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There are many lessons we can take from this Super Bowl this year. Important, crucial information like Beyonce has still got it, always pay your electricity bill before you have company over, and murderers can go on to do great things in life. Even more important though, are the lessons we can learn about Marketing with Twitter and Facebook. Let us here at Wikimotive share some of…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
In his new book, To Sell is Human, bestselling author Daniel Pink argues that selling has changed more in the last ten years than it did over the previous 100. Think about it, whether we’re trying to push a product to someone or just trying to convince someone of our point of view,…Continue
When I first explored Triberr over a year ago, I ran away quickly. It seemed to be an automated tool that took over my social media profiles and posted on my behalf in ways that I absolutely refuse to submit to, even on Twitter where a person’s feed is given a bit more leeway. People would…Continue
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ALBANY, N.Y. – February 5th, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Rowe Ford in Westbrook, Maine has successfully transitioned to auto dispatching in its service department since switching to Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS) in November of 2012. Since implementing auto dispatch, the service department has realized improved service tech productivity and a greater volume of warranty…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on February 5, 2013 at 6:04am — No Comments
Award Winners Announced
Today, especially if you’re in marketing and/or advertising, being internet savvy is taken for…Continue
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The Super Bowl has concluded for yet another year and for those of us within the automotive industry it sure was interesting to see the various automotive commercials that Toyota, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Audi, and Lincoln created. As we…Continue
Added by Erin Ryan on February 4, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments
Do you really want to make money...?
Don't talk about it... be about…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
you sent an inquiry to some auto dealer in New Jersey and received something like this back;
Good afternoon Trotter,
Please turn up your speakers & click the links below to see Ken tell you all about the 2010 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer Edition;…
DealerOn Presented with Best Website Design Award
DealerOn Inc. is the recipient of the Best Auto Dealer Website Design award as a part of Dealer Marketing Magazine’s Technology Leadership Awards. These awards will be presented during the 2013 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.…
Added by Ali Amirrezvani on February 4, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments
The Super Bowl gains over 100 million viewers each year and each year the commercials become more imaginative, funny, sentimental, and risque. Let’s take a look at the best and worst Super Bowl Ads of 2013 and my top ten favorite commercials.
My Top Ten:Continue
Added by Ketty Colom on February 4, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
We know everyone in this community loves Business SEO. We work at it all day, poring over analytics data and tweaking this or that to stay in Google's good graces. Honestly, it never gets old. Just between you and me, when we lay our heads down at night, we have beautiful dreams of Matt Cutts.
Still though, we're not going to argue that it's the most exciting…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on February 4, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
The good folks at Brafton have created an Infographic that really steals the thunder from a post I have been working on. So I am sharing it on ADM along with some examples of how their YouTube channel optimization tips can be applied in the real world of automotive video…Continue
AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today that its recently launched website conversion tool, Payment Pro℠, is transforming the customer buying experience on auto dealership websites.
A vital part of the buying process for…Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on February 4, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
I work in a store where there is no trust between the internet sales team and the finance department. There is no teamwork and when a customer is turned to F&I there is nothing "quality" about the introduction. As a result, our internet sales F&I income is negligible. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how a successful internet sales/F&I sales process might work? Thanks in advance for any ideas.
ALBANY, N.Y. – February 4, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today it has launched a mobile service department solution for its auto dealership clients. Currently available for windows-based tablets, the mobile solution enables service advisors to view the DMS service module information and conduct the service write-up process “on the go.”…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on February 4, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments
When we hear about how social media is growing, we often look at the rest of the world. Americans are all on social media, right? Not so fast.
In this infographic we made for Mashable, we highlight the way…
Added by J.D. Rucker on February 4, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Top 5 Super Bowl Marketing Stories for the Week Ending with the Big Game
"Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!"
That's right, Super Bowl Sunday is here! For avid football fans, this means cozying up next to the TV with a big plate of buffalo…Continue
"How should I go about developing my automotive video marketing campaign?" It's a question I hear often from dealers. Here is a simple infographic we created to provide you with some answers.…Continue
Added by Joe Schwartz on February 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Google Authorship has been around for a while. It has helped many bloggers and journalists stand out by having their images appear directly in search results next to the articles they publish. It highlights the number of people that have them in their Google+ circles and gives a link to other…