everyone remembers the famous line from the movie Boiler Room, “Always be closing”. Sounds good in theory, but is it practical? As a dealership you have to be creative, but use practical knowledge to improve your closing ratio. Here are four tips to help. All…


Added by Ashley Poag on February 1, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Using Customer Loyalty Data to Reward with Relevance

Developing meaningful relationships with clients requires you to connect with them on a personal level. The more you know about a customer, the easier it is to sell them services and/or products that meet their individual needs. It also helps you determine which type of marketing the customer will be most receptive to.


Effectively engaging customers through direct marketing channels hinges on several key principles:


  1. Start…

Added by Mike Gorun on February 1, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Things You Need To Know BEFORE Designing Your Social Media Strategy

#1 Social Media Is A Force Multiplier

Stop looking at social media as an add-on, in order for social marketing to be truly effective you must first work to integrate it into your daily processes. Instead of seeing social media as a separate identity, one that needs a separate strategy…


Added by David Johnson on February 1, 2012 at 9:09am — No Comments

DMEautomotive Helps Car Dealers Join the Mobile App Revolution with Driver Connect

Most advanced, dealer-branded, mobile shopping and vehicle ownership app ever allows dealerships to engage and monetize service and sales customers like never before


Daytona Beach, FL February 1, 2012 – DMEautomotive (DMEa), the science-inspired, results-based automotive marketing leader today unveiled…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 1, 2012 at 5:45am — No Comments

PureCars Joins The Contact At Once! Dealer Chat Network

Making it easy for dealers to engage consumers at key points during their car shopping experience.

Contact At Once!, the dealer chat leader, announced the addition of PureCars as a member of their dealer chat network.  Dealers may now quickly and easily add Contact At Once! dealer live chatfeatures to PureCars Value Reports, PureCars…


Added by Aaron Hassen on February 1, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

DrivingSalesTV to Provide Video Coverage of NADA 2012

Video Platform Expands Content to Include Exclusive Interviews with Gary Vaynerchuk, Rob Siefker, Jason Falls, Aaron Strout and others.


January 31 , 2012 - Salt Lake City, UT. -DrivingSalesTV (DSTV) will report on the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) 2012 convention and post video news released at the show, as well as interviews with leading automotive industry executives and dealers. DSTV recently expanded its video content to include exclusive interviews with…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 31, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Automotive Advertising Compliance Panel Added to DMSC

In recent months, many state regulators have been actively voicing concerns regarding third party automotive advertising and marketing companies that may be violating State and Federal laws and placing dealers at risk.



In addition, regulators have been…


Added by Brian Pasch on January 31, 2012 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

I Keep Stumbling upon new places for Reviews

Reviews are creeping up everywhere


I was checking in online the other day for my trip to DMSC conferenceand Continental had placed the following set of tabs at the bottom of my boarding…


Added by Glenn Pasch on January 31, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

Stu Mittleman World Record Setting Ultra Marathoner To Speak at DMSC

EATONTOWN, NJ – First Class Educators has just announced that ultra marathon runner, fitness expert and author, Stu Mittleman, will speak at the 2012 Digital Marketing Strategies Conference (DMSC).  




Added by Brian Pasch on January 31, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Contact At Once! Announces Fully Managed Chat Offering

Provides a comprehensive outsourced automotive chat solution for auto dealers.

Contact At Once!, the dealer chat leader, today announced the addition of a fully managed chat offering to its family of dealer chat solutions.  In contrast to the still-available Dealer Edition packages, in which a software solution is employed to allow automobile dealers to directly answer in-bound chats, the…


Added by Aaron Hassen on January 31, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Who is John Zeiglar ?

Who is John Zeiglar ?


How can I find the company he is said to work for, Performance Company?


What is a “performance writer”?


Why would an author allow his name to be mis-spelled regularly in the same publication repeatedly over many months?


Has anyone seen him registered on any Automotive blogs, Facebook,…


Added by Thomas A. Kelly on January 31, 2012 at 2:52am — 26 Comments

Google Analytics Announces New Version

Google Analytics Product Update

Added by Ralph Paglia on January 30, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments


I am just starting to do my own posts on Craigslist.  Does anyone have any good ideas for me?  Keep it simple to start, I am a blonde:)  I just want to know the best ways to keep my posts current and avoid being ghosted and flagged.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!

Added by Kelly Morrisette on January 30, 2012 at 5:49pm — 2 Comments

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