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Added by Jody DeVere on March 4, 2012 at 8:55am — No Comments
Salt Lake City, UT - March 07, 2012 - DrivingSales today announced that technology and digital marketing expert Eric Miltsch has been named Director of Product Strategy for the company. Miltsch is charged with further enhancing and developing DrivingSales’ product and services suite, which includes…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on March 4, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
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I understand Sirius XM Radio Inc. ("SiriusXM") requires the use of data that exists in my dealer management…
Added by Joshua Michael Friedman on March 3, 2012 at 2:37pm — No Comments
As much as I love me some Pinterest, I've had difficulty explaining to dealers why keeping their boards to a strict automotive theme sticks out like a sore thumb among the pinned images that are more popular on the site - cupcakes, home decor, and puppies.
But alas - we have Pinterest for men! Named appropriately, "…Continue
We work hard to get good customer reviews. Our customer service and satisfaction are extremely high. We are a 5-Star dealership. But yesterday or last night, my dealership lost hard-earned reviews from Google Places. There is one left and no stars. These were, each and every one of them, legit reviews.…Continue
Insight from Edmunds.com Chief Economist Dr. Lacey Plache:
“The fact that GM is now facing an oversupply of Volts suggests that…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 2, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The past few months - and the past week in particular - have brought a number of changes to Facebook. Facebook users have been grumbling about 'Timeline'. As HubSpot points out, one effect of 'Timeline' is "The life of a status update is diminishing. Fast." So your content, posted for free, will be seen by fewer of your fans.…
Added by Ken Beam on March 2, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments
Mark Your Calendar
Before you know it, May will be here so mark your calendars to attend the 3rd Annual Automotive Boot Camp in Las Vegas. This year, First Class Educators has assembled a fantastic team of industry leaders to conduct workshops and lead general session topics.
The list of…Continue
ROI is for Losers
Now that I have your attention, let's down play this a little. ROI isn't ALWAYS important!
Are you so focused on ROI that you fail to see the “good will” benefits of your actions?
Not everything in life and dealerships is based on the return. I believe faith will…
Let me share with you my experience, as a customer, intent to purchase a new 2012 vehicle. My name is Ernie Kasprowicz, General Manager and Partner of AutoMax Recruiting and Training, LLC. We are a company focused on staffing auto dealers with quality people within all departments and provide enhanced job skills training…Continue
Automotive Dealerships have been amongst the companies that had to book the highest losses due to the worldwide economic crises and it's aftermath. Since then they have managed to make a huge comeback especially during 2011; both manufacturers and dealers are expanding their businesses at a large pace and business' are recovering to pre-crisis…Continue
Added by Chip King on March 1, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments
CarChat24 announces Jeff Sterns as Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Palm Harbor, FL – March 1st, 2012 – ChatLead.com, Inc/CarChat24, a leader in 24/7 Staffed Auto Dealer Chat Support, and Dealer Chat Software as a Service, announced today the appointment of Jeff Sterns as Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Sterns joins the team in a leadership role and will focus on the continued growth of the overall CarChat24 business in…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on February 29, 2012 at 10:02pm — No Comments
The vast world of aftermarket can seem like an intimidating experiment for dealers. But, when you are establishing your accessories program that features aftermarket products you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Insignia Group and many of our dealers and partners have…Continue
Added by Ashley Poag on February 29, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Potratz is excited to announce that with the participation of our team we were able to donate a total amount of $660.00 to the Food Pantries for the Capital District, whose sole mission is to help serve those who are hungry.
Kimberly Roselle our head of Human Resources took the normal practice of casual Friday and put a twist to it; you can dress down on Fridays but for a charitable donation. Dress down day is completely optional but it gives Potratz team members the ability…Continue
Added by Kimberly Roselle on February 29, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments
Company continues expanding lending programs for the more than one-third of car-buyers with non-prime credit
Irvine, CA, February 29, 2012– CarFinance Capital LLC (http://www.CarFinanceCapital.com), a specialized provider of non-prime financing for auto dealers, today announced that it has secured a $200 million warehouse credit facility. The new credit line, which is provided by…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 29, 2012 at 6:39am — No Comments
Today the Information Week website posted an article by Eric Zeman that shared a statement by Andy Rubin, SVP of mobile and digital content for Google, stating that today over 850,000 Android devices are activated PER DAY.
This is up from 550,000 activations a day just 4…Continue